Homegrown Spotlight: 2023 Archive

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Noah Sties

Indiana born and raised indie-rocker Noah Sties is an 18 year old self-taught songwriter and producer. His debut EP “Our Conscious Hours” (2020) was a do-it-yourself effort to show his hometown friends that he could make music. Following up with popular singles “Rose” …

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: Sun. Dyle

A Fort Wayne based 6-piece ensemble that radiates the warmth of jazz, the enchanting vibes of neo-soul, and the rhythmic heartbeats of R&B. Hailing from diverse musical backgrounds, the members of SUN.DYLE converge to create a harmonious blend of genres that persuade …

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: Jae The Band

Jae, The Band is an artist from Fort Wayne, Indiana. Jared Schneider, stage name “Jae, The Band” has been part of several Fort Wayne acts in roles as Musician, Stagehand, and Sound Engineer, and recently graduated from University of Saint Francis with …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Loveseat!

Loveseat! is one of Fort Wayne’s finest local bands. Loveseat! is Mary Mitchener, Sam Clay, Vic Brown and Ethan Hoff. Return is the latest single, which you can hear on ALT in a regular rotation daily!! Loveseat! Socials Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lovethatseat/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lovethatseat/ …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: The Be Colony

The Be Colony plays genre-defiant music born of diverse influences across all times and styles. The band has been gigging and recording since 2015, in which time they have played several regional festivals and accumulated a healthy catalogue of albums and singles. …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Cloudmaker

CloudMaker, the creative endeavor of Eric Frank, began in 2019 a solo project, exploring what was possible with vintage synthesizers and drum machines while intentionally never using a computer or modern DAW. CloudMaker has gradually transformed from its humble beginnings into a …

ALT Homegrown Showcase

ALT Homegrown Showcase features an hour of local homegrown music every Friday at 7pm on ALT 99.5 & 102.3. If any local artists would like to submit their songs, please send them to Zack@alt1023fm.com ALT HOMEGROWN SHOWCASE Playlist 6/7/24 Funayurei/Wait For Me …

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: Max Wells

For someone who is still in their mid-20s, Max Wells has built himself a sizeable catalog of hits that would rival even the most seasoned artists today. Establishing himself as both a braggadocious rapper and a thoughtful lyricist, Max draws inspiration from …

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: Quentin Wright

Born and raised in Warsaw, Indiana, Quentin Wright is creating the Midwest Sound. As an artist who cares about the craft of writing and performing, Quentin has been working on his current project for the past three years and is out with his …

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: Clyde Cyrus

Clyde Cyrus is an outstanding vocalist hailing from the slums of Fort Wayne, Indiana. 432 days after receiving an encouraging message from Earl Sweatshirt in late 2014, Clyde jumpstarted his career as an ambitious teenager performing alongside hip-hop legends Dead Prez and …

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: Neon Straightjackets

Neon Straightjackets is currently kicking off their spring tour in Ohio and the surrounding area. This band brings 90s grunge elements to the music scene with their new single, ”$#!7CANNED”. They hope the single will introduce audiences to the elements and theme …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Bobby & Krystal

After working together for years and talking about working on music together, (producer/engineer/musician) duo Krystal and Bobby finally decided it was time to collaborate. With eclectic musical backgrounds from metal, EDM, and alt rock, they teamed up to create a fun pop …

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: Kyle Neff

Kyle Neff’s song “No Going Back” is basically a six minute condensed version of his life story. He’s had his trials, and tribulations and the only thing that matters he says is that his mom was his best friend, and then she …

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: Adam Baker

Adam Baker,  a prolific singer-songwriter based in Fort Wayne, IN is well known for dipping his feet into variety of genres. He has previously released 4 albums and 2 singles w/ his band, Adam Baker & The Heartache.   Now he prepares to …