Posts bySam Reed

Swiss Army Wife Gives You “$40”

Emo will never die. It has seen many rebirths and emo will always continue to grow and evolve. Emo combines with solid indie-rock for the latest treasure. A trio of sad rocking lads from Salem, OR called Swiss Army Wife. Carving their own lane, this act is bringing a bit of twinkle and rock to
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Hemisphere Drops American Dreams

Now more than ever we need to surround ourselves with those who bring out positivity. In a time more divided than ever before, we yearn for unity and equality. Rob Shinno created his band Hemisphere, with those exact things in mind. Not only do they seek unity, equality, and diversity in their lives and the
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Continua Breaks Through With Debut EP “Flagship”

Magic happens when musicians collaborate together to create. Continua is the brainchild of darkwave singer Bishop Battle, Day of Awakening’s Brian Buckalew, and guitarist/songwriter Jason Mulkey, who are joined by Maiden Cane lead guitarist Joey Gilbert and drummer Troy Parrish. Each member offers their own set of expertise and experience to make Continua something powerful and whole.
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Find “Love in L.A.” With Alex Price

Being multi-faceted in the music industry can be helpful in more ways than one. Ontario’s Alex Price is the prime example of just that. Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer are just the beginning of Alex’s accolades in music. His versatility and talents allow for him to quickly make his vision a reality in totality, something
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Learn To “Let Go” With Tara Hack

In times as dark and unrelenting as they have been, people now more than ever need music as a release. The world needs an escape and feel-good music is the ultimate stress-reliever. Tara Hack, a singer-songwriter from Long Island, NY, has set out to make people feel better with her music. Her latest single “Let
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“Girl” Go Listen To Waterplanet!

Baltimore duo, Waterplanet have really crafted a unique space for themselves within music. Quirky and folky and bright, they say they’re making folk-art rock with a pop twist and I say they’re right. Recently the act released an EP titled Never Far, Waterplanet’s first non-holiday release in years. The EP shines upon everything that sets
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Begin At Zero Share Death Duet

Sometimes change can bring out the best of people. You learn to adapt and in that journey you can really grow and prosper. Begin At Zero, a Missouri based heavy metal/rock band has seen it’s fair share of changes recently. Stripping down to only their original two members Begin At Zero began to focus on
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Live For “2Nite” With C-Roc

Van Nuys, CA rapper C-Roc will not let anything stop him from doing what he loves and making music. Since childhood, it was apparent to C-Roc that the world of rap was made for him, and within it, he’d find his destiny. He’s since worked diligently to release music he was proud of and never
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Taouil Lays It All On The Line With “Bleed”

New York is a place that is bursting at the seams with talent. There’s no doubt that people there are looking to make something of themselves. But it’s a huge city, and only the resilient dreamchasers and go-getters will survive. Among the pack, Taouil finds himself ready to carve a path in the rock world.
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Get Some “Spotty Coverage” With Charlie Christmas

Charlie Christmas is Los Angeles’ jack-of-all-trades who isn’t afraid to not take himself too seriously. His avant-pop style is wholly unique to him, making Charlie Christmas an artist you want to keep watching to see what comes next. Utilizing his distinct sounds and stylizing, Charlie Christmas created Spotty Coverage, an album consisting of covers of
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Become An “Old Friend” Of haha charade

There are few experiences more invigorating than being at a house show. The cramped spaces and aggressively loud music allows for such connection between the artist, their music, and their fans. Wilmington, Delaware’s haha charade had their beginnings in basements and garages. Growing from the underground and building that connection with the people around them.
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Mr. Kulture Releases Video For “Brown Boy”

An all too fitting showcase of the current state of our nation. Mr. Kulture is a seasoned veteran within the hip-hop world. He’s made a name for himself by turning the stories of his life into heart-felt, relatable songs for fans of rap and hip-hop to divulge in. Keeping his music personal allows for a
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Seven Crows Share A Story Of “Two Swords”

Seven Crows is an instrumental musical project from Los Angeles’ violinist and producer, Christopher Murphy. The focus on this project was to create a sonic soundscape for listeners to escape to. Thus Seven Crows has worked diligently to craft his own, unique place within instrumental music. “Two Swords” is the latest single from Seven Crows.
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Clara Zimm Breaks Through With Debut Single

Clara Zimm is a name you’ll be hearing more and more of. This NY girl took time to escape to LA to hone in on her craft and has returned to the east coast hell-bent on achieving her dreams. Ready to break-through into the music industry in 2020, Clara dropped her stunning debut single “Down
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AMARU Speaks Positivity With “Tell Me”

Let’s not kid ourselves, it’s a really tough time to exist. Amidst a global pandemic, civil unrest, and a never-ending cycle of heartbreaking news stories, it’s been hard to maintain hope and positivity. International star, AMARU, took note of the pain and desperation that humans around the world are feeling. With that AMARU decided to
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Jana Pochop Shares Her Heart With Latest Single

Quarantine has forced everyone in music to learn and adapt to the new normal we’ve been presented with. Artists are experimenting with their sound, finding new ways to reach their audience, and some are even learning home recording. Jana Pochop has spent years crafting her music and COVID-19 has pushed her to teach herself recording.
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Look Back At “The One That Got Away” With Joe Hodgson

Instrumental music usually goes on of two ways, noodle-y, mind-bending guitar riffs Djent fans have come to love, or melancholy, acoustic music accompanied with tears and finger-plucking. Or so I had thought prior to being introduced to Joe Hodgson. This Northern Irish man has poured himself into his guitar for years, cultivating his talents to
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S.I.L. Share “Sunshowers” With Us

They say that nothing good comes easy, and that good things come with time and it’s proven to be true for S.I.L. This fun, alternative group has been hard at work for the last two years to masterfully create their debut album titled Sunshowers. Sunshowers is a beautifully constructed concept album, best enjoyed from start
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Latest Single From Mannis Is Anything But “Doomed”

Self-produced pop artist, Mannis, is making waves as he gears up to drop his debut EP, PLEASE STAND BY. To tease the world with his melodic, hip-hop inspired stylings, Mannis recently released two inspired singles. “DOOMED” and “SLOW DOWN” showcase all that is to come from this artist on-the-rise. Inspired by the likes of Blackbear
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Dan Friese Prepares To Release “Streetlight”

If you’re anything like me, you’ve found yourself more drawn to indie/folk music now more than ever before. Amidst the chaos and stressors involved with living through a massive (never-ending) pandemic, we need those moments to relax and rejuvenate. Dan Friese, an indie-folk, singer-songwriter, has made sure that there is plenty of his content to
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Juhan Ongbrian Wakes Us Up With “Grapefruit”

Los Angeles’ own, Juhan Ongbrian has fine-tuned his jazz-fusion style and delivered an impeccable new single titled “Grapefruit.” Juhan has cornered a unique place within the world of instrumental music, bringing in influences of jazz, blues, and new-age lo-fi to create something universally his own. “Grapefruit” is the intriguing follow-up to Juhan’s November EP, Mood
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Tough On Fridays Continue Momentum With Simplicity III

While 2020 has halted momentum for so many people across all sectors of life, Texas’ pop-punk act Tough On Fridays has continued to pump out content for their incredibly eager fans. Early May saw the release of a double-single, Simplicity II which showcased the maturity and diversity these girls are carrying into 2020. But the
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Hei$enberg Says “Text Me”

When you’ve got over 57,000 monthly listeners on Spotify, but only three singles out you’ve earned my attention. And that’s the story of Texas rapper, Hei$enberg who is the freshest face in Southern talent. Recently the young artist released “Text Me” a hit song with a catchy beat that perfectly maintains the momentum he created
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Find “Home” With Vincent Brennan

When you hear the word comfort you usually think of something warm and inviting, something that helps soothe your soul. Comfort is something that is certainly lacking during these times, but Irish singer-songwriter Vincent Brennan is here to bring comfort back with his debut single. May 14th saw the release of “Home,” a personal and
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Mookigang Releases Stunning Debut Single

The correlations between hip-hop and metal run far deeper than most know. Artists for decades have been known to go from working between the two genres and finding new and exciting ways to intermingle the two. So when the vocalist of Cincinnati metal band Softspoken left to focus on a solo hip-hop project called Mookigang
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Gray Man Strategy Release Debut Album ‘Rhesus’

There’s no doubt that the major quarantining worldwide from COVID-19 has left musicians with nothing but time to sit down and create. Many have taken advantage of the downtime, recording, writing, and even releasing music to help lighten the spirits in a time where it’s desperately needed. In the case of Gray Man Strategy, a
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“F.L.Y.” High With New EP From Manelik

Collaboration typically breeds the most unique and beautiful things in life. And when creative minds join forces and share ideas, it allows for a more expansive and magical end result. Manelik, is an alternative rock collective from Geneva, Switzerland that is utilizing the power of many minds to create their own unique path within the
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Christin Leonna Shows That “Its You”

As an artist in this modern world, you have to be constantly learning and evolving. Christin Leonna, a R&B/soul artist in Oakland, CA, has committed herself to continuously challenging herself as an artist to create inspiration and emotion within her music. Experimenting with alternative rock, hip-hop, soul, and R&B has made Christin Leonna an artist
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The Prof. Fuzz 63 Are Back At It Again With Title Track

“On 21 October 1997, The Onion: America’s Finest News Source boldly proclaimed “Owls are Assholes”. I’ve pondered that statement ever since, making mental notes of which owls were cool (Woodsy Owl, employee of the US Forest Service of “Give a Hoot—Don’t Pollute” fame) and those who were in fact assholes (the smug Owl from Winnie
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Get Caught “In A Moment” With Black Lab

Cali duo, Black Lab is no stranger to producing hits that are larger than life. Comprised of Paul Durham and Andy Ellis, this indie/electronic act has songs that can be found in major television and movie productions such as Pretty Little Liars, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, and Blade: Trinity. 2020 has them back and stronger than
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N2BLU Are At It “Again”

N2BLÜ are back at it “Again” with their latest single titled as such. Jonathan Arceneaux and Konstantin Smorodnikov have been creating electronic/dance music together as N2BLÜ since 2016. Continuously working as a team to hone in on their craft, 2020 has seen the peak of their performance thus far with their single “Again.” “Again” is
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See The “Ghosts” In Will Dee’s Closet

Will Dee has wasted no time chasing his dreams. Busking since the age of 16, his passion for chasing music and inspiration hasn’t stopped yet. Since his youth Will has released two solo acoustic albums and three albums with the electronica/hip-hop act Newton Colours. More recent history has Will back on his own path, creating
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Go On A “Night Drive” With Hayk Davids

French singer-songwriter Hayk Davids is taking you into his dark and dreamy world with his debut single “Night Drive.” Sultry, deep, and enticing, this dream-rock single highlights promising attributes from this young up-and-comer. “Night Drive” really showcases the depth behind Hayk’s voice. Like a tidal-wave immediately sweeping you out into the unknown of the oceans,
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Get A Little “Careless” With Anna May

With times being as uncertain and uneasy as ever before we could all use a little something that will soothe our souls and help make us feel whole again. Anna May is an alt-tragic Americana artist who has made it a goal in her life to weave wisdom and peace into her music, and a
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“Nobody Knows You” Quite Like Farehaven

Since founding in 2010, Farehaven has put their everything into their music and it has garnished them ample positive attention. With airplay on over 40 different radio stations, an Indie Music Digest nomination for album of the year, and attention from numerous media publications Farehaven has made a well-deserved name for themselves. More recently, Farehaven
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Latest Single From Terry Blade Anything BUT Unlovable

Chicago-based singer/songwriter Terry Blade made sure that his breakthrough into the music industry would be one to be noted. “The Unloveable” is an honest and raw look into the heart of Blade and the core of his true talent. Released on March 27th, 2020, the single amassed over 108,000 downloads within it’s very first week;
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“Take Off” With Submarine In Space

Let’s be honest, there are not very many instrumental bands that can captivate the attention of general audiences. It can be difficult to translate emotion without using lyrics, and our emotional tie to music is what makes our connection to it so strong. Submarine In Space, an instrumental jazz rock band from New Delhi, India;
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ZAMN Shares A Piece Of Their Hearts In “Bullets”

Nothing creates a more raw and authentic listening experience than writing a song that you have a deep personal connection with. Your emotions intertwine with the story and can create something that immediately forms a bond between the listener and artist. ZAMN, the moniker of folk-rock artist Randall Pratt, has fully grasped this connection with
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Fred Ftheki Is Anything But “Defeated”

There is something so oddly alluring and frustrating with anonymity. It peaks your greatest curiosities and lets your mind explore, but you’re never fully settled. Milan’s Fred Ftheki is invigorating those emotions, not divulging too much about himself and letting the music speak for itself. The only information you’ll be able to find on Ftheki
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Cure Your Classic Rock Cravings With American Maid

What rings more American than motorcycle rallies, rock’n’roll, and supporting our troops? If you find a suitable answer for that question please get back to me, but until then you’ll want to check out the patriotic prowess that American Maid is bringing to the table. Led by Kimberly White, the North Carolina rockers have been
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Justin Smith Takes You Into His “Fantasy”

Justin Smith has spent the last five years diligently working towards his passionate career in hip-hop. His life experiences spark inspiration for his lyrical content which seem to create an intense connection with his fans. 2019 saw great growth for Smith, releasing five singles and amassing over 500,000 Spotify streams for his album Trust Issues
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