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swimsuit issue, “look now”

Los Angeles based duo Swimsuit Issue has released the video for their first single “Look Now”. Swimsuit Issue consists of Miles Garber and Dave Gagliardi. Garber started off as a model in mens fashion while Gagliardi is in a band called Trash Talk. “Look Now” is about...

luna shadows, “youth {quiet}”

Los Angeles singer-songwriter Luna Shadows puts twist on her latest single "Youth (Quiet)",  bringing a modern feel to her song. The song itself is exactly reflective of the title, as it's about remembering who we are and where we come from. “Youth” helps the listener...

the cuckoos soundtrack

Last year, I got the insane pleasure of hanging out with Austin-based rock outfit The Cuckoos at SXSW. This year, they're taking immense strides into the forefront of the industry, nabbing attention from some of the hottest music outlets in the world. Their brand of...

xiuhtezcatl, “blu ink” {ft. isa}

Xiuhtezcatl is an explosion of talent. The 17 year old rapper and activist is an indigenous artist who is using his voice to do big things - even leading a lawsuit against the Federal Government (Youth vs Gov). He’s been creating music since age 7, and ten years...

gena perala, “good girl”

Based in Vancouver, BC, Gena Perala has just released her newest visual single "Good Girl," which embodies several emotions and topics that have been combined with tactful artistry that is notable for an artist at such an early stage. This new single is the first...

kira may, “muscle memory”

Toronto native Kira May found her love for music when she released her EP Health in 2014.  Her album Sense, which releases this spring, takes us through the journey of her struggle with anxiety and depression. I had a first look into her video “Muscle Memory,” her...

the great sadness, weep

Los Angeles based band The Great Sadness - consisting of members Stephen McNeely (drums) and Cathy Cooper (guitar/vocals) - say they are "upset all the time and they put it in their music." When looking into The Great Sadness I started by getting acquainted with the...

strfkr + reptaliens @ concord music hall

STRFKR played Concord Music Hall, in Chicago, on a cool and sexy Valentine's Day, with Reptaliens performing as the opening band, who kicked things off to a groovy start. The members of STRFKR came running out on stage, ready to party, soaked in a kaleidoscope of...

jess nolan embraces her “mistakes”

Moving forward from a difficult situation is sometimes hard, but Nashville-based, New Jersey born artist Jess Nolan makes the situation easier in her song.  In her new song “Mistakes”, Nolan uses her soulful voice to keep her head up and move forward, embracing life...

molly rocket, “toxic” {cover}

If you’re looking for a video unlike anything you’ve ever seen before, we’ve got you covered: Tide Pods meet Britney Spears. For Elisabeth Donaldson’s directing debut, the multi-talented artist teamed up with indie piano rockers Molly Rocket to create a cover of...

monsterwatch, z o t

Need a little pick me up as this winter drags on? Check out the new record from John, Jack, and Charles of Monsterwatch! The Seattle-based punk band is soon to release their sophomore four track EP called  Z O T, featuring “Brain Twist”, “I Don’t Get It”, “Lost My...

little monarch, “no matter what”

LA based Little Monarch captured attention and success with the release of their self-titled EP in 2016. There is no slowing down for the indie pop trio though. They recently flew into 2018 with a new video for the song "No Matter What". The video starts with a group...

john keck & friends @ the rino

On February 13th, The Rino in Kansas City enjoyed the sensational sounds of John Keck & Friends. Mala Gassman and Heather Styka also made an appearance. Peek some photos here! [supsystic-gallery...

citris, “driving me crazy”

Brooklyn-based quartet Citris recently released their infectious new single on NPR Music "Driving Me Crazy". The track begins as something you think is going to be a melancholy, distressed, breakup song with lines like “You were my favorite lover, you kept the city...

joanna teters, warmer when it rains

Joanna Teters is setting a place in music for herself following the release of her EP Warmer When It Rains. Teterz started off as a bandleader perfecting her craft as front woman for Mad Satta, Drew ofthe Drew, Lowtone Society, and iLa Mawana. I must admit, the entire...

bronze whale, “exposure”

Austin based duo, Bronze Whale, who have gained popularity through a variety of originals and remixes, just released their first track of 2018 called “Exposure.” The duo, comprised of Aaron Jaques and Benny Alley, has been feature in Entertainment Weekly and have even...

sir sly @ recordbar

On Saturday, February 10th, Sir Sly made an appearance at recordBar in Kansas City as the headliner of Afentra's VD Show. The room was at capacity, and the energy was absolutely insane. Check out the photos we could get from side stage, while the crowd went wild....