Article and Photo by Jess Post It was a cloudy Thursday night as indie supporters slowly began dropping into the Metro, awaiting Junior Boys. Composed of Jeremy Greenspan as lead singer, bass, and piano lead, John Dark as the rhythmic mastermind, Dale Butterfield on drums, Colin Fisher playing both guitar and saxophone, and Matt Didemus composing synth beats. Prior to the show, I was able to sit down with the talented and friendly Jeremy Greenspan … Continue reading Junior Boys: Not Your Average Boy Band
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Kid Sistr talks Riot Fest, Musical Influence, and More!
Interview conducted by Jess Post. Audio by Erik Anderson. Camera by Makenzie Creden. Photos by Jess Dominguez. Each year WLUW staff takes a trip to Douglas Park to hi-light some of the best artist performing at Riot Fest. This year was no different as we had the pleasure of chatting with New York based band: Kid Sistr. The indie pop group performed with raw energy when they took the Rebel Stage a few Sundays ago. … Continue reading Kid Sistr talks Riot Fest, Musical Influence, and More!
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