Author: Nicholas Ellis

BANE´S WORLD!

  Banes world is a pretty excellent world to listen into, ‘once entered you will never return home to Planet Earth’. Bane, however,told me with amusement, how his worldis filled with ‘lots of sleep’,...

BILLY CANCEL!

‘On a bad day it’s a necessary exercise to bolster up & maintain my ego’s inappropriately fragile scaffold!’   Billy Cancel is a New York City based performance poet whose perfectly layered outpourings are...

THE NOTWIST!

  Julian Casablancas approved (Casablancas recently playing the band on his ‘Cult radio show’) German innovators, The Notwist are multi-hyphenates long renowned for their evolving sounds, roaming the realms of electronica whilst probing their...

FARAI!

Nowadays, not many of us seem to notice the best new sound alerts, since we listen and receive a lot of music, via the usual ‘musical catalogue’ suspects. The fact that Farai’s creating music,...

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,...