Sarah Grain and the Billions of Stars at the Catacombs, September 9th. September 9th was an interesting day. I spent most of the day training for an acting job, and I didn't arrive in Indianapolis until about 9pm. Earlier that day, my friend Doug informed me his band Sarah Grain and the Billions of Stars… Continue reading Sarah Grain is Something Wild
Photography and Article by Syd Innovaria Cyrus gazes into the sea of people before him. This show was something I had been excited to see for a great many days. Cyrus himself informed me several weeks prior that his band Cyrus Youngman and the Kingfishers would be headlining this event, and I was so thrilled.… Continue reading Cyrus Hops… In Your Face
Photography and Article by Syd Innovaria Sarah and Mina. On the evening of August 5th, my friend Doug Sauter (who plays guitar in Sarah Grain and the Billions of Stars), informed me SG&BOS would be making an appearance at the Indy Folk Fest at Indy Hostel in Indianapolis. I had never been to this place… Continue reading Sarah Grain Folks It Up
By: Jessica Bishop Hailing straight out of Philadelphia, PA, self described progressive metalcore band Prevailer recently released a 6 track self titled EP. They are a five piece band consisting of Bobby Mcgruther (vocals,) Tim Dyson (guitar,) Jackson Newcomb (guitar,) Corbin Smith (bass,) and Dylan Volb (drums.) Mcgruther and Dyson were kind enough to set some… Continue reading Philly Band Prevailer Talks New Music, Band Life
Photography by UaZit, Article by Syd Innovaria Recently I had the pleasure of speaking with this truly phenomenal artist who is coming up in the Indianapolis music scene as well. I saw him perform live at a show called Flight of Fancy in October. The show was a collaboration of works by various different types… Continue reading UaZit: A Musical Entrepreneur
By: Jessica Bishop It's hard to miss the drive and passion when speaking with Sami Atari. Residing in Lafayette, Indiana he has earned the nickname, "Everyone's Favorite Local Boy." Sami Atari describes his style as hip hop with a large alternative influence. His inspirations range from Master P, Coolio, and other old school artists of… Continue reading Sami Atari: Local Artist Climbing His Way Up
Article by: Jessica Bishop Photography by: Brian Martin of B. Martini Photography I had the chance to see Eve 6 a little over a week ago, which is something I never thought I would get to do. I remember listening to them on the bus on the way to first grade, sleepily belting out the… Continue reading Remember Eve 6? They’re Back and Kicking Ass Harder Than Ever!
Article by: Jessica Bishop Well you never quite forget the first tape you buy. Ever since my first listen to Any Port in a Storm, The Dirty Heads had me hooked. Their laid back, feel-good vibes chilled me to the bone, and if that wasn't enough to make me fall in love with them I saw… Continue reading Damn Dirty Heads! Back at it Again With New Hit Song, “That’s All I Need!”
Article by: Dick Blaine Tyner Roaring into life, Only Human kicks off their second release, “No Redemption” fiercely with opening track, “Bleed Out.” An intense and driving verse ensues and you are taken prisoner by vocalist Shane Reed as he sings to us what is plaguing him. “It’s all I want, it’s all I need:… Continue reading It’s All I Want, It’s All I Need
Article by: Jessica Bishop A Facebook friend recently introduced me to TROG's work. I was instantly captured by the bright colors and sheer detail his pieces entailed. His work is a veritable buffet for the eye, with new details emerging from his work every time you take a look. TROG set aside some time from… Continue reading Australian Artist TROG Talks About Working With The Offspring, Eyeballs, Thickshakes, and More!!