Tag: #indie rock

The Spotlight

By Alan HoWho:  Ives The BandWhere:  Malibu, CAFor fans of:  Dashboard Confessional, The Maine, Eisley, Muse, Civil TwilightWhen you think music from the beaches, the cool and surf of Malibu, you think a lot of coffeehouse acoustic pop/rock with an observational philosophy.  You’re not exactly thinking of pop/rock with electric guitar play, full of metaphors […]

The Spotlight

By Alan HoWho: WayfarerWhere:  CaliforniaFor fans of:  John Legend, Anthony Hamilton,  Ryan Adams, Bon Iver, Jeff BuckleyNeo-Soul+Alt-Folk=Wayfarer.  That is the essence of the game for Southern California native Nik Piscitello, otherwise known as Wayfarer.  But he wasn’t always a smooth operator, cool cat, awesome storyteller, once part of a rather angry post-hardcore outfit named Spark […]

The Jukebox

Who:  Charlotte Sometimes ft. Coley O’Toole (We The Kings)Song:  Losing SleepYou may know her as a one-time contestant and finalist on the NBC hit show The Voice.  But Charlotte Sometimes has been known in music circles for quite some time, starting with her five-piece band in 2006 and her major label debut album (and only […]