Category Archives: Indie Music

SolShock Believes in Z

There is so much to say about this band.  For now, we’ll let the music speak for itself.  Download ARIZE – The Prequel Advertisements

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Celebrate the New Full-Length Album from The Potential Lunatics!

The much anticipated debut album “Well Trained Youngsters” from The Potential Lunatics is here!  Join the Punk duo for their record release party Wednesday, June 29 at The Expo from 6 p.m.-10:30 p.m.  Meet bandmembers Emma and Isaac, enjoy live music, games, food … Continue reading

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SolShock Q&A with Singer-Songwriter Cory Joseph

Independent artists abound in Long Beach, CA.  But no one does rock, folk and blues like Cory Joseph Clark, Singer/Songwriter/Musician  and host of a new weekly songwriter showcase The Hum House.   SolShock:  What inspired your latest project? Cory: My latest project was my EP “Throwing Stones”. … Continue reading

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They’re Back! Armchair Generals Live at The Mezz June 4

Nu-Soul Magazine kicks off another ART+ SOUL event Saturday, June 4, featuring a live performance by the Soul/Electronic/Downtempo band Armchair Generals.  The AG’s will join Seattle-based indie artist Choklate in the line up, along with special guest DJs, Art and more.  If you haven’t seen … Continue reading

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Meet Francisco Araya and Cecille Simons-Araya

Just when “Momagers and “Dadagers” seem to be getting a bad rap in recent pop culture news, we’re highlighting two of the best in indie music.  Meet Francisco Araya and Cecille Simons-Araya, the proud, happy parents of teen indie rock duo The Potential Lunatics.  … Continue reading

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The Potential Lunatics’ Full Length Album Coming Soon!

The teen Punk, Alt, Indie music duo, The Potential Lunatics, reached their goal of raising $4,000 to complete the mastering and reproduction of their  upcoming full-length album.   Over 40 backers helped the teens accomplish their goal on, an online funding platform for … Continue reading

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SolShock Q&A with Dave Williams

He blows his Battlehorn weekly at various local clubs and events as Musical Director and Trumpeter for the funky jazz band MajicBulletTheory and the Dave Williams Group.  Producer/Trumpeter/Bandleader Dave Williams is first up for our exclusive SolShock Q&A: Photo by Victoria Posthuma SolShock:  What inspired … Continue reading

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SolShock Presents “The Classics” at Seabird Jazz Lounge

On Thursday February 10 & 24, we  will “Tear the Roof off the Sucka” like Parliament Funk when we take over Seabird Jazz Lounge for a premier night of classic soul, funk and hip hop with “The Classics”.  Join SolShock, Producer/DJ S.O.U.L.-O. and singer-songwriter/musician … Continue reading

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New Music: “Shadows 2” by Marlon D.

We’re excited about Marlon D, one of the hardest working Hip Hop MC’s,  dropping his 6th album Shadows 2.  The Oxnard, CA native has been on a steady grind in underground hip hop since 2006, sharing stages with world-renowned hip hop artists including: Talib Kweli, … Continue reading

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No Worries w/DJ Moonbaby

Meet the musically intuitve DJ Moonbaby, a long-time SolShock supporter and fellow music devotee.  Since 2010,  Moonbaby has kept Church Beat Radio listeners “worry-free” with her weekly show Worry Free Wednesday.  Online at 11am and 4pm PST, Worry Free Wednesday takes you on a … Continue reading

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