Tony Kay

Artist Home Premiere: “She Lives on the Astral Plane” by Patrick Galactic

It is Artist Home’s distinct pleasure to premiere the video for the haunting new Patrick Galactic single,”She Lives on the Astral Plane.” I’ve been a fan of space-folk troubadour Patrick Galactic since hearing his great 2016 EP, Running from the Sun. Galactic’s songs split the difference between Americana, glacial electronic music, and melodic psychedelia–Gram Parsons…

Tomten Gets Playful on ‘Viva Draconia’

Viva Draconia, the latest album from Tomten, begins with the homey whirr of (I think) an accordion, wheezing out a melody amidst the effortful, semi-audible strikes of human fingers on keys and buttons as chords change. That sound’s not just an evocative 20-some seconds of bittersweetness. It’s a reminder of the handmade quality that lay…

Two PNW Artists Tell it Like it Is on Video

News flash (not): This country’s pretty fucked right now. And maddeningly enough, that deeply profound state of fuckery is rooted in the elemental fact that even ideals that we hold to be self-evident can be yanked out from under us if we’re not vigilant. The most ostensibly obvious tenets of our country, the things that…