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...

“Mystic Threads” Weave Together Soul and song

A random trip to Ananda Village in the Sierra Nevada foothills has led one local musician on a life-changing journey through energy and sound...

Serina Dawn Finds Her Silver Lining

When your grandmother was a famous burlesque dancer named Gay Dawn and your dad built Robosaurus, do you have any chance of a normal...

‘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...

The Original Mountain Music Storytelling of David Beck

An uncanny one-man-army’s slew of original material offers a glimpse into the mind of a unusual native Tahoe philosopher/artist. David Beck grew up in Carnelian...

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...

Easy Giant’s “Holy Wave”

The most exciting local album release of 2015 has to go to Easy Giant’s debut album “Holy Wave.” The brainchild of Thick Newton and...

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,...

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...

The Sextones Lay It Down with ‘Moonlight Vision’

From the start, the debut album of Reno heartthrobs, The Sextones, is lush and listenable with a definitive sound. “Moonlight Vision” was recorded at...