Tag: Lansing

Interview with Backpacks

Interview with Backpacks

December 1, 2015

If you haven’t used Bandcamp to discover new music yet then you’re really missing out. I can’t count the number of bands that I’ve discovered by spending hours clicking around the site. That’s how I discovered the musical stylings of Mount Pleasant, Michigan foursome, Backpacks. I was hooked for the opening of the...

Interview with Young Pioneer

Interview with Young Pioneer

July 28, 2015

We have a special place in our hearts here at UBL for music acts out of our home state of Michigan so we try to make time to feature as many as we can. Recently we were contacted about a new single from an up and coming band out of Brighton, Young Pioneer...

Single Review: Lights & Caves – Daydreamer

Single Review: Lights & Caves – Daydreamer

April 29, 2015

It’s been just over a year since I saw the Lansing based band, Lights & Caves play The Pike Room so they’ve kind of been off my radar. Listening to their album, In Santori, to prepare for this write up reminds me of why I was excited for that night in the first place....

Interview with The Class Acts

Interview with The Class Acts

August 26, 2014

In my constant search for new music it’s nice to have a band kind of fall into your lap. Kalamazoo indie rock foursome, The Class Acts, contacted us about possibly reviewing their new EP, Plus One. I gave the EP a listen and then gave it another listen and then just one more before getting back...

Concert Review: Lights & Caves, Parade of Lights, Chappo, and Royal Teeth

Concert Review: Lights & Caves, Parade of Lights, Chappo, and Royal Teeth

March 11, 2014

March 3, 2014: The Pike Room, Pontiac, Michigan

To be honest I’ve been in a bit of a funk lately. Perhaps it’s due to this never ending winter we’ve been experiencing (seriously starting to forget what grass smells and feels like). This coupled with a few stressful weeks at work has made getting out of...