AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with FITNESS

In a refreshing left turn from their well-trodden respective paths, Max Collins, well-known as the vocalist of Eve 6, and Kenny Carkeet, former keyboardist for AWOLNATION, have joined forces to create FITNESS, the vehicle for their own unique blend of alt-rock and aggressive synth-pop. After a chance meeting at a 2012 festival in upstate New … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with FITNESS

PREVIEW: JOYWAVE at THE BASEMENT EAST on 2/28/18

“I love experiencing Nashville, it has great coffee and great food. But playing there is a whole different thing,” levels Daniel Armbruster, frontman of Rochester, New York’s own electro-rock outfit Joywave. The band is on the second leg of their tour in support of their latest release, Content, which brings them to The Basement East … Read more PREVIEW: JOYWAVE at THE BASEMENT EAST on 2/28/18

THE EAST OF 8TH TOP 15 OF ’15: “The Business of Emotion” – Big Data

The next song on the list is from blog favorite Big Data‘s debut album, 2.0, released earlier this year.  Big Data, a.k.a. producer Alan Wilkis, enraptured the  universe with his first big hit, “Dangerous”, a commentary on the dangers of electronic voyeurism.   He is successfully riding the “paranoid electronic music” wave he created, but told me … Read more THE EAST OF 8TH TOP 15 OF ’15: “The Business of Emotion” – Big Data

SXSW SPOTLIGHT: BIG DATA

Continuing with our celebration of blog favorites headed to SXSW this year….today’s spotlight shines on Big Data! I got a chance to interview Alan Wilkis, a.k.a. Big Data, last July, when his song “Dangerous” was dominating the airspace.  I really dug that song; I was intrigued by Big Data as a musical concept, so I set … Read more SXSW SPOTLIGHT: BIG DATA

WHO IS BIG DATA?

Unless you’ve have been living in the outer reaches of the Mongolian tundra, you’ve probably encountered a song called “Dangerous” by producer Alan Wilkis and Joywave‘s Daniel Armbruster, a collaboration soldered together in electronic heaven (would that be called ‘the cloud?’  See what I did there?), otherwise known as Big Data.  Beginning with an instantly … Read more WHO IS BIG DATA?

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