The bittersweet Odyssey of Sublime is both a Cinderella story and a tragedy.
Fusing ska, dub, roots and dancehall reggae, punk, hip-hop and even heavy metal and acoustic-folk, the Long Beach trio incorporated disparate influences along with samples and sound-bites to concoct an original sound that would unexpectedly propel them from playing backyard barbecues, college parties and dive bars around Southern CA.… Read More
The Autos is comprised of Ian Gastl, Nick Wimer, Taylor Kaufman and Pancho Tranmer. Mixed by Ian Gastl, and mastered by Danny Kalb, the single was produced and recorded at The Autos’ headquarters Turbo Snail Studios in the mile high city, Denver, CO.… Read More
With touring indefinitely halted, minus the exception of the occasional drive-in show and performances prohibited in most parts of the country due to restrictions on group gatherings, musicians have tried to remain sharp, keep fans engaged and maybe scrounge up some income by putting together live streams.… Read More
I miss traveling. I miss smelling different dirt. Making real human exchanges. While things may have undergone a bit of a deconstruction, music is keeping me connected. There are a few methods I give credit to bringing me back when I’m feeling distant.… Read More
The single “Reggae Juntinho” celebrates an incredible musical partnership. The band Vibrações from Brazil joins the legendary Jamaican Clinton Fearon, one of the founding members of The Gladiators and Lucas Kastrup, drummer for Ponto de Equilíbrio.
Kastrup’s original composition made a trip to Seattle and Maceió, cities where Clinton Fearon and Luiz de Assis, lead singer of Vibrações respectively live.… Read More
Interview with Music Nomad founder Rand Rognlien
Even before the live music industry came to an indefinite stunning halt in March 2020, effectively cutting the life-support chord for thousands if not millions of professional touring musicians, the independent artist living and working on capitalist 21st-century planet Earth needed all the help she could get.… Read More