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 […]

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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 […]


Remix Post Traumatic: Presented By ALTWIRE

Attention all musicians: We are excited to present to you an incredible opportunity to have your talents heard! Following the recent release of Mike Shinoda’s Post Traumatic [EP] as well as all the instrumentals and acapellas for said EP, AltWire, Mike Shinoda and the largest Linkin Park fan sites are all teaming up to give […]


The Shortlist – September 9, 2016

As Fall approached and the days continue to get shorter in the Northern Hemisphere the musical landscape is beginning to follow suit with calmer, more introspective themes and even drifting into downright darkness at times.  This week’s playlist is stocked with a few cuts and previews from Fall releases and a decent helping of chill hip-hop. […]


The Shortlist – September 2, 2016

September is here and with it comes a whole crop of killer new preview tracks and one-off singles.  Here is a list of the week’s best and brightest releases complete with plenty of great earworms and envelope-pushers. clipping – Air ‘Em Out Daveed Diggs and company have been working hard in between Diggs’ Hamilton performances to record a […]


The Shortlist – August 27, 2016

This week is full of chill, atmospheric jams with a few bangers here and there, so plug in this playlist and wind down from a long week. Dawes – When the Tequila Runs Out The California-based Americana act, Dawes, are set to release their fifth studio album next month and this lead single finds the […]