The Stone Foxes Go “Psycho”

One of the best things about the summer is the music that comes with. It’s free-flowing, it’s everywhere,  and everyone’s in tour mode! We love that, yes we do, and we love the fact that San Francisco’s own sons of stomp-rocking blues, The Stone Foxes, are sharing the summertime love. A 7-inch vinyl of two tracks, “Psycho” and  “Serious People”,  is enroute for release […]

Vicky Cryer Is….

…going to cause a stir in hipster-central on Friday, July 15th at the LA tastemaker of venues, Silverlake’s The Satellite. A brand new project (I guess it’s okay to call them supergroup) under the moniker Vicky Cryer will be taking the stage. Ooh la la, I say. Now expect the musically inclined, as well as the downright curious, to be […]

It All Stops Here – The End of Y-Rock

Last night I got some sad news, local/indie  music giant Y-Rock will have it’s last broadcast this Thursday with a sign off show from long time DJ Y-Rock On XPN founder and Operations Manager, Josh T. Landow airing from 9am-5pm. It feels like the summer of ’06 all over again. On August 1,2006 Philadelphia’s only alternative rock station Y100 was flipped, another station […]

The Dead Weather – Sea of Cowards

It’s finally happened, vinyl has gone digital. How you ask? Check it out, for the next 24 hours The Dead Weather are hosting a live stream of their new album Sea of Cowards. However, it’s not just an audio stream – it’s a video stream of the album being played on vinyl (as it should be heard) with special guests […]

Hanson – Thinking ‘Bout Somethin’

You may know High Voltage has always been a supporter of 1997’s pop-sensation Hanson. We’ve followed those long-haired teens through their various label deals into the formation of their own label and continue to watch them develop innovative ways to keep their fans interest. When we heard the announcement for their 5th studio album, Shout It Out, you can only […]

Free Music for Change!

Artists are banding together daily to produce a call to action for various efforts. The latest? Musicforaction.org! It’s a site that provides free music in exchange for urging you to take action. Currently you can download a “Best of Bonnaroo” compilation (17 tracks!) for FREE. The site will only just encourage you to write your Senator, the President and local […]

Tom Petty is the man!

If an email announcing Tom Petty and The Heartbreaker’s first new album in 8 years entitled Mojo wasn’t exciting enough this morning, it also came with a tour announcement. Now if you’re not familiar with Tom Petty and his history of standing up against the music industry, read this article from 2002 real quick: The Ten Things that Piss Off […]