Author: William Ruben Helms

I'm a music blogger, critic and photographer, who has had articles and photos published in The New York Press, New York Magazine's Vulture Blog, Ins&Outs Magazine, The Noise Beneath the Apple, Glide Magazine, The Whiskey Dregs Magazine and others.

The Orlando, FL-based quintet (sometimes sextet) Day Joy, originally started off as a duo Peter Michael Perceval and Michael Serrin. Many of the songs they wrote during acoustic jam sessions and the material wound up […]

5Pianist/singer/songwriter Sara Jackson-Holman’s sophomore effort, Cardiology comes from a very personal place – she wrote the songs in a variety of ways and she then producing almost final versions of the songs that wound up on Cardiology before heading […]

San Francisco-based signer/songwriters Meklit Hadero and Quinn Deveaux have individually developed reputations for music that manages to go across multiple genres simultaneously. Performing as Meklit and Quinn, the duo released their debut album last fall […]

Dutch multi-instrumentalist Jacco Gardner has been championed by the likes of the Horrors, Temples and others, while his work has been compared to the likes of Syd Barrett-era Pink Floyd. Gardner has released two singles […]