Taking Back Sunday’s John Nolan Discusses ‘Happiness Is,’ Paul Simon, Stage Fright and More Happy Memories

Taking Back Sunday is one band that needs no introduction. Since forming in Long Island in 1999, the group composed of vocalist Adam Lazzara, guitarist/vocalist John Nolan, guitarist Eddie Reyes, bassist Shaun Cooper and Drummer Mark O’Conell have sold millions of albums, evolved from a scrappy punk act into seasoned songwriters and continues to produce a successful,…

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Luigi D’ Avola Interview: ‘Everything happens for a reason’

In the era of EDM-pop and OPM revivals, the endearing mass appeal of a simple small town boy and his sincere songs clearly strikes a universal chord Introducing 20-year-old half-Italian, half-Filipino singer-songwriter turned MYX VJ Luigi D’ Avola, who is now poised for bigger and better things. Two years since he has started, Luigi D’Avola’s…

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How to Gloc-9 It: The Ace Rapper on Political and Social Stereotypes, Art and Musical Legacy

Challenging the status quo and making a successful living as an artist has never been easy but Aristotle Pollisco better known as Gloc-9 will be, for many of us, a truly deserving game-changer. “Kung ano man yung kaya kong gawin as an artist and as a rapper, lagi kong sinasabi na hindi ko magagawa lahat…

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Speaking with Zac Barnett of American Authors

‘We want to be a career band that is known for their entire discography and not just a handful of singles here and there’ Self-described “laid-back dudes,” Brooklyn-based American Authors composed of Zac Barnett on vocals, James Adam Shelley on guitar/banjo, Dave Rublin on bass and Matt Sanchez on drums express an emotional and propel…

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