Posts byStarr Brown

Buyepongo Brings Infectious Buyangu With Túmbalo

Buyepongo, which means “to cause a ruckus,” is bringing their perfectly infectious rhythms into the spotlight on Túmbalo. Their latest album, out Nov. 10, is bringing together elements not typically found stateside.   A unique hybrid of traditional sounds heard across Colombia, Haiti, Belize, Honduras and the Dominican Republic (countries that all know how to
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Bishop Briggs Fights Herself in ‘Dream’ Video

Bishop Briggs is bringing us into the world of her new single “Dream” in her latest music video. The London-born singer just dropped the simplest music video of the year. Marching around an aesthetically pleasing house, Briggs is joined by an army musicians while belting out the lyrics to “Dream.” Directed by Dano Cerny —
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Morgan Saint Releases Magical Debut EP ’17 HERO’

17 HERO feels like magic with Morgan Saint’s lush lyrical poetry that takes you to another world. Her warm delivery of vocals and dreamy instrumentation add to the dreamscape pop that plops you down in Saint’s magical world. Morgan Saint Finds her Audience The opening track, “You”, was released two months ago and has found over
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FJØRA Drops Synth Perfection EP Watercolor

Synth-filled dream pop is so in right now and we’re totally here for it. With the release of her debut EP, Watercolor, FJØRA is bringing a new feeling into the soundscape that is pop music. Combining elements from everything charting top 40 right now, FJØRA takes Watercolor to a new level with instrumentation, beats, and lyrics. The Canadian-born
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Noiseheads Come Home with New Single

Power rock trio Noiseheads just dropped their latest track, “Homecoming,” off their upcoming album, Sitcoms for Aliens. As the first release from the LP, “Homecoming” seems like the perfect track to showcase it. Noiseheads have been hailed as “one of America’s most promising young rock bands” by AlternativeNation, and “Homecoming” is filling those big shoes.
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Eugene Tyler Band change direction with “Short Ride”

Country slangin’ Eugene Tyler Band’s latest track “Short Ride” explores their sophomore record Young Randy. Young Randy, out September 2017, brings a more stripped down intensity of the Eugene Tyler Band’s live show into a studio record. “Short Ride” shows this more acoustic centered side that the band headed towards on the record. Centered around
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Self Help Festival 2017 is Coming

Self Help Festival, presented by A Day To Remember, is about to embark on it’s fourth year. After making stops in Philadelphia and Orlando, Self Help Festival is heading north to Detroit (October 7), and after breaking for the winter hitting San Bernardino (March 3). Self Help Festival Heads to Detroit In Detroit in early
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Meet the new Millennial Anthem “Evil” from CRANE

Being a millennial today is matched with criticism from older generations. From buying avocado toast to not buying houses, everything we do is met with negativity for an unknown reason. Music is one way we’ve chosen to speak out about the constant criticism. CRANE’s latest track “Evil” speaks up about this. Co-written with the So-Cal
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World Record Holders The Pocket Gods release new single

Bands usually aren’t usually competing for Guiness World Records, but The Pocket Gods have oddly scooped one up. The Pocket Gods released the most tracks on a digital album (100×30), that had 100 tracks on it. While their latest release “Searching for the Divine” isn’t a world record holder, it’s four sure something for the
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Covey Feeds Nostalgia with “Same White Shoes”

Nostalgia is the best and worst feeling everyone feels. Whether you’re remembering the best time of your life or the worst moment you can remember, you can feel a mix of emotions. In Covey’s recent single “Same White Shoes,” is somehow able to tie together all the feelings nostalgia can bring into a single song.
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Yes You Are Debut HGX Music Video

You might have heard this next track and not have known it. If you’ve seen a Pepsi MAX commercial between your TV obsessions, chances are you’ve heard the mysterious pop track from Yes You Are. Between fans streaming, the Pepsi MAX commercial, during broadcasts like the Billboard Music Awards, Oscars and The Bachelor finale, the
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“Fields” Released Ahead of Spirit Award Debut Album

You’d think a track recorded with Jack Endino, who worked with Nirvana, wouldn’t be as bubbly as the latest from Spirit Award. “Fields” is the latest from the Seattle three-piece Spirit Award. The song features a fuzzy, bubbly pop track that is embedded with synthesizers and dazzling drum beats. Wrapped into a transcendental atmosphere that
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Welsh Avenue Debuts The Great Exchange EP

From being a biology major to recording his debut EP, college was a crazy time for singer/songwriter Mark DiLillo. The Austin, Texas based singer records under the name Welsh Avenue and created an interesting hybrid vibe he calls a cross between alternative, electronic, experimental and nu-wave music. The four track EP stirs up a dynamic
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Night Drive self-titled sci-fi album

Electronic based synth music that defined the 1980s are making a come back. Night Drive’s self-titled LP perfectly blends together post-punk synth pop in a vintage style only the 80s could master. The Texas based duo found the perfect blend between between the synth centered arrangements across the entire album that combine the enough sci-fi
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BLONDER is back with “Just Because”

BLONDER is back at it with another indie rock track perfect for your summer. “Just Because” comes of the band’s EP, “$5”. With just one listen, you become entranced in the guitar groove and punk-esque vocals. Though the riffs are repetitive, it feeds into the catchiness of the entire track. Mixed with electronic flourishes, the
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Dion Lunadon releases fiery self titled LP

Native New Zealander Dion Lunadon has been known since moving to America in 2009. His raucous, energetic rock & roll that he’s been making since the early 90s has brought him to release his debut solo self-titled album Dion Lunadon via Agitated Records. The 11 track album combines Lunadon’s primal punk impulses and garage rock sounds with
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Vans Warped Tour 2017 – Preview

Vans Warped Tour will be kicking off its twenty-second year on June 16 in Seattle, WA. The national festival will travel to 38 cities, coast-to-coast over two months and close out on August 6 in Pomona, CA. Summer means one thing for music buffs across the US – Vans Warped Tour. This summer will feature
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PONCÉ is bringing back 80s Americana with Afterglow

Funk-dance-rock vibes are making a comeback this summer and PONCÉ is here with their latest EP, Afterglow, to help this resurgence. PONCÉ is clearly unafraid to show their emotional side and sonic variety that is rarely reserved for indie rock. Harnessing the dance rhythms with guitar/synth combinations that are often unexplored in modern contexts, Afterglow
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Oliver Tank’s Electronic Experiment – Debut Album OT

For Sydney-based producer Oliver Tank, mastering the art of heartfelt and vivid soundscapes with an electronic bend wasn’t difficult. His debut album, OT, marks the timeless talent that Tank possesses in his creations that continue to be equally relevant and revolutionary. <a href=”http://olivertankmusic.bandcamp.com/album/ot”>OT by Oliver Tank</a> The self-taught, bedroom producer established a following though acclaimed
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Second Still Drop Self Titled Debut EP

Second Still is a three piece band from Los Angeles. With their electronic drum sounds, unconventional guitar lines, and strange vocal melodies that set them apart from traditional categorization. In March 2016, an early version of the EP was released on limited edition cassettes. The four tracks on the tape were recorded in a snowed in
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Keels brings in summer with Prison Walls

The London-based singer-songwriter Niall Keels is quickly becoming one of the most talked about songwriters in the UK & Ireland. With pop vibes and nothing but positivity in his latest track, it’s not hard to see why. Keels latest single Prison Walls is the second single off his latest EP. Keels’ uplifting and unapologetically track ‘Prison Walls’ is
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Close Talker tease new album with “Okay Hollywood”

Canadian Indie band, Close Talker, just announced, the released their first single from their third album “Okay Hollywood”. The first single “Okay Hollywood,” out now, is the perfect release to hype up the upcoming third album, “Lens,” out this Spring. “Okay Hollywood” is a sarcastic anthem poking fun at people’s tendencies and taking themselves and their own agenda’s too
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MIEARS goes solo with “Who Will Save You”

Front women from the Houston-based electronica trio BLSHS, Michelle Miears, has released her debut EP titled “Who Will Save You” to launch her solo project MIEARS. “Who Will Save You” is an emotionally driven narrative, exploring the compulsive and cyclical nature of relationships. The EP was written, produced, performed, and recorded by only MIEARS. The
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