Category: Music

The Spotlight

By Alan HoWho:  Alabama ShakesWhere:  Athens, AlabamaSounds like:  Janis Joplin, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, the Allman Brothers Band, Muddy Waters, Black KeysNever has a combination of 70’s style arena rock, mid 20th century blues rock, pure blues and hints of gospel, southern-fried rock ever sound so good in 2015.  And this quartet from Alabama has turned […]

Rita Ora releases new single, announces brief U.S. tour

From Musiqtone NewsThe summer gets a tick hotter as international superstar Rita Ora alongside Chris Brown release the sultry new single “Body On Me.”  The new song from Ora already has airplay in New York and Los Angeles and is also on Spotify and iTunes.  The accompanying music video will premiere on August 21st and […]

One Direction releases new single from upcoming album

By Alan HoVery rarely does One Direction get to do this, orchestrated or not in the dark of the night and without their rabid fanbase getting remotely tipped about it…but they did it!  The now foursome surprised Directioners early this morning (Friday July 31) with the release of “Drag Me Down,” now officially the first […]

The Spotlight

Who:  Hey VioletWhere:  Los Angeles, CASounds like:  5 Seconds of Summer, All Time Low, Garbage, Foo Fighters, ParamoreSometimes a simple retooling is all you need to break through and that is exactly what fast rising pop-punk outfit Hey Violet has done.  The former Cherri Bomb, who were not only on this very feature about 3 […]