Tony Hoffer has produced or mixed songs for Beck, Phoenix, Goldfrapp, M83, Fitz and the Tantrums, The Griswolds, Air, and many more. So clearly I was stoked when my friends and eternal homies The Griswolds hired him to produce their first record.
I showed up about a week into recording with
Weslynn are no strangers to AMBY. After featuring their stellar cover of Dark Horse by Katy Perry and premiering their song Hell To Love last year, we're delighted to have the boys back on the website for yet another groovy premiere. Taken from their debut EP Dark Days, the indie-rock
A Music Blog, Yea? recently sat down with Brennan of Phoenix rock group The Technicolors before their show at the Beacham in Orlando earlier this month. Dive into their conversation below as we their Ultraviolet EP, using Reddit, playing great venues, and weird fan gifts.
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I recently had the pleasure of seeing The Technicolors open for The Maine on tour, and I was blown away by both their stage presence and music they performed. After the show, I met frontman Brennan Smiley and bassist Mike (Nico) Nicolette, who are genuinely very kind and friendly people,
Back in March, we featured an excellent cover of Katy Perry's Dark Horse by Phoenix rock group Weslynn (Jared Geyer, Greg Olin, and Kevin Holmes). When we initially came across this dynamic trio, we could instantly tell that the band knew how to do a solid cover (they previously recorded
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Comprised of Jared Geyer, Greg Olin, and Kevin Holmes, Weslynn are a true rock band at heart. That's why when I recieved a submission from the Arizona group, I was completely shocked to find out they had covered Katy Perry's electronic-dance single Dark Horse. The trio have managed to not
My name is Owen and I write songs under the name "roar." I am on a never-ending search for melody. I live in Phoenix, Arizona. I have been writing and recording my first full-length record in my apartment, that smells like rats. My cat has struck some sort of arrangement
Check out this FAN-tastic memento!
After Sleigh Bells' kickass show in Toronto at The Phoenix, Alexis took the time to chat with some fans and sign a few things. So here's my ticket! Also, to view some shots of Sleigh Bells' gig, click here.
Listening to Art vs Science's loved track Friend in the Field got me thinking about other "friend" songs. After looking at some tunes, I figured why not create a Friend Playlist with some of the catchiest, friendly jams, which I bet you'll become rather close with!
"Stumbling round, falling down. Need