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Interview: Lynn Gunn of PVRIS

If you’re on the search for one of the most exciting up-and-coming bands out there, look no further than Massachusetts natives PVRIS. Newly signed to Rise Records, the band recently made their official Warped Tour debut with a two-week run; idobi managing editor Eleanor Grace caught up with frontwoman Lynn Gunn towards the beginning of their stay on the tour to talk about their upcoming debut full-length, musical influences, working with Rise, and more.


Saliva To Re-Record Classic 'Theme From Peter Gunn' Song For Midway's SpyHunter Videogame

Midway Games Inc., a leading software industry publisher and developer, announced today that Island Gold Recording act Saliva will re-record the popular song “Theme From Peter Gunn,” for the all-new remake of the classic SpyHunter ® videogame, scheduled to ship this fall for the PlayStation ®2 computer entertainment system. Saliva will record two new versions of “Theme From Peter Gunn,” one instrumental format as well as a lyrical version. Both are expected to be used to add intensity to the relentless action in the SpyHunter videogame. Additionally, a music video containing behind-the-scenes footage of Saliva’s recording session and band interviews… Read more »


Hear The “Sirens” On MOTHICA’s New Track With Sophie Powers

Los Angeles-based rocker on the rise MOTHICA is back with a new collaboration sure to supercharge your weekend. Teaming up with Sophie Powers, the two released the new single “Sirens.”  “I wrote ‘Sirens’ about having feelings for someone who is a walking red flag,” MOTHICA shares. “The type of toxic person you should avoid, but the tantalizing allure of ignoring your intuition about someone.” The bouncy basslines and tempting background vocals complement MOTHICA and Powers’ storytelling. The track begins with a feeling many know all too well when the brain and heart don’t get along. “Cutting ties with the angel… Read more »


shallow pools Issue Contagious New Anthem, “IHYK”

Queer Boston-based four-piece shallow pools have launched their fresh single “IHYK” via Equal Vision Records. The new release follows their previous singles “Now Or Never” and “Say What You Want,” which were co-written with groundbreaking LGBTQIA+ artist Lynn Gunn of PVRIS. “IHYK” is showcased by an infectious, earworm chorus highlighted by vocalist Glynnis Brennan’s passionate delivery flourishing across crisp guitar riffs courtesy of guitarist Jess Gromada. However, it’s drummer Ali Ajemian’s intricate fills and lively that drive the track forward complemented seamlessly by bassist Haley Senft’s groovy rhythms. Together, the group demonstrates their exceptional musicianship and ability to craft memorable… Read more »


PVRIS Announces Eagerly-Awaited New Album ‘EVERGREEN,’ drops new single “GOOD ENEMY”

Nearly 3 years after PVRIS’ last album, Use Me, dropped, vocalist Lynn Gunn has announced her latest collection EVERGREEN. The new full-length project is due on July 14 via Hopeless Records. In addition to the thrilling news of a new body of work from PVRIS, the group has released their latest single “GOOD ENEMY.” “GOOD ENEMY” is the fourth single released from the highly-anticipated new album. Read more: “Scott Pilgrim” cast reunite for Netflix anime series Honing on her magnetic craftsmanship through songwriting, instrumentation, production, and beyond, “GOOD ENEMY” showcases Gunn’s vulnerability through distorted rhythms in the chorus and vigorous… Read more »


B-sides, Books, and (Princess) Brides with Bad Suns

Over the last two years, most of us have had a lot of extra time at home. Some people chose to learn something new (I downloaded Duolingo and now hablo español), some people spent a lot of time on TikTok or Netflix (or both), and some people helped score a recreation of the cult classic The Princess Bride. Or at least that’s what Christo Bowman, lead singer of indie-rock band Bad Suns did.  “I’ve never even seen the [original] movie,” says Bowman when I ask him about the experience. We’re chatting via Zoom—he’s in the green room at the Rialto… Read more »


News Flashes 08.01.22: Remembering Nichelle Nichols, Beyonce Faces Backlash, The Wonder Years Tour, and Bad Suns’ New Single

Today we talk about the life of Nichelle Nichols, Beyoncé faces backlash, The Wonder Years’ tour announcement, and Bad Suns’ new single. Remembering Nichelle Nichols Actress Nichelle Nichols passed away Saturday night at the age of 89. Her son announced she had died of natural causes and released a statement saying, “Last night, my mother, Nichelle Nichols, succumbed to natural causes and passed away. Her light however, like the ancient galaxies now being seen for the first time, will remain for us and future generations to enjoy, learn from, and draw inspiration from. Hers was a life well lived and… Read more »

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