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Get To Know SUSTO: The Opener for The Lumineers Talks Pain, Faith and Love

Not too long ago I got the opportunity to talk on the phone with Justin Osborne, the frontman for Charleston-based indie rockers SUSTO, and the two of us touched on some pretty profound subjects. We reviewed their latest effort on the blog when it released back in January, and will be covering them in Indianapolis this coming ...

Coming to Terms: a special journey for The Grove

Words by Corey Mouch There’s something about The Grove that just can’t be captured on a record—and believe me, that’s a great thing. Fans of RHCP will feel right at home when pressing play for their first listen through the band’s Coming to Terms EP, which was released January 27th. An organic sound filled with ...

‘Runaway Kids’ Harbour ready for their big escape

By Corey Mouch The Beginning: Small Towns, Talent Shows, and The Monument “There ain’t no looking back now,” proclaims a confident Harbour in its newest hit, the anthemic Runaway Kids, a song the band hopes will define the humble past it has endured and bright future it has ahead. Harbour, a 5-piece indie rock ...

INTERVIEW: BROADSIDE (The Return)

In my time with Tuned up I have had the chance to interact with so many incredible people in the music industry. This is something I never saw myself doing. For me the last four years have been amazing. With have said that, one of the best aspects of working with Tuned Up is getting to interview bands. Last year I had the ...

Nothing But Thieves Discuss Debut, Touring and New Music

Recently I had the opportunity to chat with Connor Mason, the frontman of UK alt.-rockers Nothing But Thieves. We discussed the writing process for last year’s self-titled debut, how touring has gone for the quintet over the course of the past year or so, as well as their plans for 2017. TUNED UP: About a year or so ago ...

INTERVIEW: LIFE LESSONS

Right now pop-punk is at a crossroads, it can either go more traditional or more aggressive.  I know myself personally I’m leaning towards the aggressive side. One band is helping make that choice easy is Life Lessons. From that very first listen I was hooked and I have not stopped. Their EP, I Know What I’m Not was my ...

The Return of Andrew Belle

Words: Ryan Getz Everyone has those paradigm shifting albums that define a season. For me, one of those albums was Andrew Belle's Black Bear. Recently I had the chance to speak with him by phone and I think Tuned Up will be able to give you some insight into the current state of the songwriter. Andrew told me in a recent ...