Category: Indie

The Spotlight

By Alan HoWho:  Keep TrueWhere:  Kansas CityFor fans of:  Paramore, All Time Low, blink-182, Lucky Boys Confusion, GarbageKansas City.  The home of music luminaries like Burt Bacharach, The Get Up Kids and yes, Puddle of Mudd.  KC was also the launching pad for David Cook, who started the band Axium in his pre-Idol days.We may […]

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  BantugWhere:  Nashville, TNFor fans of:  Eisley, Lana Del Rey, Florence Welch, KT Tunstall Nashville is still known as the hotbed of country music in spite of a recent deluge of non-country acts emerging out of the Music City and the runaway success of Paramore.  But Atlanta transplant Amanda Bantug looks […]

The Brevet announce headlining tour, showcase new video

By Alan Ho Coming off the heels of a supporting gig during Magic Giant’s headlining tour, the SoCal Americana-tinged arena alt rockers are set to go on a headliner of their own. The rockers will warm things up with a quartet of Colorado dates at ski outposts Durango, Pueblo, Crested Butte and Park City […]

The Venue: These Punks Ain’t No Joke

By:  Jeremy Gruen Where: The Delancey, NYC This week, I got to see another up and coming rock band that I’m super excited for – The Nectars. I first heard of them after I had received a link to one of the band’s newest releases, “Heaven”, from a friend who told me the […]

The Premiere Box

By Alan Ho Who:  Aly & AJSong:  Take Me Ten years is more like a hundred years in today’s fast paced music world.  But those ten years allowed Aly & AJ Michalka figure out where they stood and where they want to be from a music perspective.  The sisters, who also have recorded […]