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As some of our readers may not know, you’re an independent artist who isn’t tied to a corporation. What do you think is the biggest misconception about being an independent artist? I think most people recognize the fact that independent musicians are swimming upstream. It’s a great job, but it’s not an easy one. That [...]



RDGLDGRN are a D.C.-based hip-hop/go-go/rock group that are shattering expectations and turning ears inside out. They’re dropping an EP on 2/13 and have just released this new track today for your ears. Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl is playing drums on the album, which can be heard here in “Million Fans”. Check out the new track [...]

Union Music

Union is a musical partnership between the two Parisian producers, OJ and Gold. They recently released Analogtronics, a melodic masterpiece of a debut LP that plots the path for music exploration and growth for years to come. Trust us, you’ve never heard anything like this before.On the surface, it may seem like some beautiful beats [...]

Beach House at The Fillmore

Uncertainty clouded me as I walked into The Fillmore at Miami Beach for my very first Beach House performance. For one, it was my first show at The Fillmore as well as my first Beach House show ever. Secondly, I wasn’t sure what kind of crowd to expect. Miami isn’t exactly the poster city for Indie music or hipster [...]

Nightmares on Wax

  DJ E.A.S.E. (Experimental Sample Expert) co-founded Nightmares on Wax (NOW) in the late 80s. In the mid-90s, NOW’s other founding member split off to DJ solo. Through the ashes and fire, Nightmares rose up to become what it is today due to E.A.S.E.’s tireless efforts. He found the unique funk, jazz, and chill-out vibes [...]

Mates of State

Jason Hammel and Kori Gardner are the husband-and-wife duo, Mates of State. Kori plays the piano and synthesizer, while Jason is on drums and percussion. They have just released their seventh album, Mountaintops. Some of standouts include At Least I Have You, Maracas, and Total Serendipity. They pride themselves on collaborating and putting together a great-sounding [...]