If you can believe it, it's already time for us to release another issue of amadeus. Issue 07 features some of the brightest and most talented artists in our creative orbit! Join us for the release of one of our finest issues to date at OGalleryLA in Hollywood.
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?
Kansas City is a special place, decorated with a particularly high crime rate, crumbling buildings, deciduous trees and outlandish inclement weather, leaving residents forever ever-so-slightly distressed.
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.
Twists and turns, zig zags and dead ends—a maze can appear unsolvable. For artist Eric Eckert, completing a maze was never his goal, but creating those complicated, interesting routes became his focus.
Julian Porte of Levitation Room talks about the evolution of the Los Angeles music scene and the ever-supportive backing of two of Los Angeles' most hardworking indie labels, Burger Records and Lolipop Records.
As another car speeds by, and her voice rises as the sound of wind grows louder through the phone, Tamsin Wilson recounts her days at Berklee School of Music, her band Wilsen's upcoming full-length, and the science behind her understated music.