April 2014


Coachella and The Return of Outkast

It’s my favorite part of the year. Winter is over, the flowers begin to sprout, the days seem longer and the rich and famous put on their hippie-best and invade Indio, Ca’s Coachella. For those who are not familiar with the three day, two weekend music fest, it is an annual party for those who […]

CD Reviews

Darlia – Candyman EP

A few months back, I was browsing the Indie Studio section of the AltWire forums in search for new music, and the band I found that day was British grunge three-piece Darlia. The band had just released the three-track Knock Knock EP (their first ever release) and that was all I listened to for the […]


Owl City Streams New Single “Beautiful Times”

Owl City, the electronica project created by singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Adam Young, is now streaming new single “Beautiful Times” via YouTube. The track features violinist Lindsey Stirling, and with the characteristic glossy synths and Young’s soft vocals it sounds just as beautiful as the title suggests. Young released his latest Owl City studio album The Midsummer Station back in 2012, […]


Coldplay Premiere Music Video For “Magic”

Alternative rock band Coldplay have revealed the brand new music video for their song “Magic”; the lead single from their upcoming sixth studio album Ghost Stories. The video is a black and white, silent short film directed by Jonas Åkerlund and features actress Ziya Zhang (best known for her performance in the movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden […]


Tonight Alive Preparing World Domination

Australian Alternative Rock band Tonight Alive are shaping up to have quite a busy year. They have just released their newest single “The Edge”, which will be featured on the “The Amazing Spider-Man 2: The Rise Of Electro” soundtrack in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and in Ireland. You can order the song HERE. Or […]