Broken Back : Halcyon Birds

There's an ancient Greek belief about the "halcyon" bird: that it was in fact a kingfisher, whose nesting on the sea caused two weeks of calm weather around the winter solstice. Now whether Broken Back was fully aware of this legend, and whether it thus influenced this song by him, is up for debate. What is…Read more Broken Back : Halcyon Birds

Artist Spotlight – The Tallest Man on Earth

Kristian Matsson is The Tallest Man on Earth. He lives in Dalarna, Sweden and has released three full-length albums and 2 EPs since 2006. He is a developed artist, featured by many other higher-profile artists, including Bon Iver, with whom he went on tour. What makes The Tallest Man on Earth so wonderful to listen…Read more Artist Spotlight – The Tallest Man on Earth

Lo-Fang : #88

The acoustic plucking of Lo-Fang's "#88" makes for a distinctive sound. Matthew Jordan Hemerlein of Maryland, the creative brain behind Lo-Fang, is a classically trained musician and he exemplifies his roots in all of his works. Lo-Fang opened for Lorde for a brief period of time in 2014; Lorde went on to say that "#88" was…Read more Lo-Fang : #88