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GUNNAR Announces Debut Album 'Best Mistake' Photo GUNNAR Announces Debut Album 'Best Mistake'
by Michael Major - January 27, 2023

Southern California’s GUNNAR shares his newest single & video “Fuck a Broken Heart,” alongside the announcement of his debut album Best Mistake and produced by Brendan O’Brien (The Killers, Bruce Springsteen, Rage Against The Machine). The punchy anthem is a taste of what to expect from GUNNAR’s deb...
Niall Horan to Share First New Solo Release in Nearly Three Years 'Heaven' Photo Niall Horan to Share First New Solo Release in Nearly Three Years 'Heaven'
by Michael Major - January 26, 2023

Capitol Records will release Niall Horan’s new single, “Heaven”—his first new solo material in almost three years. The chart-topping artist wrote the track with John Ryan and Joel Little, who also produced, and Tobias Jesso Jr. Horan recorded the song in Southern California. Pre-save 7” vinyl and CD...
Watch: Taylor Sanders Releases Official Music Video for 'Firecracker' Photo Watch: Taylor Sanders Releases Official Music Video for 'Firecracker'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 25, 2023

Watch Taylor Sanders' official music video for Firecracker!...
Outlaw Pop Artist DEVORA Releases New EP 'God Is Dead' Photo Outlaw Pop Artist DEVORA Releases New EP 'God Is Dead'
by Michael Major - January 24, 2023

With influences that range from Nine Inch Nails to Dolly Parton, and a touch of Lana Del Rey thrown in for good measure, the EP, produced by Alex Aldi (Passion Pit, Holy Ghost!) and Cass Dillon (Goo Goo Dolls, Grey Daze) and mixed by Tony Hoffer (M83, Beck), is a collection of stories Inspired by tr...
Hippie Sabotage Releases 'I Dont Care' Photo Hippie Sabotage Releases 'I Dont Care'
by Michael Major - January 24, 2023

The duo takes cues from hip hop, psych rock, and chill wave, all pulled together by Jeff’s killer guitar skills and Kevin’s explosive personality on stage. In 2014, Hippie Sabotage skyrocketed to #1 on Billboard’s Next Big Sound chart after releasing their remix of Tove Lo’s ‘Habits (Stay High)’, wh...
Outlaw Pop Artist DEVORA Releases New EP 'God Is Dead' Photo Outlaw Pop Artist DEVORA Releases New EP 'God Is Dead'
by Michael Major - January 24, 2023

With influences that range from Nine Inch Nails to Dolly Parton, and a touch of Lana Del Rey thrown in for good measure, the EP, produced by Alex Aldi (Passion Pit, Holy Ghost!) and Cass Dillon (Goo Goo Dolls, Grey Daze) and mixed by Tony Hoffer (M83, Beck), is a collection of stories Inspired by tr...
Emilie-Claire Barlow Returns with 'Spark Bird' Photo Emilie-Claire Barlow Returns with 'Spark Bird'
by Michael Major - January 23, 2023

Barlow has accrued a remarkable resume of critical success, including seven Juno nominations, with two jazz vocal Juno awards—2013’s best Jazz Vocal Recording for her all-French song collection Seule ce soir and her Clear Day collaboration with the Metropole Orkest winning the same award in 2016....
The Piano Guys Announce Australian Tour Dates Photo The Piano Guys Announce Australian Tour Dates
by Michael Major - January 23, 2023

Arriving as a musical phenomenon seemingly overnight, the quartet of Jon Schmidt [pianist, songwriter], Steven Sharp Nelson [cellist, songwriter], Paul Anderson [producer, videographer], and Al van der Beek [music producer, songwriter] have delivered bold compositions that transcend boundaries of st...
Valy Mo Returns to DND Recs with 2-Track 'Jugar/Perreo' EP Photo Valy Mo Returns to DND Recs with 2-Track 'Jugar/Perreo' EP
by Michael Major - January 20, 2023

Making his long awaited return to BIJOU’s Do Not Duplicate Recordings, Valy Mo returns to the release radar with his atmospheric ‘Jugar/Perreo’ EP. Hitting the ground running in 2023, Valy Mo’s 2-track EP features two brand new collaborations, ‘Jugar’ with Southern California-based talent Hypedelic ...
Jesus Piece Announce New Album '...So Unknown' Photo Jesus Piece Announce New Album '...So Unknown'
by Michael Major - January 20, 2023

Their new single, “Gates of Horn” infuses industrial ambiance juxtaposed against start-stop rhythms that recall classic Ministry, breathing and blasting before merging towards a terrifying, swinging groove. Its accompanying video, directed by Eric Richter takes viewers through a series of recurring ...
Hickoids Announce 'Slither On 2023' Southwest tour Photo Hickoids Announce 'Slither On 2023' Southwest tour
by Michael Major - January 19, 2023

Hickoids are equally at home in a blues club, a country bar or the punkest of punk dives and since reforming in the 2000s the band has played over 800 shows. They’ve shared the stage with everyone from Nine Inch Nails to Old 97s, The Flaming Lips to The Flamin’ Groovies, Roky Erickson to Lucinda Wil...
Kara Jackson Releases New Songs 'Dickhead Blues/Brain' Photo Kara Jackson Releases New Songs 'Dickhead Blues/Brain'
by Michael Major - January 19, 2023

Wielding her voice like a honey-coated blade, Kara Jackson crafts a blend of emotional folk music and poetic alt-country. With the radical honesty of Nina Simone, the intricate lyricism of Fiona Apple and Joanna Newsom, and the straightforward, no-frills delivery of artists like Kimya Dawson, Kara’s...
Lucero Drops New Single 'Macon If We Make It' Photo Lucero Drops New Single 'Macon If We Make It'
by Michael Major - January 18, 2023

Inspired by an impending hurricane, the song draws parallels between a literal storm and a troubled relationship back home, before the listener is carried out like a raft on guitarist Brian Venable’s ripping guitar solo. The band has also announced two album release shows on February 24 in Memphis a...
Dream, Ivory Share Single From New Album & Announce Headline Tour Photo Dream, Ivory Share Single From New Album & Announce Headline Tour
by Michael Major - January 17, 2023

Southern California-based Filipino duo Dream, Ivory have announced their new album About A Boy (Naked), featuring new acoustic arrangements of 2022’s About A Boy. In addition to the news, they’ve shared “Would It Kill You At All (Naked)”, and announced a March headline tour kicking off in Los Angele...
St. Paul & the Broken Bones Add New Dates to North American Headline Tour Photo St. Paul & the Broken Bones Add New Dates to North American Headline Tour
by Michael Major - January 17, 2023

St. Paul & The Broken Bones add new dates to their 2023 North American headline tour. The new shows will bring the much-lauded eight piece—led by Paul Janeway—to Macon, Georgia’s Hargray Capitol Theatre; Greenville, South Carolina’s Peace Pavilion; Augusta, Georgia’s Miller Theater and Wilmington, N...
Endure the Affliction Release New Single 'Witch' Photo Endure the Affliction Release New Single 'Witch'
by Michael Major - January 13, 2023

After releasing their debut track “Soul Eater” in 2019, Endure The Affliction hit the ground running and gained notoriety in their local music community with their heavy instrumentals and deeply relatable lyrics. While the pandemic hit the group hard, halting productions and live shows, the band per...
The Zombies Release New Single & Announce New Album Photo The Zombies Release New Single & Announce New Album
by Michael Major - January 12, 2023

In support of the release, and a forthcoming feature documentary, the band will resume their 'Life Is A Merry-Go-Round' Tour in 2023 with appearances at Austin's famed music & film festival, South by SouthWest (SXSW), new concerts announced in Texas and New Orleans, followed by a full UK run in the ...