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biglemoi, “permanent vacation”

New Orleans-based indie rock quintet Biglemoi - expertly comprised of George Elizondo, Violeta del Rio del Castillo, Matthew Bigelow, Jeremy Marx, and Jonathan Arceneaux - croon their way into your souls with their single "Permanent Vacation". Today, they add a music...

erin rae + dylan leblanc @ rough trade nyc

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Erin Rae performed at New York City’s Rough Trade on June 19th, opening for Dylan LeBlanc. Rae recently released an EP of demos off last year’s record, Putting On Airs. In front of an audience still filing in and getting drinks, Rae was...

whoa dakota @ riot room

On June 29th, one of the most extraordinary voices in up-and-coming pop music visited the patio at Riot Room in Westport. Whoa Dakota (Jesse Ott) entertained in some of the sweatiest weather, the lighting and fan giving the tone a Beyonce effect, while the crowd...

older brother @ the rino

On Tuesday, July 2nd, Older Brother held its debut public performance at The Rino in Kansas City, with support from Ritt Momney and Sex Ed. The trio - comprised of siblings Jake, Jordan, and Brooke - absolutely stunned with their vocal talents. The music was simple,...

harris breyfogle | heart beats

"Heart beats" is a playlist full of sultry sounds. From funky tunes to instrumental jams - this playlist is all about the feels. Curated around my first single "Night In China", this lineup has both an exciting yet sensual quality. The songs on here are cinematic and...

ritt momney @ the rino

On Tuesday, July 2nd, Salt Lake City's up-and-coming indie rock extraordinaire Ritt Momney made an appearance at The Rino in North Kansas City. Sandwiched between two incredible local acts - Sex Ed and Older Brother - Ritt Momney set a tone for excellence. Near the...

bishop briggs @ bonnaroo 2019

We've had our fair share of Bishop Briggs sightings, but to see her in full form, in front of such a giant crowd at Bonnaroo, was absolutely wonderful. Her vocals electrified the audience, who had taken shelter from the heat of the mid-day sun under the tent. Prep for...

the national @ bonnaroo 2019

I've never witnessed a man with such notoriety sip a beer so calmly and pointedly on stage as he stares out at individual faces in the crowd. At least, you get the sense that Matt Berninger is putting a lot of thought into those glances, though perhaps he just has an...

highjak, “mystical”

For fans of David Guetta, Post Malone, Marshmello. Get your “Add to Playlist” button ready: The newest summer dance anthem is found in HighJak’s latest single “Mystical”. Thumping club beats, a heart-stopping EDM bass drop, and a chorus riddled with synth-pop fuse to...

hozier @ bonnaroo 2019

On Saturday, June 15th, Hozier played as the sun set on the third day at Bonnaroo. His carefree style was plastered throughout the crowd, as people spread out at main stage to enjoy the relaxing soundscape. Into the set, he introduced special guest Brandi Carlile, who...

meg myers, “running up that hill”

Los Angeles-based Meg Myers brings her own colorful spirit to this cover of Kate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill.”  The original version is known for its major success in 1985 and a music video that featured a contemporary dance routine performed by Bush herself. On the...

princess @ bonnaroo 2019

Bonnaroo 2019 was our favorite lineup so far. And we aren't kidding about that. When you think about the comedy and energy integrated into different aspects of the event, it's almost overwhelming. Take, for example, the incredible duo Princess. Comprised of Maya...

anberlin @ the truman

On Thursday, June 27th, our emo/punk hearts rejoiced when Anberlin took the stage at The Truman. Energy, intensity, incredible lighting. These were just some of the effects this performance had on us. And don't think we emerged from the event without our hearts...

the fuss, “siamese twin”

The Fuss, an indie alt band out of Des Moines, Iowa did not disappoint with their new single “Siamese Twin”. This four-man group composed of Matt Nelson, Ben Waldschmitt, Joey Lyons and Dave Palmer is quickly making a name for themselves with their eclectic and...

deify, “outta my league”

For fans of AC/DC, Shinedown, Green Day. Get ready to have your speakers blown out – Deify’s electrifying rock ballad "Outta My League" is meant to be played at full volume, preferably while flooring it down a deserted highway. Deify, borne out of Seattle and...

sights + sounds @ bonnaroo 2019

Bonnaroo 2019 -- if you couldn't tell already, from every post we've had or every gushy memory we've shared -- was one for the books. Between sets from some incredible artists -- Childish Gambino, The Lonely Island, PRINCESS, Bishop Briggs, Juice Wrld, Gucci Mane,...