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kongos, 1929, pt. 1

KONGOS ' groovy appeal is almost enigmatic. Their fun melodies and the band's chemistry might stem from the fact that the four-piece is comprised of brothers Johnny, Jesse, Dylan, and Danny Kongos. Now based in Arizona, the band released their latest full-length - a...

polyenso, year of the dog

St. Petersburg-based trio Polyenso - comprised of Brennan Taulbee, Denny Agosto, and Alexander Schultz - recently released their new EP Year of the Dog, and we've got some thoughts. Beginning with a swirling, ethereal energy in "Neon Mirror", the cacophony of sound...

x. ari, “break point”

Toronto-based electro alt-pop songstress X. ARI has done it again with edgy new track "Break Point". With her signature robust, strong vocals, she takes on emotions we can't all express correctly. Everyone's breaking point is different, and we've all been in similar...

exasperation, “pyre”

San Diego-based rock trio Exasperation - comprised of Garrett Prange, David Mead, and Steve Dale - recently released a compelling 10-track album titled Paradise. Nestled among this bed of genius is the particularly dance-worthy lead track titled "Pyre". Starting with...

kid bloom, “sugarcoat”

If you're in the mood for a leisurely, inspired track in your life, we're not going to sugarcoat it. Kid Bloom's new track "Sugarcoat" is exactly what the doctor ordered. Hailing from Studio City, California, the band's fresh sound is just what we ordered for the new...

alice wallace, into the blue

Today, California songstress Alice Wallace released her highly-anticipated 11-track full-length, a beaut titled Into The Blue. Her fourth album, it is truly an exquisite collection of songs that evoke emotions over personal anecdotes, social issues, and the beauty of...

pup, “kids”

Toronto-based punk rock four-piece PUP released the first single off their upcoming full-length Morbid Stuff, a track aptly titled "Kids". The song is endearing, beginning at the quick clip it exists at, a fun, anthem feel to the vocals between yell-singing in...

casii stephan | her resounding step

Her step, though dainty or deep, can make any land quake. The Theme is songs that inspire me to be strong and true to who I am and what I believe in, but also let me get loose a little bit. Keep up with Casii Stephan...

levy and the oaks, “on the run”

Do you absolutely love the feeling you get from Randy Newman's "You've Got a Friend in Me"? Even though instrumentally, Levy and the Oaks take their new track "On The Run" in a completely different direction, the feeling that it ignites is truly very much the same as...

superheart, “talk about it”

Electro-ambient musician Superheart has another fun one up his sleeve, this time releasing enigmatic track "Talk About It". An ethereal soundscape, his light as a feather vocals take the song to a wonderful, freeing level. As the reverb hits, you can't help but move...

cathedrals, “just a game”

With the backdrop filled with Brodie Jenkins' haunting vocals, Cathedrals' new video for "Just A Game" is absolutely entrancing. Add in dark landscapes, hints of natural light bursting through for a gorgeous and stunning contrast. Both members of the San Francisco duo...