Luma Jasim makes powerfully thoughtful art. Originally from Iraq, she left the country at age 30 for Turkey and next moved to Boise and New York. She’s now back in Boise and showing her work.

If you’re into nightlife or occasionally hit the clubs in Boise, then you’ve probably heard of DJ Bodie Lee. He’s the resident DJ at the Neurolux and has spun at multiple bars and venues around town. People really seem to dig on his sets and on any given Saturday night at the Lux people pack…

Orchestra Gold is an amazingly grooving band that fuses psychedelic Malian rock, mostly from the “Golden Era” of music in Mali from the ‘60s and ‘70s, and Malian folk songs with American psychedelic rock and funk. The result is a unique sound that, when heard, is hard to keep from dancing to.

Albuquerque band Prism Bitch has been busy. The new album “Perla” dropped in March, the drummer Teresa Cruces is in the newest version of Built to Spill (side-note, all of the new members are women which is pretty cool) and they’re about to embark on a fall tour that closely begins and ends …

A prolific artist, Perfume Genius, Michael Alden Hadreas, released his debut album “Learning” in 2010, followed by “Put Your Back N 2 It” in 2012, “Too Bright” in 2014, “No Shape” in 2017 and, his most recent release, “Set My Heart on Fire, Immediately” in 2020. The artist, like so many othe…

The band Wild Pink has been around since 2015. They dropped their self-titled debut album in 2017 and followed with “Yolk in the Fur” in 2018. Their new album, released in February, is titled “A Billion Little Lights.” So far, it’s received rave reviews from Pitchfork and Brooklyn Vegan but …

With more cases of COVID on the rise, Treefort Music Fest announced that people will need to be vaccinated or have proof of a negative test to enter the event. In a press release the organization said the requirement is for all of the participating venues and forts or programming tracks, alo…

Balto is a band from L.A. but the inception for the group actually came from Russia. Front man Daniel Sheron was living in Moscow as a journalist, and having a bit of a miserable time, he started writing music and everything began coming together. He left Russia to travel and made his way ba…

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