Local and Vocal:Mel Bryant

The times they are a changin’. And so is the stage for conscious music and creativity. Local musician Mel Bryant is emblematic of this reality. Singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist, Bryant’s musical trilogy reminds listeners what a good sonic recipe sounds…

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Behind the Music:PARI∀H

We are all sweating with excitement for PARI∀H’s recent record “Passed Lives’ Excessive Future” release on August 26. It is full of explosions of feelings that travel you through an adventure of sounds making you feel like you are part of a colorful digital futuristic world. The group is known to be full of surprises and blow your brains with original flavors of ideas and has been cooking up a bunch of new juices.

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Cult Trends: Virgo

A few weeks back the amazing VIRGO invited me to a preview event for her new EP and Video Game. Of course I gladly said YES! I mean, her music alone was enough for me to be interested. Once I heard there was a video game aspect involved too I knew I had to go see what’s up! More on that later. If you aren’t familiar with VIRGO you can see her featured in one of my previous CULT TRENDS here, and of course there will be some lovely links later on in this post for you to find out more about her.

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Behind The Music:Weekend Atlas

If you missed Weekend Atlas’ self-titled debut album back in January, you’ve got catching up to do! This summer, Jacksonville indie-folk rockers, Weekend Atlas are back with EP numero 2 titled Vacant, slated for release in August. First, they’re here to bring Tropicult’s readers (and listeners) an earful of delight with the exclusive first listen of “She’s on Fire” the first single off the upcoming EP.

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