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Month: June 2023

Tarah Who? Delivers Emotional Tribute With “Sell It To The World”
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Tarah Who? Delivers Emotional Tribute With “Sell It To The World”

Los Angeles-based rockers Tarah Who? have released their latest single and lyric video for "Sell It To The World." Known for their fearless and thought-provoking lyrics, Tarah G. Carpenter (vocals, guitar, backing vocals) and Coralie Herve (drums) continue to captivate audiences with their raw and impassioned musical style. With this release, Tarah Who? pays homage to artists worldwide who find themselves working day jobs to sustain their passion for their craft. The Message behind "Sell It To The World" With "Sell It To The World," Tarah draws from her own experiences and those of countless artists who struggle to make ends meet solely from their art. This powerful dedication acknowledges the sacrifices artists make, refusing to compromise their creative drive for financial sta...
Candid ‘WHAM!’ Doc Celebrates Career in Their Own Words (Review)
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Candid ‘WHAM!’ Doc Celebrates Career in Their Own Words (Review)

British duo Wham! were one of the biggest pop acts on the 1980s, selling over 30 million records worldwide. Andrew Ridgeley and George Michael in Wham! Courtesy of Netflix © 2023 Childhood best friends George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley grew up outside of London and bonded over their love of music. After starting out in a ska band, they began writing and recording the early songs that would turn in to Wham!'s first album, "Fantastic." Those early tracks contained a slice of social commentary that got them noticed in the music press. Despite initially flailing on the UK charts, a last-minute booking on Top Of The Pops in 1982 to perform "Young Guns (Go For It!)" was a game changer. https://youtu.be/6_MhjfgeC44 They had 6 #1 singles in England and 3 in the United States in...
Experience The Return Of Blur With “St. Charles Square”
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Experience The Return Of Blur With “St. Charles Square”

Blur has surprised fans with the release of "St. Charles Square," a captivating track from their forthcoming album. The Ballad of Darren is set for release on July 21st. The album marks the band's return after an eight-year hiatus. Photo Credit: Reuben Bastienne-Lewis "St. Charles Square" has quickly become a fan favorite, with audiences enthusiastically singing along to Damon Albarn's memorable opening line, "I fucked up, I'm not the first to do it." The song's chorus evokes the band's signature art-pop swagger, with Albarn's queasy exclamation, "cause there's something down here, and it's living under the floorboards." Supported by backing vocals that intensify the sense of danger and Graham Coxon's iconic guitar work, the track offers a quintessential Blur sound. The Ball...
Arkells Unveils New Single “Skin” Ahead of Highly Anticipated Album Release
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Arkells Unveils New Single “Skin” Ahead of Highly Anticipated Album Release

Arkells, the Canadian rock band known for their infectious energy and anthemic sound, is back with an exciting announcement. They have released their latest single "Skin," giving fans a taste of what's to come from their forthcoming album. Laundry Pile is set to drop on September 21st via Virgin Music. Photo Credit: Scarlet O’Neill "Skin" taps into a classic Americana sound while combining timeless melodies, rich harmonies, and acoustic guitars. Frontman Max Kerman describes the song as an exploration of choosing to love with purpose and finding meaning in life's challenges. He explains, "It's about realizing that the most profound relationships go beyond surface-level connections." This new single follows the title track "Laundry Pile" which was unveiled earlier this year. The m...
Blame My Youth Tour Dates Announced With 311 and AWOLNATION
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Blame My Youth Tour Dates Announced With 311 and AWOLNATION

Photo Credit: Alex A Los Angeles-based rock band Blame My Youth has been creating quite a buzz lately. With a new single and tour dates with 311 and AWOLNATION on the agenda, the band continues to reach new heights. Tickets for these highly anticipated performances are now available for purchase on the band's official website. Blame My Youth's latest single "Prizefighter" has been making waves with its powerful message of perseverance. The song features a captivating chorus that leaves a lasting impact on listeners. In addition to airplay on SiriusXM Octane, the track has also found its way onto popular shows on ESPN, Fox Sports, and CBS. On top of that, the song was chosen as the theme song for WWE's Night Of Champions. Check out the music video for "Prizefighter" down below and le...
The Frst is Bringing the Heat this Summer with “Bruce Lee,” ft. Kellin Quinn & Bronnie (INTERVIEW)
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The Frst is Bringing the Heat this Summer with “Bruce Lee,” ft. Kellin Quinn & Bronnie (INTERVIEW)

Our favorite Nashville-based alt rockers, The Frst, are back again this summer with another banger: “Bruce Lee." This latest song is a collaboration with pop punk legend, Kellin Quinn (Sleeping with Sirens), and British pop-rock queen, Bronnie. This song serves as further proof that The Frst can tackle guitar music from any genre-defying angle they choose--including going as far as dropping 'producer tags' in the opening few beats. The result is always fun. See for yourself-- Check out "Bruce Lee" on Spotify, below. https://open.spotify.com/album/2HJsL2fH2nuMGmEEs9HdvN?si=fjkG7AlAS72LnqrpIa3nUw&nd=1 A Collaboration of Epic Proportions This song is the result of some epic collaborators coming together, so we took some time to get together with singer...
Briston Maroney Drops Emotionally Charged Single “Sunburn Fades”
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Briston Maroney Drops Emotionally Charged Single “Sunburn Fades”

Nashville's Briston Maroney is creating a buzz with his latest musical offerings. He has just released "Sunburn Fades," the second single from his highly anticipated album. Ultrapure, is set to be released on September 22 via Canvasback Music/Atlantic Records. Fans can pre-order the album and enjoy the captivating sounds of "Sunburn Fades" now. Photo Credit: Muriel Margaret Maroney draws inspiration from a personal experience, reflecting on a trip to Dollywood with friends. The song captures the bittersweet realization that life inevitably brings changes to friendships and relationships. Despite its introspective theme, Maroney emphasizes that "Sunburn Fades" is not meant to be a sad song, but rather a reflection on the nature of change. Following the success of his lead single, ...
The Revolutions Live Tour: Find Shinedown, Papa Roach & Spiritbox in a City Near You.
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The Revolutions Live Tour: Find Shinedown, Papa Roach & Spiritbox in a City Near You.

Our earliest live music experiences can also be some of the most transformative, foundational experiences of our lives. For some, these experiences might have been with local children's entertainment groups, or seeing early pop favorites--but for me, those experiences were dominated by Shinedown, Papa Roach, Three Days Grace, and other hard rock/nu-metal acts of the 2000's. As an teenager, I would always look at my favorite bands' tour announcements, even if I knew there wasn't a chance in Hell that I'd make it to a show--the daydreams were worth it.As an adult, I still find myself drawn to their tour announcements--even if the announcement is from a band I stopped following as closely as I did when I was younger, like in the case of Shinedown and their Revolutions Live Tour. After al...
‘Polite Society’ is a Kick-Ass UK Import (Review)
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‘Polite Society’ is a Kick-Ass UK Import (Review)

'Polite Society' is the debut feature film from Nida Manzoor, the British-Pakistani creator of 'We Are Lady Parts.' She has crafted a wildly inventive and kick-ass story of two very different sisters. Ria (Priya Kansara) has one dream in life and that is to be a stuntwoman. At school, her stuffy teacher pushes her to pursue a more traditional career, but that only increases her desire to prove everybody wrong. Priya Kansara and Ritu Arya star in 'Polite Society' (Focus Features) Lena (Ritu Arya) is Ria's older sister. After dropping out of art school, she struggles with her self worth and Ria's constant insistence that she assist with helping her make martial arts videos to post online. Both Ria and Lena are living at home with their very traditional parents who are very lo...
Leroy From The North Captures The Spirit Of The Open Road On ‘Toughen Up’
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Leroy From The North Captures The Spirit Of The Open Road On ‘Toughen Up’

Leroy From The North's journey is a testament to the power of musical influences, collaboration, and life experiences. Working with fellow artists and Grammy-winning producer Eric Corne, Leroy From The North has crafted a sound that seamlessly blends country and classic rock. Listeners can expect a captivating and emotionally charged musical experience. With the new album Toughen Up, we're invited to embark on a road trip, immersing us in the stories and landscapes that have shaped his artistry. Leroy From The North Interview In this interview, we sit down with Eli Wulfmeier, frontman, guitarist, and principal songwriter for Leroy From The North. We had an opportunity to delve into the influences and experiences that have shaped his musical style and songwriting approach. ...