Del Water Gap, a Brooklyn-based project led by singer-songwriter Holden Jaffe, released a new EP in 2017 called 1(646)9432672. With a unique sound that crosses acoustic and electric, city and country, Del Water Gap continues to attract those who crave poetic lyrics backed with steady rhythms that infect the mind for days to follow. The … Continue reading “Interview with Holden Jaffe of Del Water Gap”
Arlie was born in Nashville. While making music on his own at Vanderbilt College, singer and guitarist Nate Banks met Carson Lystad (guitar), Jason Antwi (bass/vocals), and Adam Lochemes (drums). Since the band’s formation, they’ve been busy in the Nashville area, while featured spots on Spotify-curated playlists grew their presence online. We spoke to Nate … Continue reading “A Chat with Nate Banks of Arlie”
After hearing the story of Minas, Philadelphia’s established Bossa Nova band, it’s hard not to believe in fate. At the band’s core are Orlando Haddad and Patricia King Haddad, couple whose musical and romantic partnership spans over forty years and reads like the blueprint of a fairytale. At first glance, it’s surprising that the … Continue reading “Live Preview: The Beatles In Bossa Nova”
This Monday, garage-rockers White Reaper are playing the Foundry, upstairs at the Fillmore in Philadelphia. The band’s latest album, The World’s Best American Band, sees the band evolving beyond their basement-sized sound into something ready for a bigger stage. WQHS chatted with lead singer and guitarist Tony Esposito in advance of their performance. The following … Continue reading “Interview with White Reaper’s Tony Esposito”
WQHS sat down with John Moreland before his Union Chapel show in London to chat about his latest album, Big Bad Luv, his writing style, Oklahoma, and the saga of the “Big Bad Luv” neon sign.
R&B superstar Gallant has had an amazing year, from being named a featured member of Forbes’ 30 under 30 to the release and subsequent Grammy nomination of his debut album Ology. Just last week, he released a new track titled “Cave Me In”, a collaboration with South Korean superstars Eric Nam and Tablo. In light … Continue reading “INTERVIEW: Grammy Nominee Gallant”
Last week, WQHS got a chance to chat with Thom Powers of The Naked and Famous. Thom and I talked about their new album Simple Forms, visual art, the challenges of streaming services for artists, and being a part of a band that is fronted by a female with an Asian background.
The Wild Feathers, a Nashville rock n’ roll band currently touring with two albums under their belt, will be coming to The Foundry at The Fillmore on April 30. Last Thursday, WQHS chatted with Taylor Burns, guitarist and vocalist of TWF, about their new record Lonely is a Lifetime out since March 11.
With their debut record, For Life, out on Warner Bros Records, a set of “I’m In Love With My Life” remixes by JR JR, Big Data, and Joywave, and an upcoming tour with Maroon 5, PHASES is soon to be an indie-rock force to be reckoned with.