Hozier (Image Credit: Neon Tommy)

What’s the big deal about… Hozier?

Hozier (Image Credit: Neon Tommy)

Hozier (Image Credit: Neon Tommy)

Thanks to the history making alternative rock station in Seattle, 107.7 The End – I recently came across the music of a very talented young Irishman, Hozier. The station picks a new artist every week or so to feature on their Discover & Download initiative where listeners can download a song for free of a new artist. Last month, they featured Hozier and his song “Take Me to Church.” The first time I heard the song, it made my hairs stand up with its powerful chorus. I knew I had to research the artist immediately online. Continue reading

Back 2 Zero (Image Credit; Tara Robinson / The Daily Quirk)

VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with Alternative Rock’s Next Big Thing- Back 2 Zero

Dan Barone, Niko Emanuilidis and Alex de Chaves of Back 2 Zero (Image Credit: Tara Robinson / The Daily Quirk)

Dan Barone, Niko Emanuilidis and Alex de Chaves of Back 2 Zero (Image Credit: Tara Robinson / The Daily Quirk)

If you haven’t heard of Back 2 Zero yet, be prepared to find out all about alternative rock’s next big thing in the exclusive interview below. The Daily Quirk recently sat down with the Pleasantville, NY group, comprised of Niko Emanuilidis, Alex de Chaves and Dan Barone, to discuss their sound, writing process and, of course, their upcoming EP! Check out the interview below and then watch an exclusive acoustic performance from Back 2 Zero, only on The Daily Quirk. Continue reading

Back 2 Zero (Image Credit: Tara Robinson / The Daily Quirk)

VIDEO: An Exclusive Acoustic Performance by Back 2 Zero!

Alex de Chaves, Niko Emanuilidis and Dan Barone of Back 2 Zero (Image Credit: Tara Robinson / The Daily Quirk)

Alex de Chaves, Niko Emanuilidis and Dan Barone of Back 2 Zero (Image Credit: Tara Robinson / The Daily Quirk)

The Daily Quirk is excited to bring you an exclusive live performance from Back 2 Zero! Watch the video below for an acoustic performance of not one, but two of their new songs, “Afterglow” and “Help Me Out.” Then hop over to our exclusive interview to hear the band discuss their music and upcoming EP! Continue reading

McFly (Image Credit: Matt Buck)

What’s the big deal about… McFly?

McFly (Image Credit: Matt Buck)

McFly (Image Credit: Matt Buck)

Remember that movie Just My Luck from 2006? Remember it starred the adorable, Chris Pine and not yet crazy, Lindsay Lohan? Well one thing I bet you don’t remember from that movie is the incredibly brilliant band featured in the movie, McFly. They had a very small part in the film, portraying the band Pine’s character was trying to get signed. What most people didn’t know was that the band was already a huge sensation in the UK even though they were not so famous yet in America. Continue reading

Ghost of the Robot (Image Credit: Victor Mascitelli/The Daily Quirk)

VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with Band Ghost of the Robot

Ghost of the Robot (Image Credit: Victor Mascitelli/The Daily Quirk)

Ghost of the Robot (Image Credit: Victor Mascitelli/The Daily Quirk)

Sci-fi and sweet sounds collide in the music of the California rock band, Ghost of the Robot. With lead singer, James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), at the helm, the band has gained a large fan base since their genesis in 2002. The Daily Quirk met up with the members of Ghost of the Robot backstage to talk music, an upcoming tour, and how fans can join in on the fun. See the full interview below!

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Justin Tyler, Tyler Nichols and Alex SkyWalker of Pop! Fiction (Image Credit: Pop! Fiction)

An Exclusive Interview with Orange County Band ‘Pop! Fiction’!

Justin Tyler, Tyler Nichols and Alex SkyWalker of Pop! Fiction (Image Credit: Pop! Fiction)

Justin Tyler, Tyler Nichols and Alex SkyWalker of Pop! Fiction (Image Credit: Pop! Fiction)

Allow us to introduce Pop! Fiction made up of members: Justin Tyler, Tyler Nichols and Alex SkyWalker. In 2011, the band formed in Orange County and soon after released a 5 track EP. They’ve been together ever since making great music and now have a new album and single on the way! Here at The Daily Quirk, we recently had the chance to interview this up-and-coming pop band to talk their music, working with John Fields and what their preferred order is at In-n-Out Burger. Check out the interview below!

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