How the Beach Boys + Macklemore + persistence = AJR hit

What do The Beach Boys and Macklemore have in common? They’ve both influenced AJR, the New York City-based indie pop band of brothers, to combine … [Read more...]

Slideshow: Before You Exit takes the stage in Cleveland

The Live! Starring... You! crew caught up with Before You Exit this week when they stopped in Cleveland as part of their Fifth Times A Charm tour with … [Read more...]

MisterWives unleases its sound… recorded in the closet!

By Amelia Gilmer   Using a closet as a recording studio? It works. The members of the up-and-coming indie band MisterWives know it. While the … [Read more...]

The Good way to be “Definitely Different”

Jodi Good is definitely different in a good way. The 22-year-old songwriter is far from the norm of artists out there today. Jodi aspires to be … [Read more...]

A clown’s-eye view on the Ringling Brothers circus!

Generations of kids have dreamed of running away to join the circus. (I did – briefly! My inspiration was the movie Toby Tyler, which I highly … [Read more...]

He’s aiming high anyhow, but X Factor doesn’t ‘Hurt’ Chase Goehring

Chase Goehring

If you watched season 3 of The X Factor, you might have seen Chase Goehring, but that’s not likely to be the last time you see him. Chase is a very … [Read more...]

Music in schools makes rock stars – and so much more

What if a doctor had not had the opportunity to take a biology class in high school? What if a lawyer never took a class in government and politics? … [Read more...]

Before You Exit gets in the boxing ring with Katy Perry

The song “Roar” by Katy Perry is hot. It has a positive message that people can really relate to with enthusiam. No wonder that so many musicians have … [Read more...]

Echosmith: From math class to rock tours

It was just another day in high school geometry when Sydney and Noah Sierota were called down to the office. They tried not to draw attention to … [Read more...]

For Chris Wallace, music is “Crazy” … and good

Living in the small town of Hebron, Indiana, Chris Wallace had big dreams that seemed impossible to accomplish. Seemed. But he accomplished … [Read more...]