Author: Nicholas Ellis

EVANS THE DEATH!

‘We’d hate to keep repeating ourselves, what’s the point.’   Cribbing their name from the undertaker character in Dylan Thomas’ ‘Under Milk Wood’, Evans The Death first came to prominence, in their teens with...

WATCH REPAIR!

‘To live a life without hope, that is to live BEYOND hope, is to experience true freedom.’ I could only compare my communications with the band, albeit email, how Neo and Morpheous corresponded in...

ELI KESZLER!

Eli Keszler is a New York based artist, composer, and percussionist. Kessler’s sound installations, music and visual work have appeared at Lincoln center, MIT list center, and the Victoria and Albert museum amongst many...

SLUMBERS!

 Interview with the NYC band ‘Honesty, emotion, observation, dissatisfaction, experiences, reflection, nothing, and everything!’ These are the naked, poetic, excitingly cool emotions described by college band, ‘Slumbers’ on what informs, and inspires their songs....

JAPANESE BREAKFAST!

Michelle Zauner, is a Korean born, American artist, philosophical provocateur, alternatively known by her pseudonym, Japanese Breakfast. Following the release of debut album, ‘Psychopomp’, Zauner is proving to be a musical ‘shooting star’,writing one...

GOAT GIRL!

‘It’s a beautiful world we live in, a great fantastic place beautiful people everywhere, and the way they comb their hair’. Such idyllic inspiration, caught me off guard by a band, whose uncensored lyrics...

WIISSA!

Wiiissa is the freakish, combined talents of Vanessa Hollander and Wilson Phillippe, a film and photography duo from Miami. Only in college, their work has already been featured in Nylon Magazine, Vogue and Oyster...

LOS CRIPIS!

Los Cripis, are a Patagonian ice cap cool, minimalist trio within origin, expression, and song. Yet, their artistic minimalism is philosophically mountainous, breathing a refreshing authentic allure, substance, and refined maturity not only absent in...

SPRING KING!

  Quite often, I have listened to people lambaste the very thought of forming a band, exclaiming with enthusiasm  every problematic influx of issues, involved with being in a band. They negate every debate...

YEONGRAK!

  BEDROOM PRODUCER! Bedroom producer, Yeongrak is prolifically creating perverse, and catchy sounds, which has scored him notoriety, attention and success with many, including a recent feature in, The Wire, all the while, defying...

SONNY AND THE SUNSETS!

San Francisco-based Sonny Smith is a musician who’s been making important music for over the last decade, and on May 27, his band Sonny & the Sunsets released yet another monster of an album,...

MARTIN BISI!

 INTERVIEW WITH THE MUSICIAN Martin Bisi is a hero to ‘in-the-know’ music fans and musicians with eager enthusiasm to discover new horizons. An immensely interesting individual with unique talents abound, he continues to work...

THE MYSTERY LIGHTS!

  New York City based band,The Mystery Lights have been making a name for themselves over the last couple years as one of NYC’s best garage rock bands and certainly as one of the...

JACK AND ELIZA!

INTERVIEW WITH THE AMERICAN DUO   Imagine if the characters from the ‘classic’ romantic film, ‘Love Story’ Oliver Barrett IV and Jennifer Cavalleri had not fallen hopeless and endlessly in love with Barrett’s father...

SUNWATCHERS!

Sunwatchers are not just a band it is an ongoing, shape-shifting collaboration centring on multi-instrumentalists Jim McHugh, Jason Robira, Jeff Tobias, Peter Kerlin incorporating elements of Thai folk, early minimalism, ’60s free jazz and...