Browsing All posts tagged under »indie music« artist Xander Smith’s summer tour!

August 1, 2012


This just in from the incomparable (and can we say huggable?) Xander Smith, singer-songwriter-guitarist-Kickass-starter-van-wrangler extraordinaire. Is this just the most wistful, dreamy summer jam? Xander’s on a European tour. Yes, we’d love to hit the road with him. If you’re anywhere in the neighborhood, drop in and enjoy his music and company. Hope your enjoying […]

Joan Jett, DIY Pioneer

July 19, 2012


A friend sent this to me today out of the blue. As it happens, I’m going to see Girl in a Coma tonight, a trio of badass Latinas out of San Antonia, TX, who are signed to Joan Jett’s Blackheart Records. Jett was not only one of the women trailblazers in rock ‘n’ roll, she […]

Fans speak – Scarlett Cherry “It’s Only Change”

May 13, 2012


By June K. For Mother’s Day, from fierce mama Scarlett Cherry comes this live studio recording of “It’s Only Change” off her album “Labor of Love.” Co-written with Ty Taylor of Vintage Trouble, among others, this song sends chills up the spine with its bittersweet celebration of life’s changes. Perhaps it’s because I’m about to […]

Fans speak – Maïa Vidal “Follow Me”

April 28, 2012


We’re entranced by this emerging artist who seems poised to break through to the next level. Here’s her latest music video. Is she a wolf in sheep’s clothing? We’ll willing follow her into her den.

Fans speak – Vintage Trouble

April 25, 2012


One of our favorite emerging bands over the past couple of years is Vintage Trouble, a soul/rock band out of Los Angeles that has lately been touring Europe to growing acclaim. We had frontman Ty Tayler scheduled for an interview on the Juneau & Xena radio show, but then he got too busy!! Our loss, […]

Rethink Music Case Study – Portugal. The Man

April 24, 2012


Portugal. The Man prides itself as the second most famous product to come out of Wasilla, Alaska. The story of the psychedelic rock band’s saga – years of  living out of a van while honing their music in gig after gig, their triumphant Bonnaroo debut, getting signed by Atlantic Records in 2010 – makes for an […]

Fans speak – Scarlett Cherry’s “Fierce Mama”

April 19, 2012


Scarlett Cherry is a Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter boasting a voice as sweet and rich as honey, a beauty that is half-earth mother half-Hollywood siren, and sass to spare. Her CD “Labor of Love”, released last year, celebrated her experience of becoming a mother, and broke crowd-funding records on Kickstarter. Enjoy her performance of “Fierce Mama”, […]