Author: Amanda Wicks

The Zest of Early Mornings and Tribe

Look at me making grand proclamations about listening to softer fare in the early mornings only to have that stance tested just days later. A...

The Hush of Early Mornings and PHOX

When I moved into my little Durham bungalow last year, it was with the express purpose of playing my stereo whenever I damn well pleased....

The Low Notes

In the range of sounds, I far prefer the low notes. Drop an octave from middle C and something about that majestic resonance pangs in...

Summer Love

There’s no seasonal limit to a love song, but something about the fresh burst of summer—those sun-dappled days and heat-drenched nights—warrants a heady declaration. It’s...

Wintersleep

Considering that Halifax-based indie rock band Wintersleep has become one of my favorites, it’s sort of funny how I first heard about them. I owe...