Kevin Devine (Brooklyn, NY), The Front Bottoms (New Jersey), Taylor Collins (Long Beach, CA)March 22nd, 2012The Constellation Room in Santa Ana, CA Gallery: Kevin DevineGallery: The Front BottomsGallery: Taylor Collins Watching Kevin Devine play has always been a treat. I would at this
Bachelorette (New Zealand)March 29thThe Vic Theatre, in Chicago, IL Annabel Alpers, also known as Bachelorette, is a solo performer who found herself far away from her native homeland of New Zealand Monday night. Chicago was treated to this pint-sized, red-haired darling in an early show at The Vic
Sometimes there’s a place for rock record that’s simply just fun to listen to. Enter Tooth and Nail Records’ Sent By Ravens, from South Carolina. Tooth and Nail has a history of breaking bands to the masses, some examples being Anberlin, Mae, and Underoath.
We’d like to welcome our newest contributor, David with his first piece today! Booking agent by trade, David Priebe, is also a musician, avid writer, artist manager, and adjunct professor of music business in his free time. Or, in other words, he has no free time. Before he did too much, he used t
Each year, SXSW is awash in those tastemakers or people eagerly anticipating and seeking through the gigabytes of music tossed out there to find the newest, latest, greatest bands to watch and herald. Me, I just go to watch bands I thoroughly enjoy instead of trekking around and panning for gol
With the slew of Soundset announcements (one of the biggest festivals in the States for hip-hop) came word that up-and-coming rapper MaLLy will be helping host the extravaganza. MaLLy’s just busting out of the woodwork in the Twin Cities, capping off the Welcome to Minnesota tour and gearing up
From time to time we all experience those moments of synchronicity. My most recent experience with this was meeting Matthew Santos backstage at a show in Chicago. I knew of Santos, and his work with Lupe Fiasco, on songs like “American Terrorists” like the Grammy nominated “Superstar” to
Andrew Dawson is one of those figures everyday people may not really know about, but you’ve certainly heard his work before. The mixer, engineer and producer has lent his expertise in some way on albums like Kanye’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and 808s & Heartbreak, Common‘s Fin