Michael Skehan

Artist & Media Coordinator

Aside from his work with idobi, Michael Skehan is a recent college graduate who spends his days vigorously scanning Craiglist in search of a talented ghostwriter for his upcoming essay, "About Me"

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Interview: Pemanent Ability

May 12, 2011 | By Michael Skehan

Last week, idobi contributor Ashley Holman had the opportunity to speak with three of the four members of Permanent Ability, a funk- rock band based in Los Angeles, California. Their latest EP, Bring It On!, debuted in 2010 and secured them the title “best band of the week” from rockitoutblog.com.


Manchester Orchestra to premiere new song through livestream

April 26, 2011 | By Michael Skehan

Tonight at 7 PM EST, Manchester Orchestra will debut “Virgin”, a new track form the stellar Simple Math, via a Livestream chat from vocalist Andy Hull’s living room.

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Interview: Ryan Mendez of Yellowcard

April 23, 2011 | By Michael Skehan

After announcing the end of their “indefinite hiatus”, Yellowcard have been busy. Since the announcement, the pop-rock 5 quintet have released the critically praised When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes, been halfway across America with All Time Low and seem poised for even greater success as they prepare for a co-headlining run with Good Charlotte. Mike Skehan of idobi had a chance to chat with guitarist Ryan Mendez about getting back together, touring, the Detroit Red Wings and more.

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Matt Lowell posts “Swan Lake” EP for free

April 20, 2011 | By Michael Skehan

NYC indie-rock artist, Matt Lowell has decided to give away his recently released EP, Swan Lake, for free on his bandcamp until next Tuesday, April 26th.

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The Get Up Kids premiere “Shatter Your Lungs” video

April 13, 2011 | By Michael Skehan

The Get Up Kids and MTV.com have teamed up to premiere the band’s new video for “Shatter Your Lungs.”

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Manchester Orchestra debuts new track

April 4, 2011 | By Michael Skehan

Manchester Orchestra recently debuted “April Fool”, a new track from their highly anticipated LP, Simple Math.

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Manchester Orchestra to co-headline tour with Cage The Elephant

April 4, 2011 | By Michael Skehan

Manchester Orchestra has announced their second round of North American dates featuring co-headlining shows with Cage The Elephant

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Interview: Anthony Rainville of Stay

February 14, 2011 | By Michael Skehan

In a recent interview, Anthony Rainville, vocalist of the Boston, MA pop-rock group Stay, discusses their upcoming LP American Cherry Bomb, the band’s recent rise in popularity, playing Never Say Never Festival and more.

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The Great Valley Release Debut Album

January 14, 2011 | By Michael Skehan

Delaware rock outfit The Great Valley are set to release their debut LP “Ruthless” on February 22.

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“Blue Sky Noise” Tour Entertains Detroit

November 25, 2010 | By Michael Skehan

As the house lights dimmed with fog billowing from the stage at Detroit’s historic Saint Andrew’s hall, fans in attendance for the sold-out stop of Circa Survive’s “Blue Sky Noise” tour had little idea of what laid ahead: a fantastic display of musicianship, community and otherwise all-around good time.