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JW Ridley “Everything (Deathless)” This debut track from Londoner JW Ridley is quite the promising start for the art student turned bedroom popster. “Everything (Deathless)” wafts toward this listen with a pensive air as pleasantly placid vocals lead you through the Ridley’s ruminating lyrics. The single will be released through SpeedyRead More →

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Foresteater “Big Deceiver” So, Foresteater is one of those band’s that snuck up on me. I heard about them, but I hadn’t heard them until it came around time to work on the 2016 awards. Only then did I learn about Nightlife of the Exploding Heads. For shame, I know. Thankfully, Foresteater is on myRead More →

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Gutxi Bibang “System of a Gun” Modern Diet “Red Eye” Keels “Surrender” Crystal Cities “Good Life” Finn Kleffmann “Every Teardrop” Golden Halos “Flicker” Crow’s Feet “Hesitator”Read More →

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It sure feels like we’ve been following Diners for quite some time. Back in 2012, we gave them the award for Best New Band and, since then, we’ve watched as the band continued to grow their sound (and fanbase) without losing the heartwarming innocence that stands at the core ofRead 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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The Foster Family Band “How Can I?” This single is the opening track from the debut EP by The Foster Family. Now, this is a release that I’ve been waiting for. “How Can I?” offers up a bluesy introduction to the unique sounds of The Foster Family Band; a seven-pieceRead More →

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Grandpa Grew Trees “Your Song” This single from Grandpa Grew Trees starts of like a gentle breeze that whispers of a brewing storm. “Your Song” gains force, and angst, as the music progresses. Elijah Poston, songwriter for Grandpa Grew Trees, demonstrates real emotive energy on “Your Song”, something I look forward toRead More →

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Lost Kings “Phone Down” Lost Kings hit upon a touchy spot in my relationship with their new single, “Phone Down”. Now I don’t mean to be a cell phone addict, but if I’m being totally honest, I am. And with the release of “Phone Down” my boyfriend now has a newRead More →

Looming “Nailbiter” from The Trundle Sessions Luxxe “Love Me” from Sofar Phoenix   Pure Bathing Culture “She Shakes” Live on KEXP Jon Arckey “Sniffles” from WEEfolk Sessions Foresteater “High and Bright” Blaine Mitchell “Contagious” from Sofar Fort Worth Mondo Cozmo “Shine”    Read More →

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Farewell Teddy “Huxley, Party of One” Sifting through the sea of mediocre submissions can suddenly seem very worthwhile once you stumble across that really special track. “Huxley, Party of One” from Atlanta’s Farewell Teddy was just that track today. It sneaks up on you and, before you know it, you’reRead More →

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Luna Aura “Madhouse” FYOHNA “Ghost Heart” Anna Renee “Addicted to Heartbreak” Cody Vavrik “F*ck You Want” Le Boeuf “Waiting For You” Nisha “Hard Liquor” Dama Scout “Forget It’s Good”Read More →

Feli and the LemonShakers “Blood in My Veins” Having a bad day? Feli and the Lemonshakers can cold crush any negative feelings with their tropical-indie sound and vivify your spirits. The L.A.-based band brings to mind palm trees and beaches and rum with their single, “Blood in My Veins”, offRead More →