Category: Alternative

The Spotlight

By Luanne LimWho:  Alvarez KingsWhere:  Sheffield, UKFor fans of:  The Killers, Bastille, the 1975, The Tragic ThrillsThough the US prefers coffee over tea, its music scene seems to favor its coffee with a side of British bands. From the city of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, UK, comes the alternative indie-rock band the Alvarez Kings. The […]

Breakout, Breakout, Breakout!

 By Alan HoLast year,we saw a LOT of breakouts; among the names were Kacey Musgraves, Lorde, Florida-Georgia Line, Kendrick Lamar, Bastille, Macklemore/Ryan Lewis, Imagine Dragons and Zedd.  And its never too early to forecast potential breakout acts for 2014…names you will know by the end of this year…so here are some names to watch out […]

The Premiere Box

By Alan Ho Who:  We Are The In Crowd Video:  The Best Thing (That Never Happened) There’s action aplenty and Tay Jardine is seen driving a stunt car as part of a plot to get back at an ex in the breakout alt-rockers’ brand new video, also […]

The Spotlight

By Sean Pedersen Who:  PeopleTank Where:  Seattle, WA For fans of:  Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana, Foo Fighters Pacific Northwest trio PeopleTank, made up of Jonathan Jones on guitar/vocals, Clem Cotugno on bass/vocals, and James Capponi on drums, has been causing furor in […]