Posts byAlyssa Mattia

Spend a “Weekend Night In America” with Josh Christina

There are very few artists that have successfully bridged the gap between genre and generations. Josh Christina definitely fits that bill with his newest single “Weekend Night In America.” As a singer-songwriter, piano enthusiast, and rock n roll revivalist (the most fitting of titles), Baltimore, Maryland native Josh Christina is a man of many talents.
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Echo Messenger Releases “Rocky Gibraltar”

Looking for an end-of-summer song to jam out to? Look no further than Echo Messenger’s newest single “Rocky Gibraltar.” Singer-songwriter James Bracken is the man behind Echo Messenger, a dark-folk/gauzy/lo-fi emerging project. Bracken is a former member of alternative string band Stagefright.  Through live gigs across southern MN, Stagefright gained popularity among the grassroots industry.
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Go Down ‘The Rabbit Hole’ With Deadtide

It’s time to fall down The Rabbit Hole with the debut album from Deadtide!  Deadtide is a melodic death metal & metalcore band based out of New York and New Jersey. The band consists of members Mike (vocals), Phil (guitar), Max (lead guitar), Andrew (bass), and Daniel (drums). Vocalist Mike and guitarist Phil met in
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The Mighty One has the Torch of Rock and Roll

As a young music fan, getting your first record can be a life changing experience. For frontman of The Mighty One Tim Steinruck this was definitely the case.  After receiving his first KISS record Destroyer, a fire was lit inside Steinruck and he immediately aspired to be a rockstar.  Rock ‘n’ roll has been planting
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‘The Message is Clear’ With Calling For Eden

August 28, 2021 indie rock/funk rock band Calling For Eden will be celebrating the 1 year anniversary of their second album titled The Message is Clear.  Calling For Eden is an indie rock/funk rock band based out of the Dallas – Fort Worth Metropolitan Area of Texas.The band consists of Casey King (lead vocals, guitar),
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Go For A “Night Swim” With Sunhaven

“Let’s hold our breath. And kiss in the deep end. ‘Till there’s no air left in our lungs. Then sink to the bottom. Where no one will find us.” These are some of the lyrics of Sunhaven‘s debut single “Night Swim.” Sunhaven is a brand new alt-rock band based out of Long Island, New York.
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“Press Play” on Walia’s Newest Single

If you watched the short film Silence of Friends on Netflix then you probably heard emerging artist Walia’s debut song “Press Play” in the background of one of the scenes (time stamp 9:30). Originally from California but now based in New York City, 19 year old Natasha Walia is an emerging singer-songwriter. Taking vocal lessons
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Brooke Josephson Reminds Us To Be a “Rainbow”

Hate for being who you are is something that many of us are familiar with experiencing. Learning to rise above the hate and continue shining is the message behind the newest self-love single from Brooke Josephson, “Rainbow.” Brooke Josephson is a pop-singer songwriter from Warsaw, Indiana. A small town girl with big dreams, she packed
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Elisha Marin Releases Debut Album ‘Shining Out’

Folkster singer-songwriter Elisha Andrew Marin recently released his debut album titled Shining Out on June 18, 2021.  Elisha Andrew Marin is a man of many talents. He’s a self-taught musician and artist based out of Minnesota. He is president of the Freeborn County Arts Initiative in Albert Lea, Minnesota. FCAI is a non-profit dedicated to
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Alex Julia Is “Like The Sun”

Chill, laid-back, and breezy are all words that can be used to describe singer-songwriter Alex Julia and her latest single “Like The Sun.” Alex Julia is a singer-songwriter, content creator, foodie, and adventure seeker from New Jersey. She has a very unique style to her music, drawing from influences of pop, rock, and indie genres.
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Matthew Austin Hunt Wants To Be “Free”

Looking for a heartache-in-your-feels song with a great Americana sound? Look no further than Matthew Austin Hunt’s newest single “Free.”  Matthew Austin Hunt has always had a love for music. Hunt’s grandfather (a 1940s recording artist) introduced him to music by giving him a guitar at the age of 7. Hunt went on to play
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Tarah Who? Releases “la petite Boche”

Have you ever struggled to find the perfect Mother’s Day gift for that special mother figure in your life? Well Tarah from the band Tarah Who? decided to take her and her mother’s shared love for music, and turn it into the most supreme of presents; a song called “La Petite Boche: Un Amour De
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Go To “Califas” With DENM and Jared Watson

“Come move with me, come dance with me. Before the summer leaves.” Those are the chorus lyrics to the newest song from DENM, “Califas” featuring Jared Watson of Dirty Heads.  Southern California singer/songwriter and producer DENM has been quickly rising to fame with his unique blend of alternative rock, reggae, and hip-hop. DENM has been
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AVIV Doesn’t Wanna Be a “Lonely B*tch”

A very relatable feeling during this ongoing pandemic is loneliness. With social lives being forced to be put on a hold, many have been left alone within the four walls of their rooms. Teenage bedroom pop star AVIV took her isolation and her Les Paul, and tapped into this lonely feeling to create her newest
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“Turn Back The Time” With Tom Tikka

One superpower that I’m sure many people would like to have is the power to manipulate time. Have you ever looked back at a moment in your life and wished that you could turn back the time and change the way things went? Well that is the theme of Tom Tikka & The Missing Hubcaps’
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“Falling Up” With Dean Lewis

One of my favorite things about music is when an artist is able to connect with their fans on a powerful level through their music. When they are able to create a song that’s lyrics are extremely relatable to their fans and speaks to their souls, a beautiful connection has been made. That is what
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Go To “Florence” With Adult Books

LA post-punk/alternative band Adult Books, has recently released their newest single and music video  “Florence” off their upcoming album Grecian Urn, set to release on March 26.  Adult Books is based out of Los Angeles, California, and consists of childhood friends Nick Winfrey (creator, writer, multi-instrumentalist), Sina Salessi (drums), and Alex Galindo (guitar/synth).  Their upcoming
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“You’re Going To Hell” With Electric Peace

Looking for some post-punk psychedelic music in your life? Look no further than Electric Peace and their newest EP titled You’re Going To Hell.  Electric Peace got its start in the 80s playing punk music in Reseda, California. The band consists of Brian Kild (vocals), Jay Ziskrout (drums), and Greg Welsh (guitar), with Chuck Harter
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Gina Royale Can Be Your “Lemon Drop”

A relationship is much like a lemon in some ways. It can be really sweet, or it can be really sour. That is the general theme of New Jersey singer-songwriter Gina Royale’s newest single “Lemon Drop.”  Gina Royale is an alt-pop artist based in New Jersey. She is a graduate of the College of the
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TIMA Releases “Take Me Out” With Her Mom

Something that I’m sure everyone can appreciate in these crazy times is comedy. Whether it’s a movie, tv show, viral video, or a song, having a comedic element can instantly help brighten spirits. This is something that can be heard in the newest song from TIMA, “Take Me Out ft. Ms. Charlotte.” If you’re a
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Jared Mancuso Tells You To “Go On”

One thing that is relatable in many people’s lives, is having that “one that got away” person. Someone that you really want to be with, but you can’t for one reason or another. That is the theme of the newest single from Jared Mancuso titled “Go On.” Jared Mancuso is an alt-rock artist based out
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Take Flight With St. Finnikin ‘Monarch’

Evolution is a true form of art. When an artist can find a way to take their personal growth and blend it with the growth of their music, they can create a truly beautiful masterpiece. That is exactly what St. Finnikin has done with his newest album Monarch.  St. Finnikin is a singer, songwriter, and
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Echosmith Reimagines “Tell Her You Love Her”

Have you ever wondered whether or not you should tell someone you love them? Echosmith has answered this question by joining forces with multi-platinum singer/songwriter Mat Kearney, to reimagine their song “Tell Her You Love Her.” Echosmith is an American alt-pop group consisting of siblings Sydney (lead vocals/keyboard), Noah (vocals/bass), and Graham Sierota (drums) based
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GABRIEL DOUGLAS SAYS IT’S ‘DARKER STILL’

Gabriel Douglas from the4onthefloor is set to release his newest solo album Darker Still on December 21, 2020. The album was created by Gabriel Douglas (vocals, guitar, keyboard) and Kai Brewster (synth, keyboard) at Silverback Sound.  Darker Still is different in comparison to the heavy bass, powerful vocals, and blues rock sound of the4onthefloor. In
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