Get Some Protein from Sunflower Bean

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: you don’t find music, music finds you. In the case of Sunflower Bean (E: “Beam?” Me: “Like black or pinto — Bean.” E: “I don’t trust Chipotle anymore.”), I felt more seduced than found. A friend floated their name past me: “They have a song called ...

Local Artist of the Week: The Karma Kicks

The local artist of the week feature is typically reserved for bands that have an established following and are on the cusp of making it big on a national level. Instead, today I wanted to bring forth a group that is incredibly new but within their songs you can find signs of a bright musical future.

The Karma Kicks are a rock trio out of St. Paul made up of…

Intrigued Vinyl: The Seeds – The Seeds

In 1966 Los Angeles-based band, The Seeds, released their debut eponymous album. Before I get too far into this I would like to start by asking how anyone could not like a band who’s lead singer’s name is Sky Saxon. That’s about as badass as it gets. I digress. Along with a sweet name, Saxon can ...