Tag Archives: Sun Hotel

Homegrown: Local Indie Outfits Kick Out the Jams

Houston, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Mobile, Pensacola and Jacksonville are just some of the cities in the southern circuit that lie on the I-10 and surround New Orleans. This stretch of road is quite valuable to the local indie rock and roll community — a scene that’s growing larger each year, and pushed heavily by young [...]

Tyler Scurlock of Sun Hotel Hits the Spot at Lebanon’s Cafe

Lebanon’s Cafe 1500 S. Carrollton Ave. (504) 862-6200 What are you ordering today? The Chicken Shawarma wrap, it’s terrific, with hummus and wheat pita bread. How often do you come here? Probably once a week. Who do you come here with? All my friends like to go here. My friend Ben Jones and I come [...]

New Sun Hotel Track “Talks”: Free Download

Last year, Sun Hotel released one of 2010′s better local indie rock records, Coast, which one can still hear emanating from the dark, danky recesses of the OffBeat offices to this day. In October, the Loyola quartet will return with a new EP, Gifts; they’re even taking pre-orders for vinyl copies already. “Talks” will be [...]

Sun Hotel, Coast (Independent)

Soon after the release of their excellent Team Spirit EP in early 2010, DIY dudes Sun Hotel became favorites on New Orleans’ college campuses. While the young band’s disheveled blend of bliss, belligerence, and irreverence initially drew a litany of Pavement comparisons, their first full-length, Coast, finds them taking a page out of another indie [...]

noirFest IV, Thursday Through Saturday Nights

Tonight kicks off the fourth fall festival hosted by the New Orleans Indie Rock Collective: noirFest IV, featuring all local indie bands. A true testament to both the vibrancy of the current indie scene and to the vast broadness of the label “indie rock” in 2010, it promises to be a varied weekend with each [...]

Sun Hotel Album Release Party at One Eyed Jacks Friday

Sun Hotel has risen quickly through the ranks of the New Orleans indie scene with catchy hooks and layered, melodic vocals.  They’ve proven to be a band to keep an eye on in the relatively short time they’ve been playing around New Orleans. Having just returned from a short tour across the South, they’re playing [...]