Interviews

Interviews

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 […]

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[AltWire Interview] State Disco

Indietronic dance rock band, State Disco, was conceived in a dream about an imagined European realm where people rave at government-sponsored dance parties. One listen, and you’ll lose yourself in driving, urgent beats, melodic synth and guitar, and soaring vocals. A fresh, danceable sound and energetic live show are quickly earning State Disco recognition as […]

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Artist To Watch: PVMNTS 

So who are PVMNTS? The three-piece pop-punk outfit hail from Los Angeles and are made up of Tyler Posey, Freddy Ramirez and Nick Guzman. Posey and Ramirez previously played with Lost in Kostko, a now defunct punk band which made waves on the Southern California music scene amassing a reasonably large following. With Posey’s acting […]

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[AltWire Interview] Shadow of Whales

Vocalist Joshua Flores, drummer Caleb Flores, lead guitarist Chris Fraga, bassist Jeremy Boyum, and keyboardist JD Vazquez make up the alternative-indie band, Shadow of Whales. They first performed at the Austin Convention Center, and after appearing on the local news station, have shared the stage with artists such as Mayday Parade, Courage My Love, Jonny […]

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[AltWire Interview] Singer-Songwriter Brandon Ben

Brandon Ben is a singer/songwriter from Toronto, Canada. He recently released an EP titled Songs from a Basement Apartment and is now starting to work on a full-length release. Brandon is a multi-talented instrumentalist, formally studying the double bass, with talents in playing piano, bass guitar, and other instruments in a variety of styles ranging […]

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Sugarshine Interview: Talking With Justin’e Hatfield

Meet Sugarshine, whose music style is what they like to call “Southern Reggae.” They’re part of the rapid growing reggae movement in South Carolina.  Their incorporation of rock and blues, gives their unique music style a combination of Southern Hospitality and Irie Vibes! Sugarshine’s vocalist and acoustic guitarist, Justin’e Hatfield took some time to chat […]