Category Archive: A-TRAN’S BAND OF THE WEEK

BOTW #81 – Hemming

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In today’s giant sea of singer/songwriters, Hemming sticks out as a promising newcomer with her forward style of vocalizing and honest lyrics. Hemming recently got signed to Linda Perry’s label after her appearance… Continue reading

BOTW #80 – Yelle

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Lyrics are a crucial factor in whether or not we are drawn to an artist. But sometimes, if it just sounds good to our ears, do we really need to understand what they… Continue reading

BOTW #79 – George Ezra

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I first heard the voice of George Ezra on the radio on my commute home for work, and I was instantly reeled in (I had one of those “who the heck is this,… Continue reading

BOTW # 78 – Sell the Rights

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This week’s Band of the Week is local Seattle outfit, Sell the Rights. Their sound encompasses contemporary rock/pop with their heavy guitar riffs and melodic choices, whilst also incorporating a few hints of… Continue reading

BOTW #77 – Father Howl

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San Franciscans, Father Howl, bring great contributions to the instrumental/experimental music world with their self-titled full length album. Upon first listen, their record feels like what I would hear in my head while… Continue reading

BOTW #76 – The Fraidies

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Seattle-based indie/alt-rock outfit, The Fraidies, put out a record this summer and if you don’t know about it, you should. Upon first listen of the band’s debut release, Try Again, I felt like… Continue reading

BOTW #75 – Mac DeMarco

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This week’s Band of the Week is the super-chill Canadian indie-alt artist, Mac DeMarco. With soothing beach-y guitar tones and a lighthearted vocal style, Mac is just the kind of guy you want… Continue reading

BOTW #74 – Lauren Aquilina

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This week’s Band of the Week may only be 19 years old, but British singer-songwriter, Lauren Aquilina, sings and writes like a veteran. Her haunting vocal performance combined with her honest writing style,… Continue reading

BOTW #73 – Finish Ticket

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Finish Ticket is a group of Bay Area indie alt-rockers that could totally be the younger brother of Young the Giant. Their melody driven tunes have a subtly to them that is easy-going,… Continue reading

BOTW #72 – Meghan Trainor

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If you have not heard Meghan Trainor’s incredibly infectious retro-pop hit, “All About that Bass,” by now, I am here to change that. The song celebrates all of the different and beautiful body… Continue reading

BOTW #71 – Drowners

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Hey Suburban Remix readers! Sorry I have been M.I.A. in the BOTW posts these past couple weeks, I have been working on SeaNote stuff 24/7 and it has been cray (shameless plug: click… Continue reading

BOTW #70 – Nikki Yanofsky

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This week’s Band of the Week is no newcomer to the music scene. Canadian jazz prodigy, Nikki Yanofsky, is only 20 years old but has already been gracing jazz festivals and stages around… Continue reading

BOTW #69 – Bad Rabbits

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Bad Rabbits was featured on this year’s Warped Tour lineup and has me regretting not going (thanks for the great suggestion, Justin)! The ensemble hails from Boston and creates the coolest blend of… Continue reading

BOTW #68 – Bad Suns

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Hailing from California, Bad Suns have only been a band since 2012 and they are already making some pretty big waves in the indie/alt-rock scene. Their breakthrough hit, “Cardiac Arrest,” has an extremely… Continue reading

BOTW #67 – Ferras

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Earlier this week, global pop queen Katy Perry, announced the launch her brand new record label, Metamorphosis Music. Perry’s first artist signing, Ferras, is a singer-songwriter that fuses strong pop melodies and a… Continue reading