Category: Artist Feature

Rozes at the Resident

On Friday, pop-powerhouse Rozes performed at the Resident in Downtown Los Angeles all the way from Philadelphia. The vocalist and songwriter is most well known for writing and singing the song "Roses" by the Chainsmokers, and has collaborated with many artists including Cash Cash, Big Gigantic, and Logic to create infectious pop songs with lush ...

SINGLE OF THE WEEK: MILKK – Pacific Kiss

Despite only having been a full trio for less than a month, and only existing for almost two, indie-pop group MILKK are making waves with their first single, “Pacific Kiss.” The Nashville/Minneapolis based group took inspiration from LA for their newest single, referencing Malibu and Pacific Coast Highway (highway one, as they call it), drawing ...

A Chat with John Moreland

WQHS sat down with John Moreland before his Union Chapel show in London to chat about his latest album, Big Bad Luv, his writing style, Oklahoma, and the saga of the “Big Bad Luv” neon sign. WQHS: How is this album different- in terms of how you wrote it- from the last album? John Moreland: ...

Live Review: Fyfe at Omeara

Fyfe performed a sold-out show at Omeara in London last night. The show followed a November cancellation which reassigned all tickets to last night's gig. Fyfe brings together a range of styles, with the main unifying trait of his latest album Control (2015) being satisfyingly synchronized percussive backdrops. His supporting vocalist covered the solo in "Belong" (originally ...

Motel Mozaique 2017 in Photos

Motel Mozaique, a music and art festival in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, celebrated its 17th year this year. Featuring musical acts from the US, UK, and across Europe, Motel Mozaique hosted concerts across venues around the city over April 7th and 8th. Standout performers included retro-rockers the Lemon Twigs, who treated audiences to an acoustic ...

Circa Waves: Your New Favorite British Indie Band

Circa Waves, a British indie rock band from Liverpool, played the O2 Forum in support of their latest album Different Creatures, released on March 10. Between Different Creatures and their debut album Young Chasers, their music ranges from more upbeat rock that soundtracks summer drives to the beach (“Get Away”, “T-Shirt Weather”) to  garage-rock inspired ...

In Defense of Linkin Park

If you want to see an example up close of a polarized community turned inwards against itself, look not only to the United States of America, but also to the comments section of the lyric video for Linkin Park’s new single.Disclaimer: I’m a fan of Linkin Park, but in terms of fan obsession/adoration rankings, I’m ...

Interview: Neon Waltz

Neon Waltz, a six-piece rock band from a small town in northern Scotland, played a show in London last week. We sat down with lead singer Jordan Shearer to learn a bit more about their  unique hometown and what they have coming up. WQHS: How would you describe yourselves to those who haven’t heard your ...

Spotlight on Ieuan

At 18, most artists cannot boast that they have a created a strong fanbase and racked up hundreds of thousands of plays on SoundCloud. Electronic/R&B artist Ieuan stands as a shining exception to this rule -- one of his biggest songs, "2YOUNG2DIE," has over 272,000 streams on Soundcloud. His heart-wrenching "Pretty When U Cry," a ...