Category: Pop

One To Watch: Sawyer Fredericks

By Alan Ho As we close in on the end of the music year in 2015, we always get a group of solo acts and bands that cross our radar around this time that we try to peg as someone/something to watch for next year.  Just yesterday, indie rockers The Drama State became the first […]

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  The Drama StateWhere:  Gas City, IndianaFor fans of:  Angels & Airwaves, New Found Glory, You Me At Six Indiana, known more for its singer-songwriters like John Mellencamp, the legendary rock band Guns N’ Roses and of course the Jackson 5, actually has a pretty vibrant but underrated and woefully under-covered […]

The Spotlight

By Gabriella San FelipeWho: PurpleWhere: Beaumont, TXSounds like: No Doubt, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The BreedersUnapologetically themselves, Purple is an Indie Rock three piece who aren’t afraid to speak their minds. Over the past few years they’ve established their own unique sound, and have gone from playing shows in small-town Texas to […]

Cobra Starship closes chapter—Statement from frontman Gabe Saporta

From Musiqtone NewsAfter nearly a decade of shaking the music world up, Cobra Starship is closing up shop and moving on!   Here is the official statement from frontman Gabe Saporta reprinted in its entirety from an official press release from Atlantic Records today (Tuesday November 10, 2015):After many incredible years, I’m making the difficult decision […]

Marianas Trench announce second half slate to current tour

By Alan HoYou really think that the dates on Marianas Trench’s “The Hey You Guys!! Tour” was it.  Think again.  The Canadian alt-pop/rockers have just announced today (Monday October 26) the second half of the tour.  The second leg begins January 13, 2016 in Sacramento, CA and end February 14 in Grand Rapids, MI.  Fellow […]