It doesn’t seem to fit. It simply doesn’t follow that New York City, the city that gave the world The Ramones and the Beastie Boys would be home to a band that features a glockenspiel. It doesn’t seem possible that these pastoral songs befitting a Willa Cather novel would be […]
After celebrating 15 years together, it seems clear that the Dutch band Bettie Serveert has quite a bit of staying power. Of course, that much was apparent ten years ago when the band played to a crowd of about 2,000 in Central Park.
It was never going to happen. A few years had past since the Gin Blossoms had disbanded in 1997, and now guitarist Scott Johnson was starting to detect a certain permanence to what he had thought might have just been a temporary hiatus.
Four days. That’s all it took for Joe Purdy to write and record his album Julie Blue. That’s how long it took him to record his tales of Indian myths, recuperative bliss and local hospitality at an island cabin amid the waters of the St. Lawrence.
It’s been a little over a year since the inception of Press Pass. We paused this week to check up on some of the bands profiled over the past year and give you of few of their “choice cuts” to download.
Music is a puzzle for Marko Nyberg, the creative force behind Finnish band Husky Rescue. He adds elements and instruments in layers upon layers, until soon he has something akin to a perfect drug. Soon you find yourself blissfully intoxicated, awash in Nyberg’s creation of deftly orchestrated drums, guitars, synthesizers […]