Author Archives: Sarah Moroz

In Conversation with Twin Sister

Although the Long Island-based quintet Twin Sister just released their first full-length album, In Heaven, this fall, the band has previously released two EPs (Color Your Life in 2010 and Vampires With Dreaming Kids in 2008), and they have enough unofficial material online to create at least two additional albums. The band’s five members—singer Andrea [...]

In Conversation with tUnE-yArDs

Image by Sarah Moroz Merrill Garbus, founder of the musical project tUnE-yArDs, was sporting some serious face paint when I first saw her perform. It stretched from her left eyebrow to right cheek, transforming her into a David Bowie-esque stage warrior wielding vocal gymnastics with her deep voice. She performed instrumental acrobatics in tandem, puncturing [...]

In Conversation with Twin Shadow

Twin Shadow’s music has been christened many things: a resurrection of synth-laced 1980s tunes! Hazy new wave-tinged pop! Bedroom electro-disco! All of these revival features have garnered the band’s founder George Lewis Jr. enough cred to earn him the moniker the “black Morrissey,” and not without merit. His songs have wonderfully danceable beats, yet the [...]