Exploding out of the Bay Area, garage-surf rockers The Silhouette Era have just dropped a brand new track, “Waste Me”. “Waste Me” is the first single off The Silhouette Era’s new self-titled EP, due for release on June 22. Their self-titled EP follows the success of their 2015 record Beacons, as well as other singles.The San Francisco based band is made up of drummer James Findlay, bassist Clayton Payton, guitarist Sean Thompson, and vocalist/guitarist/keyboardist Carlos J Gonzalez.
Now, the four-piece anticipates the release of their upcoming EP with killer track “Waste Me”. With a vivacious start, “Waste Me” features not only gritty instrumentation but also hard-hitting lyricism – all set on a danceable, carefree rock soundscape. “Waste Me” will wake you up and have you on your feet in no time. From the truly garage-rock intro to the more laid-back vocals, “Waste Me” showcases The Silhouette Era’s ability to bridge sub-genres and soundscapes to create their own unique sound that’s sure to please a wide variety of rock devotees. “Waste Me” is not a track to miss, so check it out today!
Looking for your new favorite song? You’ve got to giveScott Helman’s “Ripple Effect” a listen. “Ripple Effect” appears on Helman’s latest record, Hotel de Ville, and follows the success of his previous single “PDA”, which is now certified Gold. The Toronto-based singer-songwriter has made huge strides in Canada since his debut EP Augusta in 2014, and has been spreading his wonderful talent around the world since then. “Ripple Effect” is a reflective and emotive track, simple yet powerful in instrumentation to highlight Helman’s confident and yearning vocals. The Canadian artist clearly has a grasp on presenting deep thematic material in an approachable manner. Not only is the song beautiful lyrically, but the instrumentation in “Ripple Effect” is also perfectly balanced down to the last note. Old fans and new listeners alike will be smitten by Helman’s fantastic composition of the track (not to mention his dreamy vocals).
Scott Helman has released many amazing songs in the past few years, but “Ripple Effect” might just be our new favorite – and we think you’ll love it too.
UK four-piece The Magic Numbers are coming back, and they’ve got a massive treat in store for their fans: a behind-the-scenes, in-studio music video for new single “Sweet Divide”. Their new song and video arrives in anticipation for their upcoming album, Outsiders, out May 11. The London-based quartet is made up of two sets of brothers and sisters: lead vocalist and guitarist Romeo Stodart, his sister Michele on bass and vocals, Angela Gannon on keys and vocals and her brother Sean on drums/percussion. The music video for “Sweet Divide” gives the viewer an exclusive look into the recording process (and studio antics) of the Stodarts and Gannons. It’s evident not only through the song itself, but also through the video the fantastic chemistry of the band. “Sweet Divide” is a treat for new and old fans of The Magic Numbers alike. Don’t miss out on this glimpse into the making of the music!
Be on the lookout for Outsiders, due for release May 11. Stay connected with The Magic Numbers: Facebook // Twitter // YouTube
Ready to be lost in a daydream? Los Angeles based songstress Sam Valdez has just dropped a stunning new single, “Farther Away”. The indie rock/folk/shoegaze/Americana singer-songwriter grew up in the Nevada desert, is a classically trained violinist, and has been a member of several bands in the past, but has found her niche as a solo artist. Her new track follows up her 2017 single “It’s Alright” and displays her dreamy sound, highlighted by her clear and ethereal vocals. Masterfully combining Americana aspects into an indie soundscape, Valdez creates a nostalgic, yearning sound with “Farther Away”. Valdez anticipates more music and touring in the future, so fans have a lot to look forward to. Be sure to check out “Farther Away” today!
Dance Gavin Dance has just released their new track, “Son of Robot”, the second single from their upcoming record, Artificial Selection. The Sacramento based quintet is made up of drummer Matt Mingus, bassist Tim Feerick, guitarist/vocalist Will Swan, and vocalists Tilian Pearson and Jon Mess. The rock band has now dropped “Son of Robot”, a second taste of what’s to come, following the release of “Midnight Crusade”.
“Son of Robot” is an explosive track, showcasing Pearson and Mess’ powerful vocals, as well as the strong synchronization of the band. With a thoroughly punk chorus of “How could we forget about you?”, “Son of Robot” is a sure sign that Dance Gavin Dance has a great album in store for their fans.
Watch for Artificial Selection, to be released June 8 via Rise Records.
5.09.18 – Wallingford, CT – Oakdale Theatre *
5.12.18 – Niagara Falls, NY – The Rapids Theater *
5.13.18 – Somerset, WI – Somerset Amphiteater
5.14.18 – Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s *
5.15.18 – Sauget, IL – Pop’s *
5.16.18 – Fort Wayne, IN – Piere’s *
5.18.18 – Columbus, OH – Mapfre Stadium
5.19.18 – Lexington, KY – Manchester Music Hall *
5.20.18 – Springfield, MO – Gillioz Theatre *
5.22.18 – Corpus Christi, TX – Concrete Street Amphitheater *
5.23.18 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall *
5.24.18 – Dallas, TX – The Bomb Factory *
5.25.18 – Little Rock, AR – The Metroplex *
5.26.18 – San Antonio, TX – Alamo City Music Hall
5.27.18 – Lubbock, TX – Jake’s Sports Cafe
5.29.18 – Memphis, TN – Growlers
5.31.18 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room
6.02.18 – Pointe Verda Beach, FL – Pointe Verda Concert Hall
6.03.18 – Richmond, VA – The National
6.05.18 – Westbury, NY – The Space @ Westbury
6.06.18 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
6.07.18 – Portland, ME – Port City Music Hall
6.08.18 – Clifton Park, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
6.09.18 – Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
6.10.18 – Rochester, NY – Anthology
6.11.18 – Toronto, ON – Opera House
6.13.18 – Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom
6.14.18 – Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre
6.15.18 – Joliet, IL – The Forge
6.16.18 – Louisville, KY – The Mercury Ballroom
6.17.18 – Kansas City, MO – The Truman
6.18.18 – Englewood, CO – Gothic Theatre
6.20.18 – Santa Ana, CA – Observatory
6.21.18 -Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
6.22.18 – Sacramento, CA – Concerts In The Park