Over the past few years, singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten spent a lot of time during lockdown working on her critically acclaimed new album, We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong.
Live music has returned in a big way, and shows no signs of stopping again any time soon.
When Revue asked Scott Hammontree, partner and talent buyer at The Intersection in Grand Rapids, how he feels about bringing live music back to West Michigan over the past year, he says he feels like the luckiest guy in town.
"Sometimes you have to walk away from something to come back to it and know it for the first time,” Grand Rapids indie singer/songwriter Brie Stoner told Revue last month, 12 years after she graced the cover of our annual Music Issue for the first time.
Having the right soundtrack can singlehandedly make your road trip unforgettable.
It was not without some trepidation that I put on my sandals and headed to Electric Forest. It had been thirteen years since I last attended a music festival (Bonnaroo, in 2009); in that time, I had acquired a wife, two children, a house, and a monstrous dog, along with a comfortable ignorance and suspicion of much of modern music.
Local radio station WYCE-FM set to host special awards celebrating collaboration over competition.
Indie duo Matt and Kim have been singing anthems of summer nostalgia since 2004. Through their illuminative stomp and holler hits, Matt and Kim’s songwriting captures sunshine on a soundtrack.
If there’s anything the past two years have taught us, it’s that the world can be a chaotic place. Thankfully, music can help make sense of it all, in its own harmonic way.
Thirty years into one of the most influential careers in indie rock, Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock still loves making music.