The day I visited Laurel Halo at her East Williamsburg apartment it was literally raining ice in the streets. Falling, sparkling shards is a strangely appropriate image under which to address Halo, who is 25 and released her first EP, King Felix, on Hippos in Tanks in the US in November of 2010. (More …)
Please let it be known I am not a writer. I have worked in the belly of this biz for many years (12!) as a record label owner, tour manager, videographer, and currently as the manager of three amazing bands.
Though inspired by the artists I look after, it is sometimes hard to be excited by the truckloads of bands dumped on blogs day after day. But sometimes there is something sincere and original that cuts through the unending stench of noise. I found this hope for music in John Maus (More …)