April 2018

CD Reviews

[Album Review] Frankie Cosmos – Vessel

Greta Kline known under her stage name as Frankie Cosmos is an independent pop artist from the city of dreams, known world-wide as “The Big Apple”, New York City. She started her musical career circa 2009, releasing various pieces of music via her bandcamp page under the moniker of Ingrid Superstar, and since then she […]


Jen Ledger of LEDGER: Behind Her Vulnerable Debut

Having now spent a decade performing with American Christian rock giants Skillet, from 2009’s Awake through to the band’s latest offering, Unleashed, drummer and backing vocalist Jen Ledger has become an essential element to the band’s widely recognizable sound. Now opening a brand new chapter musically with the newly established solo project, LEDGER, and having […]

CD Reviews

[Album Review] A Perfect Circle – Eat The Elephant

It starts slowly. A swell of thousands of excited voices in unison, then quelled gently by Maynard’s solitary introductory vocal, “from dehumanization to arms production, we hasten this nation towards its destruction.” A sweetly sinister music box melody and Billy Howerdel’s moody guitar work, it’s already enough; the audience’s attention is entranced in anticipation, the intimacy […]


Ben Howard Releases Second New Single

In anticipation for the release of his third full length studio album, Noonday Dream, English singer-songwriter Ben Howard has released his second promotional single from the album. Noonday Dream, due to release June 1st this year, will be Howard’s first offering in four years, following the strongly positive reception earned by 2014 studio effort, I […]


Arise Roots Interview: Heavenly Roots Reggae

California-based, Arise Roots is a band comprised of six veteran musicians who have been bringing back roots reggae with the common goal of preserving its true message. While they’re currently busy in the studio working on their next album, their lead frontman Karim Israel took the time to chat with us. AltWire [Omayra Lopez]: Thank […]