Category: Alternative

Check ittttt out Part 2!

Who: Cash CashWhere: Roseland, New JerseyFor fans of:  Metro Station, Duran Duran (pre-90s), Depeche Mode, The CabWhy you must check them out:This trio from the town that spawned one of America’s underrated music venues puts the capital C in catchiness and a capital I in infectious.  Cash Cash mashes up a sound that contains […]

The Video Rack

Who: We The KingsVideo:  Secret ValentineWhy you should watch:  The alt-rockers get real sweet and saccharin in this video about angst, longing and finally getting the girl.Video:

Bursting The Bubble: School Boy Humor

Who:  School Boy HumorWhere:  Little Rock, ArkansasFor fans of: Metro Station, Cash Cash, Honor Society, All Time Low, Forever The Sickest Kids, Katy PerryWhy they are “bursting the bubble”:  The Arkansas foursome, signed to Vagrant Records (home to bands like tourmates The Dangerous Summer, Dashboard Confessional, Alexisonfire and A Cursive Memory) brings forward an […]

The ‘Premiere’ Box

Who: HoobastankPremiere: ‘My Turn’Why you should watch: The alt-rockers get real melodic in a DDR-like setting, complete with random people moving and lip-syncing to the latest offering.Video:

The CD Bin

Albums sampled:  Funeral For a Friend & Driver Side Impact Funeral For a FriendAlbum:  Memory & HumanityMini-view:  Their fourth studio album and first with Chicago-based Victory Records continues the Welsh alt-rock outfit’s trend of combining traditional alternative rock with a post-hardcore edge…without the high pitched screaming that is almost obligatory in that genre.  And […]