Artists To Watch

#TheSpark: Hot Music For The Week of 04/10 – 04/16

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Spark! This is where we invite all of you normal people to come inside of the AltWire circus tent and see what music has captured our ears for the week! Here are some of the hard-working & unique artists that we’ve found ourselves listening to this week. Please enjoy and be […]


Taylor Swift Dominates iHeartRadio Music Awards

DJ Calvin Harris is floating on Cloud 9 right now. He can tell the world how it feels to have Taylor Swift, who dominated the iHeartRadio music awards, acknowledge him as officially hers. She made the acknowledgement while accepting the “Best Tour” award. “For the first time I had the most amazing person to come […]


ODESZA Teases New Album

If you are fan of dance music, then ODESZA is definitely somewhere in your playlist. Ever since they released their last album,“In Return” last September, fans of the duo have been craving for more. The unique style of ODESZA has created a huge demand for the group at music festivals. Their fans can’t seem to […]


Bill Nye Reveals Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015 Lineup

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Austin’s own Fun Fun Fun Fest. The lineup has officially been announced and festival has enlisted Bill Nye the Science Guy for an informative and hilarious teaser trailer: How does one of the world’s most beloved educators become a representative for the festival? James Moody, the co-founder of the […]

CD Reviews

Album Review: Coldplay – Ghost Stories

I’ve always been told that high expectations lead to high disappointments. Maybe I was expecting more from Coldplay’s latest album, Ghost Stories, released in May, 2014. I was expecting something different from what I’m used to and at first I was disappointed.  I’m a huge Coldplay fan & own every album. I remember when Parachutes […]


Foster The People Tease Comeback

After three years, Foster The People are back with some new music! The band has released a short teaser clip on their website that unfortunately didn’t give any information about an album or single release date: Foster The People 2014Watch this video on YouTube The band also tweeted the link to the video, announcing their […]