Articles by Joshua Smotherman

Father, emcee, producer, music blogger. Joshua is a member of Manchester, TN Hip Hop collective BUNKS and co-founder of Middle Tennessee Music. Now in Sactown, CA, he actively tours, works with MPC Recording Company as Media Director and is also signed as an Artist.

Penny Black by Jubilee Riots

Penny Black by Jubilee Riots

Jubilee Riots is the sound of a band who have matured and developed to the point of near-perfection. Their new album Penny Black is a work of genius(es); and I mean this in more ways than one. First, Penny Black is centered around telling stories. But what stories? Inspired by years of touring, meeting people, […]

Last updated on Thursday, 30 October 2014
Space Legs by Uncle Outrage

Space Legs by Uncle Outrage

Space Legs is probably the catchiest, punkiest, funkiest, dingiest, lo-fi{est}, profoundest, garage rock record I have had the pleasure of enjoying since I started reviewing music as a blogger. When Nils Rasmussen started Uncle Outrage as a joke/hobby in 1999, he had no clue how serious his creative spirit could become. Space Legs is in-your-face […]

Last updated on Thursday, 30 October 2014
Interview with Tracey Quake – Happy Halloween, Helping Children, and Creativity Beyond Music

Interview with Tracey Quake – Happy Halloween, Helping Children, and Creativity Beyond Music

Hi Let’s break the ice. Who are you? Where are you from? What style of music do you create? My name is Mychal. I’m the lead vocalist and head producer of Tracey Quake. I’m from Wilmington, DE, about thirty miles east of Philadelphia. I like to classify my style of music as Urban Theatre music. […]

Interview with Azrock & Pogo

Interview with Azrock & Pogo

Let’s break some ice. Who are you? Where are you from? What style of music do you create? We are British (myself – songwriter and producer, and herself – vocalist supremo) and the music style is most recognisable as ours when we’re making either beautiful, dreamy lullaby type vibes, or funky retro-but-modern grooves, or both […]

Begin At Zero Are Breathing Ash

Begin At Zero Are Breathing Ash

Let me start this off by saying Begin At Zero have balls…. great big balls of steel. This alone has garnered them more publicity and buzz than most bands we come across on a daily basis. Their attitude and approach to pitching their music is what first caught our attention and led to this interview […]

Last updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014
jk bb by ONWE

jk bb by ONWE

ONWE is a three piece experimental indie rock band fronted by the character David Wells, self proclaimed Bushwick cyberpunk and rising person of the internet. Shortly after the debut of their first single, “Unpaid Internship” on Portals back in February, ONWE has risen to become a highly recognisable if not controversial band within the Brooklyn […]