The Cinematics are a four piece from Glasgow, Scotland. With swirling guitars and a pulsating rhythm section, they create a dark, yet hopeful sound.
The band consists of Scott Rinning on guitar & vocals, Adam Goemans on bass, Ross Bonney on drums, and Larry Reid on guitar. Their latest album, Love and Terror, blends their previous albums' resonant tone as well as a rawer, more emphatic sound.
Here, Scott and Larry give a closer look and divulge into the process of making the record.
1. How would you describe the new record compared to the last?
Scott: The songs are more lyric-based and it overall sound is much raw and, we feel, more honest than that of Strange Education.
2. Was there a specific sound you were looking to create with this record?
Scott: We just wanted it to sound like the four of us in a room, playing the songs. The first album was recorded with some well-respected producers- Stephen Hague and Simon Barnicott- which was a great experience,…
IO Echo are a band based out of Los Angeles (with the occasional Brit [who also plays bass for The Big Pink.]) Mixing together dark, pulsating sounds, encircled by an eerie texture, creates the haunting music of IO Echo.
IO Echo are IO on vocals, guitar and keyboard, Leopold Ross on guitar, and as part of the live band : Paul Rinis on drums, Aram Kirakosian, and Salvatore Romano on tambourine and keys.
Here, IO herself delves further into the mystery that surrounds all things IO Echo.
1. Would you consider io echo a solo project?
io echo is the collaboration between myself and Leopold Ross. As time has elapsed we have begun collaborating more with the band.
2. What is the background of the band and how was the band started?
Leopold and I met at a seance. I raised him from the dead and he followed me home. I was thinking about starting a band at the time, so I told him he might as well make himself useful if he was just going to be hanging around. Leopold said that Jimi…
Dabs & Myla are artists from Melbourne currently based in Los Angeles. The duo mix and match both of their skills, creating whimsical and chromatic pieces, whether it's on canvas or on walls. Infusing both letters and characters, their pieces turn blank walls into exciting and colorful interruptions in between the mundane.
Here, Dabs & Myla discuss a bit about all things art!
1. How did you first get interested in art and how did you veer towards
street art and murals?
DABS:I had been interested in art and drawing since i was a young kid. I
would always be drawing and making little comics and cartoons.
When became a teenager I started hanging out with some kids in my
neighborhood that where all bombing a lot. I started tagging with them and
paying attention to the culture of graffiti and noticing pieces on the
I loved it and started sketching letters a lot!!
I was lucky enough to have a few people around me who where older and
where already pretty e…