January 26, 2010
In the third of our Video Spotlight series, we feature Bishop Allen, a band that formed back in 2003 and have since found success through a lot of elbow grease and a little luck. Constant songwriting and touring–plus a marketing effort that spanned DIY and more traditional means–endeared them to the blogosphere and a loyal base of fans. Last year they even played two sold out shows on consecutive nights [...]
October 8, 2009
Crystal Antlers got together because their high school music teacher was being investigated for child molestation. As absurd as that sounds, it actually starts to make sense in context of the world that is Crystal Antlers. It’s a place in which guitarists take kickboxing sabbaticals to Thailand, albums are crafted in a tour van using a boom box and a four-track, and vans are powered by restaurant grease.