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REVIEW: The Starting Line – ‘Anyways’ EP

Artist: The Starting Line Album: Anyways EP Label: Downtown Records Genre: Pop-punk One thing I’ve always admired about The Starting Line was their willingness to evolve as musicians and make new and exciting pop-punk music, despite the majority of their MTV-emo peers sinking and flailing between member changes, awkward “mature” releases, and stagnation in the […]

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Cold War Kids Release New Music Video For “First”

Following a very successful year of touring the world and the release of their most recent album, Hold My Home, California indie rockers Cold War Kids are once again getting ready for their year ahead. The Long Beach five-piece have recently released a new music video for the second track of their album, “First.” Having only recently finished the […]

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Wildcat! Wildcat! Release Lyric Video For “Hero”

If you’re familiar with the LA-based trio Wildcat! Wildcat! then you’re familiar with their massive-sounding, synth-driven brand of pop. You may also be aware of the fact that the band is set to release their debut full-length record, No Moon At All, on August 5 via Downtown Records (Vacationer, Say Lou Lou, Gnarls Barkley). If […]

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Vacationer Announce ‘Relief’ Release Shows

Vacationer‘s new album Relief will be making its way to store shelves on June 24. To celebrate the release of their second album, the band will be playing four intimate shows throughout the northeastern United States. The tour will be hitting up Brooklyn, NY, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and Boston. Head after the jump to view the tour […]

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Vacationer Launch Pre-Order For New Record, Stream New Song

Relief, the new record from Vacationer (featuring Kenny Vasoli of The Starting Line and Person L) is now available to pre-order on iTunes. Pre-ordering will score you an instant download of the single “The Wild Life,” which is also available to stream on Spotify and Rdio. The record will be hitting stores on June 24, […]

Amanda Blank music video

Amanda Blank has premiered the video for her ridiculously catchy single, “Might Like You Better [if we slept together].” Check it out below and, if you have a chance, grab her new album, I Love You, which just hit stores.

Amanda Blank – I Love You

Artist: Amanda Blank Album: I Love You Genre: Hip Hop/Electronica/Pop Label: Downtown Records The hip hop world has never been an easy one for females to navigate. This isn’t some slight about female drivers, but rather a commentary on oppression in the music scene. If you’re not selling your body, you’re not selling records. However, […]