“POWERFUL OWL” – NEW ALBUM from BELLE MINERS

Canadian/Australian trio Belle Miners released their debut album Powerful Owl on November 3rd and announced a string of tour dates in Australia in January 2018. The album was made while travelling and performing in Australia, and produced by JUNO award-winner Joby Baker at Baker Studios in British Columbia, Canada. Life-long friends, Canadian musicians Felicia Harding and…

PREMIERE: “ANYONE” by WIDESPELL

The legendary Stevie Wonder once said, “Just because a record has a groove don’t make it in the groove.” So true, isn’t it? Admittedly, we’ve been in need of something different around here, something that stands out and demands a listen. Beloved readers, if you’re tired of the noisy sameness of today’s musical landscape, give…

“THROW OURSELVES IN” – NEW MUSIC from MARSICANS

British pop rockers Marsicans have gone full-tilt boogie on their new track, “Throw Ourselves In,” a favorite from the band’s numerous live shows. This joyously anthemic fist-pumper pays tribute to relationship-centric FOMO with fuzzed out guitar licks, raucous rhythms, and general pandemonium. Stepping it up with every release, the band, a favorite at Eo8, combines their infectious carefree…

PREMIERE: “ME WITHOUT YOU” by KATIE HERZIG

Holidays are approaching. Families will converge, and inevitably, personalities will clash. Opinions will rub and create friction. Sometimes, it takes the experience of loss for us to realize that we would gladly endure those stress-inducing situations for one more moment with a loved one. Sometimes, thankfully, we have helpful reminders to keep us on track…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with DONORA

“It didn’t seem different at the time,” says Casey Hanner, vocalist for Pittsburgh-based alt-pop band Donora, who has music in her DNA. “When I was a kid, my dad was doing a lot of jingle work. He had a studio in the basement of our house, always working on music. People would come over and…

NASHVILLE’S WHISSELL RELEASES STELLAR NEW EP

Nashville-based alt-pop star Whissell has released her ferocious new self-titled EP to–unsurprisingly–rave reviews. Whissell is a favorite around here for sure; we’ve been big fans of the smoky-voiced siren since the release of her previous EP, Old Souls, Young Bodies, in January, her take on electro-blues and unique vocals a welcome reprieve from the current pop…

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: “twigs” by townsppl

You know that feeling—that carefree state of mind that accompanies childhood, before external pressures and fears curb our enthusiasm and stifle our willingness to explore? That feeling is captured and celebrated in “twigs,” the whimsical new single from Pittsburgh kitchen-folk outfit, townsppl. “I usually try not to think too hard about what my songs are…