ON RADAR: Bad Things

Did you know Olympic gold medalist and professional athlete Shaun White is also in a rock band? His band is known as Bad Things and consists of members Davis LeDuke (vocals), Jared Palomar (bass), Anthony Sanudo (guitar), Lena Zawaideh (drums, vocals), and Shaun White (guitar). The band recently signed to

ON RADAR: Wild Ones

The indie pop band known as Wild Ones came together in 2010. In 2012 while working on and producing their debut album Keep It Safe, the band hit a major bump in their journey that almost led to their departure. Guitarist Clayton Knapp had blown out his eardrum and their new drummer


LA girl band HAIM began their indie pop adventure back in 2006. The band consists of the Haim sisters -- Este, Danielle, and Alana. The girls recently released their debut album Days Are Gone this past month. Originally inspired by 1970s classic rock and growing up in a family band with

THROWBACK: What Happened To Phantom Planet?

For those of us who watched The OC, we remember Phantom Planet's famous "California" hit. But what has become of the band since 2003? Well, the American alternative rock band came together originally in 1994 in Los Angeles, California. They produced a total of three debut albums with Geffen Records,

ALBUM REVIEW: Bitter Rivals by Sleigh Bells

New York noise pop duo Sleigh Bells, released their third studio album Bitter Rivals today. The music project began in 2008 and consists of Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller. Overall the album depicts the bands' most known musical style, with many synthesized and electronic rhythms combined with loud guitar and vocals; however

ON RADAR: Heavy English

Hard rock New York based band Heavy English is the creation of former Envy on the Coast band members Sal Bossio and Dan Gluszak, and added bandmate Ari Sadowitz. Enzy on the Coast was a hard rock n' roll band that formed in 2009. The two past members teamed up

LIVE REVIEW: Bronze Radio Return

It was a fully packed house on the night of October 2nd at the little Brick and Mortar venue in the Mission District of San Francisco. Everyone was excited to see singer/songwriter Graham Colton and folk revival band Bronze Radio Return. Colton's performance was a good opening for the young

INTERVIEW: Bronze Radio Return

Originally from Hartford, Connecticut, is the blues and folk rock band known as Bronze Radio Return. The band grew up with a background in traditional blues and jazz style music, which has shaped who they are today. They have launched their musical career by landing over 50 syncs in TV

ALBUM REVIEW: Pure Heroine by Lorde

For some it may be shocking to learn that Lorde aka Ella Yelich-O' Connor is a 16 year old who hails from New Zealand and already has the voice of a singer beyond her years. The young artist has just released her debut album Pure Heroine this past week! Three of her

ON RADAR: The Features

Originating back in 1994 the Tennessee indie rock band The Features began their musical journey in middle school. That was where Matt Pelham, Roger Dabbs, Don Sergio, and Parrish Yaw met each other and started the band. They created the band out of boredom and continued it through high school

ALBUM REVIEW: Mechanical Bull by Kings Of Leon

Garage rock n' roll band Kings of Leon have released their sixth studio album known as Mechanical Bull, this past week! The album is a continuation of the band's heavy guitar usage and prominent vocals combined with various issues including friendship, love, and of life - past and present. The best songs on

ON RADAR: London Grammar

If you are looking for a new indie rock group to listen to, then you should check out London Grammar! Although their name may sound like you are talking about English spelling and punctuation, the trio are actually a band that came together back in 2009. Hannah Reid, Dot Major,