The electro indie pop hop duo known as MRCH joined us at the Radio Phoenix studios back in September for our latest addition of Rise. We talked current projects and traveling to both coasts, Canadian bands, and what’s upcoming (including ever more elaborate light shows). Check the complete playlist below and
by Frank Ippolito Associate Editor Gork’s new four-track disc, Lonely Crowd, isn’t perfect. What record is? However, it’s surprisingly filled with terrific melodies and thoughtful, stirring lyrics. The music gets downright soulful. A very, very good first effort. But first, the backstory… You know, there have been a lot of musicians who
ATR31 “The Air” The duo known as ATR31 is so uber hip and modern they actually met on Tinder. True story. The pair established a musical connection and took their project’s name from the anime series, and movie, Neon Genesis Evangelion. “The Air” comes to us from their self-titled debut EP.
Virgin of the Birds “Spooky, Stony, Barely Over Thirty” The Seattle three-piece known as Virgin of the Birds is gearing up for the release of their sophomore album this coming Fall. In prelude to this much-anticipated event, the band released “Spooky, Stony, Barely Over Thirty” which might be new favorite song
J GRGRY “eFlower” J GRGRY (pronounced Jay Gregory) is the brainchild of Seattle multi-instrumentalist Joe Gregory formerly of The Drama and Dolour. “eFlower” comes to us from his debut EP and deals with the artist’s struggle with addiction. Despite the somber topic, “eFlower” is an uplifting electropop number than will shake the
Harrison Fjord Puspa in Space I’ve just about had it with these kids and their pun-laden names. Thankfully, the upbeat, jazz-infused pop of Harrison Fjord quelled my initial irritation with their catchy future jams. These newcomers on the local scene just released their debut EP, Puspa in Space, this summer to
Stefan Pruett “Carefree” Those of us in the Phoenix metro area might recognize Stefan Pruett by another name: Peachcake, a musical endeavor known for its catchy electropop. Pruett made the jump to L.A. and began applying that same skill set to his new project (and his own moniker) to create infectious,