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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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Andrew Belle Releases New Single, “Dive Deep”

andrew bellwLA-based singer/songwriter Andrew Belle has just released his brand new single, “Dive Deep,” the first track from his forthcoming album.

As a member of Nashville’s critically acclaimed touring group Ten out of Tenn, his first two albums have been featured on iTunes Rewind Best Of Lists, and his songs have found their way onto hit shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Castle, and Pretty Little Liars. 

The new album focuses around a theme brought about in the new single, “This is my heart / dive deep.” 

“I wrote ‘Dive Deep’ while thinking about the moment when we let out guard down and invite another person to know us on a deeper, more meaningful level,” Belle explains. “On the surface, I wrote it from a romantic perspective, but I also meant for it to encapsulate the broader theme of this new album. The hope is that my listeners will know a little more of me and my story through this song and the forthcoming album.”

You can stream the single 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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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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Chelsea Carlson Streams New Single “Belong”

chelsea carlsonFolk/rock singer/songwriter Chelsea Carlson has just released her new single, “Belong.” The track stems from her brand new LP, The Broken Road. As a vulnerable, raw, stripped-down approach to her regular sound, “Belong” is a powerful release, showcasing Carlson’s impressive vocals…and you can check that out below!


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The Summer Set Release “Missin You” Music Video

the summer set.jpgPhoenix five-piece, The Summer Set, just released their brand new music video for “Missin You.” The powerful anthem stems from the brand new album, Stories For Monday, which is set to be released on April 1st. You can pre-order the album now on TheSummerSetBand.com.

The video, directed by Daniel Carberry, is stunningly brought to life, and is sure to get listeners pumped for the album’s release. Check it out below!

“We wrote this song a year and a half ago with my neighbor, Colin Munroe. I think it’s one of the most fun and most immediate songs on the album. It makes me wanna dance (and you know how I feel about dancing),” jokes Brian Dales (vox). “Visually, this is also my favorite music video we’ve ever made so far.”

The Summer Set also announced tour dates to coincide with the album’s release. Check out the complete list below!



Apr 13 – Anaheim, CA @ House Of Blues

Apr 15 – San Diego, CA @ The Irenic

Apr 16 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent Ballroom

Apr 18 – Austin, TX @ Sidewinder

Apr 19 – Dallas, TX @ Trees

Apr 21 – St Louis, MO @ The Ready Room

Apr 22 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Garage

Apr 23 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave

Apr 24 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge

Apr 26 – Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room

Apr 27 – Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s

Apr 30 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Sound

May 3 – Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey

May 4 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre

May 6 – Sacramento, CA @ Boardwalk

May 7 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy Theatre

May 21 – Orlando, FL @ The Social

May 22 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

May 24 – Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall

May 25 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts

May 27 – New York, NY @ The Gramercy Theatre

May 28 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club

May 29 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar

May 31 – Toronto, ON @ The Mod Club Theatre

Jun 1 – Detroit, MI @ The Crofoot Ballroom


May 10 – Bristol, United Kingdom @ Thekla

May 12 – London, United Kingdom @ Scala

May 13 – Birmingham, United Kingdom @ Asylum

May 14 – Leeds, United Kingdom @ The Key Club

May 15 – Glasgow, United Kingdom @ G2

May 17 – Manchester, United Kingdom @ Club Academy

May 18 – Nottingham, United Kingdom @ Rescue Rooms

May 19 – Portsmouth, United Kingdom @ Wedgewood Rooms

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Red Sun Rising Premiere “Emotionless” Music Video

red sun risingAmerican rock band Red Sun Rising just premiered their brand new music video for their latest single, “Emotionless.” The single comes from their debut full-length, Polyester Zeal. Since its release, the band has steadily climbed the rock radio chars, and was recently dubbed “New Artist Of The Year” at the 2016 Radio Contraband Awards.

“‘Emotionless’ is unique because it came to me in a dream,” explains Mike Protich (vox/guitar). “The visual was vivid and haunting enough that describing it yielded song lyrics. It’s sometimes hard to understand something from the subconscious, so our only hope was to create a song. With the help of director Dylan Marko Bell, we finally brought everything to life…or lack thereof.”

Check out the new video below.


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