NPR and KEXP Present Of Monsters and Men

NPR and KEXP featured Of Monsters and Men in Field Recordings. It is a cool video of the band performing “Mountain Sound” live backstage at the Sasquatch! Music Festival at the Gorge Amphitheater… Continue reading

What to Wear on the Go: Spring Awakening Music Festival 2012

Packing is a pain. Especially packing for an event that lasts for multiple days. Tomorrow, I leave for Chicago for the Spring Awakening Music Festival featuring Skrillex, Afrojack, Benny Benassi, and many other… Continue reading

Music to Travel By: LP

For the past couple of days, I have been obsessing over one song: LP’s “Into the Wild.” LP, born Laura Pergolizzi, appeared on the scene in 2006 at SXSW, and is making it… Continue reading

Opa! at the Greek Festival 2012

Today was the third day of the annual Rochester Greek Festival. Located behind and held by the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, hundreds of people gathered to listen to Greek music, dance like Zorba,… Continue reading

Music to Travel By: The Tallest Man on Earth

If you like Bob Dylan, then you will love Kristian Matsson, otherwise known as The Tallest Man on Earth. His accoustic guitar and pure vocal twang are perfect for sunny summer days outside.… Continue reading

The 46er Series: The Beginning, Cascade and Porter

I started my journey on becoming a 46er as a seventeen year old, post-high school graduate, in a relationship, and holding onto anxieties about college, and somewhat afraid of heights. Now, three years… Continue reading

Niagara Falls

What are we looking at here? Blue skies. Huge falls. Mist. And a tiny boat. What is it? This is Niagara Falls, the collective name for the Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, and the… Continue reading

Music To Travel By: Of Monsters and Men

Of Monsters and Men has burst onto the music scene this year, and their album My Head Is An Animal was just released in the States late last month. The sextet from Iceland has been… Continue reading

Oooh Ohio

This past weekend, I went on a road trip down to Oberlin, OH to visit a friend at Oberlin College. The route was unexpectedly idyllic in places.  When I arrived in Oberlin, and after… Continue reading

Music to Travel By: Neon Trees

Neon Trees just released their newest album Picture Show in April. They have a fun, pop rock sound to them that I cannot help but love. A lot. Too much? Impossible. My two favorites, “Everybody… Continue reading