Concert Review: Ray LaMontagne and Jenny Lewis

Concert Review: Ray LaMontagne and Jenny Lewis

Ray LaMontagne’s psychedelic rock and Jenny Lewis’s pure voice brought their audiences back in time at Jacksonville’s Florida Theatre last Tuesday. Two reporters give an account of each of these artist’s timeless performances.

July 22, 2014 · Concerts, Opinions, Radio
Local band Herd of Watts isn’t quite what it could be

Local band Herd of Watts isn’t quite what it could be

Jacksonville’s local music scene doesn’t exactly have a shining reputation. The most successful artist to come out of the city in the last 20 years is Limp Bizkit, and today we play host to a school of middling indie rock bands. When I was asked to review an EP from another local band called Herd […]

July 16, 2014 · Features, Radio
From L to R, drummer Niko Costas, guitarist and vocalist Colin Paterson, bassist and vocalist Kevin Beaugrand, and Lukas Costas playing everything  from uke to melodica. Photo courtesy Facebook

Local reggae band and One Spark “Best Creator” Sidereal headlines at Freebird

Local reggae band and One Spark “Best Creator” Sidereal will be playing a string of local shows and music festivals starting with Freebird Live on Friday, July 18th. Drummer Niko Costas sits down with Spinnaker to discuss the band’s plans for the near future including One Spark Berlin.

July 16, 2014 · Concerts, Features, Radio
Bassist Chevelle Wisemen, lead vocalist and guitarist Jason Powell, and drummer Chris Michael make up the surf-rock band with the questionable name Guantanamo Baywatch. Photo courtesy @GuantanamoBW

Guantanamo Baywatch talks butts, Seinfeld, and Californian surf-rock genre

The focus of the July 5th “Duval LUAU” was Guantanamo Baywatch, the third band who took the stage. Based out of Portland, Ore., they gravitate towards the oldies and play simple but tight riffs that form a familiar, fast punk sound. Guantanamo Baywatch isn’t doing anything new, but they do have fun. A tiny receipt […]

July 15, 2014 · Concerts, Features, Radio
The Lifeforms. 
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On The Couch with The Lifeforms

On The Couch is a new online series by Spinnaker Radio and Spinnaker TV that gives a raw glimpse of band members in their natural form as they play songs and discuss the history behind their band. This week features Jacksonville native garage rock band, The Lifeforms. Friends since high school, this TLC-loving trio explains […]

July 1, 2014 · Radio, Reviews
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Album Spotlight: American Football & Slint

Two classic indie albums were recently reissued. Here’s why you should consider adding them to your collection.

June 17, 2014 · Features, Radio, Reviews
It takes a few listens to get into, but Parquet Courts’ latest album Sunbathing Animal is the musical ride of the summer. Photo courtesy Facebook

Album Review: Parquet Courts’ Sunbathing Animal

It takes a few listens to get into, but Parquet Courts’ latest album Sunbathing Animal is the musical ride of the summer.

June 12, 2014 · Features, Radio, Reviews

Spinnaker Radio presents the Bonnaroo Experience!

Can’t make it to Bonnaroo this weekend?  Spinnaker Radio gives you the next best thing.  Tune in today at 2pm, and again throughout the weekend as Spinnaker Radio presents the Bonnaroo Experience!

June 12, 2014 · Radio, Reviews
Jacuzzi Boys talk Iggy Pop, death, and Hawaiian pizza

Jacuzzi Boys talk Iggy Pop, death, and Hawaiian pizza

Spinnaker Radio met up with Miami-bred rock n’ roll trio Jacuzzi Boys after their set at Underbelly on May 27th. Read what the boys have to say about their dynamic, inspirations, and fears or lack there of.

June 5, 2014 · Concerts, Features, Radio, Reviews
Released earlier this month, To Be Kind is the thirteenth studio album by American experimental band Swans. Photo courtesy Facebook.

Album Review: Swans’ To Be Kind

The legendary band’s latest album is their most accessible – and possibly their best yet.

May 27, 2014 · Features, Radio, Reviews