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ALT UP CLOSE: The Backseat Lovers

Listen to an exclusive ALT Up-Close session with The Backseat Lovers below, courtesy of Mick Music. Hear the performance and conversation and sign up to be an ALT Insider for your chance to attend future ALT Up-Close sessions. ALT Up-Close with The …

ALT UP CLOSE: Cannons

Listen to this exclusive ALT Up-Close session with CANNONS, courtesy of Columbia Records. Hear the performance and conversation and sign up to be an ALT Insider for your chance to attend future ALT Up-Close sessions. ALT Up-Close with CANNONS, powered by Sweetwater …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Overlook

Overlook is a rock band currently based in Fort Wayne who pride themselves on their ability to mix old school rock and roll riffs with modern production and writing. In 2018, they recorded their self-titled debut EP by themselves in a basement …

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: FUA

¡FUA! found their footing in a fusion of blues progressions, alternative angst, and Latin stylings. Their expedient traction quickly turned heads in their corner of the music community, and the support found therein gave them the platform to elegantly begin pushing their …

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: Extraordinary

Born John Michael Chandler, Extraordinary is an American Rapper/Singer/Songwriter from Fort Wayne, IN. Throughout 2019, he worked with local producer, Oblique, on his first album, 111. With the album’s release on January 11th, 2020, Extraordinary broke into the hip hop game, captivating …

ALT Homegrown Bobby Dellarocco aka Derocc

Bobby Dellarocco aka Derocc400 received his BA in music production and technology from Capital University. He spent his college years running live sound around Columbus and producing local artists until he moved to Fort Wayne to teach recording and production at Sweetwater …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: OLC

OLC is a 4-piece rock band that formed in November 2015.  While much of their material falls under the pop punk genre, they bring an eclectic approach to their recordings and live sets.  You can expect to go to an OLC concert …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Calder The Band

Calder The Band consists of Joe Stilwell, bassist Lee Cliff, drummer Aaron Cliff and lead guitarist Luke Matulis. They recently released a four song EP called “He’ll Come Around”.   They are indie rockers out of the Midwest and Fort Wayne area who …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Bonsai

Bonsai consists of a lead guitarist, bassist, drummer, rhythm guitarist and lead singer: Gabe Keister, Emily Parks, Jonah Leatherman, and McKenna Parks respectively. The band began with two sisters that were interested in writing and sharing experiences with a crowd through music. …

ALT Up-Close Rewind

ALT 102-3 and Sweetwater Sound present ALT Up-Close Rewind.  Hear some of your favorite artists recorded live at Sweetwater studios for a recent ALT Up-Close performance. On Saturday, September 12th at 7pm it’s lovelytheband recorded on April 29th, 2019. Catch this intimate performance …
Dollars For Scholars Contest Rules

Dollars For Scholars Contest Rules

OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES ”Dollars for Scholars”   How to Enter the Contest: The Dollars for Scholars contest will begin on June 5th, 2020 and end on August 31st, 2020 at 4 p.m. To participate in the contest, register to win at http://www.majic951.com, …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: The Be Colony

The Be Colony is a rock, psychedelic, groove that takes you over.  They are Jacob, Atticus, Bray, Wes, and Zac! Their sound is a culmination of the five full-immersed music lovers’ tastes.  Hailing from Fort Wayne, the band has captivated people in …

ALT Interviews…

Nathan from Cold War Kids called in to the studio to talk with Zack about being quarantined during all of this and how he has stayed connected.   ALT 102-3’s Zack Skyler recently got the opportunity to interview Tyler Glenn from Neon …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Jupiter in July

Jupiter in July is a two man band generating sounds of uncharted territory.  Drums/Vocals:  Bailey Correll and Bass/Vocals: Tom Alberding. A rhythm section gone rogue, they aim to veer off the beaten path to depths unknown and resurface with sound familiar to …