Interview: Josh of Close To Home

Posted September 16, 2007 by shooting in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Based out of Cincinnati, Ohio, Close to Home is a band that is sweeping the genres. They do what they love and don’t hold back. Josh answers questions about the band and the passing of former bassist, Brad Andress. This is one band that deserves any success that comes their way. Read on to find […]

Snowhite Christian-Love Arcade

Posted September 14, 2007 by shooting in Uncategorized / 1 Comment

Love Arcade is a Pop/Alternative band out of Detroit, Michigan. With dance-y beats and members that often sport angel wings during shows; this is one band that shows they like to have fun. Lauren talked to vocalist Snowhite Christian, who was more than willing to answer some questions for us! SSM: On your myspace, it […]

Doug DelGaudio of Airdate

Posted September 14, 2007 by shooting in Uncategorized / 1 Comment

Vocalist/Guitarist Doug DelGaudio from Airdate was kind enough to answer some questions for us about this Pop-Rock band from Long Island, New York. They currently have three songs up on Myspace, all filled with poppy goodness that is ready to take over every fan of the genres’ speakers. SSM: For the record, what is your […]

Review: Hot Hot Heat- Happiness Ltd.

Posted September 13, 2007 by keaton in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Hot Hot Heat’s 4th release, Happiness Ltd, holds up the band’s indie/alt-pop, emphasis on the pop, reputation, but with a new twist. Steve Bays’ distinctive vocals, mmixed with the bands twangy guitar riffs, and piano laced melodies, bring a hint of melancholy and nostalgia to my ears, much like Elevator, only this time around they […]

Review: All Time Low- So Wrong It’s Right

Posted September 13, 2007 by keaton in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

All Time Low’s highly anticipated debut full length album, So Wrong It’s Right opens all over the place, and out of control with How We Do, but by the second track, the instrumentals reorder themselves into place. Gaskarth proves that he can bring indiviuality to vocals that previously sounded just like every other band on […]

Adam of Big City Lights

Posted August 12, 2007 by shooting in Uncategorized / 1 Comment

Lauren talked to Adam (bass) of Big City Lights who are from Long Island, New York to get up-to-date on where this Pop/Rock band is at and where they are headed. Along with our own questions, we enlisted a couple fans to help us out by submitting their own. SSM: Who is this and what […]

Review: The City’s Finest

Posted August 6, 2007 by keaton in Uncategorized / 1 Comment

Their E.P. titled Its a Physical Addiction is made up of songs that definitely cover the more theatrical side of music. The second track Operetta VII has a Nightmare before Christmas feel in the beginning and at various other moments throughout the song.Their last song called What’s to Keep Me from Keeping You? starts out […]

A Letter From The Editors

Posted August 4, 2007 by shooting in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Finally, the first issue is out! It feels like its been forever since we started planning and working on this and now it’s out. Hopefully everyone will enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed putting it all together. Everyone working on this zine loves music. We want to promote and support anyone and everyone […]

Ryan Hunter from Envy on The Coast

Posted August 4, 2007 by shooting in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

Keaton caught up with Envy On The Coast’s lead singer, Ryan Hunter on their first headlining tour. Despite being on voice rest, he was able to tell us via hiptop a bit about himself as a musician, and Envy’s upcoming release, Lucy Gray, which hits the shelves on August 7th. Keaton: Your first full length […]

Danny Smith of The City Drive

Posted August 4, 2007 by shooting in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

Lauren and Ashley came up with some questions for Danny Smith (vocals, guitar, piano) of The City Drive about touring, their new E.P., writing, and more. The City Drive are based out of Los Angeles, California and have released an album titled Always Moving, Never Stopping and their Egocentral E.P. You can catch them at […]