Eagerly anticipating his set at Fun Fun Fun Fest, Mikal Cronin took a second to share some insight about playing a big festival versus a small venue, and how he can't wait to see his buddies Fuzz play next weekend.
With well over 1,700 shows under their belt, Murder By Death put some time aside from their busy schedule, to talk to give amadeus the low down on their expectations for the undoubtedly fun weekend at Fun Fun Fun Fest.
Living up to their name, Fuzz draws from heavy, caustic, fuzz pedal-worshiping and psychedelic acts of the past to heave forth an impressive 14-song double album made for headbanging and the cultivation of thick as cement darkness.
Unbeknownst to most, Boise, ID has a music scene bursting at the seams—the Potato State can be pretty hardcore. So, we trekked to Idaho to put their music sphere to the test, and who better to vibe with than Modest Mouse, and at the beautiful Boise Botanical Garden, a breathtaking compliment to the Washington native’s matchless sound.
Fast-paced, ceaseless instrumentals in true sand-in-your-toes surf punk style is the name of the game for the Portland, Oregon trio known as Guantanamo Baywatch. But what happens when an established soundsation steps out of its cozy genre standards?
Oh Lolipop Records! Amadeus finds itself constantly drawing from the eclectic Los Angeles label to provide the soundtrack for every mood we find ourselves in with their range of up and coming songsmiths. So it comes as no surprise that Lolipop has helped spawn our latest music obsession: Drinking Flowers’ new EP, Shadow Show.
“Everyone please remain calm and evacuate the premises immediately,” the voice echoed spookily over a loudspeaker, engulfing the Pitchfork Festival attendees at Chicago’s Union Park. What quickly sparked into a scene that could have been a part of the Hunger Games series, people abandoned their posts around the festival’s stages, allowing for all chaos to ensue.
Luke Pelletier and his friends John and Matt (the See Ya Laters of Alligator Kid & The See Ya Laters) just released their debut album "Never Ganna Mellow Out," a "goofy-surfy-indie-pop record about girls, friends, systems of being taken advantage of while simultaneously taking advantage of other people, and being a generally self-destructive person." amadeus consensus: it's awesome.
Artist, friend and amadeus-collaborator, Teresa Flowers, was there to capture the ceaseless day, snapping live sets, friendly faces and the funky fest's locale. Take a look at LOLIPALOOZA 2015 through Teresa Flowers' lens.
You may know the trio as Roz and The Rice Cakes, and we're stoked to announce that they're back at it with a brand new single, "Close Encounter"—another euphonic gem with lite layers of Roz's vocals, Casey's percussions and Justin's surrounding bass. Enjoy the new beat exclusively with us.