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The K’S “Chancer”

(Artist Bio) | March 24, 2023

Warrington indie-rock risers – THE K’S – have unleashed their latest single “Chancer”, as they head out on a UK + Ireland headline tour this March. A feel-good indie-rock track filled with buoyant choruses, a pulsating live-ready energy and danceable rhythms made for the big rooms, “Chancer” sees The K’s […]

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The Kut “On My Own”

(Artist Bio) | March 24, 2023

The Kut is a London-based solo artist / multi-instrumentalist & double award winner in the UK Songwriting Contest.Described by Classic Rock as a ”refreshing blast of female-driven punk-pop swagger”, her second album ‘GRIT’ shares the story so far, releasing to UK Number 1 Rock Chart status in July and with […]

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The Noise Who Runs “Takes A Long Cold Look and Then The Kitchen Sink”

(Artist Bio) | March 20, 2023

UK-France duo The Noise Who Runs has released the single ‘Takes a Long Cold Look and Then The Kitchen Sink’ – the impossible, illegitimate child of solo album-era Syd Barrett and immediately post-Talking Heads David Byrne. The Bandcamp edition also features the B-side ‘More Beautiful Perhaps (LHT REMIX)’, created by Left […]

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Shambolics “Take It or Leave It”

(Artist Bio) | March 17, 2023

Scottish indie breakaways – SHAMBOLICS – are back with one of their most immediate singles to date: “Take It Or Leave It”. Striking a neat balance between jangling Britpop sensibilities and sticky late-night ‘80s-inspired grooves, “Take It Or Leave It” steps into a relationship that’s heading down a one-way street […]

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(Artist Bio) | March 16, 2023

Responding to popular demand, atmospheric Indie rockers The Institutes release an updated version of fan favourite “INSIDE OUT” – rebooted with a new mix and strings arrangement, to celebrate the release of a stunning re-pressing of their debut album ‘COLOSSEUMS’, which will be available as a beautiful 180g heavyweight ‘splatter’ […]

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Laveda “Troy Creeps”

(Artist Bio) | March 15, 2023

New York City dream-pop duo – LAVEDA – have unveiled “Troy Creeps”, the fourth track to be taken from their awaited second album ‘A Place You Grew Up In’. Balancing slacker-rock rooted guitars with spiraling otherworldly synths, “Troy Creeps” sees Laveda counter some of their more introspective moments into this […]

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CLIFTON 2.5 “Under Attack”

(Artist Bio) | March 2, 2023

London-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist – CLIFTON 2.5 – has unveiled a radiant new single “Under Attack”. The track is taken from what will be her debut EP release, ‘Outskirts of Nowhere’, due 14 April via Leafy Outlook. A glistening alt-pop track that blends tender vocal harmonies with lush electronic textures, […]

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Teenage Dads “Midnight Driving”

(Artist Bio) | March 1, 2023

With the release of their latest EP ‘Midnight Driving’ fast approaching (out 3 March via Chugg Music),  Melbourne four-piece TEENAGE DADS have today unveiled their latest single and the EP’s title track. Layering extraterrestrial-esque synths over a slower, bass-heavy melody with melancholy lyricism, “Midnight Driving” introduces a new side and […]

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SOUP! “Supplies”

(Artist Bio) | February 28, 2023

Manchester-based quintet Soup! have re-emerged with “Supplies”, their first single of 2023. Unfolding like a late-night run-in between retro-tinted jangle-pop and modern-day stark in a lively Northern Quarter backstreet, “Supplies” sees the fast-ascending five-piece further stake their place as one of the most compelling acts on the city’s burgeoning scene. […]

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Charley Horse “Ball Cap”

(Artist Bio) | February 22, 2023

Incorporating power-pop and indie-rock, Charley Horse is a band formed in 2022 and based in Austin, Texas. They feature three guitars (Lincoln Dunn, Doug Finch, and Glenn Gomez), bass guitar (Jordan Garrett), and drums (Kevin Cavanagh), with all five members contributing to writing and singing. Their new Foothills EP releases […]

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Tom Jenkins “It Comes In The Morning, It Hangs In The Evening Sky”

(Artist Bio) | February 15, 2023

A sprawling and cinematic track that unfolds like a great epic told in three parts, “It Comes In The Morning, It Hangs In The Evening Sky” pins together tender vocals with cascading drum rolls, unhinged guitars and meteoric instrumental flourishes. Of the new song, Tom explains: “”It Comes In The […]

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(Artist Bio) | February 13, 2023

MO-NO illustrates the constant inner struggle which inhabits us between conditioning and free will. An unstable bass beats time, under swaying layers of synth and a mesmerizing arpeggiator, seemingly coming straight from the original soundtrack of “Drive” or of “Stranger things”. The tension then rises crescendo, symbolizing alienation by means […]

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Vacant Weekend “Marlboro Reds”

(Artist Bio) | February 2, 2023

Following on from the band’s second single ‘Cool New Friends’ which gained early support from Chris Hawkins on BBC Radio 6 Music, in addition to Apple Music,** TIDAL and Most Radacalist** to name just a few, ‘Marlboro Reds’ sees the band step confidently into 2023 with their signature funk laced […]

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Chaidura “With You”

(Artist Bio) | February 1, 2023

London based, alternative rock artist CHAIDURA has released the official music video for his newest single, “With You.” Written & performed by the artist, “With You” was directed by CLARE CHONG. Sonically, with you is a blend of electronic, emo and metal compiled into one unique product. The song begins […]

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La Mantra “Crush”

(Artist Bio) | January 31, 2023

La Mantra (composed of frontman Ryan, guitarist/producer Ged and lead guitarist Scott) hold nothing back when it comes to individual music, style and attitude. Their sound is fresh, catchy, sexy and dirty. Think heavy pop, meets hiphop, meets pure adrenaline. Think 5SOS meets Royal Blood, meets Paramore, meets however they […]

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Gramercy Arms “Tricky Love Stuff”

(Artist Bio) | January 27, 2023

NYC indie pop-rock outfit Gramercy Arms presents ‘Tricky Love Stuff’, the second taste of their third album ‘Deleted Scenes’, which will be released via New Jersey-based Magic Door Record Label on March 3. This song features contributions by the amazingly talented Claudia Chopek on violin, Peter Hess (The World/Inferno Friendship Society, Anti-Social Music) on saxophone and […]

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Lone Wild “Free My Mind”

(Artist Bio) | January 26, 2023

This one was written back during the pandemic, inviting the listener into a space of vulnerability and desperation. Reminiscent of past releases, originally, this song was something that had more of a full band feel to it, something that had a much larger scale performance. However, once in the studio, […]

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Harmony Dreamers “Pass It On”

(Artist Bio) | January 20, 2023

Veteran songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Byron Lee Scott founded Harmony Dreamers as a global musical collective geared towards bringing together artists from all over the world. Aiming to create music that spreads the message of love and peace across the globe, Harmony Dreamers have released a fan-favorite, “Pass It On” as the latest single from […]

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KAZMS “Nothing I Can Say”

(Artist Bio) | January 19, 2023

KAZMS is the collaboration of Berlin/Dublin based Irish singer-songwriter Eoin Keely, Dublin electronic producer Ciarán Byrne and traditional Irish musician Seán Ó Casaide. The music is a stunning blend of their individual talents with Keely’s writing and delivery already drawing deserved comparisons with big Irish voices like Hozier and Dermot Kennedy […]

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IST IST “Something Has To Give”

(Artist Bio) | January 16, 2023

IST IST launch into 2023 with the exhilarating new single: “Something Has To Give”. A song that’s all about making fresh starts, taking risks, and writing new chapters; this timely release opens the new year with a tantalizing glimpse into the Manchester band’s next studio album, ‘Protagonists’, which arrives on […]

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Netty Rose “Riled Child”

(Artist Bio) | January 10, 2023

Talent truly runs deep in indie alt/blues band, Netty Rose. Comprised of twins, vocalist Annette (Netty) and bassist Rudy Coviello, Netty Rose are a  collective writing process between the pair. The group are now welcoming their single/video “Riled Child” via Wonderland Magazine ahead of their EP Beautiful Things,** due out February 10, 2023**.Once […]

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Black Market Karma & Ruari Meehan “Aping Flair”

(Artist Bio) | December 16, 2022

UK artist Black Market Karma and Ruari Meehan (Belakiss, Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe) present ‘Aping Flair’, the second single from the band’s eleventh full-length album ‘Friends In Noise’. An international collaboration rooted in friendship and spontaneity, the record will be released in mid-January via London boutique label Flower Power Records. Hailing […]

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The Pull of Autumn “Live Today”

(Artist Bio) | December 13, 2022

Art rock collective The Pull of Autumn present their fourth album ‘Beautiful Broken World’, an ambitious 15-track undertaking that began in early 2020. This record involves a number of iconic artists, including Philip Parfitt of The Perfect Disaster, Stuart Moxham of Rough Trade postpunk band Young Marble Giants, Luke Skyscraper James of I.R.S. recording artist FASHION and John […]

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The Velvet Hands “Over It Now”

(Artist Bio) | December 7, 2022

Rising London-via-Cornwall four-piece THE VELVET HANDS have dropped their last track of the year, “Over It Now”. The track arrives as a tantalizing sneak-peek of the new album ‘Sucker Punch’, which lands 3 February 2023, with a special vinyl edition planned for release on Blood Records. Blending hedonistic hooks reminiscent […]

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HIBOU “Night Fell”

(Artist Bio) | December 6, 2022

American multi-instrumentalist HIBOU is back with new single “Night Fell”, along with the announcement of a new EP ‘Arc’ (due 13 January 2023).  Floating through a breezy blend of gossamer vocals, twinkling instrumentals and lush textured melodies, “Night Fell” is a delicate and jangling track that paves the way for […]

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Chaidura “Night Forever”

(Artist Bio) | December 2, 2022

With 3 minutes and 36 seconds in length, “Night Forever” is the latest release by London-based, alternative rock artist Chaidura, which masterfully presents the act’s capability to create and develop emotional and affectionate soundscapes in an uniquely alternative manner! Being one of the softest tracks in Chaidura’s discography, pleasantly showcasing […]

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FE SALOMON “Interstate 10”

(Artist Bio) | December 1, 2022

A cinematic insight into her fast-approaching debut solo album – FE SALOMON – bows out of 2022 with the stately new single: “Interstate 10”.  Worlds away from the twisted Middle England countryside Fe Salomon tapped into on earlier release “Quintessential England”, “Interstate 10” transports listeners to the endless metropolis of […]

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That Old Quiet Lighthouse “Decade”

(Artist Bio) | December 1, 2022

That Old Quiet Lighthouse are as much a familiar sound as they are distinctly unique – a statement only decipherable by listening to their debut EP “Dubious Beginnings”. Genre-wise, the most concise they could be after hours of intense deliberating was ‘Indie-singer-songwriter-math-folk’.  Big Thief, American Football, Fleet Foxes, all inspirations […]

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Sarantos “Comets”

(Artist Bio) | November 11, 2022

Chicago-based singer and songwriter Sarantos has released his latest alternative rock/experimental song “Comets.” Known for the diverse influences in his music, this song is no different. The song combines many genres to introduce a new kind of hybrid-rock sound that is fresh and energetic, yet thought-provoking. Released on November 1st, […]

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Netty Rose “Come Back”

(Artist Bio) | November 10, 2022

Talent truly runs deep in indie alt/blues band, Netty Rose. Comprised of twins, vocalist Annette (Netty) and bassist Rudy Coviello, Netty Rose are a collective writing process between the pair. The group are now welcoming their single/video “Come Back” on November 4, 2022, ahead of the upcoming EP Beautiful Things, […]

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Black Market Karma “The Sky Was All Diseased” (with Tess Parks)

(Artist Bio) | November 2, 2022

UK-based Black Market Karma and iconic vocalist Tess Parks present ‘The Sky Was All Diseased’, an international collaboration rooted in friendship and spontaneity. This is the first taste of the band’s eleventh full-length album ‘Friends In Noise’, which will be released in mid-January via London boutique label Flower Power Records. […]

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KARMACODA “Time Flies”

(Artist Bio) | November 2, 2022

Eclectic soulful band KARMACODA released their latest album, ‘Lessons In Time’, on the 28th of October via Sola Musa Music. On the LP, listeners will find the retrospective song ‘Time Flies’. Numerous industry publications have supported the band, namely CLASH Magazine, Wonderland Magazine, Magnetic Mag, Hotpress, Metal Magazine, Medium, Backseat […]

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THE VELVET HANDS “Telephone Love”

(Artist Bio) | November 1, 2022

London-via-Cornwall four-piece THE VELVET HANDS are pleased to share their blazing new single “Telephone Love”, and announce their new album ‘Sucker Punch’ for February 2023 (via Blood Records). Hot on the tails of earlier releases “I Wanna Be There” and “Holiday In My Head”, “Telephone Love” is a riotous and […]

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Faith Marie “NVM ( Remix)”

(Artist Bio) | October 31, 2022

LA-based alt-pop artist Faith Marie presents her new single ‘NVM (Remix)’, an infectious downtempo song about depression and the author’s personal struggles to move forward. This is Faith Marie’s first music output since 2020, when she released ‘Nobody’. Despite a series of lockdowns and other setbacks, she didn’t stop creating […]

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IST IST “Stamp You Out”

(Artist Bio) | October 23, 2022

IST IST are back with the insurgent new single “Stamp You Out”. The track arrives in tandem with the announcement of ‘Protagonists’, the band’s third studio album, which is confirmed for release on 31 March 2023 (via Kind Violence Records). Delivering a resolute punch with an acerbic sting in its […]

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A Shoreline Dream “Harlow Syndrome”

(Artist Bio) | October 20, 2022

Iconic shoegaze / postpunk outfit A Shoreline Dream presents ‘Harlow Syndrome’, the latest audio-visual offering from their new ‘Loveblind’ album, released via Latenight Weeknight Records. Their sixth full-length record dives into recollections and past desires while looking forward in a wash of soundwaves pointing towards a blinding future. Filmed in […]

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The Burma “Sucker For Stars”

(Artist Bio) | October 17, 2022

Bold indie rock trio The Burma shared their long-awaited album, Sucker For Stars, on the 14th of October via The Burma Music. With the release of their LP, listeners are invited to discover the yet-to-be-heard title track, which premiered on NOTION Magazine and features alongside the band’s chart-topping single ‘Don’t […]

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Scott Goldbaum “Drive Too Fast”

(Artist Bio) | October 10, 2022

Los Angeles based multi-instrumentalist Scott Goldbaum, whose credits include Sting, LAUV, Keith Urban, Skylar Grey, Charlotte Lawrence and Maddie Poppe, is releasing his first solo EP “Protector” this fall. Prior to his five year hiatus from releasing music, Scott Goldbaum’s specialty was in providing “transient and breathtaking guitar work” (The […]

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Tom Jenkins “Be There For You”

(Artist Bio) | September 27, 2022

Blending country-tinged melodies with jangling indie-rock guitars, “Be There For You” sees Tom Jenkins reflect on the real life isolation he experienced while pursuing sheep-shearing and shepherding on a ranch in New Zealand. Punctured by the bitter sting of loneliness and longing, but refusing to compromise on a full-bodied, catchy […]

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Johnnie Mikel “I Hope It Hurts”

(Artist Bio) | September 24, 2022

Gearing up to release his debut album, things couldn’t be better for Johnnie Mikel. He’s an accomplished singer, songwriter, musician, and performer with multiple appearances in the Billboard Charts, all while remaining a completely independent artist. After spending his teens learning ProTools, Logic, and all the string instruments he could […]

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Russell Louder “Come Around”

(Artist Bio) | September 22, 2022

Expressive artist Russell Louder released their new single, ’Come Around’, which was premiered by CLASH Magazine, on the 16th of September via Lisbon Lux Records. Their debut album, HUMOR, was chosen for the 2021 Polaris Prize Long List and named one of Exclaim!’s 29 Most Anticipated Canadian Albums of 2021. […]

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All Them Squares “Sleep”

(Artist Bio) | September 13, 2022

Adding more fuel to their musical fire, All Them Squares have released their second single, “Sleep” with an accompanying music video. Following their debut with the song “Crash and Burn”, “Sleep” is another mesh of indie/alternative rock with a driving instrumental background to support passionate vocals alongside meaningful lyrics. All […]

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VACANT WEEKEND “Cool New Friends”

(Artist Bio) | September 13, 2022

Landing just in time for the last days of summer, “Cool New Friends” blends balmy melodies and funk-laden guitar licks with twinkling percussion that is as iridescent as the early September dew. Tackling the inevitable muddle of love, lust and friendship that characterizes coming-of-age during those final few sun-drenched days, […]

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Widows Gold “I Can’t Help You”

(Artist Bio) | September 12, 2022

“WIDOWS GOLD makes sharp indie-rock informed by post-punk, new wave and the garage-rock revival of the early 2000s.” – Kevin Bronson, BuzzBands.LA The female-fronted quartet was formed in Costa Mesa, CA by husband/wife duo Ben Sauer [guitar] and Madeline Star [vocals], later joined by Ian Zamora [bass] and Carson Ford […]

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Elk City “That Someone”

(Artist Bio) | August 31, 2022

Art pop band Elk City shares ‘That Someone’, a song exploring the dual nature of self and other, excitement and dismay. The sound is vibrant, raw-edged, guitar-driven and maybe even a little scary. The shadow-laden accompanying video was filmed in New York City and Montclair, New Jersey, as well as […]

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Ade “Junk in Orbit”

(Artist Bio) | August 31, 2022

New York-based songwriter and producer ADE has unveiled “Junk In Orbit”, the first single taken from his forthcoming EP. Finding natural synergy between polished production and a distorted lo-fi feel, “Junk In Orbit” is an apocalyptic anti-anthem for the internet age. Blending distorted riffs with earworm instrumentals that wriggle and […]

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Tod Lippy “Adam”

(Artist Bio) | August 31, 2022

With a special limited-edition lathe-cut 10” vinyl release of his latest EP “Midterms” out in August, Tod Lippy presents the video for “Adam”, as premiered via Americana Highways. “Adam” is a cover of one of Lippy’s favourite songs of the past decade, a bonus track on (Sandy) Alex G’s 2012 […]

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Lasse Matthiessen “Ocean”

(Artist Bio) | August 17, 2022

Lasse Matthiessen reinvents himself – from a singer-songwriter who could have happily followed in Nick Drake’s footsteps, the Dane transforms into an organic electro-indie-pop act who, with his remarkable deep, knowing vocal, conjures up hyperrealistic moments of the human experience. Lasse has demonstrated his great songwriting talent with his previous […]

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Solis “Jungle”

(Artist Bio) | July 27, 2022

Glimmering with balmy rhythms that are as sleek as they are lo-fi-tinged, “Jungle” is a scintillating masterclass in gauzy pop production. With alluring, sun-drenched melodies that nod to poignant and melancholic themes but ultimately reach an all-the-more optimistic conclusion, Solis says of the track: “I wrote this song when I […]

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Kramies “Hotel In LA”

(Artist Bio) | July 15, 2022

Today American songwriter KRAMIES returns with mystical new track: “Hotel in LA”. With floaty, faraway vocals gently splicing gauzy, spiraling instrumentals and eerie atmospherics, “Hotel in LA” was written in just an hour, and recorded early in the morning on a balcony overlooking the scenic Blueridge Parkway in North Carolina. […]

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Lasse Matthiessen “Emotional”

(Artist Bio) | July 6, 2022

Lasse Matthiessen reinvents himself – from a singer-songwriter who could have happily followed in Nick Drake’s footsteps, the Dane transforms into an organic electro-indie-pop act who, with his remarkable deep, knowing vocal, conjures up hyperrealistic moments of the human experience. Lasse has demonstrated his great songwriting talent with his previous […]

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POESY “Multiply”

(Artist Bio) | June 23, 2022

New video from Canadian goth pop artist POESY. Entitled “Multiply” the haunting and thrilling song is about facing an all encompassing rage in the dead of pain. The track highlights eerie synths, a swell of syncopated bass lines and theatricality sinister string arrangements. POESY admits: “I swear I didn’t mean […]

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Headshrinkers “The Sea Has No Friends”

(Artist Bio) | June 23, 2022

Expertly tapping into and memorializing a certain place and time in history, the latest single from Headshrinkers is a lofty expanse of a track that merges spoken-word lyrics with velvety vocal harmonies and opulent stretches of instrumentals. As gentle acoustic guitar strums and skillfully-crafted poetry descend into an exhilarating crescendo […]

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Light Grey “Haunted”

(Artist Bio) | June 13, 2022

With an undeniably melodic and strongly memorable nature, based on a dynamic, moving and emotionally-induced character, “Haunted” is the latest release by alternative/pop-punk duo Light Grey that encourages repeated listens due to the adrenalizing effect of its founding components and the showcased by the formation attention to detail and artistic […]

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Tom Tikka & The Missing Hubcaps “The Holy Grail of Truth”

(Artist Bio) | May 30, 2022

Hi there once again, I’ve got a new album coming out on May 20th. Here’s the link to the new music video ”The Holy Grail of Truth”: Best, Tom Tikka -Official bio  Watch our latest “Fastracks” video podcast to discover more new indie tracks.  SUBMIT A TRACK […]

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The Shipbuilders “Forest Floor”

(Artist Bio) | May 2, 2022

An eerie, psychedelic shuffle that brings to mind the freakier sides of Love and The Coral, ‘Forest Floor’ features a bass-led groove that descends into chaos with an extended outro made up of ghostly, wordless vocals, haunting harmonica and tumbling piano, all blown about by a storm of reverb-heavy guitars […]

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FE SALOMON “All Or Nothing”

(Artist Bio) | April 21, 2022

Released on 20th April, the new single finds the rising solo artist conjuring a cinematic alternative/pop masterclass from painterly reminiscence. Taking the listener back to a period strewn with precarious paths, toxic friendships and difficult choices, it’s a song that ultimately finds Salomon summoning strength from sour times. “‘All Or […]

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Blue Violet “Halo”

(Artist Bio) | April 20, 2022

Dealing with the anxiety of leaving your comfort zone and surrendering to something new, “Halo” stirs to life as a delicate and dynamic ballad before building into a theatrical and thumping expanse that blends tender vocal harmonies with wall-of-sound instrumentals. Touching on a range of influences plucked from literature including […]

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Sunflower Bean “I Don’t Have Control Sometimes”

(Artist Bio) | April 13, 2022

New York trio Sunflower Bean—vocalist and bassist Julia Cumming (she/her), guitarist and vocalist Nick Kivlen (he/him), and drummer Olive Faber (she/they)—are gearing up to release their long-awaited new album, Headful of Sugar, next month. Today the band share new single “I Don’t Have Control Sometimes”. On the track Cumming revels […]

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Louis Inglis “Bad Dreams”

(Artist Bio) | March 28, 2022

Louis Inglis has been writing and recording music since the ‘90s. Starting with late night experiments in his dad’s jingle studio he’s slowly built up a small home studio and frankly, too many instruments. Known for abstract impressionistic lyrics and fingerpicked guitar, Louis uses a plethora of sounds from various […]

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Blue Violet “Rabbit Hole”

(Artist Bio) | March 18, 2022

A raw and minimalist ballad that tactfully grapples with addiction, self-destructive cycles and the powerlessness that comes with watching a loved one go through a hard time, “Rabbit Hole” is a shimmering and stripped-back sampler of the duo’s forthcoming full-length LP. Gauzy and subtly heartbreaking, with a sound as tender […]

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Jesse Mac Cormack “NHFN”

(Artist Bio) | March 8, 2022

“Losing freedom and privileges made me realize how great and important they were”, describes Jesse. “Going through a hard time in a relationship and looking forward to happiness gave me purpose. It really helped me find what nourished me and made me stronger. Everything wasn’t about passion anymore. I started […]

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Temple Invisible “Hold”

(Artist Bio) | March 1, 2022

Fusing slinking trip-hop grooves to a track of their trademark industrial intensity, the duo of Irina Bucescu and Costas Ivanov prove they’ve lost none of their bite on their beguiling latest proposition. A track about the inherent inquisitiveness of childhood and the powerful, expressive energy of human instinct, Irina explains: […]

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Late TV “A Girl Like You”

(Artist Bio) | February 14, 2022

The trials and tribulations of lovelorn romantics, shuffling their way through doomed liaisons have defined the themes of the last two Late TV singles: sexual and cultural politics unfolding over a greasy groove in ‘Night Tennis’ followed by emotional self-destruction in the stomping glam-funk of ‘Fools Fools Fools’. Now the […]

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Zen2muZ “Pride”

(Artist Bio) | February 8, 2022

Hey, I’m Zen2muZ, a Singer-songwriter from a small town in Midwestern America. With Strong rhythmic roots in folk style music because of my father, I structure basic chords progressions in order to build highly listenable melodic phrases. I’ve grown up listening to 90s and 2000s Rock Alternative, like Shinedown and […]

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Seven Seals “Seventh Wave”

(Artist Bio) | February 8, 2022

Bringing to light one of the album’s standout moments, the single is a call-to-arms that shakes with a vitriolic post-hardcore fist raised-high.Inspired by one of history’s most notorious escape artists, Papillon; “Seventh Wave” floats through references to the ‘butterfly’ himself, while reserving none of the bee-like sting Seven Seals fans […]

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The Impersonators “Scarlet Hell”

(Artist Bio) | April 12, 2021

Time flies! And yet I can remember it all like yesterday. I was on my couch in Helsinki, looking out the window, down in the dumps, freshly divorced and also recovering from the break-up of Carmen Gray, a band whose entire catalog I had written with my brother Lappe Holopainen. Gone was the support of Sony/BMG and Warner. I was flat on my ass and clueless. I thought about hanging up my six-string. Maybe it was time. A tear rolled down my cheek. Just then my phone beeped. It was a text from a friend of mine, one Antti Autio.

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