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le rug re-releases “gloss”

It is insane to think that 2007 was literally just eleven years ago! 2007 may now be a thing of the past, however the music that came from that year lives on forever. Get ready for a little nostalgia because one particular song that debuted in 2007 is being...

hobbyist, “teeth of the shark”

This month, Chicago-based duo Hobbyist - comprised of Holly Prindle and Marc Mozga - released a new album titled Sonic Cramps. The album is, admittedly, their take on events that occurred while they took up residence in Barcelona, Spain a year ago, focusing on their...

wasi, “stranger california”

I kicked back and plugged the phones into my ears and suddenly felt the urge to go to roller skating at Skateland. Welcome to WASI's "Stranger California." This self-proclaimed "riot pop" duo from California offers what I would classify as synth pop with ska guitar...

vanwyck, an average woman

Today, Amsterdam-based indie folk singer/songwriter VanWyck released her latest, an eleven track gem of an album titled An Average Woman. But, from the very first notes of the title track, the listener is aware that VanWyck does not fit the "average" mold. In fact, it...

the go! team, semicircle

UK-based musician Ian Parton has developed a new and invigorating sound in this second iteration of The Go! Team, live players Simone Odaranile (drums) and Angela 'Maki' Won-Yin Mak (vocals), as well as two original members, guitarist Sam Dook and rapper Ninja. With...

bridges, “bff”

UK-based rock outfit Bridges - expertly comprised of Ethan, Josh, Henry, and Farkas - is revving up for some amazing things to happen in 2018. As it stands, they took some time to release a particularly amazing single at the end of 2017, an energetic - almost primal...

felsen, “vultures on your bones”

Oakland-based indie pop collective Felsen - expertly comprised of guitarist Dylan Brock, singer/guitarist Andrew Griffin, bassist Christian Hernandez, and drummer Art McConnell - is preparing for their fifth release, a full-length titled Blood Orange Moon set to drop...

forest bees, forest bees

Sheetal Singh - former bassist for San Francisco noise pop wonder The Stratford 4 - is going in a different direction with her music, revving up to release a self-titled mini-album under her moniker Forest Bees. Originally driven by her desire to incorporate her...

frigs, “talking pictures”

Frigs. A dirty, grungy, punk sounding band from Toronto Canada that has applied the perfect amount of monotone "don't care" attitude with catchy choral melodies. The music itself is a little hard to define or pigeonhole into a specific genre. So those of you who when...

mkio, “on fire again”

Missing that “spark” in your playlist? Mankind Is Obsolete, often referred to as “MKIO,” is a female-fronted electro-rock band based in Los Angeles, California. Formed in 2002 by drummer Jon Siren and vocalist Natasha Cox. Our focus is on the track “On fire again”...

lovehoney, “feelin’ no way”

If you're looking to be the fan of an act that truly looks and feels 70s, something to really throw you back in time? Rock collective Lovehoney - expertly comprised of Alysia Quinones, Tommy White, Thomas Gehlhaus, and Matt Saleh - is your next muse, and we can all...