If there’s an indisputable argument that true love is a real thing it’s probably the band Johnnyswim performing on stage. When we were fortunate enough to see them at the Troubadour in Los Angeles just over a week ago, the opening band—one of their close friends—jokingly suggested their chemistry is “just a ruse.” But from … Continue reading Johnnyswim

Encountering WoodKid: Date Your Mate

Encountering Woodkid’s (aka Yoann Lemoine) music was pure coincidence: one afternoon lounging around the apartment the primal “Iron,” from the same-titled 2011 EP, popped up on Spotify radio, and the thundering drums and crisp brass were immediately intriguing. Even more coincidental was bumping into that record right around the time Lemoine had announced the long-awaited upcoming release of a full album. So … Continue reading Encountering WoodKid: Date Your Mate