Tribulation by Open Addiction

Let's be honest, I didn't think this was possible. To hear an artist sing about their private life and feelings makes you as a listener feel more connected and realize that we all struggle with similar problems. This artist found a way to create a living representation of music being transformed into a visual coping … Continue reading Tribulation by Open Addiction

Midnight Wagon

Experiencing Midnight Wagon was like watching a bomb go off, but you survived and felt better from the exposure. Believe it or not, my hometown of Waldron is only 35 miles away from the band's origin in Mena, Arkansas. It makes me happy to see that big achievements can still be created out of small … Continue reading Midnight Wagon

THE RUMORS

In an age where there are so many subgenres of music, this band identifies as 'alternative indie rock' just to settle the argument of "Who are you?" Though the term "shoegaze" has been used as a negative connotation, I do not believe this is the case in general. The truest definition of shoegaze describes it … Continue reading THE RUMORS

Endfall: On the Surface

Going strong since 2015, this unique hard rock fusion band out of Northwest Arkansas knows how to energize a crowd while projecting an emotional connection. I appreciate the raw passion Endfall brings to the table as well as the "dad joke" style stand-up placed intermittently during their song transitions. Some may view it as annoying … Continue reading Endfall: On the Surface

Fall Child: At First Glance

At first glance, this hard rock group already looks like they can deliver a high intensity set backed with energetic lyrics. Due to the unconventional use of bass, this causes them to stand out from most bands I have seen in the past. Based out of Northeast Oklahoma, Fall Child is quickly making a name … Continue reading Fall Child: At First Glance

Agony Incorporated: A Glimpse Inside

Though this band's name may appear to reflect carnage and horror, there is a deeper concept underneath. Throughout the lyrics and within the core of their music, Agony Incorporated brings mental health awareness to the forefront and provides listeners a sense of emotional belonging. The intense raw energy during their performance draws immediate attention from … Continue reading Agony Incorporated: A Glimpse Inside

Backwoods Funk: The 1 oz. Jig

Have you ever thought about sitting next to woodland creatures roasting marshmallows and drinking around a campfire out in the woods? As the reader, you have now accepted a quest from The 1 oz. Jig that embarks you on an adventure through the overgrown landscape where 'backwoods funk' rules the forest.Let the experience begin. While … Continue reading Backwoods Funk: The 1 oz. Jig

The Mix Tapes

Do you want to relive what it was like listening to the radio in the 90s? This 90's-alternative cover band based out of Springfield, Missouri is full of raw energy and performing spirit. Watching the female lead singer multitask playing 2 different keyboards, various guitars, accordion and hearing her vocal range is an experience all … Continue reading The Mix Tapes