Category: Commentary

Happy New Year!!!

By Alan Ho 2015 is just over 8 hours old (at least here in rather chilly Chicago)!  This means we have to highlight and talk about music acts that will break out in grand fashion this year in music!  One thing is for certain, pop music will continue its British slant and more are […]

The Spotlight (x2)

By Alan HoEverything is good with the world when you can double it up.  And this edition of The Spotlight brings the rare double where The Spotlight doesn’t hit up just one act that needs to be seen and heard by you, the music fan, but TWO.  You heard it right, TWO.  So here we […]

The Spotlight

By Amaris Rodriguez

Who:  Gabrielle Aplin
Where:  Sutton Benger, UK
For fans of:  Ed Sheeran, Jessie Ware, Joni Mitchell, Callaghan, KT Tunstall

In the age where technology united the world and people can share information at lightning speed, it’s no wonder artists have turned to social media sharing sites to be heard. In recent years, YouTube has been 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 […]