[OLD-TIME PARTY MUSIC] It’s been well over a decade since
mandolinist Caleb Klauder and fiddle player Sammy Lind first met with
friends at the Northeast Portland pub the Moon and Sixpence to
Formed: In 1999 in Baltimore.
Sounds like: A surrealist Beach Boys with 21st-century editing software.
For fans of: The Flaming Lips, Dan Deacon, Vashti Bunyan.
Latest release: After pushing the ma
It took a village to make the psych-pop trio’s new album.
[BASEMENT PSYCH-POP] Prodding a band for
the story behind its name is typically a major faux pas, but the guys in
the We Shared Milk were asking for it.
were basically just making
You may not have heard of Asher Fulero, but odds are you’ve heard him play.
[ELECTRONIC] If Asher Fulero has managed to avoid fame
while simultaneously building an illustrious musical career, it can be
attributed to the fact his energies are spread too thin to accommodate
The Hives have more energy than everyone else in the world. Combined.
There’s a track entitled “I Want More” midway through Lex Hives,
the fifth LP from Swedish rock quintet the Hives, on which
vocalist/hyper-kinetic human explosion Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist la
An electronic-music pioneer thinks outside the box...by putting himself in a big box.
[SOUND AND VISION] If you ever want to hear the sound of
grown men and women reduced to the giggly wonder of 10-year-olds, cue up
some YouTube videos of Amon Tobin’s current live show.