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The Michael Harper Project 1967

Hailing from Chicago, IL, the Michael Harper Project 1967 is a retro rock reggae outfit with a sound that’s heavily influenced by Stax and Motown artists from the 1960s. Led by vocalist and frontman, Michael Harper, the band’s live shows are like soul revival shows with backup singers and a talented multi-piece band laying down the sound behind Harper and his swanky moves up front. Dig the sound of the Michael Harper Project 1967 in this suitably retro Sixties video for “Lies, Lies, Lies.”

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SON OF 1000

South African rockers SON OF 1000 are a Johannesburg act with a sophisticated alt rock sound that’s easy on the ears. Lead singer Shaun “Soulo” Parsons has a decadence in his voice that recalls Roxy Music era Brian Ferry and the guys behind him are capable of laying down slinky pop grooves that Duran Duran or Robert Palmer would be… Read More

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The Getaway

Cincinnati rockers the Getaway are a three piece power pop outfit with a slick sound and a cool frontman. The band has a compelling backstory and a broad sweeping pop rock sound that reveals influences like Jimmy Eat World, Sunny Day Real Estate, adn Pearl Jam. They’ve also been hard at work touring throughout the MidwestRead More

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The Dirty Clergy

Alabama rockers, The Dirty Clergy are a true working rock and roll band formed in Winfield in 2010 and consist of songwriter/guitarist Brian Manasco, singer Brad White, bassist Ky Carter and drummer Cody Moorehead. The band have achieved a measure of success and notoriety as a touring act with comparisons being drawn to bands like T-Rex, Bob Dylan and Muse. The Dirty Clergy are a hardworking live band but when they’re offstage they seem to like to have a good time as you can see in the video for “Cocaine,… Read More

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Spiralfire

Spiralfire is an alternative rock outfit from Carrboro, NC that rose from the ashes of a breakup suffered by lead singer Sinclair Vernon. Enlisting guitarist Riley Miller, bassist Keith Lewis, guitarist Dom Ciampa, and drummer Manny Parial, Vernon formed Spiralfire, a sonically sophisticated alt-rock band with influences like Smashing Pumpkins, Garbage, and Soundgarden. The band has recently finished their first full length recording and is poised for big things in 2013. Check out their video for “Road Rising.”

 

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Alice Sweet Alice

Alice Sweet Alice is a band from Kansas City that fuses innovative hard rock with electro and elements of post punk to create their own uniquely contemporary rock sound. This eclectic assemblage of musicians is co-fronted by female vocalist/keyboardist Ali Kat, and bassist/vocalist Scott Martinez. Also in the lineup are drummer/vocalist Billy Brown, and lead guitarist Ron Bales. The band has been around since 2007 and are in the process of… Read More

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