A Really Late Recap: Philippines 2017

As some of you know from a past band review on MilesExperience, I recently visited the Philippines to surprise my grandmother on her 80th birthday. It took a while, but I finally compiled some highlights of the getaway and made a brief video that features a couple of bands: MilesExperience and The Young Veins. MilesExperience […]

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Pop Rock Gets an Extra Edge: Mainland

In honor of my trip to New York City, I’ve decided to dedicate this week’s artist feature to a New York band based in Brooklyn, Mainland. This group of guys never fail to surprise me. The first was when they opened for Marianas Trench. Jordan’s vocals for the bridge in “Fading Friends” completely caught me […]

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Rocking Out in The Motherland: MilesExperience

I’m spending a couple weeks in the Philippines to surprise my grandma for her 80th birthday, so I figured now was the time to finally check out some Filipino bands. There was one band that stood out in particular while on the hunt for some new music: MilesExperience. This rock band has a unique sound […]

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The Rebels of Both Pop and Rock: Marianas Trench

If you’re from Canada, chances are you already know about this incredible band. After all, they are already filling up stadiums in their home country. I also mentioned them in my list of the top five shows I’ve been to. Just like their concerts, the band is truly unique. “Too rock” for mainstream pop stations […]

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Achieving the Perfect Balance Between Grunge and Hip Hop: Tangerine

It is few and far between that I like an opening band so much, their entire discography ends up being added to my Spotify library. Tangerine happens to be one of these rare occasions. When they opened for Bleachers, I was completely entranced by Marika’s delicate voice, coupled with the guitars’ screeching melodies. The concoction […]

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Bleachers in Austin, TX

Bleachers has been on my bucket list of live shows since he was supposed to open for Charlie XCX’s last tour. Unfortunately, the tour was cancelled, and any chance I had of seeing him was just as likely as me splurging on a trip to the east coast for the few cities left that he […]

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Familiarizing Folk-Rock: Buxton

Whether it be the mention of a pick up truck in “What I’d Do,” the southern feel in “Lynchburg Ferry,” or the use of “y’all” in “Down In The Valley,” there’s just something so familiar and comforting about about Buxton’s sound. Prompted by Jason Willis’ guitars, you find yourself sliding down a subtle hill into […]

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Wild Child Vibes at Haak Vineyards & Winery

I spent last Saturday at a beautiful Vineyard less than an hour out from Houston’s downtown. I was skeptical of any winery so close to home, but it was everything I could have imagined. The grapes were plump and filled with this beautiful deep purple. Surrounded by so much greenery, I almost forgot how close […]

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A Musical Storyteller: Inkfields

Samuel James-Griffiths is a solo artist that has completely dove into his dream to become a full time musician. In the music world, he goes by Inkfields. With two EPs out, he’s already off to a great start. His songs feature some of the most enticing melodies, partnered with some of the most creatively constructed […]

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