Musicology (August 2018)

Musicology (August 2018)

NYC Quartet Maxband Put Together First-Rate Debut

Coming in hot off the press, NYC quartet Maxband is about to release their debut, Perfect Strangers. Identified only as Max, Tim, Patrick, and Eric on the group’s Bandcamp page, Maxband has produced a record at once atmospheric and wandering, yet streamlined and unassuming. It’s sure to get some heavy rotation when it drops on August 24.

Desert Daze Preview, Interview With Founder Phil Pirrone

Desert Daze last year was a game changer. The outside-the-box approach to the event, plus the sheer variety of music, the dazzling art installations, late night film screenings, and incredible environment set it apart from your typical festival experience.