New Music: Grimes

Grimes is the performance name for Claire Boucher, and she creates an extraordinary blend of twisted pop music. Boucher is a very accomplished artist – she writes, performs, and produces all of the music on her albums. She directs videos. She creates the artwork for her albums. She is not an amalgam of different writers, […]

Ice Cube: Iggy Azalea makes ‘dope songs’

Ice Cube seems to be a big fan of Iggy Azalea. Cube said in a recent interview with Daily Mail Australia that Azelea makes dope songs. His defense of her comes after rumors emerged about Azalea not writing her own music tracks. Like many rappers and artists in the music industry, Cube feels that the […]

Band Update: Kadavarhails

Kadavarhails from Germany, that’s right you have to travel across the globe these days to find able practitioners of rock and roll music. The trio formed in Berlin and released their first album in 2012. They then signed with Nuclear Blast before releasing their second album a year later, and they just recently released their […]

New Music: Vanessa Carltonis

Vanessa Carltonis not an artist I’ve followed in the past. But I heard some positive buzz about her new album “Liberman” with descriptions like “stripped down”, “fresh approach”, etc. So I decided to check her new album out (I definitely appreciate a good female pianist/vocalist), and I definitely found it refreshing and a nice change […]

Empress Of New Album

There is so much great new music out there right now, it’s hard to keep up with all of the new releases so there is plenty to write about for the remainder of the year and past that… Empress Of is a vocalist/songwriter by the name of Lorely Rodriguez who was born in LA with […]

J Roddy Walston and the Business

J Roddy Walston And The Business formed 13 years ago in Tennessee but relocated to Baltimore two years later. The four piece band plays a Southern rock/Americana style of music that you don’t hear much of these days. These guys are known for their live shows, and I can totally understand why after seeing them […]

Tame Impala

Tame Impala hails from Australia and is really masterminded by Kevin Parker who writes all of the music and plays all of the instruments on the albums – but he does have a band he tours with. They recently released their 3rd album “Currents” which is definitely a departure from their first two releases. Parker […]

New band of the week: Sundara Karma (No 65)

There are new bands all the time making names for themselves. These kinds of bands have been given the nickname “Indie Bands.” The newest band of the week that you should pay attention to is Sundara Karma. These young band members have been called “Indie-Springsteens” because of their euphoric guitar rock that is fun and […]

Women Who Rock: Haley Bonar

A Minnesota musician named Haley Bonar has become an inspiration to women everywhere. Women with families only dream of being able to do what they are passionate about, like playing the guitar and writing songs. Haley Bonar is a mother who doesn’t let taking care of her daughter get in the way of her ambitions […]

Foo Fighters Cancels All European After Grohl Injury

The Foo Fighters European tour is going to be finished early after Dave Grohl broke his ankle recently. He was able to make it through his last concert with a broken ankle, but he won’t be able to finish the tour with it. The pain and the limping will be too unbearable for him to […]