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Robbie DaCosta rocks Alex’s

Robbie Dacosta talks about music with the fiery intensity of a 5-year-old frantically unwrapping his favorite new toy on Christmas morning. Sitting outside a coffeehouse, cigarette in hand and ever-present black fedora perched askew on top of his head, his eyes grow wide and his gestures become increasingly animated as he delves into his musical […]

Kites and Crows soars

Kites and Crows soars

The music of Kites and Crows soars and sails through alternating bright and dark landscapes while carrying listeners along as if they were indeed the flailing tail of this musical kite. At times elating and at other times moody, the music of Kites and Crows combines the delicate instrumentation of bands like Horse Feathers and […]

Eclectic, complex, noise-filled; Finn Riggins

Eclectic, complex, noise-filled; Finn Riggins

If there is a cosmic soup containing the likes of Built to Spill, Radiohead, Modest Mouse, Pink Floyd and The Beatles, then Finn Riggins is navigating its choppy waters quite well. Originally based in Sun Valley, Idaho, the three members of Finn Riggins met while completing their music degrees at the University of Idaho. Eric […]

Never Let Me Go; A Somber, Haunting, Thoughtful Film

Never Let Me Go; A Somber, Haunting, Thoughtful Film

Hailsham is a quintessential English boarding school. Plunked in the middle of the gently rolling hills and woodlands of the English countryside, everything appears normal, even idyllic. Students attend class and learn reading, writing and arithmetic. They go to the art studio and they play outside. However, there is something decidedly odd about these children. […]