Moondog Matinee: Reno Garage Rock at Its Finest

In late 2015, Reno hard-rock stalwarts Moondog Matinee released both a live EP and full-length studio album. The recordings demonstrate the raw, emotional power...

Peter Joseph Burtt escapes the ‘Mermaid’s Curse’

  Feb. 4 | 9 p.m. $15 advance | $18 at the door Crystal Bay Casino | Crystal Bay, Nev. After recovering from heart surgery late last year,...

Easy Giant flies “To the Moon”

By the time you read this, Chris Emmington will be overseas writing music. The one-time staple of funky, hard-rocking, local cover bands has traded...

Singer Activist Elspeth Summers Joins Friends for Debut Album

Reno-based singer/songwriter and social activist Elspeth Summers has released her first full-length album, “Round & Round,” self-recorded in a home studio. Summers collaborated remotely...

EDM producer Memory Code offers “The Great Rose Window”

Incline Village’s Mike Adamo, the drummer for Mama’s Cookin’, Peter Joseph Burtt and the King Tide and The Truth Cartel, certainly knows something about...

Emily Tessmer | Using Voice to Change the World

Emily Tessmer has been playing professionally since her 20s. She began as a singer/songwriter. Along the way she found herself on a spiritual path...

Dead Winter Carpenters releases best album yet

From the first bluesy Telecaster strains of the new Dead Winter Carpenters album, “Washoe,” I knew that Tahoe’s favorite “local band done good” had...

Calling Ophelia slings their dreams in new LP

Swirls of the accordion over a steady backbeat of barroom drums and gypsy guitar opens local band Calling Ophelia’s second release of the year,...

Dainesly Shines in Parting

Sometimes the best decisions in life are the hardest ones to make. Such is the theme of Dainesly’s debut album “Snatching Defeat From the Jaws...

‘Dirt Circus’ | A freaky speakeasy menagerie

“As on all the tracks, Roelle doesn’t just sing and play; he paints a picture and invites you to join him for dance and...