DVA marks the sophomore release for the classically trained electronic singer/songwriter Emika. I went to the DVA listening party at The Standard Hotel’s breathtaking skyline bar Le Bain in New York where Emika performed in DJ mode. When I arrived the atmosphere was casual, the music was at a volume that made for good conversation. […]

Kevin Brouder is a Brooklyn-based artist and has recently been making music videos + Vjing for some of Brooklyn’s up and coming bands using a technique called ‘databending’. I’m glad to have caught his ears for Mic Raygun (my band)’s latest video “Try Me”. After watching his other videos I feel an immense appreciation for […]

Chills run up and down my spine. My ego says “fuck this man, I’m out of here”! The pressure builds in my ears as the instrumental drones of Insect Ark’s latest single “Symbols” drives its subtly uneasy pulse through the core of my soul. The layers of lap steel guitar create a sense of doom […]

I was walking through the grocery store the first time I heard “Ghost Years” by the minimal-electro-glam-darkwave group WAZU. I melted when the guitars came in. They shimmer on both sides of the stereo image. As I walked down the grocery aisle I felt I was being carried by these massive metal structures. It felt […]