Category: Indie

The Hot Seat on the Blog

Who: fun Where: New York City, NY For fans of:  The Format, Anthallo, Panic At The Disco, Steel Train, Motion City Soundtrack, The Swellers What happens when three musicians that formerly belonged to well known bands join forces? The result is […]

The Critics Corner: Thomas Fiss

Name: Thomas Fiss "Waiting EP" Release Date: January 19, 2010 My rating: 4.6 out of 5  Review written by: Gabriela Elena Local SoCal artist, Thomas Fiss, is not slowing down. Former member of Varsity Fanclub, Fiss’ fans have always supported Thomas […]

The Audio Booth: Ruby Summer

Who:  Ruby Summer Where:  Carlsbad, CA For fans of:  Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift Mini concert review:  Ruby and Summer Spiro, two sisters from Carlsbad, California, make up the musical act Ruby Summer. They’re small town girls […]

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 […]

Check it out!

Who: Tinted WindowsFor fans of:  Hanson, Cheap Trick, Fountains of Wayne, Ivy, Zwan, Smashing Pumpkins, Styx, Meat LoafWhy you should check them out:They are music’s oddest grouping since…well…ever.  The supergroup consists of Taylor Hanson (Hanson) on vocals, Adam Schnlesinger (Fountains of Wayne, Ivy) on bass, James Iha (Smashing Pumpkins) on guitar and Bun E. […]