Hometown Band, Brunch With Rosie, Takes Alabama by Storm

By Molly Reeves  What do you get when three college students share a similar taste in music? You start a band. Based in Auburn, Alabama, Brunch With Rosie is an upbeat indie-funk band of friends Hunter Price, Issac Hayes, and John Evans. Meeting through Auburn Commercial Music Ensemble, the trio instantly garnered a tight friendship. Brunch With Rosie started performing together in 2022, originally writing music for Sonic Nation, Auburn University’s music ensemble. The band then decided to start writing original music and played their first show in June that same year. Performing all around Auburn, Alabama, and Georgia, Brunch … Continue reading Hometown Band, Brunch With Rosie, Takes Alabama by Storm

Rock Is Not Dead & Frankie Soleil is Here to Prove It 

by Caitlyn Tarney Frankie Soleil is no longer sorry for making a mark in Columbus, Ohio. The alt-rock band, named after the singer, consists of Soleil, guitarist Bryan Ream, and drummer Mark Fullen, who have spent the last year playing shows around Ohio. Their music has reached all the way across the country and has even attracted listeners as far as England. Frankie Soleil is making a name for themselves, and you don’t want to miss them! Making their musical debut with more of an indie sound, Frankie Soleil has since moved into the edgier style inspired by influences like … Continue reading Rock Is Not Dead & Frankie Soleil is Here to Prove It 

Gracie Abrams: The Next Pop Princess

“I want to do this forever,” Abrams commented about making music. Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter and daughter of film director J.J Abrams, Gracie Abrams, was primarily unknown before she got to open for Taylor Swift on The Eras Tour. In 2019, Abrams began uploading videos of her original songs and covers on social media, where she gained a following.  Because of her social media presence and heartfelt lyrics, Interscope Records took an interest in her, and she released her debut EP, Minor, in July 2020. “I Miss You, I’m Sorry,” a single off of Minor, became a fan favorite, followed by … Continue reading Gracie Abrams: The Next Pop Princess

Fuckleberry Hinn’s New Single, ‘Nobody,’ Out Now!

Norway’s Fuckleberry Hinn released their new single, “Nobody,” today off their upcoming album, Neither/Nor, on Wonderful and Strange Records. Their long-awaited debut will be released on September 1st, 2023.  Fuckleberry Hinn, consisting of Oystein Megard (of The Sideways, The High Water Marks), Oystein Ulvand, Tord Nyheim Hovde, Lâche (bass), Ole Jorgen Kristensen (earth moon transit) (guitar), and Hallvard Loberg Näsvall (This Daze, Släppy) (drums); never had any true direction musically. Thus, they “decided to do whatever” they wanted. The result is a creative sprawl of a 22-track debut that varies in musical styles. Though unplanned, the album lends itself to … Continue reading Fuckleberry Hinn’s New Single, ‘Nobody,’ Out Now!

Opal Eskar Wants Listeners to Open Their Minds This Summer with New Single

Philly band Opal Eskar (Chet Delcampo, Karl Blau, Heyward Howkins) have released their new single, “Open Mind,” off their debut EP, Opal Eskar. After relocating from Washington to Philadelphia, Blau met Howkins and Delcampo, and the trio formed Opal Eskar. After releasing their debut single, “Sunlight is Breakin’ Out,” the band teamed up with Philly musicians Robbie Bennett and Charlie Hall of The War on Drugs for fresh tracks. Of their latest single, “Open Mind,” Blau says the song “is a barrage of suggestions on how one could open one’s mind.” For the accompanying music video, Blau explains how they were “shooting … Continue reading Opal Eskar Wants Listeners to Open Their Minds This Summer with New Single

Listen to J Hacha De Zola’s New Single, “I’m High”

New Jersey artist, J Hacha De Zola released his latest single, “I’m High,” on April 4th of this year. Despite his upcoming album’s title, Without a Tribe, J (as he is known) certainly has a tribe. The album includes a slew of talent consisting of Fernando Velez (Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings) and producer John Agnello (Dinosaur Jr., Waxahatchee, Horsegirl).  J Hacha De Zola’s “I’m High,” is anything but a tale of euphoria. Of the track, J says, “despite one thinking of ‘getting high’ as a euphoric experience, as any true addict will tell you, it soon stops being fun … Continue reading Listen to J Hacha De Zola’s New Single, “I’m High”

The Sound, Spirit, & Edutainment of Sihasin

“These are rez dogs,” Clayson Benally is surrounded by puppies, who are bouncing excitedly at his feet. The Arizonian landscape behind him shows an azure horizon that stretches for miles. Before long, his sister and lifelong bandmate, Jeneda Benally, arrives on schedule. Jeneda & Clayson Benally have quite the resume. Together with their brother Klee, they formed the punk rock trio, Blackfire, protested (and sued) the federal government, and balanced their Ramones albums with the traditional Diné songs told to them by their father. In fact, their star power runs in the family. Their mother/momager Berta Benally was a folk … Continue reading The Sound, Spirit, & Edutainment of Sihasin

Ava Breeze Has Something to Say About “Young Love”

By Amaris Pollinger Ava Breeze is the busiest teenager I’ve ever known. The New Jersey singer/actress/influencer divides her time between Los Angeles and New York while running Ava’s Advocacy Army, an anti-bullying non-for-profit, and still manages to have a “normal” teenage life. The teenager is best known for her previously released singles, “Girls of Summer,” “Floor is Lava,” and “Young Love.” Her latest track, “Who Are You,” hit streaming platforms on June 24th.  Another single, “Cotton Candy Skies” followed shortly after. Ava also stars as Judith in the mini-series, Irreverend. “It’s been an incredible time for creativity and writing,” says … Continue reading Ava Breeze Has Something to Say About “Young Love”

Mistine Takes Us on a Drive with “Temporary Feeling”

by Amaris Pollinger Before Mistine chose music indefinitely, she considered studying biochemistry at the University of Vermont. Fascinated by having the ability to help people control their breathing and alter their state of mind, she planned on being an anesthesiologist. “I really just wanted to help people, to care for them,” Mistine says. Instead, the Vermont log-cabin-born musician chose music over medicine. She studied at USC’s Thorton School of Music and transferred that same empathy into her songs. Mistine has since toured with the likes of Conan Gray, WizTheMC, and ZEPH. At present, Mistine is experiencing a strange, chaotic shift in her world … Continue reading Mistine Takes Us on a Drive with “Temporary Feeling”

nothing, nowhere Handles Anxiety with Grace in “MEMORY_FRACTURE”

By Amaris Pollinger Joseph Mulherin, better known by his stage name, nothing, nowhere, started as all good things do; in the shadows. Blending elements of pop, hip hop, rap, emo, and trap beats, Mulherin sparked the hearts of fans before he ever made it into the mainstream. He released his first album as nothing, nowhere, The Nothing in 2015 on Bandcamp. By 2017, The New York Times had hailed his mainstream debut, Reaper, “the most promising album of the year,” and in 2018, Mulherin officially signed with the label Fueled By Ramen.   Released on April 19th, “MEMORY_FRACTURE” is the latest … Continue reading nothing, nowhere Handles Anxiety with Grace in “MEMORY_FRACTURE”