Category: Six Picks
Six Picks With The RunAround: Six Tips For Making The Most Out Of Prom

Prom. What many teenagers spend their high school years looking the most forward to. Selecting what friends to ride in the limo with, the hunt for the perfect dress, making sure a great theme is voted for and most of all making it a night to remember. While there has been movie after movie on good proms and really bad proms, The Sound Alarm wanted to bring you some advice that doesn’t require…

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Six Picks With The Venetia Fair: Our Six Best TV Show Ideas

With many shows renewal status still unknown and the announce of new pilots to come soon, it’s clear what will be watched next fall is on the minds of many. Police procedural, guilty pleasure reality show, best new drama? Who knows what the fall season holds. The Sound Alarm turned to The Venetia Fair to share with us their six best ideas for TV shows. Some of their ideas will make you laugh…

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Six Picks With The GoAround : Six Perks Of Being In A Band With Your Family

Siblings, many have a great reparations and many have a not-so-great. Luckily for fans of Pennsylvania’s own The GoAround, brothers Alexander and Anthony have a loving relationship. Spending normal family time, living together and being in a band together these brothers have only strengthened their bond. Curious as to how being brothers effects their music, The Sound Alarm asks them the six best…

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Six Picks With Erica Glyn: Six Tips For Self-Produced Artists
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The music industry can be an expensive place for artists, producers, studio fees, possibly bringing in additional song writers or buying songs. The bills can easily go up and up and up till breaking even from sales is a dream. New York’s own Erica Glyn has found a way to keep her recording costs down, she writes, records and produces her own music. Her 2012 release, Static, is just one example. Taking…

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Six Picks With Sarah D: Six Best Breakup Songs

While Valentines Day is a time of love, chocolate and flowers for many, for some it involves getting over the heartbreak of a recent relationship that ended. So for those of you nursing a broken heart back to health we enlisted the help of LA’s own Sarah D to share with us some great breakup tunes to listen to. With Sarah’s debut EP entitled Over You, we think she knows a thing or two about getting over the ex who broke…

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Six Picks With Broken Anchor: Top Six Baby Making Songs

Known for their sense of humor, we enlisted Broken Anchor, to take part in our Valentines Day Six Picks as well. Instead of wasting the comedic talent of vocalist Austin Hartley-Leonard, we gave him a less safe topic, Top Six Baby Making Songs. Forget the over priced flowers, sappy greeting cards and boxes of chocolates, Hartley-Leonard has put together the playlist to ensure you have…

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Six Picks With The Rescues: Six Reasons Why Love Is Better Than War

Normally Six Picks are a one shot deal for bands, but for a very special Valentines Day themed Six Picks we bring back The Rescues. While last time they shared their Six Favorite Co-Ed Bands, this time they are sharing their reasons why Love Is Better Than War. With their latest album entitled Blah Blah Love And War, we think they might just know a thing or too. With references to Pat Benatar and…

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Six Picks With The Antics: Six Reasons Why Jersey Boys Make The Best Dates!

With Valentines Day just thirteen days away, for those who are single the hunt is on to find the perfect date for V-Day. For all the single ladies out there, New Jersey’s own The Antics shares why you should be seeking out a Jersey boy as a date for not only V-Day but any day. For it seems Jersey boys know the way to treat a girl to a delicious Valentines Day breakfast or the day after. Plus…

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Six Picks With Wise Girl: 6 Tips For Being The Woman Fronting A Band

Stepping into a boys world is never easy for a woman. Abby Weitz, front woman of Manhattan’s own pop-rock group Wise Girl, is all too familiar with this. With the music industry still considered much of a “boys club”, Abby shares her tips for making it as a front woman in a band. With tips including fight for what you believe in, choosing band-mates wisely and the right way to deal with creeps…

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Six Picks With Forget Me In Vegas: Six Things To Expect From Us In 2013

For many of us a new year comes with a new list of goals and expectations and that isn’t any different for New York’s own Forget Me In Vegas. Though they aren’t planning on losing weight or getting more organized in 2013. Instead their plans include connecting more with the fans, more new music and much more. They are already off to a great start by offering their latest EP, Coulda Shoulda

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Six Picks With Paper Tongues: Six Reasons Why We Are Not On A Major Label (And More!)
Paper Tongues Promo Photo 2012

Paper Tongues were not only kind enough to participate in our “Six Picks” feature with us, but all five members submitted their own picks! Topics are across the board from major labels, to skinny jeans, to even why there is not a girl in the band. Their very entertaining submissions can be found here and be sure to pick up Paper Tongues’ new Crowd Surfing EP now on iTunes!

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Six Picks With Dave Elkins: Six Reasons Why I Am Launching The Schematic Community

After over a decade of success while touring in the band Mae, lead singer Dave Elkins is hoping to help other creative minds. Which is why he’s launching The Schematic Community, a social networking site that will bring together all sorts of creative minds in hopes of helping them succeed. With The Schematic Community such a unique venture, The Sound Alarm asks Dave what inspired his decision to launch the…

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Six Picks With Dance For The Dying: Six Awesome Things About Being A Band In Washington D.C.
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Being part of a band in D.C. is an interesting experience. Our music scene has had its highlights in the past, but currently is mostly under the radar, which is a shame. There are some really awesome bands filling the D.C. clubs. Check out our reasons why being a band from D.C. is awesome!

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