After winning the annual JanSport Battle of the Bands last February and making the trip to perform at our SXSW showcase, Indiana rockers Hotfox have spent the last 8 months playing regional shows and writing music for a follow-up to their debut LP You, Me, and the Monster.
All good things must come to and end, and SXSW is no exception. We begrudgingly departed Austin yesterday after an incredible week of live music, BBQ and plenty of Fireman’s 4 (ask for it next time you’re in Austin at your favorite local watering hole.)
Before we left Austin, we couldn’t resist making one more poor dietary decision and stopping off at our favorite downtown BBQ joint and inhaling this monstrosity of meat….
Last week, we wrapped up the JanSport [...] Read More >
Man, this week is going by fast. Despite near zero sleep and a perpetual headache, SXSW is still as awesome as awesome can get, and the awesomeness continues tomorrow with our annual SXSW party, partnered with Sonicbids.
If you can remember back to February, we announced the winners of our Battle of the Bands. Well those winners, Hotfox, have made the trip to Austin on us, and they’ll be performing at our party tomorrow along with some other great up-and-comers from around the country.
We’ll be [...] Read More >
A few months back we featured a highly entertaining webisode series called Midwest Underground- read all about it here.
The guys behind Midwest Underground are trying to take their program to the next level through an online Kickstarter project to raise capital to invest back into the show. Kickstarter lets ordinary people donate money to help folks bring their ideas to life.
While hugely entertaining, we believe Midwest Underground serves a higher purpose of helping emerging artists gain much needed exposure through [...] Read More >
And boy is it a good one. On top of featuring our recent JanSport Battle of the Bands winners, Hotfox, the showcase will also feature Rubblebucket, Voltaire Twins, and ANR. You can RSVP and see the full lineup here.Read More >
Check out this live performance from The White Rabbit Cabaret in Indianapolis. Awesome.Read More >
Singer/frontman Oliver Hopkins and guitarist Duncan Kissinger from Hotfox took a minute to answer a few questions so we could all get to know this talented group of guys from Bloomington, Indiana a little better.
Another big congrats to the guys for winning this year’s Battle of the Bands. We can’t wait to see them in Austin!
Q: So, you’re our winners. You made it. Did you guys think you had a good chance when you entered this crazy thing?
A: We had [...] Read More >
We’re proud to announce that Bloomington, Indiana based rockers Hotfox are the winners of our 4th annual Battle of the Bands competition!
The guys were picked out of over 800 artists to enter the second round of the contest in which they competed against 50 other acts in a public voting period. At the end of the public voting period, Hotfox moved on to the final round by being voted into the top 10 artists. From the top 10, a panel [...] Read More >