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Audiofeed 2018 preview: acidfuneral 酸葬儀

As they used to say in Monty Python's Flying Circus, "and now for something completely different." As the band themselves put it, "酸葬儀 is an anonymous psychedelic black metal duo native to Champaign-Urbana. Audiofeed will be the official live debut, featuring three additional live members. The band's name translates ...

Audiofeed 2018 preview: My Epic

I'm sitting here trying to think about where to start with introducing a band like My Epic to our audience and it's hard to know where to start. This band has played a very important role for me personally on my spiritual journey, so on one hand writing anything is going to feel somewhat inadequate. On the flipside, I don't ...

Audiofeed 2018 preview: nobigdyl.

Honestly, I could just make a list of the musicians nobigdyl. is pals with and that would be enough reason for you to check him out. Instead, I'll say this. nobigdyl. is one of many artists on the Audiofeed lineup that are poised to pop in the near future. He is part of the movement to reclaim faith-influenced hip hop from ...

Audiofeed 2018 preview: Qajaq

Photo by Meagan Nystrom On both occasions of experiencing a live set from ambient songwriter duo Qajaq (pronounced like "kayak"), I was in the living room of experimental cellist/songwriter Xioma in the emerging trendy neighborhood, Old Town East. It was a fitting environment—a certain amount of class yet down to earth ...

Audiofeed 2018 preview: Marah in the Mainsail

Marah in the Mainsail, I'm not going to lie, is one of those names that has seemed vaguely familiar to me for awhile. This feeling persisted when I saw their name on a flier for RedGorilla Festival, the free festival that happens alongside SXSW each year in Austin, TX. Their set preceded Columbus heroes and Tuned Up ...

Interview With Krista D

One of the best things about writing for a blog is that I get the chance to introduce people to new artists. And I absolutely love that. I remember when I was younger every month, I looked forward to new issues of Circus, Metal Edge, Spin, AP, and even Rolling Stone. The reason was the new artists I would read about that ...

Interview With Charly

I have always enjoyed finding new music. And it doesn’t matter how that comes to be. Over the past few years, one of the main ways I have come across new music is by writing for this blog, which I love. That’s how I came across this artist, Charly. I was asked if I would be down to interview her, and of course I said yes. ...