Jake Kemble discusses his new EP, his sonic growth as a musician and what’s next

Iowa based singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Jake Kemble began songwriting as the frontman for his rick band Kick, having released two studio EPs and played hundreds of shows over the years.  Kemble started playing the guitar in high school and, at the age of 19, moved to the Twin Cities to try to Continue Reading

The Captain’s Son discusses their new album, running their own label and what’s next

California pop band The Captain’s Son, comprised of Paige Byrd (guitar/vocals), Jarred Hayden (drums) and William Hopkins (bass/vocals), blend catchy warm guitar melodies, laid-back harmonizing vocals and upbeat drum rhythms, reminiscent of early California surf pop.  Living in Long Beach, California, the band formed after Byrd and Hayden started playing together as teens. Hopkins later Continue Reading

FKA twigs creates a masterpiece in “MAGDALENE.”

In MAGDALENE, FKA twigs creates a beautiful, angelic musical world full of high, lilting vocals juxtaposed with a mix of grungy, industrial sound effects. The album shows a deeply vulnerable outpouring of emotion that evokes a heart-wrenching reaction from the listener; it grapples with loneliness, vulnerability, and love. Immediately apparent Continue Reading

O Future release new album ‘Voyeur’

Electronic duo O Future (previous OOFJ), comprised of Katherine Mills Rymer and Jens Bjornkjaer, have released their new album Voyeur.  Highlighted by “Smell You,” which rocketed to #1 on the Hype Machine, “Telephone,” which previously reached #2 on the Hype Machine charts, “Spy” which premiered via Earmilk, “Crystal Shiny” which features Sune Rose Wagner of The Ravonettes and “Clothes Off” which Continue Reading

Warren Haynes releases latest cut, Hard Working American’s “Stomp & Holler”, from upcoming live album

Grammy Award-winning artist and guitar legend Warren Haynes’ has recently released the latest cut from his upcoming live film and album, Warren Haynes Presents: The Benefit Concert Volume 16, for Hard Working Americans’ “Stomp & Holler”.  Recorded at Warren Haynes’ Christmas Jam on December 13, 2014, supergroup Hard Working Americans Continue Reading

Jacqueline Loor premieres her new single “It’s Not On Me”

Jacqueline Loor is an alternative-pop singer-songwriter from Miami who taught herself to play guitar at nineteen and used it to create original songs after every heartbreak and loss.  She noticed her vulnerability and honesty in her lyrics along with the catchiness of her melodies were well received by anyone who Continue Reading

Dalton Deschain discusses the new Dalton Deschain & The Traveling Show EP, his new horror comic MONOCUL and what’s next for the band

NYC pulp-punk band Dalton Deschain & The Traveling Show, comprised of Dalton Deschain (vocals/guitar), Jo Kroger (vocals/keyboards), Day Clancy (bass) and Phil Harris (drums), are described as the perfect combination of Stephen King, Danny Elfman, Alkaline Trio and John Cameron Mitchell, performing a blend of dark but humorous experimental punk Continue Reading

Eli Musser discusses his upcoming album, his songwriting style and what’s next

New York singer/songwriter/guitarist Eli Musser will be releasing his debut, self-produced album Content next month which was mixed by veteran technician, Bryce Goggin (Pavement, Evan Dando, Sean Lennon, Ramones, etc).  Although he has recorded music with others in the past, Musser considers this his debut album as it is his first recording under his name.  A formally Continue Reading

Moonray release latest single “No Stranger To Love”

Dance-centric synth artists Moonray, comprised of Jonray and Barbara, relay positive messages through 80s influenced beats, intimate vocals and building choruses.  The Austin-based duo infuse their songs with a powerful message of love, light and life.  With a love of 70s and 80s music, such as The Beatles, Madonna, Led Continue Reading

Sunny State release new single “When You Know”

Sunny State captures a fresh modern reggae vibe through their energetic and positive songs of love and empowerment.  With powerful vocals, ukulele and guitar, Sunny State brings their island vibes to each and every gig.  Their diverse line up of songs tantalizes the ears in English, French, Spanish and even Continue Reading

Tsunami Bomb release new album ‘The Spine That Binds’ and video for “Naysayers”

Northern California’s punk rock cult favorites Tsunami Bomb are back with The Spine That Binds, their first new LP in 15 years.  The LP, which was produced by the band and mixed by Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Joyce Manor, Jeff Rosenstock), is out today on Alternative Tentacles.  With the long-awaited third Continue Reading

Sariyah Idan premieres new video for “That Woman”

Sariyah Idan is an American songwriter, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist whose soul and jazz influenced expressions have come to fruition in her first full-length album Breaking Shadows.  An accomplished artist and arts educator, whose experience began singing ensemble world folk music as a child, dancing professionally and studying poetry and jazz music, Continue Reading