Bands to Watch: Slothrust

Photo Credit: Shervin Lainez
Photo Credit: Shervin Lainez

After speaking with lead vocalist Leah Wellbaum and listening to their new album, Of Course You Do, we feel confident in recommending that you listen to Slothrust. Slothrust is a three-piece band that met while attending Sarah Lawrence College with Leah on vocals, Kyle Bann on bass and organ, and Will Gorin on percussion. The name Slothrust originated from Leah’s obsession with sloths and the band’s heavier, rustier music. Their sound is grungy with rebellious lyrics and vocals and they have a lot of personality and spunk. Check out the interview below!

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Together PANGEA at Black Cat

Photo Credit: Together PANGEA/Black Cat Photography
Photo Credit: Together PANGEA/Black Cat Photography

Together PANGEA, a three-piece band from Los Angeles, took the stage at the Black Cat backstage Tuesday night.  The indie grunge band captivated the small audience, perfectly suiting the intimate venue that allowed the fans to get close to the stage. The setting was dark; a perfect fit for the raw, honest and sometimes vulgar lyrics. The audience, comprised of die-hard fans and some friends and relatives, loved that the band put out beats they could jump and head-bang to. Even if you had not heard the music before, you could still find yourself moving to the beat. Continue reading “Together PANGEA at Black Cat”