By killian690

Reeperbahn Keeps the Indie Dream Alive for Music Festivals

Photography by Killian Young Alex Schulz knows exactly when he first felt inspired to start Germany’s Reeperbahn Festival: SXSW 2000. The first iteration of Reeperbahn wouldn’t arrive for over five years after that, but Schulz understood he had seen a festival he wanted to emulate: “The quality is the highest in the world, of course.” Schulz fought […]

By killian690

Live Review: Reeperbahn Festival Showcase at New York’s Pianos (6/7)

Photography by Killian Young When I spoke with Reeperbahn Festival founder Alex Schulz, he said that the festival captures its lineup with 90-95 percent of artists who are relatively unknown, but have the potential to make it big. At the Hamburg festival’s NYC showcase at Pianos, as part of A2IM Indie Week, its seven-artist bill definitely […]

By Collin Brennan

Album Review: DREAMCAR – DREAMCAR

One would be hard-pressed to count all the hats Davy Havok has worn in the 20-plus years since his career took off as the frontman of that shape-shifting creature called AFI. From hardcore punk to devil-locked goth to bespoke rock‘n’roll star, Havok has shown a remarkable ability to inhabit every archetype he can dream up, […]