members: Bill Lonero (Lead/Harmony/Rhythm Guitar) Brandon Hayes (Rhythm/Harmony Guitar) Mike McKaigg (Bass) Marco Bicca (Drums) There’s quite literally an endless amount of music genres these days, but none focuses more on the talent and melodic power of a guitar than guitarcore. A new term coined by California instrumental guitarist Bill Lonero (whose band LoNero — […]
Formed in October 2011, in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley Los Craters are a 60’s-tinged garage four piece playing a distinctly Southern California mix of coarse British Invasion and reverb-dominated surf. Available at bandcamp – The group released their first full length album Low Tide Lover through Lolipop Records on June 18, 2013. Los Craters […]
Formed in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2003, Heartless Bastards is a garage rock band who has shed their punkish irreverence while keeping that distinctive gritty and sparingly innocent vocal edge. Heartless Bastards originally formed as a four piece band with members Erika Wennerstrom on vocals, piano and guitar, Dave Colvin on drums, Adam McAllister on bass […]
The musicians, Aaron Kierbel and Safa Shokrai, Misha Khalikulov and Mario Alberto Silva, came from all over the world, converging in San Francisco USA to become the April Fishes with frontwoman Rupa Marya, the self-described “ringleader for the band of misfits” whose Hindustani roots settled in California. In their work together, musical languages converge from […]
Formed in 2002, Fooling April is a pop rock piano-driven quartet from Philadelphia, PA USA. Selected in 2007, to represent and launch American Idol Underground; the online version of the TV competition; landed the band on Fox TV and NBC TV in addition to various print campaigns. With their focus on acoustic-edged melodic pop seamlessly […]
Goodmorning Valentine is an indie folk rock band from Cleveland, OH USA. Their influences are an eclectic mix of music from the last four decades; from Motown and 60’s rock and pop, to late 70’s songwriters such as Tom Waits. Released on 2013.02.09: The group’s latest effort “Hey Washington” finds frontman Joey Beltram straying away […]
Electric Valentine is a songwriting/production team and live electronic pop act from Southern California. Based in Huntington Beach, CA, USA; Grammy-award winning producer Chris Qualls, teams up with Broadway singer Lauren Baird and guitarist songwriter Eric Straube, to make beautiful independent electropop music together.
Though Duarte has played a limited number of U.S. dates in recent years with the Japanese band Bluestone Company backing him, he performs primarily as a power trio, the Chris Duarte Group. Chris Duarte, San Antonio native was born in February 1963, the same year as his Strat. His goal, to be a successful musician […]
Rare is it to find modern music that pinpoints the middle ground between a respect for past greats and a boldness to pave tomorrow. Citing influences from Dave Brubeck to Ben Folds to Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto to John Mayer — The Reign of Kindo are Joseph Secchiaroli (vocals, guitar), Mike Carroll (guitar), Kelly Sciandra […]
Dave Davison (guitar, vocals) Shiraz Dada (bass) Erin Elders (guitar) Chris Hainey (drums) Maps & Atlases is a rock group from Chicago, Illinois USA. Equally influenced by folk and experimental music they have often been labeled as a math rock band though their music has developed a slightly more pop-oriented style over time.
DaKannibal is a cross-over rap artist with a hip hop intellect who brings about his own lyrical twist – Giving the world a combination of old-skool mixed with new urban flavor. This 4-time Ascaplus Award Winning rapper, released his debut album Kannibalistic Scene in 2011.
Scissor Shock is the solo project of Adam Cooley (Robe., RUINHORSE, etc.), who often employs the help of a small list of collaborators (most notably Aaron Booe) – Usually described as being an avant-progressive/art rock/electronic/RIO/noise/free jazz/no wave/ambient band formed in Columbus, Indiana in 2003, but opinions differ. “Scissor Shock has no near equal, much less […]
Originally from Canton, Ohio, Flaccid Redux is an electronic collaboration of members Incentive and J.V. Textural, sculptural, whimsical and surreal Flaccid Redux’s electronic synth-pop fuses ambient soundscapes, with modern electronic experiments. The duo releases their music through the Dystopiaq netlabel – You can download Flaccid Redux’s music for free at Dystopiaq.com.
Fight on the Freeway are vocalist Shotx, guitar player Billy, bassist Adrian, drummer Scott and Jr. on keyboards. The band is a metal five-piece featuring crazy guitar riffs, solid bass work, good drumming, and a mix of brutal screaming growls and melodic breaks with clean vocals. In 2010, Fight on the Freeway met up in […]
Emotional lyrics and soulful singing, combine with strong indie rock grooves, giving way to driving guitar and maturing into an ambient sound-scape – Clemency’s sound is accessible with a strong emphasis on catchy choruses and feel great melodies. Brothers Jason and Paul Watkins, natives of Yukon, Oklahoma, have been making music together since high school. […]
31 Knots was formed in 1997 in Chicago by Joe Haege (vocal), Jay Winebrenner (bass). In 1998 the first drummer was replaced by Joe Kelly and the band moved to Portland, Oregon. In 2000 came out their first self-released album Climax/Anticlimax. After this release the band got their first contract with the label 54°40′ or […]
The Seven is the personal musical vision of composer, producer, engineer, guitarist, bass player, keyboardist, drummer and programmer Kevin A. Smith. Its progressive, open-format and mostly instrumental musical landscape, is a project that recognizes music is inherently spiritual and is a gift from someone much greater.
Cryout is led by dread-locked guitarist Jerry (Cryout) Criner — Together with man-of-all instruments James Young (aka Buck), drummer Torance “Bear” Cushinberr, keyboardist Darold Epps and Rowland on bass. Criner’s philosophy is the “Straight and Narrow” road of reggae with a funky twist, mixing together a bit of blues and jazz and thus creating CRYOUT. […]
Mixing complex IDM colors and technoid beat forms, Incentive’s fusion of minimal, harshness and subtle runs the gambit of epic, ambient, and industrial — Leading the listener into a varied world of rhythmic textures through his music. Incentive is James Bruce Osborne, an electronic artist and co-founder of the netlabel Dystopiaq currently based in Pittsburgh, […]
Let me introduce to you Melodramus – alternative progressive metal band from Salt Lake City, Utah. Band makes the best use of different genres in their music, and pop melodies skillful combine with metal riffs. They released 2 albums, and first album you can download free from their bandcamp. And certainly you can see how […]
Omar Alfredo Rodríguez-López is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer. Embarking upon a prolific and genre-defying solo career, frequently described as experimental, avant-garde, and progressive — Rodríguez-López is the composer, guitarist and producer for the progressive rock group The Mars Volta.
Johnny Antonopoulos, a.k.a. Johnny A‘s (since he was eight years age old) musicality, versatility, and taste set him apart from the run of guitar gods. Lush and full, clear and soothing, biting and intense – Johnny A’s guitar is always just right for the song and mood.
members: Brian Fallon (vocals, guitar) Alex Levine (bass) Benny Horowitz (drums) Alex Rosamilia (guitar) The Gaslight Anthem have been around since 2005, and in that short amount of time they’ve become one of rock music’s most celebrated acts, spurring a cultist fan base with their original and heartfelt soul-inflected punk. Featuring the songwriting skills of […]