The KOKE BAND was born in a snow bank and raised on pine needles and is a gritty and tight band. KOKE hails from Mercer Wisconsin, a tiny logging and tourist town in the northernmost part of the state. At the time the band was formed the three members of the band were the only musicians in the town. During the long cold winter, they practiced in a small cabin where it was so cold
by Sean Golightly There’s no way around it. Cutting an American blues rock record in 2018 is like pitching a show to Netflix, introducing a kangaroo to Australia, or bringing a third turkey to Thanksgiving. In other words, it’s supplying a saturated market. At a certain point, it doesn’t matter how well you cook or how substantial an appetite your cousin keeps, some folks will neglect the drumsticks in favor of the string beans. Your
Listen! Do you hear? Is it the soundtrack to your favorite video game boss-fight? Is it the marching band of our new robot overlords? No, it’s Armonite, with their high-fi, sci-fi, cinematic sonic barrage “And The Stars Above”. Founded in 1996, but reformed in 2015, the Armonite core consists of Italian prog-rockers Paolo Fosso and Jacopo Bigi, yet prominently features Porcupine Tree bassist Colin Edwin and a collection of other musically mad
I don’t usually like these click farm comparisons (many images in blog slideshows to get more clicks). This series is different. It’s thoughtful and original; the classic art pieces used are not the ones everyone knows. I liked it ~ stefan Self portrait after Velasquez by Stefan Daniel Bell circa 2000.