Who: Jupiter RisingWhere: Los AngelesFor fans of: The Black-Eyed PeasWhy you must check them out:The duo is comprised of singer/beatboxer/producer Spencer Nezey and already-music vet Jessie Payo and while they have been actually around for a while, 2009 seems to be the year where they can take Jupiter Rising from one of music’s best-kept […]
Who: School Boy HumorWhere: Little Rock, ArkansasFor fans of: Metro Station, Cash Cash, Honor Society, All Time Low, Forever The Sickest Kids, Katy PerryWhy they are “bursting the bubble”: The Arkansas foursome, signed to Vagrant Records (home to bands like tourmates The Dangerous Summer, Dashboard Confessional, Alexisonfire and A Cursive Memory) brings forward an […]
Who: Arden KaywinVideo: Let It GoWhy you should watch: The former YGK’er waxes poetic about the universal theme of letting go while being surrounded by figures in mime masks hanging on a ceiling.Video: also vote for the video on Musiqtone.com’s music video countdown!
Who: Taylor HicksSong: What’s Right is RightWhy you should listen: The ‘Idol’ winner from Season 5 releases his first post-RCA single that fits more closer to his down-home, aw-shucks southern-fried pop/rock. Watch out for his indie album debut on March 10!Song: […]
Albums sampled: Funeral For a Friend & Driver Side Impact Funeral For a FriendAlbum: Memory & HumanityMini-view: Their fourth studio album and first with Chicago-based Victory Records continues the Welsh alt-rock outfit’s trend of combining traditional alternative rock with a post-hardcore edge…without the high pitched screaming that is almost obligatory in that genre. And […]