“EYES ON YOU” – NEW VIDEO from HEY MARSEILLES

Seattle indie rock septet Hey Marseilles have unleashed their music video for “Eyes On You”, the third track from their self-titled third studio LP set for release on February 5th! Directed by renowned Pacific Northwest photographer/director Charlie Schuck who founded the influential Object design space in Seattle and starring Corina Bakker of the band The Tempers,…

VIDEO PREMIERE -“BEAT THE LIGHT” by WILDER

Meet Nashville folk/rock band Wilder, whose beautiful music blends folk-based lyrical and vocal stylings with driving alternative rock.  The band, comprised of Charlie Greene (lead vocals),: Ben Booth, (guitar), Taylor Dubray (bass), and Danen Reed (drum), recorded the video for their song, “Beat The Light”, a tune about breaking from the norm and experiencing life, at…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with JESSE RUBEN

As a native of the Philadelphia suburbs, New York City-based singer/songwriter and philanthropist Jesse Ruben has definite opinions on where to get the best of Philly’s tastiest treats: Me: Where’s the best place to get a cheesesteak? He: Oh boy, I mean there are so many.  The local place down the street from my parents’ house…

SAVANNAH STOPOVER MUSIC FEST ANNOUNCES LINEUP!

Y’ALL!!!!  The Savannah Stopover Music Festival has announced the full confirmed lineup of artists who will be playing at the 6th annual incarnation of the festival, adding 50 bands to the previously-announced talent list. The festival focuses on rising talent, and takes place March 10-12th throughout multiple venues in Savannah’s beautiful downtown Historic District. Taking…

“ARMS OF ANOTHER” -NEW VIDEO from MARSICANS

British indie pop band Marsicans has released a deliciously fun new single, “Arms Of Another”, chock full of those signature harmonies and shimmering guitar riffs.  The single is the first in a series of releases planned for 2016, out via Love vs. Fear Records.  The song itself is about the human need for intimacy and how it can…

GREAT STATES’ PLAYLIST for the MODERN “GATSBY”

East of 8th caught up with New Mexico alt-rock band Great States, whose debut album, Gatsby, is set for release on January 29th.  The band was inspired by the uniqueness of their surroundings, and also drew lyrical inspiration from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.   It seemed only fitting to ask the guys, “If you could…

“SET ON FIRE” – NEW VIDEO from MAGIC GIANT

One of East of 8th’s new favorite bands, Magic Giant, has released an epic and visually stunning new video for their amazing single, “Set On Fire”; says frontman Austin Bisnow,”I think you’ll dig it because to me it’s about releasing our fears and insecurities and rising together.”  I support it. Check out the new video:

8 QUESTIONS with GREAT STATES

Albuquerque alt-rock unit Great States is gearing up for the release of their debut album, Gatsby, on January 29th.  Comprised of members Morgan Ching, Eric Jecklin, Sean Leston, and Ryan Rael, the band employs modern instrumentals, beautiful vocal harmonies, and thought-provoking lyrics to create a truly unique sound that mirrors the character of their surroundings, the Great Southwest, which…