• Marching Band's Spark Large : Happy Music


    Listening to Spark Large makes me think many things right off the bat. 1.) Sweden and Scandanavia’s rep for making great music lives up to the hype, rare enough in these days. 2.) Marching Band use incredibly lush accompaniments that always make me think of an unbelievably sunny, wonderful summer afternoon with a pretty girl in a yellow sundress. And, most importantly, 3.) they are really happy, and really, really good.

  • Recommended Dining: Veckatimest


    Sometimes “cool” music can seem a bit like vegetables: supposed to be good for you, but hard to choke down. Grizzly Bear’s last album, Yellow House, was my lima beans, but the newly released Veckatimest is my garbanzo beans, which I like infinitely more than lima beans. I am not sure why I like garbanzo beans so much more than lima beans, but I can tell you why I like the new Grizzly Bear album so much more than the last, here goes.

  • A Hawk and a Hacksaw:中文版


  • Interview: A Hawk and a Hacksaw


    Peter Buckley from U.K., writer and new addition to Layabozi team, did an interview with Heather Trost of AHAAH in anticipation of the release of Déliverance, and discussed Shakespeare, trousers, music, and Hungarian pastries.

  • Interview: Brad Ferguson on the Hard Queen EP Release

    Beijia Becca debuts with her first article, an interview with Brad Ferguson about Hard Queen’s hot release this week. Today Hard Queen will be releasing their first studio EP Holiday at YuYinTang. To warm up for tonight’s concert read the interview and listen to some of the tracks from the album, which you will get at YYT included with the entrance fee. See you there!

  • This Co. rock from down earth

    the album cover

    The line-up of This Co. began to coalesce in Santiago in 2006 when guitar player and singer Jorge Christie began to write the start of what was to eventually become the band’s debut album The band has an English-influenced dark rock sound, somewhere between Joy Division and The Cure. Read more about “What you have to do to survive as a Chilean indie rock band”, as Carlos Vergara, bass player of the band, said when talking with Layabozi. Hear their early tunes, their new album, and more…


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