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matt shapiro, fade in

On March 8th, Matt Shapiro released a 6-track EP that is absolutely thrilling from start to finish. You can see why, too, as Matt admits he approaches his music-making a lot like film. “I approach making a record like I’m making a movie," he admits. "My last...

rooney, “time and time again”

Rooney has released a new single "Time and Time Again", and it is part of the soundtrack to Robert Schwartzman's new film THE UNICORN. This soothing track has an almost alt-western feel to it. Though it was exclusively written for the film, it is easily enjoyed by...

readership, “weather underground”

Philadelphia-based indie rock collective Readership - comprised of Matt Lee, Gregory Matthew, Gabe McCall, and Adrian Morse - releases their new track "Weather Underground" today, and we've got the premiere. In the beginning, the instrumentals slowly build in volume,...

a conversation with alice phoebe lou

Today’s conversation is a sit down with songstress Alice Phoebe Lou, whose album Paper Castles is out tomorrow, March 8th. The lead up to this release has proven insane for her, as - since we spoke - Robert Plant opened up for her in Leeds and she recorded a...

mey, “spiky love”

Darkness, waves of bass and intense drums, and mysterious sounds lace the ominous single from Mey titled "Spiky Love". This is the first single off of the upcoming EP With the Lights Off, and to say it sets the tone is an understatement. The song, and its accompanying...

nick murphy, “sanity”

While Nick Murphy may have just announced his upcoming album, Run Fast Sleep Naked, his new single from that project - a track titled "Sanity" - has been unleashed unto the world, and we're massively digging it. Not only is the piano absolutely intriguing from the...

kin kanyon, “fauxtown”

Vancouver's own Kin Kanyon - comprised of Dan Rocque (Guitars, Organ, Vocals), Ed Budden (Bass, Vocals), Matt Harvey (Guitar, Vocals), and Chris Rowntree (Drums) - has released the official music video for their single "Fauxtown", and we're having a ball with it. Get...

soccer mommy @ recordbar

On February 26th, Soccer Mommy made a phenomenal appearance at the recordBar in Kansas City, MO to a sold out crowd. Openers Mess and Hovvdy laid perfect groundwork for the rowdy group, who were all in for a night of emotional and heartbreaking music. The house was...

lost leaders, promises promises

Hailing from New York state, musical duo Lost Leaders - comprised of Peter Cole (Guitar/Vocals) and Byron Issacs (Guitar, Bass/Vocals) - released their endearing new 9-track full-length, titled Promises Promises on Friday. Beginning with first track "Extra-Ordinary",...

wondr, “all for you”

Nashville-based musician WONDR lays it on thick with his new music video for "All For You". Both with lyrics - what human wouldn't want to hear that someone was doing everything just for them? - and frames filled with nice clothes, a fancy car, and clean lines, WONDR...

sugaray rayford, somebody save me

Today, blues/soul musician Sugaray Rayford releases his latest full-length, an album titled Somebody Save Me. Starting with first track "The Revelator", he weaves his quintessential raspy, soulful vocals into the instrumentals like a seasoned pro. While "Time to Get...

fathers, high horses

Today, Kansas City-based collective Fathers - comprised of Kenneth Storz (Voice, Guitar, Keys), Brooke Honeycutt (Voice, Bells, Percussion), David Littlewood (Voice, Keys, Bells), Matt Guilliams (Bass, Percussion), Bryce VZ (Vibraphone, Voice, Percussion), Josh...

the mowgli’s, american feelings

On this - the first day of March, in the year of all denominational acceptance, twenty nineteen - The Mowgli's release their new EP, a 4-track collection titled American Feelings. And boy, do we have feelings. Beginning with first track "Hard to Love", there are MAJOR...

episode #2: a conversation with talker

A few weeks ago, we had the distinct pleasure of sitting down to chat with Talker while she was revving up for the release of her debut EP Horror Films. We also got to speak about energy healing, life in Los Angeles, growing up in the same metropolitan area, and other...