Andrew Neufeld of Sights & Sounds, talks No Virtue, touring with Comeback Kid while making the record, being arrested while touring, and more

Musicians are no strangers to juggling multiple projects at once and Andrew Neufeld got a big taste of what that’s like while he was recording No Virtue with his ‘boys club’, Sights & Sounds. No Virtue was self-released last month, the first full-length album that the band has worked on in over half a decade. … Continue reading Andrew Neufeld of Sights & Sounds, talks No Virtue, touring with Comeback Kid while making the record, being arrested while touring, and more

Julien Baker Talks Sled Island 2019, Boygenius, & Growing Up in Memphis

Julien Baker On the heels of her triumphant Matador Records debut Turn Out the Lights and the critically acclaimed EP as one-third of boygenius (not to mention recent team-ups with Matt Berninger, The National, and Jack Antonoff), Julien Baker has been on a creative hot streak as of late. Baker is an astoundingly powerful voice in modern music, and it’s that voice that … Continue reading Julien Baker Talks Sled Island 2019, Boygenius, & Growing Up in Memphis

Billy Martin of Good Charlotte Talks “Generation Rx”, Lil Peep, & the Opioid Crisis

The millennial generation has seen tragedy in many ways, but the opioid crisis has become the biggest catalyst in inducing tragic events that it has seen so far. Through their nearly two-decade-long career, Good Charlotte has focused on depression, suicide, mental health, and many more heavy topics in their music. Their latest album, however...

Red Fang Talks “Only Ghosts”, Portland Music Scene, and Tour Fitness

Photo: James Rexroad Melding together the sounds of hard rock, punk, blues-infused metal, doom, and more, Red Fang knows no bounds when it comes to putting out hard-hitting music. The band will be playing Heavy Montreal this year on July 28th, in the midst of their Only Ghosts spring/summer tour. They’ll be sharing the stage with heavy … Continue reading Red Fang Talks “Only Ghosts”, Portland Music Scene, and Tour Fitness

DAVE PORTER TALKS “THE DISASTER ARTIST,” WORKING WITH JAMES FRANCO, & DEALING WITH CREATIVE BLOCK

The Disaster Artist composer Dave Porter With The Disaster Artist, James Franco transforms the tragicomic true-story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau — an artist whose passion was as sincere as his methods were questionable — into a celebration of friendship, artistic expression, and dreams pursued against insurmountable odds. Based on Greg Sestero’s best-selling … Continue reading DAVE PORTER TALKS “THE DISASTER ARTIST,” WORKING WITH JAMES FRANCO, & DEALING WITH CREATIVE BLOCK

TYLER BATES TALKS WORKING WITH MARILYN MANSON, FILM SCORES, & MONSTERS AFTER DARK

Chances are you already know Tyler Bates’ work. If you’ve seen any number of Hollywood blockbusters like 300, Guardians of the Galaxy or John Wick, all of these acclaimed films were enhanced by the creative, musical mind of Tyler Bates. As a composer, Bates always focuses on capturing the emotion of the movie with his music to create a visual immersive experience … Continue reading TYLER BATES TALKS WORKING WITH MARILYN MANSON, FILM SCORES, & MONSTERS AFTER DARK

THE BRONX TALKS “V”, WEIRD QUIRKS, & THE FUTURE OF MARIACHI EL BRONX

The Bronx, a Los Angeles-based genre-bending hardcore punk band, are back with their new album V, which dropped on September 22nd via ATO Records. The Bronx is what punk needs: they harness the genre’s classic fire but then bend it to their whim, forging rock n’ roll swagger together with hardcore grit. The Bronx eschews Hollywood hipster snobbery, but they’re too clever for the Sunset Strip. They tap … Continue reading THE BRONX TALKS “V”, WEIRD QUIRKS, & THE FUTURE OF MARIACHI EL BRONX

SNL’s Jared Scharff Talks New Season, Jamming With Dave Grohl, New Solo Music, And Much More

Playing in the Saturday Night Live band for 10 years, and on his off-time playing at the New York Rangers games is a huge musical feat in itself, but guitarist Jared Scharff also takes the time to impress us with his solo work, as Pear Lion. Set for release later this year. Pearl Lion’s double EP … Continue reading SNL’s Jared Scharff Talks New Season, Jamming With Dave Grohl, New Solo Music, And Much More

TIFF 2017 – Aldo Shllaku Talks “Downrange”, Immigrating from Albania, & Dream Directors

The Toronto International Film Festival kicks off this Thursday with an eclectic slate of films. But what usually lies beneath the radar, are the scores within the films. The score is a true compliment to Downrange composer Aldo Shllaku’s creative instinct. The Canadian composer behind the new Ryûhei Kitamura-directed film grew up with musical training at a young age and two … Continue reading TIFF 2017 – Aldo Shllaku Talks “Downrange”, Immigrating from Albania, & Dream Directors

Joywave Talks “Content”, Creating Super 8 Film Music Videos, & Nintendo

“Anxiety caused by feeling too content” is just the first aspect of the double-pronged paradoxical rumination that is Content, the sophomore full-length album by Rochester, NY-based indie quintet, Joywave, which dropped July 28th with a tour supporting Young the Giant and Cold War Kids to follow. The title, Content, sees Joywave apply their trademark irreverence and humor … Continue reading Joywave Talks “Content”, Creating Super 8 Film Music Videos, & Nintendo