music

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 ...

For most, being stranded on an obscure, uninhabited island is almost unfathomable; however, singer-songwriter and guitarist Andy Hull and lead guitarist Robert McDowell of Atlanta-based indie rock band Manchester Orchestra managed to capture perfectly the essence of the film Swiss ...

Chancelor Bennett, better known as Chance The Rapper, is a Chicago-based independent rapper known for his critically acclaimed mixtapes 10 Day and Acid Rap. The first unsigned artist to perform on Saturday Night Live, he has garnered a massive following ...

Kendrick Lamar has the spotlight in the music industry for now — and for good reason. Known as “K-Dot” before choosing to go by his birth name, Lamar proved his lyrical insight early in his career in 2011 debut studio ...

In a Wheel interview last year, The Ceremonies said that their influences — Ian McCulloch of Echo & the Bunnymen, Robert Smith of The Cure and Morrissey of The Smiths — “are all three poets in their own right.” Those ...

With powerful riffs and sweet melodies, Ume (pronounced “ooo-may”) are an indie rock band from Austin, Texas. Named after umeboshi, a Japanese sour pickled plum symbolizing perseverance and devotion, the band is comprised of guitarist and vocalist Lauren Larson and bassist husband Eric Larson, ...

Early in the afternoon on Sunday, an unexpected guest strolled onto the main stage of Governors Ball, a three-day music festival held on Randall’s Island in New York City from June 6-8. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) took the mic and explained that even though New York is already the capital of ...

Who is from Bowling Green, Ky. and delivers joyous melodies? Sleeper Agent, an alternative band with sextet Alex Kandel, Tony Smith, Justin Wilson, Lee Williams, Scott Gardner and Josh Martin. Structuring their punk-pop sound from their first album, Celabrasion, Sleeper ...

Any time you leave the limits of Atlanta it automatically feels like you’ve traveled 100 miles. Everything is green, everything is far apart and no one accepts the Emory Card. My trek to CounterPoint Music Festival in Kingston Downs, Ga. ...