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New Single and EP From The Rival

the rivalNashville alt-rock duo The Rival have just unveiled their first single, “My Own Devices,” from their upcoming EP, SANDS. Following WAVES, the five-track EP is a perfectly versatile, melodic sampler of the duo’s incredible talents, and the second in the trilogy of EPs that the band is releasing in 2016 and 2017.

The Rival explain that the track was written from the perspective of a “family member that has been through hell with their partner, and it’s been difficult to watch. We wrote ‘My Own Devices’ by putting ourselves in their shoes, imagining what it must feel like to try and fix what is broken and get back to that sense of home. Musically, we wanted to pay tribute to some of the great 90’s albums we grew up with, from Jeff Buckley to Weezer, and experiment with a sound that felt like home to us.”

“My Own Devices” will be released and available on all digital outlets on August 26th, and the SANDS EP is slated for an October 7th release.

Stream the single below and let us know what you think!

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WARGIRL Premieres “Mess Around (Song For The Man)” Single

wargirlPolitics are everywhere. Whether it’s the current political situations unfolding in the Middle East, the Brexit in the UK, or the disastrous Presidential campaigns going on in the US, there are people talking about politics.

With a politicized pop take on things, WARGIRL boldly tackle just about any subject. Featuring Nate Willet and Matt Maust of Cold War Kids, WARGIRL is an interesting new band, relating a cheating boyfriend to a dishonest government.

The band is comprised of Willet (bass), Maust (keyboards), Erick Nieto (drums), Matt Wignall (producer), Jeff Suri (percussion), Anne Dereaux (vox), and Marika Dahlin (percussion).

Check out their new single, “Mess Around,” below:

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Wages Release “Rattlesnake” Music Video

wagesLA-based indie rock quartet Wages just premiered their official music video for their single, “Rattlesnake,” taken from their recently released album, Glace. The band is already drawing comparisons to Band of Horses, Deerhunter, and the like.

Wages will be performing in the Greater Los Angeles area throughout the rest of 2016, promoting Glace.

“As a whole, Glace was written during a time of substantial change for all of us in the band, and I think that comes across in a lot of the songs,” says Nick Byron Campbell (vox). Check out the video for “Rattlesnakes” below and let us know what you think!

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Craig Campbell Duets with Tegan Marie on “Outskirts of Heaven”

tegan marie 2Contemporary country singer/songwriter/pianist Craig Campbell just released his duet with twelve year old country prodigy (and Youtube sensation) Tegan Marie on his country hit, “Outskirts of Heaven.”

You might recall Tegan Marie’s wonderful cover of Kelsea Ballerini’s “Love Me Like You Mean It,” which landed this talented little soul on the map. Now paired with Craig Campbell, a seasoned artist, with a solid chart history, Tegan is showing no signs of slowing down!

The duet is incredible, and showcases Tegan’s stunning, clean vocals alongside Campbell’s deep, no-gimmicks, sincere delivery.

Check out the amazing video below.

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Panic Is Perfect Release “You’re Alive (Cavego Remix)”

Panic Is Perfect.jpgIn February, San Francisco’s Panic Is Perfect released their debut full-length. As a speedy follow-up, the band have just released a remix of their hit single, “You’re Alive.” The track has been remixed by Cavego, resulting in a nu disco, summer tune, and giving a fresh take on the song’s meaning.

“‘You’re Alive’ is about finding joy through pain, and home sometimes, those two things can exist together at the same time,” says Mike Hoffman.

Check out the remix below:

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Tuff Slang Premiere Debut Single, “Nothing All The Time”

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Photo by Lenny Gilmore

With an infectious alternative pop-rock sound, Tuff Slang bring back hints of a classic sound with their debut single, “Nothing All The Time.” The track is filled with stunning instrumentals (many of which will make you long for a day at the beach), booming vocals, and a rhythm that will have your head bobbing along. By the second chorus, you’ll be singing the chorus like a seasoned Tuff Slang fan.

The band effortlessly blends rhythm and soul with pop sensibility. Despite the fact that “Nothing All The Time” is a debut for the band, Tuff Slang already sound as though they’ve been together for years, working together to present a cohesive, catchy new tune.

Stream “Nothing All The Time” below:

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Alexa Ferr Releases New Single, “Hit The Switch”

Alexa FerrR&B/pop artist Alexa Ferr has just released her new single, “Hit The Switch.” The twenty year old triple threat has steadily been making a name for herself, and the single is another addition to her ever-expanding discography.

“‘Hit The Switch’ is about meeting someone who changed your view on being single vs. being in a relationship,” explains Alexa. “The song is personal for me, [because] after a bad break-up, I swore off of relationships and wanted to be single forever. I thought nothing or no one could change that until I met someone who ‘hit the switch’ on me and made me want to be with them; want to be in a relationship.”

Stream the single below:


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Summer Heart Releases New Single, Announces New EP + Shows

summer heartSwedish singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist David Alexander (a.k.a. Summer Heart) is back with his nostalgic low-fi sound. Summer Heart just released his latest summery tune, “The Forbidden,” utilizing an eclectic mixtures of vocals, guitars, synths, bass, and drum machines to craft the dream-like pop song.

You can stream the new single below.

Summer Heart also confirmed that he will be a featured performer at this year’s SXSW festival in Austin, from March 15th – 20th. Additionally, you can also catch Summer Heart performing at Brooklyn’s famed Knitting Factory in New York on March 23rd.


Wednesday – 16th of March – The Townsend – 1:05 AM

Saturday – 19th of March – Icenhauer’s – 1 AM


Wednesday – 23rd of March – LIVE in Brooklyn – The Knitting Factory

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Paralandra Release “All Fall Down” Lyric Video

ParalandraMissouri-based hard rock quartet, Paralandra, have released their lyric video for their single, “All Fall Down,” from their upcoming debut EP of the same title. The EP, produced and engineered by John Burke (Vibe Studios) will be dropped on March 11th.

The band will be touring and have numerous festival appearances through the year into 2017, including a CD release party on March 11th at the Regency.

Check out the lyric video below:

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Magic Bronson Share New Single “Wake Up (111th Dream)”

magic bronsonSynth-driven indie-pop duo Magic Bronson just released their brand new single, “Wake Up (111th Dream). “ The single follows their music video for “Run Run.” and proves to be just as entrancing.

The song was written by Lieberman, following a break-up with his girlfriend. After a wild weekend to ease the pain, weeks of listening to an old vinyl of Bob Dylan’s Highway 61 Revisisted, Lieberman sat down to compose and craft emotionally-charged lyrics and melodies, then throwing in some pirate ships, a game of truth-or-dare, and the names of some influences. Nicastro gave the song some edge, reworking the arrangement, and brining in Edgar Sandoval to play violin.

Stream the stunning new track below, as well as the band’s upcoming tour dates.


03.05 – The Lyric Theater – Los Angeles, CA

03.11 – Woods Distillery – Salida, CO

03.12 – Monarch Mountain – Salida, CO

03.19 – Lost Knight – Echo Park, CA

04.09 – Vega’s Meat Market (EP Release Show) – Echo Park, CA

04.25 – Harvard & Stone – Los Angeles, CA

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