Kurt Brighton

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  • 7 years ago | Music News

    Sounds Under Radio was still unsigned when the producers of Spider-Man 3 heard its song "Portrait of a Summer Thief," from the then-unreleased album Cinematica, and determined that the Austin-based act's driving, slightly gloomy yet still accessib...

  • 7 years ago | Music News

    There are moments where it would be real nice to sleep in your own bed," admits Will Hoge with a rapid-fire Southern drawl. "But that doesn't pay for shit, so I have to stay out here and work. No, we're fortunate to get to play music for a living....

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    It's been said that being in a band is a lot like being married. In reality, though, interacting in a group dynamic is often like being in the most volatile romantic relationship imaginable — times a thousand. While the intense closeness for...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    One fateful day in Boulder back in January 2006, when word came down that Newcomers Home was breaking up, wild-eyed mourners wept openly in the streets. Folks wandered aimlessly along the Pearl Street Mall, rending their garments and clawing out t...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    There are well-documented differences between the British and us Yanks: They reportedly eat kippers for breakfast, keep the spare tire in the boot, smoke fags, live in flats and drive on the left in tiny cars. It seems they've also mistaken soccer...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    There's a funny thing about the traditional music of Appalachia: The songs almost always tell tales of some poor soul crossing paths with Death in some ghastly fashion. If they're not murdered over love, they're murdered over jealousy, or they com...