Category: Indie

The Spotlight

By Alan HoWho:  Never Let This GoWhere:  Tempe, ARFor fans of:  All Time Low, The Maine, Every Avenue, Yellowcard, the All-American RejectsArizona’s alternative and rock scenes have long been considered historic and somehow yet underrated, bringing the likes of Alice Cooper, Jimmy Eat World, The Format, The Word Alive, Authority Zero, Job for a Cowboy […]

The Spotlight (EXCLUSIVE)

By Alan Ho
Who:  Caleb HawleyFrom:  Mayer Hawthorne, John Mayer, Sam Smith, Jamie Lidell, Ray LaMontagneWhere: Minneapolis, MN
Who needs American Idol these days?  For the one-time Season 10 contestant, it has been exactly that.  The Minneapolis native and Harlem transplant could be on the precipice of full on breakout mode, ready to charm audiences with his […]

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  The ResolutionWhere:  Downers Grove, IllinoisFor fans of:  5 Seconds of Summer, All Time Low, The Starting Line, McFly, Every Avenue, Honor Society, Push Play, Bad Suns The last pop/rock group to strike gold that came from the suburbs of Chicago is Fall Out Boy.  That was a lifetime ago.  Fast […]

Pete Wentz relaunches Decaydance Records

By Alan Ho Out goes Decaydance, in comes DCD2.  That is the word of the game as Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz announced in a recent interview with Rolling Stone that he is relaunching his label Decaydance under the aformentioned name DCD2. “I’m saying it’s an ‘expansion’ of what Decaydance was,” he […]

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who: Ray GorenFor fans of:  John Mayer, Jeff Beck, Ben Harper, Gary Clark Jr., Eric Clapton, Jason MrazFrom:  Los Angeles, CA Would you believe me if I told you that this latest Spotlighter is only FOURTEEN years old and is still only 3 days away from graduating 8th grade after listening […]