Category: Artists

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 […]

All Time Low team up with Sleeping With Sirens for big fall tour

By Alan HoGreat scott indeed!  There was a tease there, a rumor here and in the end, it is all true.  All 1.21 gigawatts!Enough with the puns; All Time Low announced today (July 07) that they will be teaming up with fellow alt-rockers Sleeping With Sirens for the “Back To The Future Hearts” fall tour.  […]

Civil Twilight announces release date for new album, tour dates

By Alan HoPast Spotlighters and South Africa’s Civil Twilight return July 10 with their third studio album, titled Story of An Immigrant via Wind-Up Records.  Story is the follow-up to the group’s breakout 2012 effort Holy Weather.  To usher in their third studio release, Civil Twilight will hit the road, stopping at a handful of […]