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Download a free Firefly fest mixtape ft. Fitz & The Tantrums, Robert DeLong, Arkells, Guster and more

Fitz and the Tantrums
Fitz and the Tantrums | photo by Joseph Cultice | courtesy of the artist

Firefly Music Festival is just six weeks away. Featuring over a hundred bands, headliners include Kings of Leon, Mumford & Sons, Florence & The Machine, and Two Door Cinema Club. Forty of the bands playing are on a new mixtape that you can download for free via NoiseTrade; stream it below, and catch Firefly Fest in Dover, Delaware from July 16 to July 19th. More information can be found hereContinue reading →

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Canadian rockers Arkells playing Milkboy in October

The Arkells | https://www.facebook.com/Arkells
The Arkells | https://www.facebook.com/Arkells

The Canadian rock and roll band Arkells first hit my radar when I was driving through Toronto in the Summer of 2009 listening to the CBC. It was one of those rock and roll moments, when a DJ plays a song that you’re rocking to and don’t know, you turn up the car radio, and anxiously wait for to hear who it was. Turns out, it was a song from the band’s first album, Jackson Square, called “Oh, the Boss is Coming!.” Continue reading →