Paramore Find Reflection, Catharsis ‘After Laughter’

Courtesy of Maya Nair “One thing we promise ourselves is that if we cry hard, we’re gonna dance harder,” Paramore frontwoman and lead singer Hayley Williams told the audience after singing the emotional acoustic ballad “26.” Those words set the mood for the entire night. Paramore played a sold-out show at the iconic Fox Theatre [...]

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Young the Giant’s ‘Home of the Strange’ is Unique, Honest

In an increasingly political world, indie rock band Young the Giant offers a unique and honest snapshot of modern America through their music. The members represent a melting pot of ethnicities — singer Sameer Gadhia is Indian, drummer François Comtois is French Canadian, bassist Payam Doostzadeh is Persian and guitarists Eric Cannata and Jacob Tilley [...]

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Chef’Special Contributes Unique Sound to America’s Music Scene

The Netherlands has produced some of the biggest names in music, including Edward and Alex Van Halen and Afrojack. Yet the small European nation’s music scene largely remains a mystery to Americans. The Dutch band Chef’Special is sure to intrigue new American fans with their noteworthy name and new sound while they break into America’s [...]

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Max Frost Talks Growth, New EP

Hailing from the live music capital of Austin, Texas, multi-instrumentalist Max Frost grew up in an environment that fostered an appreciation for music — an influence that still affects him today. Frost’s career took off in December 2013 when his single “White Lies” charted at No. 1 on the music sharing website, Hype Machine. His [...]

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