Category: Indie

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. […]

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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 […]

Bursting The Bubble: School Boy Humor

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 […]