Category Archive: a r t i s t t o w a t c h

Artist To Watch: Night Riots

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Artist To Watch: Night Riots by Kaley Kurowski   California always has a way of producing stellar, next-level artists, and the Central-California-based group Night Riots are rapidly becoming that new band, and they’re… Continue reading

Local Spotlight: Kardashev

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Local Spotlight: Kardashev by Tayler Williams photo from Kardashev’s Bandcamp   When the members of Tempe, AZ group Kardashev walk into a room, minimalism is definitely a word that can be used to… Continue reading

Artist to Watch: Years & Years

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Artist to Watch: Years & Years by Kara Curtin photo from Years & Years’ Twitter   A few tracks by Years & Years have been added to the Blaze’s Megaseg, and if you’re… Continue reading

Local Spotlight: Bogan Via

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Local Spotlight: Bogan Via by Sarah Jarvis pictured above: Bogan Via onstage during Viva PHX on March, 14 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona photo by Sarah Jarvis   If the members of Bogan Via look… Continue reading

Artist to Watch: Turbo Fruits

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Artist to Watch: Turbo Fruits by Jess Swarner   “Turbo Fruits. Fruitsss.” I had to laugh when vocalist Jonas Stein corrected me for referring to his band as a singular turbo fruit. To… Continue reading

Artist to Watch: Leon Bridges

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The Sweetness of Modern Gospel: Leon Bridges, an artist to watch by Amanda Luberto photo from the Dallas Observer   Every so often, an artist comes around that makes the world remember glory… Continue reading

Artist to Watch: Izzy Mintz

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Artist to Watch: Izzy Mintz by Jamie Barnes Nowadays, the creative combination of  jazzy instrumentals, rap metaphors, and bass drums can still be considered underrated. This stands to be the case for Phoenix… Continue reading

Artist to Watch: The Joy Kills

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Artist to Watch: The Joy Kills by Darcie Hill photo from ReverbNation The Joy Kills is a band from Atlanta, GA, whose members include Mike (Guitar), Eric (Vocals), Dan (Bass), and Scheetz (Drums).… Continue reading

Artist to Watch: Billy Lewis Jr.

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Artist to Watch: Billy Lewis Jr. by Deanna Romani   From singing in cabarets to singing in front of television cameras, singer/songwriter Billy Lewis Jr. is a treat to any audience he attracts.… Continue reading

Artist to Watch: Geographer

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Artist to Watch: Geographer by Jenny Tapiz   On March 23, 2015 Geographer will be releasing their new album called Ghost Modern. Geographer is an American indie rock band based in San Francisco,… Continue reading