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Saint Slumber Released an Off-Beat, Alt Pop New Single, “freak!” ft. 100+ of Their Fans
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Saint Slumber Released an Off-Beat, Alt Pop New Single, “freak!” ft. 100+ of Their Fans

Saint Slumber has always been in a category of their own. They have a special blend of alternative rock and dark, electronic pop that I have never heard anywhere else. They're always doing something new that surprises me and this new single, "freak!", is no different. Blending over 100 fan voices into a choir for the track, Saint Slumber's latest release is more than a song: it's a force to be reckoned with. Check it out on Spotify below-- https://open.spotify.com/track/5oAnYRa5iZUjKG9wK0QIE5?si=Dppo0HlvSDaVufB36agPlw&utm_source=copy-link&dl_branch=1 In short, "freak!" is an offbeat anthem of total self-acceptance and is a welcome sight to see in my Spotify library. It came two long months after "never / nowhere", the last Saint Slumber single. "I don't know w...
ICYMI: Alt Rock Band THE HARA Dropped a Cinematic New Single, “The Fool & The Thief”
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ICYMI: Alt Rock Band THE HARA Dropped a Cinematic New Single, “The Fool & The Thief”

THE HARA has a new single out and it is definitely one of my favorite August rock releases. Emotionally-charged, high energy, and perfect for screaming along to--"The Fool & The Thief" is everything I love about rock music. Check it out on Youtube below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-zOCetYwUk Released on August 20th through Scruff of the Neck Records, "The Fool & The Thief" is somehow both contemplative and a call to action. It is perfectly cinematic in that way. The song builds on itself organically, layering in beautifully-blended instrumentals and powerfully-delivered vocals throughout. By the end of my first listen, I was awed by the sheer power and beauty of it. Clearly, I had to listen again... and again... and then send it to everyone I know. Before...
Vocal Powerhouse Teddy Swims Drops New Single “Simple Things”
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Vocal Powerhouse Teddy Swims Drops New Single “Simple Things”

It's been a big year for talented vocalist Teddy Swims. His new single "Simple Things" is out now as he winds down a massive summer tour with Zac Brown Band. Swims dedicated his life to music at a young age and has seen the fruits of that effort come to light in recent years. In 2019 he began broadcasting covers from a bedroom studio and built a following of nearly two million fans on YouTube to go along with hundreds of millions of views. He's developed a signature style, incorporating elements of soul, R&B, and rock & roll with a hip-hop swagger onto his debut EP Unlearning. Teddy Swims In Rolling Stone Swims initially started getting the attention of major publications like American Songwriter, Billboard, and Rolling Stone who dubbed him an "artist to watch"....
A Bandcamp Friday Exclusive: Just Connor’s “Platinum Angels” Pre-Release Was A Gift.
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A Bandcamp Friday Exclusive: Just Connor’s “Platinum Angels” Pre-Release Was A Gift.

Barely a month after his last single, the genre-defining wave producer Just Connor is at it again with his latest single, “Platinum Angels”, an upbeat, atmospheric track that’ll make your heart race. Trust me when I say this song is something you need to listen to right now. Check it out: Platinum Angels by Just Connor "Platinum Angels" was first made available as a special pre-release for August’s Bandcamp Friday. It will be available on streaming platforms later this summer. This track will get you up and out of your seat with its electrifying synths, addictive melodies and classic JC beats—all perfectly layered together at a pace that will make you MOVE. It is four minutes of pure bliss. Hearing it is a transformative experience. Defining a Genre &...
Are You Ready to Catch ‘The Feels’? KID BRUNSWICK’s Newest Music Video is Here.
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Are You Ready to Catch ‘The Feels’? KID BRUNSWICK’s Newest Music Video is Here.

After weeks of coyly teasing fans with behind-the-scenes sneak peeks on social media, KID BRUNSWICK released the music video for “The Feel” today. Quirky and fun, the video is pure satire and provides commentary on modern dating culture without taking itself too seriously. Check it out– https://youtu.be/u7i4LLA6agc Over the course of the video, you see the rise and fall of a relationship in four minutes – all based on unspoken impressions and impulses. It ends just as quickly as it starts.  While it’s a direct reference to reality shows like The Bachelorette and Love Island, the chaos depicted can be directly applied to the “regular” dating scene as well. “Ever since I was young, I was intrinsically unhappy with who I was. I didn't understand why I felt that w...
Tickets On Sale Now For Coheed & Cambria/The Used Tour
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Tickets On Sale Now For Coheed & Cambria/The Used Tour

Sure to be one of the hottest tickets of the summer, Coheed & Cambria are teaming up with The Used on a co-headlining tour. The tour kicks off August 27 with a show in Los Angeles and continues through September 24th in Florida. Meet Me @ The Altar or Carolesdaughter will open up most of the shows on tour. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H49TZB_qs1k Coheed and Cambria last released an album in 2018, Vaxis - Act 1: The Unheavenly Creatures. Fans are anxiously awaiting the sequel. The Used dropped Heartwork at the height of the pandemic in April 2020. This will be the first time Coheed & The Used have toured together since the early 2000s. Have you picked up your tickets yet? https://twitter.com/Coheed/status/1405903995130945541 Tour Dates: FRI, AUG 27 - LOS ...
Robert Smith Of The Cure Teases New Collaboration With CHVRCHES
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Robert Smith Of The Cure Teases New Collaboration With CHVRCHES

Be on the lookout this week for a collaboration you may not have been expecting. The iconic Robert Smith of The Cure has been engaged in a volley of tweets with the account of alt/rockers CHVRCHES. By the looks of things, we should be getting a new song on Wednesday. https://twitter.com/RobertSmith/status/1399186571342094338 News of this exciting new collaboration led to a YouTube viewing wormhole of Robert Smith collaborations. Besides the inevitable South Park videos that pop up, there are a few musical pairings worth mentioning. As far as new music from Smith's full-time band The Cure, the wait continues. On Blink 182's self-titled 2003 release, Smith is featured on a track called 'All of This'. Singles 'Feeling This' and 'I Miss You' led the album cycle off and the band h...
Everclear Set To Take Special Guests Living Colour, Hoobastank & Wheatus On Tour This Summer
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Everclear Set To Take Special Guests Living Colour, Hoobastank & Wheatus On Tour This Summer

The 2021 edition of the Summerland Tour is set to kick off Friday, July 2nd in Middletown, New York. Everclear will be joined on this year's tour with legends Living Colour along with Hoobastank and Wheatus. For full tour dates, view below. Summerland Tour is an annual traveling music festival founded by Everclear frontman Art Alexakis. Known for bringing along some of the best bands from the 90s, the likes of Eve 6, Fuel, LIVE, and others have been featured in previous years. Tickets are on sale Friday morning at 10 AM via SummerLandTour.net. For full tour dates, view below. V.I.P. and meet and greet packages are available if you want to live it up. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); More shows are expected as reductions in COVID restrictions are ann...
Todays Musicians Should Consider Releasing Music As NFTs
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Todays Musicians Should Consider Releasing Music As NFTs

First of all, what is an NFT and how can it benefit bands and musicians on the scene today? NFT stands for non-fungible token and it's all the rage at the moment. When you purchase a digital form of collectible whether it's music, art, or even a comic book, because ownership is recorded on a blockchain, each copy is unique and tied to the person who purchased the digital item. What this prevents is the pirating of any type of media sold as an NFT by the artist. According to Rolling Stone, Kings of Leon is the first high-profile act to release a full album as an NFT. Set to be released on Friday When You See Yourself is the band's first new music since the October 2016 release of Walls. The album will be available through all the conventional channels but it's the release through NFT si...