AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: MISSING PERSONS/HOLLYWOOD LIE

When some folks think about the band Missing Persons, more than likely they’ll cast their memories back to the beginning of the 1980s when the band’s songs were staples on ‘New Wave’ radio and their [...]

By | November 10th, 2023|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: MISSING PERSONS/HOLLYWOOD LIE

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: BAD WOLVES/DIE ABOUT IT

Heavy Metal band Bad Wolves formed in Los Angeles, California in 2017. Founded by vocalist Tommy Vext (Divine Heresy / Westfield Massacre), guitarists Doc Coyle (God Forbid) and Chris Cain (Bury Your Dead / For [...]

By | November 3rd, 2023|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: BAD WOLVES/DIE ABOUT IT

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: THE MOUNTAIN GOATS/JENNY FROM THEBES

Originally from the college town of Claremont, California, singer/songwriter John Darnielle formed the Mountain Goats in 1991. The Mountain Goats have evolved, matured, and experienced many changes over the years. A lot of talented folks have passed [...]

By | October 27th, 2023|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: THE MOUNTAIN GOATS/JENNY FROM THEBES

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: GLEN HANSARD/ALL THAT WAS EAST IS WEST OF ME NOW

Born in Dublin, Ireland, Glen Hansard is an Academy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and musician. He began his musical journey at the age of 13 when he left school and became a busker on the streets [...]

By | October 20th, 2023|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: GLEN HANSARD/ALL THAT WAS EAST IS WEST OF ME NOW

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: THE DRUMS/JONNY

Although Alternative Rock band The Drums is now a musical solo project for singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Johnathan ‘Jonny’ Pierce, the origins of the group began in Brooklyn, New York in 2008. Pierce and guitarist [...]

By | October 13th, 2023|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: THE DRUMS/JONNY

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: CITIZEN/CALLING THE DOGS

Formed in Toledo, Ohio in 2009, Citizen is an Alt-Rock band founded by vocalist Mat Kerekes and brothers Nick Hamm (lead guitar) and Eric Hamm (bass). All three had exited their previous band, The Sound [...]

By | October 6th, 2023|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: CITIZEN/CALLING THE DOGS

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: SLOW PULP/YARD

Formed in Madison, Wisconsin in 2015, Slow Pulp is an Indie / Alt-Rock band formed by Alex Leeds (bass / vocals), Henry Stoehr (guitar), and Teddy Matthews (drums). The group began to create a buzz [...]

By | September 29th, 2023|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: SLOW PULP/YARD

JULIANA HATFIELD: An Exclusive Interview

DAVE RAYBURN: Your brand-new album, JULIANA HATFIELD SINGS ELO, is now upon us, so let’s begin with some nostalgia. What was the first ELO record you ever had, and what else were you listening to [...]

By | September 29th, 2023|Categories: News|Comments Off on JULIANA HATFIELD: An Exclusive Interview

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: CHAI/CHAI

Japanese quartet Chai is comprised of twin sisters Mana (vocals/keyboards) andKana(guitar) plus bassist/lyricist Yuuki and drummer Yuna. Formed in Nagoya in 2012, the four musicians came together to create music that would exist outside of the formulaic J-Pop music that infiltrated [...]

By | September 22nd, 2023|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: CHAI/CHAI

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: HERB ALPERT/WISH UPON A STAR

Although some may not realize it, trumpeter Herb Alpert changed the course of music in the 1960s and 1970s, paving the way for thousands of musicians that followed in his wake. And while he may [...]

By | September 15th, 2023|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: HERB ALPERT/WISH UPON A STAR