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Month: January 2024

Knotfest Presents: VUKOVI x Calva Louise Co-Headline US Tour
Events, Features

Knotfest Presents: VUKOVI x Calva Louise Co-Headline US Tour

Two big names in UK alternative are joining forces this spring: VUKOVI and Calva Louise. These two bands are coming together for a co-headlined US tour in May. Want to know more? Read on to find the tour schedule and to get to know these two bands ahead of your local show. VUKOVI x Calva Louise US Tour Dates The co-headlined tour will run for just over two weeks. The shows begin in Carboro, North Carolina, on May 8th and ends in Brooklyn, New York, on May 23rd. Heads up, west coast fans: you may need to get going on some travel plans if you want to catch a show, as the tour route is taking VUKOVI and Calva Louise along the east coast. Additionally, Stellar Circuits will be supporting the tour on all dates except for the headliners' two festival appearances, which are We...
Millennials, Are You Feeling Old Yet? (Happy 20th Birthday to these Emo Albums from 2004)
Features, Music

Millennials, Are You Feeling Old Yet? (Happy 20th Birthday to these Emo Albums from 2004)

Ahhh, yes, 2004: a year characterized by Bratz dolls, Shrek 2, The Da Vinci Code...and emo kids. It almost feels like yesterday, yet we're talking about a time from two decades ago. Let us rip that bandage off for you: 2004 is now as far away from today as 2044. Freaky, right? So, why are we talking about 2004? Well... 2004 was an important year for music, of course! It was an especially important year if you were an OG emo kid. After all, many of the subculture's defining albums were released in the early-mid 2000's. This includes artists who are still selling out tours and indoctrinating a whole new generation of emo kids to this day. If you need a refresher on the bangers of yesterday, here are some of our favorite emo albums (from 2004) that are turning 20 this year. Oof. Say ...
Velvet Rays Chronicles the Essence of Love in Debut Single “Something Different”
Features, Music

Velvet Rays Chronicles the Essence of Love in Debut Single “Something Different”

Introducing Velvet Rays, the R&B and soul duo making waves from the heart of Houston, TX. The duo is comprised of the talented singer, songwriter, and producer Jayson De Buyl. Along with the multifaceted artist, singer, songwriter, producer, choreographer, and dance teacher Jon Glenn. Their debut single, "Something Different," is available now on Dark Spark Music. The genesis of their single, as described by Jayson, is rooted in the concept of a dream girl. The ideal woman with whom one envisions spending a lifetime. Their mission was clear: to encapsulate the euphoria of new love and convey it in a way that not only makes sense but also breathes life into the hearts of their audience. "Something Different" aims to evoke that exhilarating feeling of encountering someone for...