The folk-rock troubadours of Fighting With Irons met in a San Diego musical youth production of “Peter Pan” as singing pirates. Two years later, that same swashbuckling sentiment shadows with Sunset Cliffs — the band’s debut EP set for release on May 27. The album is chock-full of nautical influences, from the band’s name to its breezy acoustic sound and sea-chanty lyricism.
You may not know who Sean Anderson is yet, but by this summer you sure will. Anderson, better known as Big Sean, has collaborated with rappers like Chris Brown and Common, and is releasing his first album, Finally Famous on July 21.
Junior high marked a golden age in the lives of us American suburbanites. Braces off, we flirted with disaster — blazing new trails from the deck of a Razor scooter while humming a riff from some ultra-serious “alternative rock” band featured on the homepage of the iTunes music store.