Pow Wow!

The bond between brothers can be a tumultuous one, but the musical fruits are plentiful. Just ask the Kinks' Davies brothers, the Greenwoods of Radiohead or the National, who can claim two sets of brothers. This grand tradition extends to Brooklyn-via-Jersey siblings Edward and Jeff Nazareno, who perform under the moniker pow wow! The two have been playing music independently for more than 11 years, …

Interview with Singer-Songwriter Kim Garrison

For Kim Garrison making a living playing music has been a difficult path but also one of the most rewarding. CH caught up with the California-native behind the hauntingly emotive vocals for a chat about moving to NYC, songs, summer and lip-synching. Have you always been in the music industry?Not exactly the "industry" but I've been around music my whole life. I played saxophone growing …

Human Host

If a bunch of monkeys had a bunch of typewriters, they might come up with Shakespeare, but if they had drum machines, broken synths, out-of-tune guitars and old Casio keyboards, they might end up with something that sounds like Human Host. The Baltimore band channels the languid sneer of the Stooges, the absurdist spazz-outs of Men's Recovery Project, and the sproing-y dissonance of Nervous Gender.