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common hours, “looking for anyone”

Rolling, bright and temperate: “Looking for Anyone” is the newest single from self-described “easy listening” group Common Hours, and it’s perfect for a back porch at twilight. This track invites us in with warm shoegazey strums met by a texturizing, Southern-esque...

lulise, “taken”

Recently, we had the wonderful pleasure of sitting down with Lulise to chat for season 2 of our podcast. We have to wait until August to experience that gem, but for now we thought we'd bide some time and premiere her new single, if you're into it. (Frankly, we don't...

a conversation with drunken prayer

Today, we sit down with Morgan Geer to chat about his musical project Drunken Prayer, the buildup to his album release in April, and UFOs. We actually got neck deep in UFO stories, and there's a lot of laughter and awe in this interview that makes it the perfect end...

darro | r&b influence

This is a playlist blending my R&B influences. It may not show very much in my own music but I'm a huge R&B fan. Most of the vocal melodies I hear in my head stem from R&B artists, (it doesn't mean I can actually sing them though!). This is a mixture of...

slenderbodies, “away from you”

Alternative indie band Slenderbodies made up of Max and Benji have done it again with their new hit single, “Away From You”. This smooth and dreamy tune will have you texting the person you love in a matter of minutes due to silky vocals and crisp background beats. If...

halfway mark | a july soundtrack

The first of July brings with it a new-found hope. That day is the middle of the year, and marks the 6 month mark until 2020 hits us like a ton of bricks. But we like to take it slow around here, and we're soaking up every moment we can with new music gems cropping up...

arthur moon @ elsewhere

Arthur Moon opened for the illustrious Palehound on July 10th in the depths of Brooklyn at Elsewhere. The band - comprised of Lora-Faye Åshuvud, Nick Lerman, Marty Fowler, Dave Palazola, Aviva Jaye, and Cale Hawkins - was absolutely mesmerizing, and we were lucky to...

flipturn @ milkboy philly

With two stunning EPs and two singles under their belts - including one acoustic rendition - five-piece indie rock dream Flipturn has been taking east coast stages by storm while on tour with crunchy indie group *repeat repeat. I was lucky enough to catch them in...

petra, “into the sun”

For those looking to escape the monotony of the corporate world and lose themselves in a universe of bouncing bubbly beats PETRA’s new single, “Into the Sun” is the perfect track. With honest vocals exclaiming the need to break free of corporate chains and pursue a...

santana @ sprint center

The strong scent of incense wafted over the audio gear. We had been standing in the barricades of the photo pit, anxiously awaiting Carlos Santana, for all of three minutes when I realized the footage being played above stage was from Woodstock fifty years ago. This...

palehound @ elsewhere’s rooftop

Palehound took to the stage last Wednesday night on Elsewhere's Rooftop in Brooklyn just as the sun was setting. The whole scene was surreal as the stage was decked out in fake flowers and tropical plants juxtaposed with the neighborhood's industrial setting. And as...

model citizen, the next life

Rock collective Model Citizen released their new album The Next Life this morning. The 18-piece band - under their leader Mark Ciani, with help from Josh Logan, Fernando Lodeiro, Alvaro Kapaz, Matt Musty, and Ryan Gleason - packed this release with as much grit and...

soft people, “tender”

California based indie-pop duo Soft People give off massive retro vibes in their new single “Tender” being released on July 12. In this track, the traditional husband-husband combination of Caleb Nichols and John Metz is met with the impressive drumming of Pat...

grand canyon, “yesterday’s news”

Grand Canyon has just released their newest body of work, an EP titled Yesterday’s News. The five-track collection covers enormous ground with explosive back road Americana, dreamy psychedelic storytelling, hard-hitting social commentary, and the sour wounds of...

a conversation with i am casting

Today, we have the pleasure of sitting down with Cole Guerra. The brainchild of musical project I Am Casting, his latest release “Carnival Barkers” gained widespread praise. We get to chat a bit about the album and its inspiration, as well as some offbeat topics like...

sex ed @ the rino

Last week, we prepped for the holiday of lights and showboating with a performance serene and gorgeous as the sound of a flowing stream after a good rain. Allison Gliesman's voice is one of the most alluring we've ever heard, and with both their popular band Mess and...

city silos, “give it to me straight”

Nashville-based alternative rock duo CITY SILOS have harnessed an effortlessly cool vibe in their latest single “Give It To Me Straight.” Also known as Chris and Kristen Butler, they work together as husband and wife to create a track that is as catchy as it is full...