Category: Indie

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 […]

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  SainteFor fans of:  We Are The In Crowd, Paramore, The Summer Set, Go RadioSometimes you just need a band change to freshen things up, rethink the approach and just simple start over again.  And for Tay Jardine and We Are The In Crowd, it simply was time.Welcome to Sainte, comprised […]

Paramore set to return with a bang; new album release

By Musiqtone News Online Four years is a long long time in today’s fast paced music world, but if you’re Paramore and went through all that in those four years, it’s worth the wait. The Grammy winners announced today (April 19) that they will release their first album in four years, titled After Laughter […]

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  Tyler RichFor fans of:  Sam Hunt, Hunter Hayes, Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Scotty McCreery, Brett EldredgeWhere:  Nashville, TN by way of Sacramento, CA In a past heyday, you had Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton, Toby Keith and Brad Paisley and all are still going strong now.  In […]

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  HALFNOISE (Zac Farro)Where:  Nashville, TNFor fans of:  Owl City, Passion Pit, Selena Gomez, Paramore, Kesha Did it really happen?  Yes it did and it was not particularly pretty for a key portion of Paramore as the Farro brothers, Zac and Josh essentially left the group in a well-publicized huff via […]