Category: Indie

The Spotlight

By Maura HarwoodWho:  Jon McLaughlinWhere:  Nashville, TNSounds like:  Ben Folds, Dave Barnes, Ben RectorIf you’re a fan of the singer-songwriter scene (and subsequently some of the most beautiful lyrics you’ll ever listen to), you’ve probably heard of Jon McLaughlin. Since 2007, Jon McLaughlin has been gracing the music industry with his gorgeous piano melodies and […]

The Spotlight

Who:  Hey VioletWhere:  Los Angeles, CASounds like:  5 Seconds of Summer, All Time Low, Garbage, Foo Fighters, ParamoreSometimes a simple retooling is all you need to break through and that is exactly what fast rising pop-punk outfit Hey Violet has done.  The former Cherri Bomb, who were not only on this very feature about 3 […]

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.  […]

The Critics Corner | LACES (EP review)

By Gabriella San FelipeMove over pop stars, there’s a new name in town. The singer LACES just released a self-titled EP, and the tracks are on par with musicians like Ellie Goulding and Tove Lo. If you love indie pop music with a great female singer, then this album is definitely for you.LACES is not […]

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 […]