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Saosin sign to Epitaph, release teaser for new album

Saosin‘s new album with original vocalist, Anthony Green, is quickly becoming more of a reality for fans. Today, the band released a teaser for the as-yet-untitled third full-length, their first in seven years (heh) following 2009’s In Search of

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Alex Aff Releases Minimalistic Visuals For “Understand”

Durham native Alex Aff first caught our attention in 2015 with Forever, a full-length project grounded in hip-hop’s classic, boom-bap aesthetic.

After kicking off the new year with a supremely raw cut in “The Regency” that he describes …

UTG INTERVIEW: Goldengoat Discuss Dynamic Debut Demo

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The alternative music scene is brimming with talent, but Phoenix five-piece Goldengoat are in a league all their own. Energetic and unyielding, the group’s one-of-a-kind sound defies classification in the best possible way, melding elements of rock, emo and punk …

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Midwest Soul Xchange offer solid roots rock on ‘New American Century’ LP

Wisconsin duo Midwest Soul Xchange, comprised of members Nate Cherrier and Ryan Summers (who’ve known each other for 20 years), recently released an 11-track full-length titled New American Century, which is essentially the Heartland in audio format—everything you …

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Stormy Mondays feature a bevy of instruments on their double EP release

Oviedo, Spain-based folk-rock quintet Stormy Mondays simultaneously released two EPs late in 2015, titled The Lay Of The Land and Wading The River, respectively, with a combined total of 13 tracks.

Melding elements of classic rock with modern folk …

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Craig Owens releases frenetic, 4-track grindcore EP

Craig Owens (Chiodos, D.R.U.G.S., Cinematic Sunrise, etc.) has released a surprise EP through his subscription-based service, Cheer Up Kid. To the shock of many, it’s not exactly what most would likely expect from the Michigan artist. This project’s debut, …

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Mojave’ Hurls Everything At A Wall, Something Sticks

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Film: Mojave
Directed by: William Monahan
Starring: Garrett Hedlund, Oscar Isaac, Walton Goggins

William Monahan, the Boston native who wrote Martin Scorsese’s The Departed, makes his second directorial effort with Mojave. The man clearly has a knack for …

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Tickets Available for Dave Matthews Band’s 25th Anniversary Tour

Dave Matthews Band has announced that they will be taking a touring hiatus for 2017. But before the break from the road, the band will go out with a bang in 2016 by playing a massive North American summer tour

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Brand New Confirm New Release In 2016, New Kevin Devine LP In Strange Press Release

Brand New are a band that likes to play games with their monstrous, rabid fanbase. Their latest game comes in the form of a press release from in-house record label Procrastinate! Music Traitors, which seems to confirm a new …

REVIEW: Basement – ‘Promise Everything’

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Artist: Basement
Album: Promise Everything
Label: Run For Cover Records
Genre: Rock

Basement return from a hiatus that lasted shorter than most people imagined, thankfully, with their third full-length, Promise Everything—a powerhouse rock record that continues the band’s deep …

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REQUIRED LISTENING: Edward Cuozzo offers poignant, acoustic beauty on ‘The Silvia EP’

Edward Cuozzo is likely an unfamiliar name, but if the Scranton, Pennsylvania singer-songwriter’s newest EP gains the traction it deserves, “Cuozzo” will be on the tongue-tips and turntables of every alt-acoustic music lover with a taste for everything from Elliott …

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Joseph Sant’s debut EP is top-notch, dreamy indie rock

Brooklyn’s Joseph Sant has just released his inaugural EP, titled Sea White Salt. As impressive a debut as any in recent memory, the four-track release is packed full of lush, ofttimes haunting textures and hypnotizing tones that transport you …

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