Category: Commentary

How Video Game Tech Has Taken Music-Making To The Next Level/

According to the EA global music executive and president, Steve Schnur, video games have had a significant impact on the music scene. Since the 90s, when games became an essential part of games, Series like the Grand Theft Auto, Wipeout, and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater have become as popular for their soundtracks as they’re known […]

Happy New Year!!!

By Alan Ho 2015 is just over 8 hours old (at least here in rather chilly Chicago)!  This means we have to highlight and talk about music acts that will break out in grand fashion this year in music!  One thing is for certain, pop music will continue its British slant and more are […]

The Spotlight (x2)

By Alan HoEverything is good with the world when you can double it up.  And this edition of The Spotlight brings the rare double where The Spotlight doesn’t hit up just one act that needs to be seen and heard by you, the music fan, but TWO.  You heard it right, TWO.  So here we […]

The Spotlight

By Amaris Rodriguez

Who:  Gabrielle Aplin
Where:  Sutton Benger, UK
For fans of:  Ed Sheeran, Jessie Ware, Joni Mitchell, Callaghan, KT Tunstall

In the age where technology united the world and people can share information at lightning speed, it’s no wonder artists have turned to social media sharing sites to be heard. In recent years, YouTube has been the […]

The Veronicas ink global deal with Sony, plot reemergence/comeback

By Alan HoThe dynamic duo is back, but it’s not like they actually ever left.  But in today’s here today, gone tomorrow mentality in the music world, 5 years gone is more like 50 years gone.  Australia’s The Veronicas, who formed in 1999 and hit the breakout circuit in 2005 when they were signed by […]