Category: Artists

The Audio Booth: Esmee Denters

It has been one whale of a year for Dutch singer-songwriter Esmee Denters.  What began as a YouTube account on a whim, singing her favorite songs for the world to see and hear has turned into a signing on Justin Timberlakeā€™s label, opening for him on the European leg of the FutureSex/LoveSounds Tour and […]

Time out with: Jack’s Mannequin

For years, fans of Jack’s Mannequin and Something Corporate have praised Andrew McMahon not only for his musical genius but also his inspiring personal story. After being diagnosed with leukemia in 2005, McMahon will release the documentary "Dear Jack," a personal recollection of his battle, November 3rd. Andrew will also be doing a leg […]

The Pop Can: Justin Bieber

Who:  Justin Bieber Where: Atlanta, GA by way of Ontario, Canada For fans of:  Jesse McCartney, Usher, Ne-Yo Why you should check him out:  The 15 year old music wunderkind (he is self taught in the guitar, drums, […]

The Spotlight

Who: The Swellers Where:  Michigan Band members: Nick Diener (guitar/lead vocals), Jonathan Diener (drums/backing vocals), Ryan Collins (guitar) and Anto Boros (bass) For fans of: Less Than Jake, Paramore, Broadway Calls, Green Day, blink-182, Angels & Airwaves Why […]

Post-Idol reaction: Why Kris Allen will disappoint

OK, before you bring out the pitchforks, light fire to my front lawn and launch Molotov cocktails into my front windows, PLEASE hear me out.  This is NO way shape or form an indictment on the newly crowned Idol, Kris Allen.  The dude is a great talent and will have immense success in the future, […]