Category Archives: Rock

Female Rocker Rocks!!!

Female Rocker Rocks!!!

St. Vincent was born Annie Erin Clark on September 28, 1982; she was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and spent most of her childhood in Dallas, Texas. Clark began playing guitar at the age of 12, and she picked up some valuable lessons on the life of a touring musician as a teenager when she joinedContinue Reading

Neo-Soul Funk The way you’ll Like It!!

Neo-Soul Funk The way you’ll Like It!!

Alternative R&B singer Jesse Boykins III boasts a five-octave vocal range and a wide scope of inspirations that stretches from classic soul to the contemporary likes of Björk and Bilal. He has also soaked up the music of the various cultures to which he has been exposed, including reggae and salsa, but his output isContinue Reading

If You Like Different & Cute, This Is One For YOU!!!!!

If You Like Different & Cute, This Is One For YOU!!!!!

tUnE-yArDs‘ music thrives on contradictions, not the least of which is how an album as singular as W H O K I L L earned the critical consensus to top The Village Voice’s 2011 Pazz and Jop poll. The fascinating dualities continue on Nikki Nack: Merrill Garbus and Nate Brenner‘s third album is also theirContinue Reading

Spotlight on Gavin Degraw!!☺☺

Spotlight on Gavin Degraw!!☺☺

  Years before “I Don’t Want to Be” propelled him to pop/rock success, songwriter Gavin DeGraw began honing his piano skills at the age of eight, followed by his participation in several cover bands with his older brother in upstate New York. After a brief stint at the prestigious Berklee School of Music — whereContinue Reading

Hot Rock, Pop Pick!!

Hot Rock, Pop Pick!!

Formed in Gothenberg, Sweden in 1996, this electronic quartet are comprised of lead vocalist Yukimi Nagano (Vocals, Percussion), Håkan Wirenstrand (Keyboards), Erik Bodin (Drums), and Fredrik Källgren Wallin (Bass). The band debuted in 2006 with the “Test” single on the Scandinavian Off the Wall label, naming themselves after Nagano‘s nickname that she received for throwingContinue Reading

Lincoln Brewster-Christian Rocker

Lincoln Brewster-Christian Rocker

Born in Fairbanks, Alaska, in 1971, guitarist/singer/songwriter Lincoln Brewster was playing drums, guitar, and mandolin by the age of seven. By 12 he was fronting his own band, Lincoln & the Missing Links, with his mother Cheryl on bass and vocals.( read more )  

DR. JOHN! The Legend Returns!!

DR. JOHN! The Legend Returns!!

The legendary Dr. John is a six-time GRAMMY® Award-winning musician and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee. Known throughout the world as the embodiment of New Orleans’ musical legacy, Dr. John is a true icon in American culture. ( read more )

Hot New Blue Eyed Soul Sisters

Hot New Blue Eyed Soul Sisters

American sister act Haim — their name simply taken from the trio’s surname — formed in 2006 after spending their childhood as part of family cover band Rockinhaim. They grew up together in California’s San Fernando Valley, where they were brought up listening to Joni Mitchell, the Beatles, Santana, and the sounds of Motown, toContinue Reading