2016 awards recap

Another year has gone by and it seems like we heard more music this year than ever before. So, perhaps it goes without saying, 2016 was one of the most difficult years when it came time to buckle down and pick favorites. Nevertheless, after uncounted hours spent spinning albums forRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – For many of us, 2016 was filled with an incredible sense of loss. From musicians to silver screen icons, it seems as if our daily news feed revealed another hero snatched away from the world we know every week. But, for Phoenix, the deathRead More →

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Noah Slee “Rampant Wild Free” The Lique “Billie’s Holiday” MiC LOWRY “Bad Intentions” The Seal Breakers “D W T D” Fabian Secon “Sensei” Nadia Marisa “Never Told You”Read More →

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Jared & The Mill “Keep Me Going”  These hometown boys are back with a new EP, Orme Dugas, and they released this single a while back in prelude to the full release. “Keep Me Going” presents the Western folk rock that first put Jared & The Mill on the national radarRead More →

by Mark Anderson Senior Editor – CooBee Coo is back with their new EP Strikes Again and I swear these guys just keep getting better and better. The way I feel about CooBee Coo is essentially how I feel about the sketch comedy show Key & Peele: it’s one long, absolutely outstanding demoRead More →

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The Blurst “Dogdog” The Blurst is the undertaking of Sydney-based multi-instrumentalist Liam O’Shea. His latest single, “Dogdog”, comes to us from The Blurst’s November, 3-track release of the same title. O’Shea fuses lithesome vocals reminiscent of Elliott Smith with a gritty, back alley, noise pop. Check out “Dogdog” by TheRead More →

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Smallpools “Run With Bulls” Soft Deadlines “One Hand Clapping” Sugar Skull Explosion “I Don’t Want To” State Line Syndicate “Borrowed Time” Bruiser Queen “Telepathic Mind” Hello Operator “Vex Money” [NSFW] Cannibal Animal “Grand Theft Manual”Read More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – These days, we’re receiving submissions from all around the world and we thought it would be fun to share some of the stellar singles sent to us from afar. Sometimes, the music carries a hint of its geographical origin, but often it doesn’t andRead More →

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Luna Aura “The Next One” Phoenix might be Luna Aura’s hometown, but this pop potentate spends a lot of time in the Los Angeles area these days. Luna Aura’s latest single addresses that “infamous LA/Hollywood lifestyle,” pairing her introspection with an uplifting energy. If you dig, “The Next One” I alsoRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – If you’re a new band starting out, the prospect of landing that first gig can be a little intimidating. Even if you’ve been making the local rounds and are ready to start looking toward furthering your fanbase, a little booking rundown can help youRead More →

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Who are you and what do you do? Champ Styles, the son of AZ Graff Pioneer: Such Styles How did you get your start? I’ve been scribbling since 3 months, but as of Graff it was when I was in 5th Grade (2003). I fell into some trouble and wasRead More →

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Temples “Keep in the Dark” Live on KEXP Tom West “Petra” Dieter van der Westen “Old Oak Tree” Human Behavior “As We Remember That No Prophet Is…” from The Trundle Sessions Erica Freas “Grandma” from A Fistful of Vinyl Patrick Baker “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right” Dr!ve x Bowser “Push Over”Read More →