Black and gold sweep over the stage at the commencement of the second act. The crowd reducing itself to a dull murmur, we wait as all instruments except a digital soundboard and a lone-standing saxophone clear the stage.
On September 16, Ra Ra Riot played the Fillmore in support of Young the Giant’s Home of the Strange tour. Check out photos from the show here.
Opening for Glass Animals on a Monday night, Pumarosa gives an absorbing set that deserves more full attention that it probably gets as people trickle in to the 2,500 capacity space. But the crowd that came in time to catch Pumarosa becomes increasingly mobile as singer and guitarist Isabel Munoz-Newsome sways and whirls as they mirror […]
This is a repost of WQHS’s interview from last winter with bassist Mat Santos of Ra Ra Riot in advance of their new record. Now, they’re back again with Young the Giant supporting their Home of the Strange tour. Both bands will be playing the Fillmore this Friday, September 16.
Picturing Peter Kirk (frontman of Panama Wedding) in a business suit isn’t hard. With light features, no hair dye, piercings, or visible tattoos and a slightly receding hairline, he could walk through a busy street without anyone ever suspecting he performs on huge festival stages in front of crowds of sweaty music fans.
Not one bit less ridiculous than their name suggests, Norwegian garage-rockers Death by Unga Bunga put on a show that was equal parts ridiculous and delightful at Kung Fu Necktie last Friday.
Last week, WQHS chatted with Phil Cook – singer-songwriter, banjoist, and musician – about his solo tour and debut solo album, Southland Mission. Check out what he had to say, and catch his live show on April 5 at Boot and Saddle at 9PM.
Yesterday marked the first day of the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas. Together with the interactive conference and film festival, SXSW’s music showcases and speaker events complete the trifecta of South by Southwest, a premiere destination for discovery in tech, music, and film.
Greta Kline, aka the 21-year-old behind Frankie Cosmos, has announced a new album, Next Thing, out April 1 on Bayonet. Her single “Sinister” is now available online, and album pre-orders are available for purchase. They include a vinyl, zine, poster, lip balm and pin. WQHS got to talk to Greta this week about her music, song titles, and […]
Cherry Glazerr, a high-school-garage-born rock band from LA, opened for Best Coast and Wavves at Electric Factory last week. A band both ridiculous and unattainably cool with tracks such as “Grilled Cheese” (“grilled cheese, in my mouth”) and “Bloody Band Aid” (“I feel weird”), Cherry Glazerr brought personality and an eccentric punk-rock sound to the […]