• Joel Gion
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    Like many of our staff, I have been a fan of Joel Gion and the Brian Jonestown Massacre (BJM) for many, many years. Seven years ago, I saw Joel play live without the BJM for the first time. He was performing as Joel Gion and The Primary Colours. The band performed in my hometown of San Jose, California at a…

  • Music Festivals

    POW x Huichica Walla Walla

    On September 13th and 14th, POW attented the first Huichica Walla Walla festival. Huichica has annually taken place in both Sonoma and Hudson Valley CA (and still does), but this year was their first time branching out into the Pacific Northwest. “Since 2010, Huichica Music Festival (pronounced wah-CHEE-ka) has provided a refreshing take on the music festival experience. A pioneer…

  • Audio,  Live Music,  Music Reviews

    Rock Heavy: Interview with Swedish Death Candy

    Named after the salty, sickly-sweet candy our Northern neighbours are famed for, Swedish Death Candy brings us a bit of everything rolled into one. Based in London, the four-piece group features members from the UK, South Korea and Italy: Louis on guitar/lead vocals, Francesco on guitar, Jiwoon on bass and Marco on drums. They produce a heavy, psych filled sound…

  • Mooon

    Don’t take the Brown Acid: An Interview with Mooon

    Mooon is very much a family affair- don’t click out of the article just yet, I don’t mean in a cheesy Partridge family sort of way- these guys are all actually related and produce some good old fashioned rock and roll. Tom who plays bass and drummer Gijs are brothers, which is clearly visible in their appearance; Timo is their…

  • Audio,  Audio Music,  Live Music,  Music Reviews

    Where Metal Meets Love Sick Indie: An Interview with DZ Deathrays

    If you haven’t heard of them you should. These Australian natives produce a sound reminiscent of 80s thrasher metal mixed with lovesick indie vibes…it sounds strange, but it works, really well. With such an interesting sound, it is no surprise they have a pretty loyal fan base worldwide. Their new album “Bloody Lovely” will be released worldwide February 2nd, and…