Listen to the Joy Formidable’s Ambitious and Envelope-Pushing New Album ‘Aaarth’ (New Music Friday)

Listen to the Joy Formidable’s Ambitious and Envelope-Pushing New Album ‘Aaarth’ (New Music Friday)

Within the initial few seconds of “Y Bluen Eira,” the dynamic opening track on the Joy Formidable‘s new album Aaarth (pick up a copy here), you know something’s up. The ominous, spoken word delivered by the group (in their native Welsh) matches with some jagged guitar riffs and thunderous drums in a way that grabs […]

Q&A: Band Chemistry, the Greatest Rock Riffs and Our ‘Cultural Black Hole’ with the Magpie Salute’s Rich Robinson

Q&A: Band Chemistry, the Greatest Rock Riffs and Our ‘Cultural Black Hole’ with the Magpie Salute’s Rich Robinson

Sophomore jinx? Not a chance. Fresh from a seasoned slate of live dates peppered around the country, High Water I, the sophomore album by the Magpie Salute, whites out the band’s confident debut long player and imbues the follow up with an incendiary collection of tunes ready made for the concert stage. Guitarist Rich Robinson, […]

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