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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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Bedroom Ceilings Sets Sights But ‘Clairvoyance is Never Simple’

Music has a funny way of connecting just the right people. Words and music have a funny way of finding fate. Our recent discovery Bedroom Ceilings seems to be a result of that musical fate taking charge once again.  The band is the project of two friends, Dean Chittenden and Ben Steer, who began recording […]

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IBG Interview – 8 Questions With… YUKIOHILLS

As an artist you must be willing to put parts of your heart and soul into your music. Our recent find YUKIOHILLS has no problem doing just that. We caught up with the rising hip-hop star to get a little deeper behind the scenes. Enjoy the interview below: First off, tell us about the name […]

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Alexander 23 Releases A Trio Of Heart Breakers

March has been a busy month for pop singer/songwriter Alexander 23. In the last three weeks, the Chicago native has released two self-made singles, a remix of Ariana Grande’s track “Rare,” and toured with EDM-legend Chelsea Cutler. While the remaining tour dates have been postponed, August tour dates with electro-pop artist Lauv are still on […]

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blip soothes Our Minds with Debut EP and interview

The search for the perfect musical partner can go on for years. Finding someone with a creative like mind can be extremely difficult as each of us has our own unique way of expressing our internal art. Luckily for our recent find blip, that partner was sitting at the same dinner table for years. The […]

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Elstow’s Sound is ‘Planets Away’ in Psychedelic Debut Album

Sydney-based band Elstow has come out strong with their debut full-length album, which was released December 1. Planets Away is far from lacking in hypnotism. With a dream-like quality flowing throughout each track, the album draws the listener further in with each song. The songs are long, the shortest clocking in at over four minutes, which […]

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CollegeKidz42 Wants To Share With The Class

Last month we had the chance to introduce a few tracks by CollegeKidz42 as they molded together their unique brand of lo-fi minimalist pop-punk. Now the boys are back and ready to release their debut full-length album Share With The Class on August 23rd. Prepare yourself for something different. The musical project is the result […]

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Low Duo — Lo-Fi Pair, Big Impact

We want to take you back to the beginning of music. Before multiple layers, multiple players, and musical editing held the beat. Enter Low Duo. 1+1 = Low Duo Low Duo is two brothers from England, Adam and Leigh Greenwood, who write songs with only two elements: one voice and one instrument. This minimal style really […]