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REVIEW: DONOTS stay consistent with ‘CARAJO!’

Artist: DONOTS Album: CARAJO! Genre: Punk, Pop-Punk Label: OK! Good Records With ten albums under their belt throughout the last two decades, it’s pretty safe to say that DONOTS is one of Germany’s premier punk acts. They have served as support for several bands in the punk sub-genres, including Green Day, Midtown, and Rancid. They […]

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Ariana Grande showcases her sultriness with “Into You”

Raise up those bunny ears! Ariana Grande has released a new single, titled “Into You,” off her upcoming third album Dangerous Woman, out May 20 through Republic Records. The track is guaranteed to be a banger at clubs due to Grande’s sensual vocals and distorted beats as she stays consistent with her edgy persona and […]

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Aesop Rock deals with animals and bleakness in music video for “Dorks”

Aesop Rock works with animals and potions in his new music video for “Dorks,” taken from his excellent new LP, The Impossible Kid, which you should listen to and buy immediately. The Rob Shaw-directed video is a slight departure from Aesop’s other recent visual output, such as the video for “Blood Sandwich,” as “Dorks” takes […]

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Rozwell Kid release kooky music video for “Magic Eye”

West Virginia indie rockers Rozwell Kid have released a new music video for “Magic Eye” off their Good Graphics EP which came out last year. The release was just recently pressed to vinyl for the first time through SideOneDummy, the band’s new label home. The Samuel Gursky-directed video depicts a couple with a giant eye […]

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Blink-182 announce massive summer tour with ADTR, All-American Rejects, others

If you haven’t heard the news yet, Blink-182 have announced a big summer tour just after releasing their first new song without Tom DeLonge. The band’s upcoming album, California, features Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba filling in on guitar duties, and is set to be released on July 1. Pre-orders are available now. This newly announced […]

REVIEW: Pity Sex keep it simple on ‘White Hot Moon’

Artist: Pity Sex Album: White Hot Moon Genre: Alternative Rock, Indie Label: Run For Cover Records There’s typically this underlying expectation with every musical act that a second album has to be bigger and different than its predecessor. Sometimes, though, bands refrain from taking huge risks and instead opt for the safe route, still managing […]

REVIEW: Western Settings elevate their game with ‘Old Pain’ EP

Artist: Western Settings Album: Old Pain Genre: Punk, Rock Label: La Escalera Records, Creator-Destructor Records Fresh off the release of last year’s debut full-length, Yes It Is, San Diego’s Western Settings have released a six-track EP, called Old Pain, ahead of their upcoming U.S. tour in May. Much like the debut, Old Pain is full […]

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Tiny Moving Parts show maturity with “Common Cold”

In advance of their upcoming third album, Celebrate, out May 20 through Triple Crown Records, Tiny Moving Parts has released “Common Cold” (via A.V. Club), a hard-hitting track that shows the band maturing and refining its sound. You can listen in below. Celebrate is currently available for pre-order in its physical and digital forms. Tiny […]

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The 1975 explore a clown romance in “A Change of Heart” video

It must be pretty sweet to have an entire amusement park for yourself and your date, and The 1975 take full advantage of this with their latest music video for “A Change of Heart,” off their sophomore album I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It. The […]

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Vinnie Caruana emotionally strips down with “Survivor’s Guilt”

I Am The Avalanche/The Movielife frontman Vinnie Caruana has released the title track, “Survivor’s Guilt,” off his upcoming first solo LP, out May 27 via Equal Visions/Big Scary Monsters. The song is a contrast to the faster-paced tracks we’re used to hearing from both his bands as it’s just Caruana and an acoustic guitar. In […]

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Gates release video for “Habit” from upcoming album ‘Parallel Lives’

New Brunswick, NJ rockers Gates have released a music video along with the announcement of their upcoming sophomore album, Parallel Lives, coming out June 3 through Pure Noise Records. The music video for “Habit” features footage of the band performing, touring and recording in the studio. The song offers layers of ambient, shoegazey post-rock which […]