The Maine: American Candy

Alternative rock band, The Maine, has been around the block for eight years now representing their hometown of, you guessed it: Tempe, Arizona. If you’ve been following this quintet comprised of John O’Callaghan (vocals), Garrett Nickelsen (bass), Pat Kirch (drums), Kennedy Brock (guitar/vocals), and Jared Monaco (guitar), then you should …

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Wire: Tapping The Wire

Despite a few hiatuses and some changes in members, English rock band Wire has been influencing the music industry since 1976. Since their involvement with the punk and post-punk scenes, they have been steadily releasing forward-thinking, innovative music such as their most recent self-titled album. Wire is the group’s 13th …

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Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions – Can You Catch Them All?

After an initial run with sold-out performances in Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh, PA, the Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Tour is back and covering 30 new dates and locations. This video game concert series is a nostalgic experience for fans of all ages of the Pokémon franchise. Fans will get to enjoy …

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Uke-Hunt: Luau Vibes

Spike Slawson, lead singer of punk rock cover band Me First And The Gimme Gimmes, has unveiled his new ukulele-based musical endeavor titled Uke-Hunt. The group’s self-titled album contains 10 cover songs traversing multiple genres of music such as Depeche Mode’s “Enjoy The Silence,” The Carpenters’ “Rainy Days And …

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Ivan & Alyosha: Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Seattle folk-pop band Ivan & Alyosha have just released their sophomore album titled It’s All Just Pretend. The 11-track album (13-track deluxe edition) features the single “All This Wandering Around” highlighting the group’s catchy verses, feel-good instrumentation, and enriching harmonies. Other notable songs “Bury Me Deep” and “Something Is …

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Peru: Peru Needs You

What do you get when you fuse genres like classic Motown, jazz, blues, and soul into a modern-day indie group? The answer is the Long Island, NY-based trio, Peru. The band consists of singer and guitarist Michael Desmond, bassist Thomas Costa, and drummer Jay Scalchunes. The group has just …

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William Fitzsimmons: Passion For Pittsburgh

Singer-songwriter William Fitzsimmons is currently based out of Jacksonville, Illinois, but his heart remains in his hometown where he grew up of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. You may know him by his best-known works “Passion Play” and “Please Don’t Go.” Fitzsimmons will be releasing a seven-song mini-album titled Pittsburgh reminiscing on his …

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Moonalice: Live It Live

Psychedelic, roots-rock band Moonalice consists of seasoned multi-instrumentalists Barry Sless, Pete Sears, Roger McNamee, and John Molo. Through live musical improvisation of cover songs and hit singles like “It’s 4:20 Somewhere,” Moonalice will take you on a soul-searching journey of exploration. Along with their genre-bending live performances, every show includes …

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