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I came across Welshly Arms from a promo email in my inbox a few months ago. It was just a robo-email from some random agency that I get all the time. It must have been a slow day so I decided to give them a shot. I glanced the name and thought for sure it would be some UK craziness. But after listening to the first track ‘Love In A   Read More ...

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Finger Eleven hold a special place in my music upbringing. Their debut album ‘Tip’ (1998) and ‘Greyest of Blue Skies’ (2000) are 2 of my favorite albums of all time. With that being said, the Finger Eleven in 2015 is much more grown up and elaborate than the band that had released those albums nearly 20 years ago.   With the release of “Five Crooked Lines” we see the band   Read More ...

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Valise is an indie rock band out of Dallas. They released their debut Full-length ‘Young Bloomer‘ on February 24th.   For Fans Of: Copeland, Circa Survive, Death Cab for Cute   I had come across these guys a long time ago when I first heard their 2011 debut ‘Dreamcatcher EP’ and was mezmerized by the subdued power of the rhythm and the melodic falsettos of singer Vince Penick. (The 4   Read More ...

There comes a time in the career of any long-tenured band when an inevitable crossroads no longer lingers on the horizon like some watery mirage on a desert, but confronts them head on in all its demanding, unavoidable glory.   Head one route, and you’ll find a road well-travelled by journeymen musicians, all riding into their twilight years on the back of past successes, casually playing it safe in a   Read More ...

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The Basement Sessions EP reveals a band embracing the ethos of analog for the sake of the songs. The UK-based band Monster Jaw explores their dark indie sound in this new release, which is a brief collection of catchy, chunky rock songs. Monster Jaw continues down their path of subtle hooks and pop riffs among the cacophony of their almost-heavy-metal-but-not-quite songwriting, but the rough edges previously removed are allowed to   Read More ...

For Fans Of: Lorde, Banks, Claire   Adria is an australian singer songwriter to put it in the lamest way possible. Adria is a force. Adria is an etherial shadow that descends you into ocean of audio bliss. She is as stunning as she is talented. She just released her debut EP ‘SHELL’ available on iTunes now!   The EP opens with the ominous and eerie Pull Me Under pulsing   Read More ...

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Rating: 9/10 UK hard rockers ACODA have released their new album “Truth Seeker” March 30th. The new album blasts ACODA to the forefront of the UK rock scene. With blistering riffs and visceral vocals mixed evenly with melodic hooks and harmonies, ‘Truth Seeker’ in a rich and fulfilling album in all aspects.   Bio:   Alt-metal/rock quartet ACODA are making a comeback worth shouting about, returning with their brand new   Read More ...

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It’s shaping up to be a good year for The Vanity. The Austin-based indie-rockers spent the first few months of 2015 playing at SXSW, joining the Cold War Kids for a string of dates, and gearing up for slot at Houston’s Free Press Summer Festival. On March 3rd, the quintet released their debut EP, Strangers, after a year of refining and polishing their sound and direction as a band. It’s   Read More ...

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Spring has well and truly sprung, ladies and gentlemen. With it, comes a renewed sense of hope, of vitality, of things beginning anew, crawling out of the darkness, grabbing life by the balls and boldly marching forward into the light.   Or at least, it should.   If looking out the window doesn’t exactly inspire any of that stuff, then the appropriately-titled Revive from Brighton-based Come The Spring certainly will.   Read More ...

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Passage Of Gaia by Arctic Sleep If the test of any truly good album lies in how much it demands to be played on repeat, then Milwaukee-based doom merchants Arctic Sleep are onto something pretty special with their latest offering, Passage of Gaia.   Spread out over eight epic, sprawling tracks of somber atmospherics, crunching guitars and heart-stomping rhythms, the band’s sixth studio release is a beautifully brutal tour-de-force that   Read More ...

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Celestial Frequency Shifter by Anakin Rating 8/10   Formed in 2010, Anakin is a rock band who draw influence from the likes of blue-era Weezer, HUM, Nirvana, Failure and the Rentals. The band consists of Brad Chancellor (drums), Jonathan Wessel (vocals/guitar), Landon Cobarrubias (bass) and Beki Andreasen (keyboards) who together with their production team, Eric Graves and Joel Wanasek, create beautiful soundscapes of fuzzy, melodic and spaced-out atmospheric walls of   Read More ...

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