Lemon Demon - Spirit Phone

Lemon Demon: Spirit Phone Review

By Wes Clary Music Reviewer Artist: Lemon Demon Album: Spirit Phone Label: Self-released Release Date: February 29, 2016 Website: http://www.lemondemon.com/ Mad scientist Neil Cicierega has released his ninth record under his synth-pop alias Lemon Demon titled Spirit Phone. Cicierega is a 29-year-old Massachusetts native that is not only known as a musician but as an internet…

IV

Black Mountain: IV Review

By Ryan Lacerda Music Reviewer Artist: Black Mountain Album: IV Label: Jagjaguwar Release Date: April 1, 2016 Website: http://www.blackmountainarmy.com/home Vancouver based band Black Mountain confidently claims their newest album, IV, is their “strongest material to date.” IV’s experimental return and artistic reach has been positively welcomed by classic fans and was probably necessary to re­-engage their true…

WhiteDog

MR Fest Artist Profile: White Dog

By Brandon Deleon Music Reviewer White Dog is a band from Austin, Texas formed in May 2015. The band consists of Joe Sterling on vocals, brothers, Carl and John Amoss on guitar and drums, respectively, Clay De Hoyos on guitar and Rex Pape on bass guitar and backing vocals. Though they’re a relatively new band, their mythology…

Prince

Prince Announced Dead at the Age of 57

By Demarcus Cobb Music Journalist The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame star responsible for “1999” and “Purple Rain” was reported dead this morning at the age of 57. Prince released over 20 albums and sell over 100 million records during his colorful career.  According to Rolling Stone, Prince was recovering from the Flu which lead…

At Fillmore East

Alive! Live Album Reviews

By Wes Clary Music Reviewer Live albums have always been something I have enjoyed for as long as I have been listening to music. They are special because you can hear what the band sounds like when playing the songs you love in a live setting. Many of my favorite live albums were recorded before i was born…

Naked Giants

Naked Giants: Easy Eating EP Review

By Denise Marrufo Music Reviewer Artist: Naked Giants Album: Easy Eating EP Release Date: January 12,2016 Website: https://nakedgiants.bandcamp.com/ Naked Giants are a three­-piece garage rock band from Seattle, WA and all under 21. The band is composed of best friends Grant Mullen, Henry LaVallee and Gianni Aiello and influenced by the likes of Ty Segall and Jimi…