AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with SUR

People say they want to save the world, but few are trying to do it quite like Los Angeles-based pop-tinged electro-blues man Zack Arnett, who is making his statement under the moniker SUR. “I started as a graffiti writer, I was an emcee in the hip hop culture. I was making beats and rapping over … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with SUR

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with LIZ HUETT

Nashville-based songstress Liz Huett, who began singing soon after she learned to talk, had her big musical debut at the ripe old age of five years old. “I sang a song from The Little Mermaid in the talent show at school,” she recalls with a laugh. “My dad built me a papier-mâché rock and a … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with LIZ HUETT

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with SAINT MESA

Orange County, California native Danny McCook, who makes music under the moniker Saint Mesa, grew up surfing and exploring desert canyons with his father; schooled at home with his three brothers, by a saintly and extremely patient mother, McCook was afforded the opportunity to spend a lot of time exploring the world around him. “It … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with SAINT MESA

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with BILLY RAFFOUL

“Until I was five, we lived on a farm and we literally sold tomatoes,” recalls Billy Raffoul of his upbringing in Leamington, Ontario, also known as the “Tomato Capital of Canada.” My mother was a painter and a writer, my dad was always playing shows and doing gigs,” he adds. “We were always around music.” … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with BILLY RAFFOUL

PREVIEW: GOODBYE JUNE at THE BASEMENT EAST on 5/5/17

Volcanoes, earthquakes, tornadoes, and hurricanes have nothing on Nashville rock outfit Goodbye June; in the milliseconds that pass after pressing “play” on their forthcoming album, Magic Valley, rapid-fire snare hits ring out to introduce frenzied album opener “Bamboozler,” as Landon Milbourn’s scorching vocals erupt over the face-melting guitar stylings of his cousins, Brandon Qualkenbush and Tyler … Read more PREVIEW: GOODBYE JUNE at THE BASEMENT EAST on 5/5/17

PREVIEW: NIGHTLY at 3RD & LINDSEY on 4/23/17

While other kids were playing video games, Pennsylvania-bred Nashville-based cousins and musical partners Jonathan Capeci and Joey Beretta were playing music. The pair made waves in the Nashville indie pop scene over the last several years in their previous incarnation, Dinner and a Suit, who shared stages with the likes of Imagine Dragons. “When one … Read more PREVIEW: NIGHTLY at 3RD & LINDSEY on 4/23/17

“CHAINSMOKING” – NEW MUSIC from JACOB BANKS

Jacob Banks has unleashed a brand new single, “Chainsmoking,” from his forthcoming EP, The Boy Who Cried Freedom, set for release later this Spring via Interscope Records. “’Chainsmoking’ is about understanding that shit may be hard, but we push on any way,” says Banks. “I am really happy to share it, the sound mixes old and new vibes which is … Read more “CHAINSMOKING” – NEW MUSIC from JACOB BANKS

“UNHOLY WAR” – NEW VIDEO from JACOB BANKS

We are completely enamored with Nigerian-born, Birmingham, England-raised rising singer/songwriter Jacob Banks, who recently unveiled the video for his debut single “Unholy War.” The anthemic track is from his upcoming EP, The Boy Who Cried Freedom, set for release this April. The video is the first of a two-part narrative that Jacob wrote and co-directed himself – a short … Read more “UNHOLY WAR” – NEW VIDEO from JACOB BANKS

“JUNGLE” – NEW VIDEO from SAINT MESA

Twenty-one year old SoCal musician Danny McCook, who, at a young age,  suffered from a rare disease and endured countless hospitalizations, embraced his forced isolation to sketch the ideas that would eventually become the foundational vision for his moniker Saint Mesa and his spiritual debut EP, Jungle, out now on Interscope Records. The EP  is fueled by lyrics of hardship and personal … Read more “JUNGLE” – NEW VIDEO from SAINT MESA

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with GOODBYE JUNE

Rock n’ roll is a movement and it’s happening now. First cousins Landon Milbourn, Brandon Qualkenbush, and Tyler Baker, also known as Nashville-based rock outfit Goodbye June, are doing their part to keep the momentum going. The group recently inked a deal with legendary label Interscope Records, home of Tame Impala, Kendrick Lamar, and Lady … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with GOODBYE JUNE

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