5GB With Sera Cahoone; Playing DC9, Dec. 12

5GB With Sera Cahoone; Playing DC9, Dec. 12

Sera Cahoone is no stranger to the music scene. Having begun playing drums at age 11, the Seattle based singer-songwriter was part of the band that spawned both Band of Horses and Grand Archives. Her sweetly somber music is tender and easy on the ears, and has gone under the radar for far too long. […]

5GB With Kids These Days; Playing Black Cat, Dec 6

5GB With Kids These Days; Playing Black Cat, Dec 6

They’ve got a unique sound, and may not fit into any genre, but Kids These Days (KTD) are definitely a young band to watch. With features in the NY Times and Rolling Stone, these “kids”  from Chicago have also scored spots at Lollapalooza and an appearance this summer on Conan. If that doesn’t convince you, […]

5GB With Caspian; Playing Rock & Roll Hotel, Dec 4

5GB With Caspian; Playing Rock & Roll Hotel, Dec 4

Post-rock band Caspian plays The Rock and Roll Hotel tomorrow in support of their September release, Waking Season, and it’s a must-see for fans of heavy, ethereal rock with a soft instrumental edge. After numerous European and American tours, the band has opened for Fang Island, Cursive and Minus the Bear, and most recently was […]

5GB With Elephant Stone; Playing DC9, Dec 4

5GB With Elephant Stone; Playing DC9, Dec 4

“Hindie-rock.” I bet you’ve never heard that one before, and neither had I until I listened to Elephant Stone. Heavily influenced by Indian classical music, sitarist/bassist Rishi Dhir formed the Canadian band in 2009 and was immediately taken in by the indie/psyche scene. After touring with the Brian Jonestown Massacre in 2011, they are touring […]

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