Posts Tagged ‘alternative’

New Release Round-Up: The Hidden Gems of Pop Music

by Alyssa O'Brenskion April 7, 2017
Spring has sprung for pop lovers of every subgenre. In case April showers have you down, these bands are offering a sun-shining relief. Ranging from punk to indie, each artist showcases their own unique pop attitude, cultivating to form an array of addictive hits you don’t want to miss out on. Alternative Pop Oh Wonder, […]

Smaller Acts Not to Miss at Lollapalooza 2017

by Erin Riedlon March 30, 2017
The highly anticipated Lollapalooza lineup was released Wednesday,  Mar. 22.  Headliners include Muse, Lorde, Cage the Elephant, Wiz Khalifa, Blink-182, The Killers, Chance the Rapper, Zeds Dead and others. Once a long-awaited lineup is revealed, many are quick to jump on the news and elaborate on the headliners and more “well-known” acts. This article does the opposite […]

The 1975: The Voice of a Genre and a Generation

by Alyssa O'Brenskion January 11, 2017
If you are a 90’s baby, the world around you is a constant reminder of the rapidly evolved culture and society within our short lifetime. The memories of Polaroids and portable CD players are nearly as clear as those of iPhone photography and headphone jack-less earbuds. We are constantly playing catch-up with technology as much […]

New Spotlight Singles Peak With Potential

by Alyssa O'Brenskion December 18, 2016
There are several new singles that have trickled into the noteworthy category this past week, but a few stand out as strikingly special and deserve unique appraisal. Here, we cast a limelight on the young and promising, and uncover merely the budding works of some artists that are sure to further impress in the near future. […]

In Review: RKCB Ethereal EP, “In Contrast”

by Alyssa O'Brenskion December 6, 2016
A taste of west coast vibing beats rolled into the new releases this past Friday, when the California group RKCB released their newest EP titled In Contrast. Only grazing the surface of the music industry and only a few years deep into a repertoire, their unique instrumental velocity and surprising melodies intrigue a listen or […]

Griswolds Vocalize “High Times” in New Album

by Alyssa O'Brenskion November 15, 2016
Indie rock from down under invaded the new release wave last Friday, when Australian band The Griswolds released their newest album. High Times For Low Lives offers far more highs than lows, making this album one to consider adding to your music library. This album could not have started itself out on a higher note. […]