Secret Colours portrait by Lenny Gilmore

Q&A: Tweens

written by: Hannah Lorenz on April 30, 2014

High school, prostitutes, and DIY tattoos.

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Happy Birthday, Darling

written by: Hannah Lorenz on November 10, 2013

All great mustaches start as stubble—even Dali had to start somewhere—and Pop ‘stache was just a slight five-o’-clock shadow in 2010, when it was created by a handful of art school students, but this Friday, November 8, 2013 Pop ‘stache turned three. Throughout the years, it has grown, and flourished, and jump started the careers […]

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The Fratellis – We Need Medicine

written by: Hannah Lorenz on October 8, 2013

The bluesy guitar strums that open We Need Medicine instantly send a message to The Fratellis’ fanbase: Don’t expect the same old thing. And while it’s true this release explores a different sound, one The Fratellis has dabbled in before but never committed to for an entire album, it feels the same—the band hasn’t lost […]

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Bombadil – Metrics of Affection

written by: Hannah Lorenz on July 31, 2013

Bombadil, a folk-pop quartet from North Carolina, debuted in 2006. The band is aptly named after Tom Bomadil, an eccentric character from The Lord of the Rings whose whimsical nature hides his considerable power. Bombadil’s music, like its namesake, seems charmingly simple at first, but it has a certain elusive beauty. Members Daniel Michalak, James […]

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