Category: Alternative

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  BantugWhere:  Nashville, TNFor fans of:  Eisley, Lana Del Rey, Florence Welch, KT Tunstall Nashville is still known as the hotbed of country music in spite of a recent deluge of non-country acts emerging out of the Music City and the runaway success of Paramore.  But Atlanta transplant Amanda Bantug looks […]

The Brevet announce headlining tour, showcase new video

By Alan Ho Coming off the heels of a supporting gig during Magic Giant’s headlining tour, the SoCal Americana-tinged arena alt rockers are set to go on a headliner of their own. The rockers will warm things up with a quartet of Colorado dates at ski outposts Durango, Pueblo, Crested Butte and Park City […]

The Venue: These Punks Ain’t No Joke

By:  Jeremy Gruen Where: The Delancey, NYC This week, I got to see another up and coming rock band that I’m super excited for – The Nectars. I first heard of them after I had received a link to one of the band’s newest releases, “Heaven”, from a friend who told me the […]

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  SainteFor fans of:  We Are The In Crowd, Paramore, The Summer Set, Go RadioSometimes you just need a band change to freshen things up, rethink the approach and just simple start over again.  And for Tay Jardine and We Are The In Crowd, it simply was time.Welcome to Sainte, comprised […]

The Spotlight

By Luanne Lim Who: Beth DittoWhere: Searcy, ArkansasFor fans of: Adele, Elle King, Amy Winehouse If there was any artist out there that would be the epitome of confidence, girl power and punk-rock, it would be Beth Ditto. Hailing from Arkansas, this female crooner has roots in the south, but has a voice […]