Posts byStarr Brown

Faulkner Find Their Alt-Rock Sound on ‘PARIAHS’

Alt-rock group Faulkner just released their debut album PARIAHS with the help of hip-hop royalty. Blending together classing punk feelings into an alternative soundscape with a dash of pop, Faulkner truly carve out their own space in the crowded world of music. Faulkner find their sound on debut LP PARIAHS Out February 9, the band recorded the album
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LAUV Releases Breakup Anthem ‘Getting Over You’

After teasing his fans about a song written about chicken tenders, the independent singer, songwriter, and producer Lauv released his new track “Getting Over You” on Valentines Day.   Lauv releases perfect breakup anthem ‘Getting Over You’ on Valentines Day   The track is perfect to cry to for a breakup or to sing while at the same party
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EXCLUSIVE PREMIER: Yify Zhang Releases Debut EP ‘Vagrant Bird’

Combining classical compositions and a songwriting style that feels all too personal, Yify Zhang creates a raw, lush sound that feels like SIA, Sara Bareilles, and a romance movie collaborated. With her degree in violin performance from UNC, Yify combines the singer-songwriter lyrical approach with piano on every track layering in different instrumental accompaniment to grow the
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Meet Rising Pop Singer Aja Warren

Meet Aja Warren, a multitalented actress, singer, model, photographer, producer, and honestly, I don’t know what she can’t do. The singer is getting ready to release the first single, “Show Me The Magic,” from her upcoming EP due out on February 13. The massive pop track is only the beginning of what’s to come off
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IAMX Releases Haunting LP ‘Alive in New Light’

About to release his latest LP Alive In New Light, IAMX (aka Chris Corner) has put together a cinematic celebration of breaking free from his depression. Fueling his last two albums, Alive In New Light tells it exactly how it is with cinematic instrumentation out February 2 on Caroline/Universal. Alive In New Light is a Thank You
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Slow Bloom Debuts EP ‘Hex Hex Hex’ Ahead of Album

California has brought us much of the great punk music that has become a staple of the sound today. This next group out of Northern California, Slow Bloom, released their debut EP on January 26 on No Sleep Records in advance of their upcoming full-length album. The four-piece combines the viscerality of post-punk and the alternative sensibilities of
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Travis Cut Rerelease ‘Serial Incompetence’

The little know but hugely influential heroes of the UK punk scene are re-releasing their first album. Travis Cut played their first show in 1993, opening for D.O.A in London, and followed it up with a slew of shows across the country and even named a Record Of The Week on Steve Lamacq’s Radio 1 show.
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Pop Punk Pile Up Debuts Line Up For 2018

Festivals throughout the UK aren’t anything new. However, Pop Punk Pile Up Festival will be making its debut in 2018. The new festival is Riff Media’s first branching out into the festival circuit after a successful decade. After a year of huge growth, successful events, and gaining a wealth of contacts, 2018 just seemed like
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Æves Shines Bright In ‘Loaded Love’

When friends come together to create music, it always results in something special. This is true for Matthew Adam and Molly O’Malley when they formed Æves in early 2015. The dream and drive was to combine sounds coming out of their local scene in Louisville, KY; they found the solution in collaborating with each other. Æves Shine
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Ex-Okay Debut Video For “Locked”

If you’ve ever participated in an escape room, you’ll know the feeling in Ex-Okay’s video for “Locked.” The thought that you’re trapped being timed to find your way out, while it’s not for everyone some people get thrills from it. While that isn’t me, watching it play out in “Locked” gave me enough thrill for the
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Wingtip Carves EMD Sound with ‘Space For Us’

Pop music has had a few common themes in 2017. Though out the year the Billboard Top 40 was filled with tracks layered with synths and drops that would make The Chainsmokers proud. Wingtip is developing that sound in “Space for Us” featuring Youngr. Wingtip is Carving His Own Sound with “Space For Us” that Will
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Hailee Steinfeld Drops ‘Let Me Go’ Video with Florida Georgia Line, Alesso, and Watt

Pop’s latest rising star Hailee Steinfeld recently dropped the perfect video for her latest collaborative track “Let Me Go”. Working with Swedish DJ and producer Alesso, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and singer Watt, as well as country duo Florida Georgia Line teamed up with Hailee Steinfeld to drop another chart topping hit for 2017. Rising on the Spotify Global
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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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