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Saint Samuel Drops Catchy “Dancing In the Moonlight” Cover
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Saint Samuel Drops Catchy “Dancing In the Moonlight” Cover

Saint Samuel, the self-produced singer-songwriter hailing from Richmond, VA has unveiled a sneak peek into his upcoming EP. With the release of "Dancing In the Moonlight," we gain a fresh perspective on the classic hit and get a taste of what's to come on Going Through It. Sam McCoig is the mastermind behind Saint Samuel. He stumbled upon the song through Toploader's rendition featured on The Umbrella Academy. From there it instantly became an obsession, McCoig even admitted to playing it four times a day at some points. His decision to cover this upbeat, lighthearted tune was swift, inspired by the joyous vibes embedded in the original. Getting To Know Saint Samuel A musical journey that began at the age of nine, Sam received his first guitar at a young age. Transitioning f...
Kid Bookie Delivers Mind-Melting New Song, “AI (Save Yourself)”
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Kid Bookie Delivers Mind-Melting New Song, “AI (Save Yourself)”

If there's one set from SXSW 2023 that we are still thinking about, it's Kid Bookie's. No, we're not talking about either of the official Marshall-curated showcases that he was apart of. Instead, we had the opportunity to witness Kid Bookie play a daytime set on the patio of JNL Barbeque, a two-mile walk from downtown Austin... and trust us when we say that it was worth every sweaty step. Eight months later, we've been blessed yet again by Kid Bookie--except, this time, it's in the form of a new single, "AI (Save Yourself)," fresh off his upcoming album, Songs for the Living // Songs for the Dead. The artist also issued an action-packed new music video to commemorate the release. Keep reading if you want to know why we're so excited about all this... But first! Check out the mu...
Radiobot Unveiled: Featuring Fuel’s Brett Scallions, Billy Harvey, and Emmy-Winner Eddie Wohl
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Radiobot Unveiled: Featuring Fuel’s Brett Scallions, Billy Harvey, and Emmy-Winner Eddie Wohl

Radiobot is a dynamic musical ensemble comprising the talented members Brett Scallions, Billy Harvey, and Eddie Wohl. They've released their re-imagining of a classic Bob Dylan song, "Subterranean Homesick Blues." The cover is a taste of what's to come with their debut original single set for release on December 8th. In their homage to Bob Dylan, the band expressed their admiration for the rock 'n' roll lyricist, aiming to pay tribute with swagger. The accompanying video pays homage to Dylan's Alley video, with Scallions meticulously recreating all of the iconic cards by hand. Radiobot Formation Radiobot was formed in 2016 by Scallions, Harvey, and Wohl. They initially faced challenges due to conflicting commitments and touring schedules. However, their chemistry resulted in ...
Kareful Unveils a Fresh New Wavy EP: ‘Phantom’
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Kareful Unveils a Fresh New Wavy EP: ‘Phantom’

In wave music, there are few names that hold as much weight as Jude Kaufmann--better known as Kareful, an OG wave producer and the co-founder of Liquid Ritual, Dektora, and most recently, Wave Global. After dedicating a huge amount of time post-covid to curating and promoting wave shows all over Europe--including two years' worth of wave nights at the prestigious Amsterdam Dance Event as well as the beloved "Liquid Ritual Conference" in 2022--this artist-slash-industry-savant has finally returned to his DAW and gave us the gift of his 3rd EP, Phantom. This EP builds on what we already have come to expect from Kareful--fresh, emotional atmospheres, soft melodies with a tinge of darkness, and an absolutely seamless effort to infuse classic wave sounds with catchy modern twists. Phan...
STARSET Announces Huge Plans for 2024
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STARSET Announces Huge Plans for 2024

After the release of their 2021 album, HORIZONS, and subsequent tour in support of the new album, fans of the iconic cinematic rock band STARSET have been left on the edge of their seats, wondering what’s to come next from their favorite spacemen-turned-dystopian heroes. It's going to be 2024 soon, and dang it, STARSET, we just wanna know! Will it be... Another album? A tour? The novels we were promised all those years ago? Another app--or maybe a new puzzle? When it comes to STARSET, the possibilities are endless. Well, we finally have some answers. Read on to learn more about the band’s plan for Spring 2024. https://open.spotify.com/album/0tJI0EBOHEcxov6V1ddIo7?si=qeerYT6rQYeXAD9ZF1qeNg STARSET Presents... A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FUTURE  One thing to understa...
Sleep Theory: Massive Tour Announcements + “Fallout” Music Video
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Sleep Theory: Massive Tour Announcements + “Fallout” Music Video

Earlier this year, we wrote about an up-and-coming band that you're about to see everywhere... almost literally. In this case, I'm referring to hard rock quartet, Sleep Theory, whose excellent Paper Hearts EP dropped back in September on Epitaph Records, and who is about to hit the road for nearly six months after supporting artists like Shinedown, Set it Off, I Prevail, and Badflower all year. Yeah. You read that right: there are opportunities to catch Sleep Theory live in concert every month through May 2024. As far as current events go, the band also shared a new, apocalyptic music video for "Fallout", the opening track from their debut EP, via Knotfest. This new video continues the motifs found throughout the video for "Numb", which was also heavy on the end-of-the-world ty...
Birthmark: Nate Kinsella To Drop First Album in 8 Years
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Birthmark: Nate Kinsella To Drop First Album in 8 Years

Cover Art Photo by Shervin Lainez In a thrilling comeback, Nate Kinsella, the mastermind behind Birthmark, has announced the release of the project's first album in eight years. Titled Birth of Omni the album is set to drop on January 19th, 2024 courtesy of Polyvinyl Records. Kinsella, a seasoned multi-instrumentalist known for his contributions to indie favorites like Joan of Arc, American Football, and Make Believe. The new material promises a unique sonic experience, marking a departure from his previous works. The lead single, "Rodney" is accompanied by a visually striking music video directed by Ben Wietmarschen. The song delves into Kinsella's personal journey of self-discovery, grappling with his sexuality and the societal expectations of masculinity. Featuring guest vocals f...
New Year, New Album: Laura Jane Grace’s ‘Hole In My Head’
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New Year, New Album: Laura Jane Grace’s ‘Hole In My Head’

Polyvinyl Record Co. and Laura Jane Grace have joined forces to announce the upcoming release of Hole In My Head. The release marks the Emmy-nominated artist's first album since 2021's At War With The Silverfish. Recorded at Native Sound in St. Louis, MO, with David Beeman and mixed by Matt Allison, the album features warm '50s rock-influenced guitar riffs, introspective lyrics, and reflections on a punk life well-lived. Laura Jane Grace's commanding vocals take center stage, accompanied primarily by her performances on guitar and drums. Drive-By Truckers bassist Matt Patton contributes to over half the album, enriching the sound with a full-band experience. New Music Already having revealed the acclaimed fan favorite "Dysphoria Hoodie," Grace has introduced the title track, ...
Album Review: Green Lung – ‘This Heathen Land’
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Album Review: Green Lung – ‘This Heathen Land’

Since their inception in 2017, London-based heavy metal quintet Green Lung have grown from a tiny underground band to a cult favorite and recent signee with one of the genre's most beloved labels, Nuclear Blast Records. Through their journey, they have gained some serious love from the heavy metal community, and that trend looks to continue with their third full-length release, This Heathen Land. Green Lung is likely to land on a lot of black t-shirt wearers' "Best of 2023" lists with their winning formula of tight, massive composition, excellent production, and their unique take on heavy metal's lyrical conventions. Occult Following A metal band using pagan religious imagery in their lyrics is not new, but it's the specific themes Green Lung draws inspiration from that make their w...
Judah & the Lion Featuring K.Flay: A Collaborative Triumph On “Son of a Gun”
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Judah & the Lion Featuring K.Flay: A Collaborative Triumph On “Son of a Gun”

Photo credit: Robby Klein Indie folk sensation Judah & The Lion is making waves with their latest release, "Son of a Gun (feat. K.Flay)." The band, consisting of Judah Akers and Brian Macdonald, continues to redefine genre boundaries with their unique blend of Americana, folk, hip-hop, pop, and alternative influences. "Son of a Gun," featuring the talented K.Flay, is a dynamic track that combines catchy melodies with irreverent lyricism. The song delves into the struggle of sustaining hope amidst overwhelming anger, providing a bouncing rhythm that conceals a substantial undercurrent of emotion. Judah Akers explains that the song, written during the onset of the pandemic, captures the swirling emotions of the time, with a special nod to his collaborator, Kristine, whom he hails ...