"What I feel is: everyone is fed up but most people are terrified of losing whatever little commodity they have conquered by publicly admitting it." -- Ikonoklasta
Charitable Musicians: Red Fang Benefit Portland Arts Education (w/ Interview)
"I think we need to re-program society to put a bigger emphasis on the arts, so that it would be inexcusable to cut an arts programs funding in the public schools." -- Aaron Beam
Charitable Musicians: La Dispute Collect For Youth And Poverty, Locally And Abroad (w/ Interview)
"Everything goes a long way. Every little thing counts." -- Jordan Dreyer
Sister Crayon Band Interview: Emerging From Watery Depths, Victorious
"We just focused and put all of our worries, frustrations, confusions, sadness into [music]... and whatever that outlet is for you -- whether it be music, arts, writing, whatever it is -- just try to focus on that and become a better person through...
Charitable Musicians: Wetlands Support Guatemala’s Xela AID (w/ Interview)
'Trying to 'brand' the band as a business just had no romantic appeal, no energy... I think it often gets in the way of milking the truly transcendent moments that music allows us." -- Jeremy Reineck
"A lot of the inspiration for the record came from us being on tour and us growing up the last couple of years on the road – [which is] pretty much in the most unconventional way possible." -- Ned Russin
Amnesty International’s 50th Anniversary is tomorrow, May 28th, and this is just a quick post showing off their latest promotional video in celebration of that. They certainly went a bleak route, full of gunshots and burning torsos — but...
It’s been a while since we’ve done some First Thursday coverage, but now’s the time to start ramping those up again! Go out tomorrow and see any of these lovely things: BIG 100 ART SHOW Chris Haberman and Jason Brown are hosting...