Napa ready to uncork the next BottleRock for 2022

Wine meets music at the 8th Annual BottleRock Fest in Napa, California this May 27th through 29th! The three-day fest will include headliners Metallica, P!nk and Twenty One Pilots, with support from Luke Combs, The Black Crowes, Kygo, Pitbull, Greta Van Fleet, Mount Westmore, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, CHVRCHES, Banks, Bleachers, Alessia Cara, Vance Joy, Silversun […]

Glass Animals sells out St. Louis

Glass Animals celebrated their third consecutive week at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for their single “Heat Waves” by playing a sold-out show at The Factory outside of St. Louis, Missouri. The alternative band from London released their latest album Dreamland in August of 2020. While the hit single “Heat Waves” has been charting […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Tuff Like Iron x Rick Haze “Street Clothes”

Tuff Like Iron and reggae hip hop artist Rick Haze pair in this world premiere of “Street Clothes”, the visualizer! Starting in a laundromat, Haze and Tuff Like Iron take this party to the streets — from “California to Miami”. Mixing elements of dub reggae with mumble rap and autotune, “Street Clothes” is special… it’ll […]

My Forte Artist Spotlight: Migs718

The epitome of the next big thing, Migs718 is the answer to the stagnant hip hop scene of recent years. I challenge you to find another young up-and-coming artist with the same grit, depth and complexity as Migs718. Go ahead… we’ll wait. Already an accomplished artist in his own right, the SXSW 2022 official artist has dropped […]

Cali Vibes Fest 2022: Day Three

On Sunday, February 6th Cali Vibes Day Three kicked off! It was another warm day with lots of anticipation in the air for yet another stacked lineup. Though everyone was moving a bit slower, we were all excited to see what the acts had in store for us. Ethan Tucker kicked things off, with an acoustic […]

Cali Vibes Fest 2022: Day Two

On Saturday, February 5th, Day Two of the Cali Vibes Festival kicked off. It was a warm day and you could feel the anticipation in the air as fans waited to get into the grounds to start yet another day of fun. Boostive kicked the day off, with amazing energy and great stage presence. Boostive […]

Tyler the Creator set sail on St. Louis

Tyler the Creator proves again why he has been a staple in the rap game for over a decade with the Call Me if You Get Lost Tour. Back when I first heard of Tyler in 2009, we were both just kids. He was making music videos with Earl and starting one of the biggest rap […]

Los Angeles readies for Smokin Grooves Fest 2022

An incredible new hip hop festival is about to hit Los Angeles! For those a fan of underground hip hop, you’ve got to get on Smoking Grooves Festival! It’s carefully curated for the true hip hop lover. Going down at LA State Historic Park on March 19th, the inaugural Smoking Grooves will welcome some of […]

Cali Vibes Fest 2022: Day One

On Friday, February 4th, Day One of Cali Vibes Festival kicked off on a warm sunny day. It was the perfect weather to welcome all the out of town fans coming in for this massive festival. You could feel the anticipation in the air as people were walking past all the vendors, talking about which […]

Introducing ‘My Forte’: a full music documentary series

After a slate of film festival successes following the November 4th premiere of Love: Music, filmmaker Kaili Rose has announced the continuation of the project: a series of 12 short documentary films, addressing pivotal topics in the music industry, is slated to begin production this month in Toronto. Working with a diverse roster of artists […]

A look into new ‘Trip Around Saturn’ LP with Little Stranger

Alternative rock/hip hop duo Little Stranger is a name that’s growing more and more familiar within several music circles. Hitting the road hard again since April of 2021, they have been winning over audiences at notable events, such as Summer Camp Music Festival, Dirty Heads Orlando Vacation and Holidaze. To top off a successful year […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 65: Space Kamp

Welcome to another episode of Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, with hosts Skunk Manhattan and Victor Ramos getting to know Adoo and Oskee of the psychedelic, reggae and hip-hop genre bending duo, Space Kamp. These two are originally Pennsylvania-based, although one now in Florida, as well as marijuana advocates and psychonauts. Space Kamp is also currently working […]

HighDro uplifts with debut ‘Highatus’ LP

Vegas-based reformist rapper HighDro has undoubtedly the gift of gab, yet his rhymes do so much more than merely flow fluidly. He is one of the (few) rising conscious rap stars that just makes you want to feel better with every listen. Releasing his debut full-length album Highatus back in October 2021, HighDro is now […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 63: Teague Bass

Our guest for this episode is David Teague (aka, Teague Bass). Touted as one of the most talented bassists in Asia, this “bassist” for hire is a versatile musician whose vast repertoire spans across blues, rock, R&B, jazz, hip hop, house, reggae, ska and pop. A dynamic and energetic performer, Teague’s onstage performance and showmanship are […]