Category: Alternative

The Venue | The Ataris at House of Blues, Chicago

By Amaris Rodriguez Set at the legendary House of Blues in Chicago, fans of all ages head banged and danced around to the 90’s punk rock sound of The Ataris. It has been 10 years since the release of their popular album So Long, Astoria and the band celebrated with a reunion tour. The […]

The Spotlight

By Alan HoWho:  KONGOSWhere:  Johannesburg, South AfricaFor fans of:  Civil Twilight, Mumford & Sons, Foster the People, Arctic Monkeys, Kaiser Chiefs, ImaRobotBloodlines run deep with this one.  KONGOS is essentially the four sons of prolific singer-songwriter John Kongos, the brainchild behind his biggest single ever, “He’s Gonna Step On You Again” in 1971 which subsequently […]

You Me At Six announces spring US headlining tour

By Alan HoPrepare to get rocked by the British!  Specifically UK rockers You Me At Six, fresh off their new deal with Prospect Park and the January release of their new album Cavalier Youth.  Why?The alt-rockers have announced today (Feb. 24) that they will be coming to the US for a spring headlining tour.  The […]

The Spotlight

By Alan HoWho:  Ives The BandWhere:  Malibu, CAFor fans of:  Dashboard Confessional, The Maine, Eisley, Muse, Civil TwilightWhen you think music from the beaches, the cool and surf of Malibu, you think a lot of coffeehouse acoustic pop/rock with an observational philosophy.  You’re not exactly thinking of pop/rock with electric guitar play, full of metaphors […]