Author Archives: Richie Frieman

Katie Buchanan


It’s been quite the journey for indie pop artist Katie Buchanan, the singer/songwriter from Kansas has quickly gone from relative newcomer to one of the most sought after talents in New York City, and she’s doing it while walking in two worlds. She dances rather flawlessly between pop sensibilities and gritty, […]

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The Elliotts


Good gracious. If there’s a band we want to go on the road with, of the hundreds and hundreds of features we’ve hung out with, we may want to hit the scene with Australia’s own The Elliotts the most. This sweet indie pop rock outfit (Robbie Elliott, Jimmy Howlett, Daine Spowart, […]

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American Standards


It’s been a good year and a half since we last spoke with punk metal outfit American Standards (Brandon Kellum, Corey Skowronski, Steven Mandell, Mitch Hosier) – back in January of last year, we were all about the band’s latest album, Hungry Hands. Fast forward to today, and the American […]

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Grant Maloy Smith


We’ve found ourselves an old school cowboy for our latest feature…and while it sounds a bit ironic, he’s an old school cowboy with a willingness to give a modern nod to his music; Grant Maloy Smith will certainly play you an acoustic campfire song, but he’s willing to bring in […]

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Paul Greene


Gaze upon the body of work that actor, musician, pilot, heartthrob Paul Greene has accomplished already in his career, you might find it hard to believe the badass who also motorcycled through the Himalayas actually started off his life on a quiet, tranquil, small family farm in Alberta, Canada. But Greene […]

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Sam Cash & The Romantic Dogs


We had the chance to speak with a musical renaissance man up in the great white north…Mr. Sam Cash hails from the, in fact, quite pleasant climate area of Toronto, Canada, and he and his Romantic Dogs (Aaron Comeau, Matt Bailey, Kyle Sullivan) are together crafting a brand of ‘Lyrical Rock […]

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Jaded Past


We bring a true rock n’ roller to the main page of PEV today – Mr. George Becker and his new band, Jaded Past, is pushing out a combination rock influences that borrows from many of the rock genre evolutions since the 80s. Becker started playing the New Jersey scene […]

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SydneyRay


Today we bring you up and coming pop songstress SydneyRay – a 17 year old vocalist from Long Island that’s here to inspire you, strengthened by some of the adversity she’s already faced. When she was 11 years old, Ray was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease and fell into a state […]

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You Bred Raptors?


If you’re a documentary filmmaker looking for an education on the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of the American indie music scene, leader of the semi-prog band You Bred Raptors?, Mr. Pete Rain, is your wet dream. The Queens-based 3-piece outfit has assembled and disassembled like a holiday jigsaw puzzle through […]

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Neptune Blue


It’s another cross-planet adventure here at PEV, as we visit with a band that created its first record from different corners of the globe – the super talented rock outfit known as Neptune Blue (Chris Hodges, Hugo Hoeksma, Andrew James, Greg Pajer, Zak St John) has players that hail from […]

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