Random bands have started to follow me on twitter and tumblr, and it does amazing things for my ego. In this segment, we talk about the bands that have followed me this week.
The first band to follow me on Instagram, so that's nifty.
This Christian rock band from Ohio describes their music as "no gimmick rock and roll" and that's just what it is. It doesn't urge you to move instantly, but it will sit under your skin and beat with your heart. My favorite track off their album "Bad Dreams and Memories" is definitely "The Love That Never Fails" which is reminiscent of both classic Warped Tour and the electronic pop that's all over alternative radio.
Verdict: A great Christian rock band that doesn't force anything on you but power chords
Scarpa's debut single "Stranger" combines elements that have potential to intrigue- there's the alternative electronic sound that's popular with MTVU, the raspy vocals of 90's alternative and 2000s emo that give away his New Jersey roots, and many of the sentiments of Daniel Powter's "Bad Day." It's the kind of song that gets a moody video featuring longing faces and thick filters over the skyline of an anonymous city.
Verdict: Ready for more, hoping for a surprise