Tag: #indie music

The Spotlight

By Gabriella San FelipeWho: PurpleWhere: Beaumont, TXSounds like: No Doubt, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The BreedersUnapologetically themselves, Purple is an Indie Rock three piece who aren’t afraid to speak their minds. Over the past few years they’ve established their own unique sound, and have gone from playing shows in small-town Texas to […]

The Spotlight

By Alan HoWho:  Amanda MarkleyWhere:  Seattle, WASounds like:  Dia Frampton, Rachel Platten, William Beckett, Kelly ClarksonSometimes you turn a tragedy into inspiration…into a music career.  This is exactly what the Emerald City native has done thus far as a devastating spinal injury ended her horseback riding career.  The raw emotional roller coaster afterwards eventually became […]

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 […]

L2 relaunches as RUUMER; debuts brand new single

By Alan HoReinventing and relaunching is a common thing in pop music and in the last few years, doing so results in striking gold.  Ask Taylor Swift as she switched gears via the former.  Ask Katy Perry or Lana Del Rey for the latter.For NYC sisters Melissa and Jessica Labbadia, it will be the latter […]

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who: AirsicknessWhere:  Tampa, FLThe band:  Owen Jago (vocals/guitar), Casey Jago (bass), Allen Litchfield (guitar) and Nick Masengale (drums)For fans of:  Pierce The Veil, Paramore, All Time Low, Armor For Sleep, Madina Lake, Mayday Parade, Every Avenue, Go Radio A lot of alt-rock bands have emerged out of Florida’s vibrant indie […]