Thomas of The Retinas – Interview

Philadelphia, PA – East Coast rockers The Retinas are busy these days- from writing and performing music, to gearing up for a tour, to planning an album release, things are happening for them! But front man and guitarist / pianist Thomas took some time to answer some questions about everything the band has going on (including a release show on November 15th that everyone in … Continue reading Thomas of The Retinas – Interview

ORQID – Interview

October 1st, 2019 – Seattle-based musician Tom Butcher has been making music his whole life, and neither his talent nor his passion show any signs of slowing down. His latest project ORQID is set to hit the ground running with its debut album titled Tenderness, out November 15th, 2019. Between planning the release of his new record gearing up for the synth-enthusiast event ‘Velocity Seattle’ … Continue reading ORQID – Interview

Midwest DIY’s Adeline Menchaca – Interview

Capo Fest is just around the corner (three weeks to be exact) and music fans around the Midwest are practically shaking with anticipation. Amid the excitement and stress of hosting a 24-band house show, festival founder and general DIY-er Adeline Menchaca was kind enough to answer some questions about experiences with her local scene, music as a community, and what it’s like to Do It … Continue reading Midwest DIY’s Adeline Menchaca – Interview

No Plug. – Interview and EP Review

Portland, OR locals No Plug. have been writing and performing music for a while, but the band is taking it to a new level with the release of their EP, ‘U don’t care, U should’, out April 5th. Austin Frost, frontman and lead composer of the alternative group, was able to answer some questions for Alternative Sound, and talk about the new release, what it’s … Continue reading No Plug. – Interview and EP Review

‘Bad Animals’ – Interview and Feature

SEATTLE, WA – The indie rock / punk band ‘Bad Animals’ is releasing their debut full length record ‘All The Shakes’ on Tuesday, March 26th, and we couldn’t be more excited for them! In honor of their big release, Alternative Sound caught up with the band and had the chance to review their new release, and to talk with them about their new music, influences, … Continue reading ‘Bad Animals’ – Interview and Feature

Interview – Snailbones

Last week, I was fortunate enough to catch up with the members of ‘Snailbones’ and ask them about Portland’s favorite mollusk-inspired band. How would you describe your music to someone who’s never heard it before? Simple distorted grungerock riffs backed up with a mix of female/male vocals and solid drumming. Who are your biggest influences? Kurt, Albini, Duane Dennison, Kim Deal, Thurston Moore, Tod Trainer, I could … Continue reading Interview – Snailbones