Westchester County, NY is a weird animal. There’s tons of bands waiting to be discovered, established acts who’ve moved here from big cities, and venues that showcase named and novelty artists. Cover bands are big in the Hudson Valley and Lower Westchester. Two venues, which happen to be connected, buck the trend and bring established […]

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Who wouldn’t want to be Fueled by Ramen? I’m, of course, referring to the record label and not the noodles. Speaking of the latter, it’s delicious but the sodium is a killer. Anyway, the label is front and center here. Eat that stuff at your own peril. Fueled by Ramen has a roster people would […]

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Some seven years or so ago, The Summer Set found huge – bucket-list worthy success. They sold out world tours, got considering airplay and TV spots, and even performed at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. But all the awesomeness took its toll on the band, and they almost broke up. Lucky for us, the Arizona […]

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Someone once called me “emo” because I had Dashboard Confessional on my iPod. I recall taking it as an insult back then, because the term just seemed insulting. First off, I didn’t pigeonhole music I like into any genre, and secondly, I wasn’t a Hot Topic-shopping hipster with armbands and tattoos on my neck. Anyway, […]

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