Articles by Omayra Lopez


Artists To Watch – Kruel Summer

Kruel Summer is a rising alternative reggae-rock band from San Jose, California. Comprised of Clev Stiles (Former DJ and manager of The Holdup), Ben Dimmit, Shane Billings, and Chris Reed. Since 2019, the band has brought in the summer vibes with their unique style. This past May, their latest single, “Just Too Broken,” was released. […]


OnlyTheSiah: Interview

I had the privilege to get to know, Josiah Cameron artistically known as OnlyTheSiah. Born and raised in the Oklahoma City area of Oklahoma, currently residing in Baltimore, Maryland, he’s ready to take on the world with his thought-provoking bars! Hi, my name is Omayra, with Altwire. Thank you for taking the time to […]


Witchduck – Dillingers Hired Guns

Dillingers Hired Guns, a solo project from Blaine Dillinger, well known as HIRIE’s lead guitarist has released its latest single, “Witchduck”. “The song is the first in a series of singles I will be releasing with animal themes. The idea is to show the “supernatural” nature of the natural world. A portion of the profits will go […]

Artists To Watch

E N Young – Queendom: Empowering Female Anthem

California reggae artist, E N Young just released his latest single, Queendom, dedicated to the unsung (s)heroes of reggae, the female supporters and artists. This track is very empowering as he addresses women on all walks of life from the stay at home mom, to the single mom with multiple jobs and side hustles.  Queendom […]


Iration – 2020 Heat Seekers Tour

Iration is back on the road for their winter tour – appropriately named “Heat Seekers”, and perfect timing if you’re currently seeking some heat for what’s left of this cold season.  Supporting the Hawaii-based reggae band will be the Maryland-based punk-ska band, Ballyhoo! Which kicks off the band’s first tour of the year. Their lead, […]