You Be You • Lovelytheband, an Overnight Success, Years in the Making

To the casual listener, Lovelytheband may have appeared virtually out of nowhere. The band formed in 2016 and just a year later, their single, “Broken,” with its almost diabolically catchy chorus, was topping the Billboard Alternative Chart. “Everyday our minds are playing catch-up to what we’re doing,” Lovelytheband’s frontman Mitchy…

Spoiler Alert

Have you ever heard of a Luddite? Sure you have. In slang terms, it basically means a person is technophobic and rejects modern (see also: digital) improvements and standards. For example, I would say my grandma is an unwitting Luddite. She lives in rural Alabama, in a town so small…

What Is Dead May Never Die • Hollie Dilley Giving New Life With Her Art

Hollie Dilley loves animals. And she loves art. When you picture taxidermy, love isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. You think of hunting lodges and rich old men and trophy cases. Gaston singing, “I use antlers in all of my decorating!” Death, decay, formaldehyde. Taxidermy literally means “arrangement…

I’ll Take Things That May Have to Be Removed for $1,000, Alex

So, like Thor dropping from the Heavens onto the battlefields of Wakanda, the Mueller Report (in redacted form) was released to the public. I spent much of Thursday and Friday morning listening to the usual punditry, but one commentator on CBS News (whose name escapes me, but her analysis was…

Rise and Shine • Basi Vibe Puts His Talents to the Test on His New EP

Listeners of Basi Vibe’s new six-track EP Somnus may experience visions of silk sheets, palm trees, classical keys and … morning wood? Basi Vibe doesn’t just create music, he creates a feeling, a whole mood with his masterful storytelling via musical composition. Somnus is a wonderful collage of sounds comprised…

Stuff Your Face at the Second Annual Sac Fry Fest • May 11, 2019

Returning to Downtown Sac’s Roosevelt Park is Sac Fry Fest. Saturday, May 11, SactoMoFo invites you to experience delicious creations by local chefs showing-off their special culinary talents with America’s favorite potato styling. From savory to sweet and all of the above, there will be some type of fry for…

Game of Nos

It’s now or never. HBO premiered the first episode of the final season of Game of Thrones recently, and much of the world stopped doing whatever else it had going on to watch. Here is what we know: (SPOILER ALERT) Winter has officially come to Westeros and the army of…