Ticket Giveaway: Heartless Bastards at 3rd & Lindsley, Nashville, TN

heartless bastards

Hey guys, we’re giving a away a couple tickets to see Heartless Bastards perform at 3rd & Lindsley in Nashville, TN on Friday, November 2nd! Heartless Bastards are one of the more tenured bands in the “Americana flood,” the genre movement that is blurring the lines between folk and rock and now producing rising buzz-bands [...]

Interview: SXSW Recap with L.A.


Interview by Mark Noisiri and Travis Phillips Brooklyn indie rapstress L.A. was also present during our earlier interview with Lyriciss, so we interviewed her about her SXSW experience as well. A relative rookie in the game, L.A. has only been rapping for little over a year, but has managed to build her buzz in the [...]

SXSW 2012, Exitmusic and The Big Pink

The Big Pink

The Dickies / Filter showcase at Lustre Pearl on Friday, March 16 put Exitmusic and The Big Pink in the mix of a fabulous bill. The set started with Exitmusic.  Unfortunately, their electronic source turned into a ‘sad mac’ four or five songs in, and they had to pull the plug on the rest of [...]

Interview: SXSW Recap with Chuuwee

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Interview by Mark Noisiri and Travis Phillips TST caught up with newly signed Amalgam Digital artist Chuuwee after his first ever SXSW performance. In this exclusive interview, the Sacramento emcee tells stories of meeting his heroes, a surprise encounter with Forbes Magazine, and drops some knowledge on independent musician networking and etiquette and much more. Part [...]

Staff Picks: March


Carlos Reyes Senior Contributor Artist: The Dø Album: Both Ways Open Jaw Comments: I’ve known about The Dø for a long time thanks to their easy-on-the-ears song “Stay (Just a Little Bit Long),” but it wasn’t until Nicole Farhi’s runway show (At London Fashion Week) when I started to get more interested in this band. [...]

Download: Mickey Factz – Mickey MauSe (Mixtape)


Mickey Mause is a pseudo character created by RCA artist Mickey Factz who is thrown into the 1980’s as a graffiti writer who was among the stars of that decade: Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Kenny Scharf, Fab Five Freddy, then mentor Andy Warhol, etc. He flourished as a writer but was later kicked out by [...]

Interview: SXSW Recap with Curbside Jones


Photo by Joonbug Interview by Mark Noisiri and Travis Phillips TST caught up with rising Texas hip hop artist Curbside Jones after his first experience as a performer at this year’s South by Southwest Festival. As a resident of SXSW’s host city, Austin, TX, Jones diverged on many aspects of the festival that out-of-towners and [...]

The Maine Release New Video For “Misery” And Exclusive Pictures


Alternative-Indie rock band the Maine premiered the official video for “Misery” yesterday, February 15th. The new video is definitely eerie, and the light elements that come into play with the headlights of a parked car and the background that lead singer John O’Callaghan is set against– with a single backlight–match the video’s (and the song’s) [...]