PREMIERE: “BLOOM” from WILDFRONT

Nashville’s Wildfront is proof positive that pop is alive and well here in the Music City. With new single “Bloom,” frontwoman Josephine Moore sings of that moment when lust turns to love, what she calls “the period of greatest beauty.” With its 80s-inspired synths and hard-driving beats that evoke the imagery of hot summer nights and … Read more PREMIERE: “BLOOM” from WILDFRONT

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY!

The Belle Game – Fear/Nothing Vancouver alt-pop outfit The Belle Game released their sophomore album Fear/Nothing today via Arts & Crafts, With wall-to-wall atmosphere, Andrea Lo’s powerful vocals, and pop sensibilities that are blissed-out at one moment and shrouded in dark mystery the next, Fear/Nothing is a synth-y exclamation of celestial sound. Get your ears on this one. … Read more NEW MUSIC FRIDAY!

“HOW YOU GONNA STOP IT? VOL. 1” – NEW MUSIC from MATING RITUAL

“Take a chance with me, it will be alright,” sings Los Angeles-based Ryan Marshall Lawhon, a.k.a. Mating Ritual, in the title track of How You Gonna Stop It? Vol. 1, the first of two installments of his new album. The Phoenix-esque dance-tastic tune, in which Lawhon relays the ups and downs of the modern dating … Read more “HOW YOU GONNA STOP IT? VOL. 1” – NEW MUSIC from MATING RITUAL

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with PAPER LIONS

Canadian pop-rock outfit Paper Lions is currently maintaining their sanity in the midst of a “record release storm”, says lead vocalist John MacPhee. The band, which has been together for over a decade, unleashed their latest album, Full Colour, on September 16th. The band had a unique opportunity when recording this time, a process that … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with PAPER LIONS

“GIVE ME SOMETHING TO LOVE”- NEW VIDEO from KID RUNNER

A few weeks ago, we shared our new favorite summertime jam, “Give Me Something To Love”, from dynamic synth-pop crusaders, Kid Runner. Today, they shared the video for the tune, which echoes the song’s joyous hooks throughout, animated by Marco Cardenas, and directed/edited by Kid Runner’s own Kurt Keaner!  I’m telling y’all, pay attention to this band, … Read more “GIVE ME SOMETHING TO LOVE”- NEW VIDEO from KID RUNNER

“GIVE ME SOMETHING TO LOVE” – NEW MUSIC from KID RUNNER

HOLY BUCKETS, Y’ALL. I have just heard my new summertime anthem, and you need to get your earbuds on and plug into this one, STAT. Dynamic synth-pop crusaders Kid Runner have definitely given us something to love with a new single from their forthcoming EP, Body Language–the single, much like the entirety of the new record, is full … Read more “GIVE ME SOMETHING TO LOVE” – NEW MUSIC from KID RUNNER

PREVIEW: DANIELLA MASON at EXIT/IN on 12/1/15

Hold onto your hats, y’all.  Nashville alt-pop songstress Daniella Mason is playing her first hometown show in over a year! The artist, who has been called an “American Ellie Goulding”, had quite a busy year–she self-released some singles that garnered major media attention, and Demi Lovato hand-selected Mason has an opener on her Neon Lights tour after discovering … Read more PREVIEW: DANIELLA MASON at EXIT/IN on 12/1/15

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with MIDNIGHT MANTICS

Writer/vocalist Adam McCants and producer/multi-instrumentalist Stacy Hogan, also known as Nashville-based synth-pop duo Midnight Mantics, are unleashing their debut LP Mixtape Vol. 1, an undeniable nod to the 80s mixed with the ambient vibes of chill wave on Friday, September 4th.  Be prepared–listening to this album will send you “Back To The Future” and before you realize it, you’ll … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with MIDNIGHT MANTICS

ALBUM REVIEW: “AND THE WAVE HAS TWO SIDES” by ON AN ON

Minneapolis-based indie dream pop trio ON AN ON released their second full-length album, And The Wave Has Two Sides, today via Roll Call Records.  The song “The Hunter” from the band’s 2013 debut album Give In hooked me with its synth-y vocoder-y goodness, and I’ve been a fan ever since.  Needless to say, I was a tad excited when I … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “AND THE WAVE HAS TWO SIDES” by ON AN ON

“JANUARY”– THE BRAND NEW SINGLE FROM WILDFRONT

Y’all! Nashville-based Wildfront, who is very near and dear to my heart and one of my favorite bands, has released a brand new single, “January,” from their forthcoming EP, a follow-up to their latest EP, Strange Gold.  Comprised of Josephine Moore, Krista Glover, John Corlew, and Devan Kochersperger, the quartet has traded in their guitar-heavy dream-pop/shoegaze style … Read more “JANUARY”– THE BRAND NEW SINGLE FROM WILDFRONT

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