When's the last time you listened to your Walkman? You know, the cassette one. It may be time to dust it off and pop in some fresh AAs, because Jookabox and Kid Primitive Family are putting out a limited edition split cassette via Joyful Noise, called simply Jookabox/Kid Primitive Family.
Ella Eyre reminds me of the late, great Amy Winehouse. She has the molasses pitch, the vengeful bluesy heartbreak that’s slyly romantic, the explicit influence of Etta James, even the sharply defined and angled eyebrows.
Headlights are excited to release their third album Wildlife, although, according to the band, making the record was not without difficulty. “For the first time this is a significantly personal record for us, and for the very real reasons of growing up and people dying that you love,” says vocalist/guitarist Tristan Wraight. More after the break.
Thursday evening – a nice break in the week before the weekend officially began – Passion pit played an amazing set for Salt Lake fans at In The Venue preceded by upbeat openers, Bear Hands and Mayor Hawthorne. While talking to members of all three acts after the show, we found out that the show almost didn't even happen. The night before, they had played in Denver, which was in the midst of its very own Spring Snowpocalypse....