Monthly Archive: September, 2014

This Just In: “Yellow Flicker Beat” // Lorde

After teasing fans with lyrics to “Yellow Flicker Beat,” Lorde finally dropped the tune this morning. The 17 year old powerhouse is not only featured on this song for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay… Continue reading

Gig Review: The Kooks At The Wiltern Theater

An hour before doors opened, hundreds of Kooks’ fans were queuing up for the seasoned British rockers. I knew they were beloved in the indie community, but the enthusiastic turn up was unexpected.… Continue reading

This Just In: “Oh My Love” // To Kill A King

After touring America with Bastille and Frank Turner and playing a bunch of headline shows stateside and in Europe, To Kill A King headed back to the studio to record a new EP… Continue reading

Gig Review: JUNGLE Vibes At The Fonda Theatre

Almost all musicians today are eager to make themselves known on the internet to rile up hype and attention to their work. When I was researching Jungle, a two-piece that expands to a… Continue reading

Interview: Royal Blood – “Strings can break, limbs can break, hearts can break-that’s rock and roll.”

Few bands have achieved success as quickly as Royal Blood has, but again, few bands are as unanimously lauded and talented as Royal Blood is. Made up of Brighton friends Mike Kerr and… Continue reading

Festival Round-Up // Summer 2014

This year, Lizzie and I were able to hit up some of the best festivals that America has to offer. Though we wish we made to ones in the UK as well (hey,… Continue reading


We all know America has the Grammy Awards; but in my opinion, the foundation shines far too much light on established artists and shies away from the underground, alternative genre. The UK equivalent… Continue reading

This Just In: Apple and U2 Unite to Offer Free Music

Fans of the Irish rock band U2 rejoiced today, not only because they found out the name (Songs of Innocence) and release date (physical release is scheduled for October 13) of the band’s… Continue reading

Gig Review: Jack Garratt Smashes It At The Bardot

There exist special individuals in this world–individuals who you listen to and say to yourself, “Thank God they’re sharing their talent with the world.” Jack Garratt is one of those individuals. After gaining… Continue reading

This Just In: “Heart Out” Music Video // The 1975

It’s not new knowledge to hear that we here at SNS have been anxiously awaiting the release of The 1975’s newest music video, and seeing as “Heart Out” is a favorite of both… Continue reading