Andrew McHenry and his Double EP Extravaganza

Local State College, Pa musician Andrew McHenry really enjoys making music, but he doesn’t feel as if he has to be locked into a single genre or style. Like many musicians of his generation, he likes to mix multiple elements into his music, not allowing himself to be handcuffed by his audience’s expectations. So it’s […]

Put The Purist On Your Radar, Ambitious Up-And-Coming Hip-Hop Production

Little-known, ambitious British boards master, The Purist, has been an avid workaholic lately, never resting, steadily collaborating with an eclectic group of MC’s—from newbies like Danny Brown to veterans like Havoc—in a rising and promising effort to get his sound heard. He comes from the U.K., yet offers an estranged style with a boom bass […]

New York Entertainer, Adam Schatz

If you’re a routine show-goer in New York City, you’re lucky if you’ve ever had the chance to see Adam Schatz’s furrowed brow on an elevated platform. An elevated platform, meaning a stage, with Schatz front and center, accompanied by five other musicians. Furrowed brow, meaning the part of his forehead that wrinkles up when he […]

A Guitarist Who Can Really Rock, Chantel McGregor

Chantel McGregor is a young British blues-rock guitarist and singer-songwriter from Bradford, West Yorkshire, in Northern England. At seven years of age she started taking guitar lessons. At the grand old age of eight she became the youngest person in the U.K. to pass a “Rock school” grade exam. In her teens, McGregor was told by […]

The Deadline Shakes and Their New Single, “Boy”

After a relatively small amount of live appearances, Iain McKinstry (vocals/guitar), Martin McLeod (bass), Tom Booth (drums), and Greg Dingwall (lead vocals/guitar) will be working overtime, keeping up with the international interest blooming for their Glasgow-based project, The Deadline Shakes. The Deadline Shakes bring forth beautiful melodies upon a simple arrangement of acoustic instruments and playful vocal harmonies, […]

Photos: Pretty & Nice at Mercury Lounge in NYC

Back in November when Boston’s Pretty & Nice played Le Loft in Brooklyn for their EP release show, some fine photos surfaced on QRO Magazine, featuring P&N and Grooms, who also played at the show. Well, P&N came back to New York last weekend to play a concert at Mercury Lounge and QRO was there […]

New Music Out of DC: Paint Branch

There’s so much new music out today, with so many new names that are digested and forgotten within the same year, that when a name makes headlines that’s been on your radar in some form before, it’s a relief. There’s a kind familiarity that entices you, while you’re also caught wondering if the music will […]

Introducing Marques Toliver

New York busker and self-made man of soul, Marques Toliver is a talented musician, singer, songwriter and producer. Originally from Daytona Beach, Florida, Toliver is currently based in London, where he works as an editor of his own magazine, Love is the Law, with regular guest editor, English model Daisy Lowe. As well as writing, editing and performing, […]

Le1F: Gaudy, Gritty, and Rap

Khalif Diouf ‘s (Le1f) music is truly a representation and expression of his complex identity. Le1f grew up in New York City, surrounded by progressive music and ambitious peers. He frequented “Balls,” lavish dance room scenes and drag shows, a part of NYC’s LGBT sub-culture. He experimented with producing and making electro beats for various […]