Alt-folk/indie rock band Waterfall Wash releases debut EP in January

Waterfall Wash is a quirky, catchy mesh of folk, gospel and indie rock. The five-piece lets steel guitar and autoharp coexist alongside colorful layers of synthesizer, glockenspiel, and three-part vocal harmonies. Waterfall Wash lands in the spectrum of Big Star, Local Natives, and Talking Heads. "Visions"With a nod to Chicago's indie jazz … [Read more...]

Jozef van Wissem and Jim Jarmusch – Concerning the Entrance Into Eternity

I must admit, its been many years since I've been really pleased with a Jim Jarmusch film. I was an obsessive fan of his work in the 80's and 90's. From Stranger than Paradise all the way through Ghost Dog, I anticipated each release. Although I don't care for his film work these days, I was excited to hear about his musical endeavors with the … [Read more...]

The Head and The Heart – s/t

Like many who have discovered the Pacific Northwest's The Head and the Heart, I came by the band via their song "Rivers and Roads". It's such a beautiful slice of modern folk balladry that one can't help but take notice. The band's name has spread like wildfire as their self-released debut lit a flame in the Seattle area. Enter Sub Pop and a … [Read more...]

Georgia’s Horse – The Mammoth Sessions

A woman and her guitar can be a transfixing presence. But, especially when attempting a direct approach, a woman and her guitar can often take the form of a victim’s pulpit, whining on from an empowered stance about the great pain felt from minor slights. Thankfully, Georgia’s Horse, the vehicle for Texan songwriter Teresa Maldanado, falls squarely … [Read more...]