imperfect fifth

arms akimbo, “velleity”

Recently, alternative indie rock collective Arms Akimbo - expertly comprised of Colin Boppell, Chris Kalil, Peter Schrupp, and Matt Sutton - released their 6 track EP The Wrong Kind of Dance Party. From the leisurely, pleasantly upbeat soundscape, to the relatable...

zosia, “overthrown”

After the recognition she's experienced already as a new artist, it's no wonder Zosia has hit the mark yet again with new single "Overthrown". A song about her contentions about how society treats victims of sexual assault, "Overthrown" really throws the situation...

ryvoli, “ulysses”

Lexington-based duo RYVOLI - comprised of Samantha Howard and Jenn Whiteman - recently released a sultry, folk-tinged single titled "Ulysses", and we can't stop listening to it. Their harmonies are mellifluous in both the sweetest and most powerful ways you could...

xylø, “don’t panic”

Looking for that bright pop of summer fun to inject into your latest playlist? Rumor has it that XYLØ's new track "Don't Panic" is making the rounds, so we had to give it a spin ourselves. And, to be honest, the soundscape is just as juicy and alluring as the cover...

fye & fennek, “clouds”

Ambient duo Fye & Fennek have created a soundscape just as exciting and sultry as this summer has been calling for. "Clouds" dances along at an almost graceful pace, vocals ethereal and vibrant at times, raw and raspy at others, while the electronic instrumentals...

glassio, “new york, new york ii”

Brooklyn-based alt-dance/pop duo Glassio - comprised of Sam R. and Charles Pinel - recently unleashed the music video for their latest single "New York, New York II" unto the world, and we're floored by how visually attractive it is. Hard angles, color blocks, insane...

athena, “human”

Nashville-based dream pop singer/songwriter Athena released a brand new single titled "Human" on Friday, and we are absolutely smitten. Her sultry vocals hit home from the very beginning, opening the song with a soft hum before developing into a layered gem of a...

creamer, “drugs no more”

Nashville-based rock outfit Creamer - led by brainchild/soloist Philip Creamer - has really been making the rounds in the short time they've been making music. Though he is a veteran in the music industry itself, he's really been enhancing the Nashville music scene,...

middle of the map fest 2018

June 29th and 30th marked another year of Middle of The Map Fest in Kansas City, MO. Having morphed into several different versions of itself over the years, this year the festival narrowed its performance dates to two, and stepped up their local music offerings. Acts...

jim james, uniform distortion

Today, Louisville, KY-based musician Jim James releases his new 11-track stunner of an album titled Uniform Distortion. From the very first guitar riff of "Just A Fool", you get a sense that this man has put every ounce of emotion he has into this work of art. Excuse...

hirsh, going

Alternative electro-synth pop artist HiRSH - the ethereal, enchanting brainchild of musician Beau Hirshfield - is releasing his new EP Going on Friday. If first track "Ready to Go" didn't offer the expression of his readiness to take on this industry with strong...

guster @ boulevardia 2018

If you can remember back to Boulevardia 2017, you may have been just as bummed out that you missed Guster due to the rain out as most. But -- for those of us who didn't chicken out and bail from heat exhaustion or thunderstorms -- Guster regaled an infectiously...

kahiem rivera, “sing about me”

Kahiem Rivera’s new track “Sing About Me” is the result of a spur-of-the-moment, late night inspiration, and it is complemented with the beat of Kendrick Lamar’s song with the same name. Not only is the beat Kendrick’s – Rivera’s lyrics exude the same brutal honesty...