FITNESS discuss their new album, what excites them about the band and what’s next for them

FITNESS, the alternative electronic duo comprised of ex-AWOLNATION keyboardist Kenny Carkeet and Eve 6 vocalist Max Collins, is creating a buzz since their formation.  The two met in 2012 while watching Public Enemy together at a radio festival that they were playing with their respective bands and decided to keep Continue Reading

Brigades discuss their new EP, starting over as a band and what’s next

South Carolina Pop-Punk band Brigades have returned with a renewed sense of energy, passion and maturity, having just released their latest EP True Blue, their first new music since 2015.  The band consists of Darren Young (Vocals), Eric Morgan (Guitar), Dom Docar (Bass), Jacob Wright (Drums) and Ricky Canter (Guitar).  Continue Reading

Houndmouth discuss their new album, their new sound and their upcoming album release show

New Albany, IN rock band Houndmouth, who recently signed with Reprise Records, will be releasing Golden Age, their first album for the label, on August 3rd.  The band Consists of Matt Myers (guitar/vocals), Zak Appleby (bass/vocals) and Shane Cody (drums/vocals), with a touring band that consists of Drew Miller and Continue Reading

OCNS discuss their recent singles, their inspirations and what’s next

Raleigh, NC 6-piece indie-rock band OCNS is quickly making a name for themselves in their local and regional scene.  Consisting of Isaac Buna (Keys), Drew Cooney (Guitar), Esdras Bouassa (Bass), David Pierce (Guitar), Grandy Zodulua (Drums) and Andrew Wackerhagen (Vocals), the band blends indie-pop sounds with electronic influences, creating a Continue Reading

Sweet Crude-Skyway Man // Louisville, KY 7.18.18

Sweet Crude with Skyway Man Zanzabar Louisville, KY July 18th, 2018 Photos and words by Emily May Hailing from New Orleans, LA, 6-piece indie rock band Sweet Crude, who are currently touring in support of their debut LP Creatures, stopped recently in Louisville, KY to perform for a modest crowd Continue Reading

Forecastle Festival 2018 // Louisville, KY 7.13.18-7.15.18

Forecastle Festival 2018 Waterfront Park Louisville, KY July 13th-15th Words and photos by Emily May Louisville, KY hosts Forecastle Festival every year during the month of July, with the setting for the 3-day festival being on the beautiful and picturesque Great Lawn of Waterfront Park.  The park overlooks the Ohio Continue Reading

Missio // Louisville, KY 7.14.18

Missio Mercury Ballroom Louisville, KY July 14th, 2018 Photos and words by Emily May Louisville, KY plays host every year to Forecastle Festival, with several late night shows scheduled across several venues in town.  One of these late night shows saw Austin alternative electronic band Missio perform.  With a mix Continue Reading

Houndmouth – DJ Sam Sneed // Louisville, KY 7.12.18

Houndmouth with DJ Sam Sneed Headliners Music Hall Louisville, KY July 12th, 2018 Words and photos by Emily May Louisville, KY is buzzing with energy every year leading up to Forecastle Festival, with this year being no exception.  On July 12th, the Thursday leading up to the festival, Headliners Music Continue Reading

Real Friends discuss their new album, playing the final warped tour and what’s next

Chicago Emo/Pop-Punk band Real Friends have created a lot of buzz with their third LP, Composure, which was released on July 13th via Fearless Records.  It is described as the band’s most musically adventurous album to date, combining it’s pop-punk sound with elements of alternative rock and pop-rock.  Whereas Fasel Continue Reading

Small Talks discusses her online thrift store, writing poetry and her new single “Quiet Sounds”

Small Talks is having a busy year.  South Carolina native Cayley Spivey started Small Talks in 2015 after writing a few acoustic songs in her bedroom, which then blossomed into an idea for a band.  Spivey strives to connect with those around her through music and has made it her Continue Reading

Sarah Sharp discusses her solo career, her new EPs and her recent trip to Honduras

Award winning songwriter and jazz singer Sarah Sharp has steadily been forging a path and making a name for herself as a solo artist.  She’s won numerous awards, has been featured on NPR’s “Song Travels With Michael Feinstein” and has had her songs featured in numerous ad campaigns and TV Continue Reading

King Leg discusses his debut LP, working with Dwight Yoakam and moving to LA

King Leg is the musical brainchild of Omaha, Nebraska musician Bryan Joyce.  Mixing the sounds of early British and American rock and roll, classic country and R&B, with a voice that’s drawn comparisons to Roy Orbison, Joyce has created a sound that is unique and fresh.  Although Joyce was born Continue Reading