John MF Ward and Iyzlow Matisse Strike an Impressive “Balance” On New Track

John MF Ward and Iyzlow Matisse cover for "Balance" has a drawing of scales with lilacs on one half and blue bonnets on the other representing Texas and Spokane.

John MF Ward and Iyzlow Matisse Strike an Impressive “Balance” On New Track by Nate Hodge Earlier this year, we had brought up Spokane’s Algorhythm Northwest crew and two of that collective just dropped a new track called “Balance”.   It’s the type of dope shit that begs a good bottle or blunt to appreciate it […]

Iyzlow Matisse Leaves No Question On Who He Will “Do It 4”

Iyzlow Matisse has a new song called "Do It 4". On the animated cover here, he is seen on stage holding a mic next to a guitar.

Iyzlow Matisse Leaves No Question On Who He Will“Do It 4” by Nate Hodge Iyzlow Matisse has been building a strong portfolio, firmly entrenching himself in the middle of the renaissance of dope shit coming out of Spokane.  On his latest single “Do It 4”, he waxes on grown man shit over a good vibes […]

<i>Two Faces</i>, The New EP From Jacklando, Shows They Are a Force in Neo-Soul

Cover for Jacklando's "Two Faces" EP features a blurry, silhouetted shot of the group's heads sticking out from behind a shadowy surface.

Two Faces, The New EP From Jacklando, Shows They Are a Force in Neo-Soul By Timothy O’Brien Jacklando brings a new EP, Two Faces, hot off the heels of their self-titled 2019 EP. This neo-soul band from Spokane provides music to feel something and an absolute vibe to explore. Perfecting their sound for this second […]

Spokane Rap Vets Launch New Podcast With No Filter

Promo image for Beers, Bongs, and Bullshit features a cartoon of a bull sitting on a toilet with a bottle of beer and a bong next to him.

Spokane Rap Vets Launch New Podcast “Beers, Bongs, & Bullshit” By shao sosa Being from the 509 myself, I am aware of the big chip on our shoulder us eastside musicians carry in regard to the shadow western Washington has over us.  That chip is not always limited in just music alone.  The politics between […]