Vince Staples Joins James Blake for “Timeless” Remix & Tour

Back in May, James Blake debuted his ‘The Colour in Anything’, which featured his hit track “Timeless”. As he prepares for his North American tour this fall, Blake has revisited the hit single and recruited none other than Vince Staples. Remixing the British singer’s track, Staples provides an incredible, lengthy verse, touching upon capturing fleeting moments with a lover. “Until the sun shine bright/Until the last page turn/That’s if the fire in your eyes don’t leave the books all burnt/I tried to read between my lines without my glasses, girl I’m blind/I guess we got some shit in common after all,” he raps. James Blake and Vince Staples originally premiered and performed live several months ago at the Glastonbury Festival […]

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REVIEW: LSD Bags – Psych-Grunge That Does What it Pleases

Image by Bandcamp LSD Bags: Psych-Grunge That Does What it Pleases by Stephen Hayner, edited by Vania Hilariously indignant, with a solid, “ask questions later” approach to music and life, I had the great fortune of having a quick conversation with Denver psych-grunge band LSD Bags. The band’s personality is as interesting as their story of origin.  All playing in different bands, members came together to form LSD Bags.  But because they were poor musicians and couldn’t afford practice/recording space, they snuck into the respective spaces for their other bands, early in the morning in order to lay down some tracks and practice. Each of their singles is a little monster all its own. You Wanna Do It, their first release, sets […]

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REVIEW: Plum – A Psych Rock Band, Dedicated to Their Craft

Image by DU Clarion Plum: A Psych Rock Band, Dedicated to Their Craft by Stephen Hayner I was first introduced to the psychedelic hard rock band Plum with a single entitled “Hello Miss Yellow”, and it is an excellent way to get into the band’s catalog of three singles and an EP. One can best describe Plum‘s sound as long-haired, jean-jacketed instrumentation.  But, their music is heavy and melded with the latest sounds currently in the indie psych rock world.  Comparisons between Plum‘s sound and contemporaries like Tame Impala are very clear.  I had the opportunity to speak with keyboardist and guitarist Ty Baron and it was immediately obvious to me the band is dedicated to the craft. Baron says the band […]

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