On The Joy Formidable’s magnificent new record, AAARTH, the band searches for a way to reconcile the many opposing elements of today’s fractured world.
Lest we forget that rock-n-roll isn’t all limousines and champagne, The Struts’ Luke Spiller listed off the band’s grueling 24 hours in Las Vegas halfway through a sweat drenched set at Brooklyn Bowl.
Throughout history, the most interesting and exciting music often happens on the edges where the most marginalized artists reside.
In a few months, The Joy Formidable will be playing in front of packed stadiums while supporting the Foo Fighters.
In the 90s, the female singer-songwriter explosion brought a wave of significant alternative artists who helped re-shape the decade.
Let’s rewind to 1986.