Artist Features / Interviews

 Kevin Norris

Interview: Ben Grubin of Hockey

Interview: Ben Grubin of Hockey

Filtering energetic pop hooks with new wave textures, the indie rock band Hockey have found a remarkably playful sound that finds them flirting with comparisons to the glossiness of We Are Scientists and MGMT to at times the dive-bar grunge of The Strokes and The Walkmen. Recently the group’s leader Ben Grubin caught up with […]

 Paul Hebert

Interview: Jason Evigan of After Midnight Project

Interview: Jason Evigan of After Midnight Project

As 2009 came to close we caught up with After Midnight Project lead vocalist Jason Evigan as they wrapped up the end of a year long tour and prepared to take a much deserved break. Evigan talked to us about their plans for 2010, his food of choice for inspiring his music, as well as […]

 Kevin Norris

Interview: John Stephens of Stars Align

Interview: John Stephens of Stars Align

With only a three song EP under their belt, LA based power rock group Stars Align are ready to become a household name. Their hits single “Don’t Bring Me Down” has already been featured on MTV’s reality show The Hills and they have the full backing support of country megastar Joe Don Rooney (Rascal Flats). […]

 Paul Hebert

Interview: Chris Kranes of The Darlings

Interview: Chris Kranes of The Darlings

Local punk rockers The Darlings are hard at work in the studio putting the final touches on their first full length album, but bassist Chris Kranes took some time out to discuss the progress of the album, their success at the Ernie Ball Battle of Bands, and his disappointment with not being able to order […]

 Robert Fayette

Interview: Story of the Year

Interview: Story of the Year

Following a year of tours in Europe, across the US, and the recording of their 2010 record, Story Of The Year made their way to The Grove of Anaheim earlier this month for the Napalm and Noise Tour. We sat down with members Dan Marsalla, Josh Wills and Phillip Sneed to discuss their upcoming record […]

 Robert Fayette

Interview: Mike Hranica of The Devil Wears Prada

Interview: Mike Hranica of The Devil Wears Prada

Fresh off this summers Warped Tour and currently in the middle of a co-headlining tour with All That Remains, The Devil Wears Prada front man Mike Hranica sat down with us prior to their recent show at the Grove of Anaheim to discuss touring and their upcoming releases. SoCalMusicToday.com: You’re currently on the road co-headlining […]

 Erika Rae

Interview: Brandon Thomas of Phantom Communiqué

Interview: Brandon Thomas of Phantom Communiqué

Los Angeles rock band, Phantom Communiqué, prepares for the release of their first full length album, The Wolf And The Sheep, in just a few months. I sat down with the creator and vocalist of Phantom Communiqué, Brandon Thomas, and talked about the upcoming album, future tours and the creation of Phantom Communiqué. SoCalMusicToday.com: What […]

 Paul Hebert

Interview: Kaylah Marin

Interview: Kaylah Marin

Since Kaylah Marin’s debut album Loving Life dropped this summer, the Los Angeles based alternative-meets-soul vocalist has been on a whirlwind of performances, interviews and events. The soulful R&B singer/songwriter, known for her edgy alternative twist, has opened another door with the recent release of dance remixes to “On the Floor (Oh Baby Please).” The […]