Taali Combines Jewish Heritage and Contemporary Pop with New Album “I Am Here”

In a world saturated with red-carpet glamour and Hollywood bravado, where shallow facades and trend-driven performers catch our eye, it’s the exceptional musician whose rich sense of culture and natural charm can truly draw us in.

And luckily for up-and-coming artist and co-founder of Rainbow Blonde Records, Taali, these vital ingredients are ones already radiating throughout her music in the form of heartfelt melodies and rich personal stories of triumph, adversity, and ancestry.  

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The Avett Brothers – Inviting Fans to be a Part of the Family

The origin of the Avett Brothers resonates much closer with punk-rock and metal, seemingly an attempt to break free of their musical roots back home. Amidst tireless efforts to pursue a career in those heavy-handed genres, Scott and Seth realized their calling lied with inspiration from family, friends, and the sounds of home. Stripping back the loudness and distortion of guitars heard in the earlier years, the group ultimately migrated to an emphasis on vocal harmonies and carefully crafted guitar riffs seen vividly in Thursday night’s performance.

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Hozier celebrates his birthday and St. Patrick's Day during his Wasteland, Baby! tour

Ireland based singer-songwriter Hozier recently released his second studio album, Wasteland, Baby!. Following this album release, he announced a tour which is set to travel through the United States and Europe. During the first week of this tour, Hozier visited Charlotte, North Carolina. This show was not only special because it was St. Patrick’s Day, it was also the singer’s 29th birthday.

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Hozier: Wasteland, Baby! Tour and Soundbite’s Top Five Tracks

Ireland based singer-songwriter Hozier has had a busy few years. In 2013, he kicked off with his EP Take Me To Church. The groundbreaking title track, “Take Me To Church,” went on to become a platinum hit. After the release of the debut album, Hozier, the musician received multiple notable awards and a Grammy nomination for Song of the Year.

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Lilac Kings: Artists on the Rise

Moderation within itself can be deceptively complex. But when you find balance, everything can fall into place with a somewhat intrinsic harmony.

Cue Lilac Kings, an up-and-coming Tulsa-based outfit who’ve clearly run with this sentiment and elevated it to new heights.

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Metric and Zoe Co-Headline U.S. tour with supporting act July Talk

Metric and Zoé have been doing a co-headline tour since the beginning of this year with July Talk as their supporting act. Though the tour seems like a social experiment as both bands have a very different fan base, they do share some similarities and by exposing themselves to different audiences it is a great way to test their music and see how others react to it. Talking about some of the similarities between Metric and Zoé, their careers spans two decades and they both released a new album last year.  

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Welles to Headline The Moroccan Lounge and Space Bar San Diego

Growing up in the small town of Ozark, Arkansas, singer/songwriter, Jesse Wells, originally spent his days on an artist compound. And while he struggled to make ends meet, the budding talent gained a fruitful education in all things J.D. Salinger, Apocalypse Now, and Led Zeppelin, as he rented books, music, and films from the local library.

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Japanese Breakfast captivate Miami at their debut show

Japanese Breakfast, the solo project of Korean-American musician, Michelle Zauner, played their first Miami show in the Wynwood Arts District.

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Walk the Moon Plays Sold Out Show at the Orlando House of Blues

Currently on their Press Restart Tour, Walk the Moon attracted a massive crowd for their sold out, Monday night show at the Orlando House of Blues. Although doors did not open until 7 pm, the earliest fans arrived at 8 am to ensure a place on the barricade. By 6 pm, the line wrapped all the way around the building. The passionate fans were easy to spot from far away. Yes, they were the ones at the front of the line chatting excitedly with others, but they’re also the ones who had carefully painted faces with stripes, dots, and other patterns. This display of support for the band was bigger than just wearing merch, it was a way for each fan to express their individuality while simultaneously showing their support for the band.

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Get to Know Pop Band, OBB, and their New Song “7 Billion”

Oswald Brothers Band has played to over 3 million combined audience members through hundreds of shows. They released their first EP in July of 2018. One of their most popular songs “Mona Lisa” has acquired over 1.5 million streams on Spotify, and was featured in a Google Chromebook ad and an episode of “Dude Perfect.”

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A Night of Dancing With Walk the Moon

On one of the final nights of their winter tour, Walk The Moon performed at the Fillmore in Charlotte, North Carolina. Walk The Moon has performed at the venue before but this time the venue was sold out. In 2006, lead singer, Nicholas Petricca, created Walk The Moon, deriving their name from the Police’s song “Walking on the Moon.” In 2011, the band added Eli Maiman, completing their current roster. They went on to write chart topping singles such as “Shut Up and Dance,” “Kamikaze,” and “One Foot.” They also contributed to the new Ghostbusters movie with a rendition of the beloved title track.

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Interpol Turns On The Bright Lights In Nashville

Interpol emerged in the late 1990s in New York City and are one of the main contributors to the post-punk revival along with other bands such as The Strokes, Franz Ferdinand, and The Libertines. The band founded by Paul Banks, Daniel Kessler, Sam Fogarino, and Carlos Dengler took over the scene in 2002 when they released their full-length debut, Turn On The Bright Lights. The album was well received all over the world and instantly became an indie classic. Interpol managed to differentiate themselves from their contemporaries thanks to its bass-driven hooks, Kessler’s guitar riffs and Banks’ gloomy lyrics and somewhat monotonous yet powerful melodies that only he can pull off.

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Andrew Bird shares his Finest Work Yet at Miami Beach festival appearance

On February 9, Chicago singer-songwriter and violinist Andrew Bird played at the third annual GroundUp Festival in Miami Beach, closing out its Saturday night date.

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COIN draws huge crowd for first night of Paradise of Thought Tour in Orlando, Florida

Kicking off their 2019 Paradise of Thought tour, COIN filled the Beacham in Downtown Orlando on Tuesday night. Exactly one year after preforming at the same venue for their previous tour, Florida fans were thrilled to find out COIN would be returning to Orlando at the start of this year. Fans started waiting in line at 7 am in order to secure their spots on the barricade and one fan had driven all the way from Tennessee to see the first night of tour with her friends.  Another couple shared a story about how they met at the previous COIN show a year earlier and were now returning to celebrate their anniversary as a couple. Every person in line had a different story as to how COIN had connected them to so many other people who love the band. It’s clear that the fanbase has turned more into a family than anything else.

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Bronze Radio Return Brings the Energy to Downtown Orlando

At the start of 2019, Bronze Radio Return kicked off their 4 month national tour with Sontalk. Before joining the lineup of bands on the Rock Boat Concert cruise, Bronze Radio Return stopped by the Soundbar in downtown Orlando, Fl. With music that’s one part dance party and another part roots-rock, Bronze Radio Return knew how to bring the energy. With more than 60 million streams on Spotify and a new album release in less than a month, it was clear that the band members were genuinely excited to perform.

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Meg Mac Talks New Music, Self-Empowerment, and Her Upcoming Tour

Reminiscent of Adele with her powerful vocals and soul meets dark-pop crossover sound, Australian up-and-comer, Meg Mac, is a woman on a mission.

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Nashville’s Rayland Baxter Returns Home To Play At Marathon Music Works

Rayland Baxter is one of the most notable artists in Nashville’s rising scene of indie music. Baxter ‘s music has strains of Americana and folk rock mixed with catchy hooks. His music stands out by its laidback vibe and simple yet appealing storytelling. He debuted his career as a songwriter with his album Feathers & Fishhooks in 2012 and has released two albums since then.

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Tell All Your Friends Okey Dokey Is Back

Okey Dokey is becoming one of Nashville’s favorite contemporary bands. With genre-bending songs featuring Motown, R&B, and psychedelia. The charismatic band consists of frontman Aaron Martin and guitarist Johny Fisher. The band’s formation is part of the aftermath of the breakup of Sol Cat, a band in which Fisher was part of. Searching to create something different, him and Martin decided to join forces and start a new project. The two of them went to Fisher’s cabin to write songs for several days and when they came back, they had written the whole album and proceeded to recruit members from local bands like The Weeks, Rayland Baxter, and Sol Cat for the recording process. The collaborative approach they had with their first album Love You, Mean It gave the record a unique sound.

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Panic! At The Disco Takes On Sold Out Charlotte Crowd

In 2006, Panic! At The Disco peaked at number seven on the Billboard Top 100 with their hit, “I Write Sins Not Tragedies.” After not having a song this high on the charts for thirteen years, their song, “High Hopes” hit number six. This brought on a whole new generation of fans, and the sold out Charlotte crowd definitely proved it.

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Catfish and the Battlement announce first details of highly anticipated new album, "The Balance"

Catfish and the Bottlemen’s third album, The Balance, will be out Friday, April 26 via Capitol Records. In the breaks between electrifying outdoor and festival shows in 2018, Van McCann (vocals, guitars), Johnny Bond (guitars), Robert “Bob” Hall (drums), and Benji Blakeway (bass) retreated with Irish producer Jacknife Lee (U2, The Killers) to carefully craft The Balance over a 12-month period. Recorded in seclusion at two locations – Grouse Lodge in Moate, Republic of Ireland, and The Chapel in the countryside of East Lincolnshire – the band lived and breathed the album while residing together in rural isolation. The album was mixed by Craig Silvey (Florence + the Machine, Arcade Fire).

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Hometown Hero, Dorothy, Recieves a Warm Welcome at the San Diego House of Blues

For San Diego locals, hometown hero, Dorothy Martin, is a must see act. And based on the size of the crowd that poured into the San Diego House of Blues on a cold and rainy Wednesday evening, it was obvious that fans clearly felt the same.

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New Order celebrate their key to the city of Miami Beach at sold-out show

On January 12th, dance-rock pioneers New Order were warmly welcomed back to the iconic Jackie Gleason Theater also known as the Fillmore Miami Beach at a sold-out concert following their last show at the venue in 2016.

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Manu Beker’s Newest EP Tell It Like It Is Will Blow You Away

Manu Beker is an independent singer-songwriter from Mexico City and is currently living in Los Angeles where he attends CalArts’ music department. Beker started playing guitar in his early teens and looking to improve his musicianship he expanded to piano and vocals. For a 21-year-old Beker has accomplished quite a few milestones such as releasing three EPs (one of them with his project Sol-Setter), collaborating with Grammy-winning artists and producers, as well as composing scores for television and film.

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