When Nick Murphy, bearded Australian artist formerly known as Chet Faker, rolled up to his post at the center of Paradise Rock Club in Boston, I immediately noticed his suit-jacket-over-white-tee […]
Melisma has been following Grammy-nominated producer TOKiMONSTA’s rise since interviewing her in 2014, after the release of her album Desiderium on her own label, Young Art Records. Then, in 2017, […]
If album covers are any signifier for a band’s sound, I delved into their discography expecting to hear sounds with a similarly unapologetic vividness. I was met with exactly this: brilliantly strong guitar riffs accompanied by stinging, fresh vocals in thoughtful arrangement. And when COIN’s four members stride confidently out onto a stage decorated solely with their band name and launch into opener “Growing Pains,” that brilliance is reflected out on the stage.