Chelsea Cutler & Quinn XCII at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas

Friends, collaborators, family and touring duo, Chelsea Cutler and Quinn XCII have spent years developing their own unique sound, while supporting one another’s growth along the way. They share a long history of contributing to each other’s songs, expanding their fan bases through genuine admiration of one another and touring the country together, with their […]

An evening with JP Saxe & Amy Allen in Los Angeles

On October 19th, the sun set and the cool air made its way through the heart of Hollywood Boulevard, where tourist and street vendors filled the sidewalks. You also could find rising pop star JP Saxe, along with his opening act, Amy Allen, live at The Fonda Theatre as part of his Feelings Are Stupid […]

Billy Idol performs The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas

A thunder of rock ‘n roll came rolling in as the legendary Billy Idol took Vegas’ Cosmopolitan stage by storm on October 22nd, electrifying the packed theater with a fierce passion to rock out. Thriving in his native space of performing, Idol exuded a natural confidence that comes from over 40 years of commanding the […]

An evening with James Taylor in Anaheim

On October 30th, after over a year-long delay, James Taylor took to the stage at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA. After a quick set change, following an incredible set by Jackson Browne, the lights dimmed and a triangle-shaped cloth was dropped from the ceiling to the stage. At the same time, videos of fans […]

Greta Van Fleet sells out two nights at LA’s Greek Theatre

After their first worldwide tour, March of the Peaceful Army, which was completely sold-out in the U.S., Greta Van Fleet proved theirselves as exceptional live performers. As now GRAMMY laureates, the “March” turned skeptics into believers and everyone else eager for more live experiences. After long months of obligatory non-touring, Greta was one of the […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Nolo Grace “Don’t Wanna Go Home”

Alternative pop rising star Nolo Grace returns with her “Don’t Wanna Go Home” single, premiering exclusively with Top Shelf Music before it hits all digital outlets on November 5th! The Korean-American songstress debuted earlier this year, after learning to embrace her voice and vision over quarantine with producer husband Martin Wave. No novice to production […]

The full Shaky Knees Fest 2021 experience

Shaky Knees is Atlanta’s premiere alt and indie rock music festival and Friday would mark its triumphant return to the Peach State after a 2020 absence. Located in the heart of downtown in Central Park, the festival would be a sight for sore eyes for many hungry music fans excited to return to live music. […]

Beth Crowley talks her spooky single “In The End”

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Beth Crowley melds mystical folklore with soothing sounds in her hauntingly beautiful new single “In The End”. Based off Netflix’s The Witcher series, this song tells a familiar tale of star-crossed lovers, whose love will “burn until there’s nothing left”, yet will ultimately lead to their downfall. Sometimes “twin flames” can destroy as […]

Willow brings lifE to The Fonda Theatre, Los Angeles

Willow Smith brought her band to her hometown and performed at Los Angeles’ Fonda Theatre on 26th of September. As the part of her lifE Tour, she has been traveling all around the United States, coming to LA to remind us what pop punk means. With a bald head, an edgy outfit and a very […]

SZNS drops catchy new anthem “We’re Not Gonna Be Friends”

Reminiscent of throwback favorites, SZNS blew up out of nowhere in 2021 with their track “Tequila with Lime”. A catchy, no-holds-barred synthy girlpop tune with delicious latin undertones, it blends unapologetic empowerment with a fun take on today’s dating scene. “Y-E-S, shoot your shot, but if I say N-O, boy bye, get lost!” How can […]

Attending Toronto’s 90s Nostalgia throwback fest

I am a self-professed music festival junky and a Tamagotchi-toting 90s kid. After 18 grueling festival-free months, Vaughan’s three-day 90s Nostalgia blowout was a much-anticipated affair for me and my crew. Held on the northern edge of the greater Toronto region after a last-minute venue change, Improve Canada became the cherished home to three glorious […]

Attending BeachLife Festival 2021

After canceling its second year in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BeachLife Festival returned to Redondo Beach for an epic three-day music event, featuring a diverse lineup on a beautiful, laidback beach setting for all kinds of music lovers. With plenty of space and keeping an intimate, comfortable fee, BeachLife offered four stages hosting […]

‘Far Cry 6’ original soundtrack heavy with sociopolitical overtones

If you have played a more recent Far Cry game, you normally know what to expect: incredible open world playgrounds, countless customizable weapons, lovable furry companions and, above all else, a twisted, unapologetic villain. We have been introduced to Vaas Montenegro, the insanity obsessed, maniacal face of Far Cry 3. We have come to know […]