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Artist of the Week – Jet Black Sunrise Source: Indie Rock Cafe(http://www.indierockcafe.com/

Jet Black Sunrise is a Boston-based indie band with a knack for crafting dreamy modern pop compositions that pay proper respect to the band’s musical idols, such as Death Cab, Matt Pond, Counting Crows and Coldplay. The band – consisting...

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Nightmare of You Source: The Indie Update(http://www.indieupdate.com/)

Nightmare of You sets the tone with “I Was Never A Normal Boy” tune from its Bang CD (2007 The Bevonshire). The lyrics of this song are interesting, though they don’t quite stretch to the vision that the title promises. Close. (This veteran listener would encourage them to keep up the good work.) The title [...]

Lydia Source: The Indie Update(http://www.indieupdate.com/)

It’s a rare rock/alternative group that separates itself from the run-of-the-mill bands with a band member on piano and other keyboards. Lydia is on its way, with singer/keyboardist Mindy White. But there is much more to this Gilbert, Arizona group. In addition to White, the group is composed of Leighton Antelman (vocals/guitar), Steve McGraw (guitar), [...]

Best Indie Rock Christmas Songs, Vol. I – Bad Religion, The Killers, YYYs, The National, Tape Deck Mt., Maps, Wavves & Best Coast Source: Indie Rock Cafe(http://www.indierockcafe.com/)

Over the years, IRC has put together the largest collection of alternative Christmas songs playlists on the web, featuring popular, and lesser-known, indie, alt rock, pop, folk and classic rock Christmas-themed songs from indie artists of the past 15 years, alternative rockers of the 90s and classic rock legends from the 60s through the 80s. [...] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

Artist of the Week – Jet Black Sunrise Source: Indie Rock Cafe(http://www.indierockcafe.com/)

Jet Black Sunrise is a Boston-based indie band with a knack for crafting dreamy modern pop compositions that pay proper respect to the band’s musical idols, such as Death Cab, Matt Pond, Counting Crows and Coldplay. The band – consisting of Matt Cronin, Nick Fede, Jay Schneider, Matt Smith and JC Zwisle – formed in [...] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

Youtube’s New One Channel, And How To Set It Up Properly Source: Independent Music Advice(http://www.independentmusicadvice.com/)

This guide was written by Anne Jacqueline, music manager of singer Yasmine Modestine. A short while ago, Youtube implemented a new design called ‘One Channel’. You can see an example of this design in action on Yasmine’s Youtube page. The ideas behind this is a much simpler channel design that also works well across many […]

8 Things Bandcamp Adviser Andrew Dubber Can Teach About Music In The Digital Age Source: Independent Music Advice(http://www.independentmusicadvice.com/)

It was a shiny day in London, and I was having a coffee with a fellow musician. I realized that the biggest part of the conversation was his ranting about the ‘bad situation in independent local music scene’. “There’s so much knowledge out there, I don’t disagree with you, but it’s scattered all around the […]

Tom Flash – “Lose Control” Source: Obscure Sound(http://obscuresound.com/)

Kicked off by heavy slaps of distorted guitar, Tom Flash’s new track “Lose Control” reminds me of the crunchy and ferocious alt-rock of Queens of the Stone Age — especially upon the powerful guitar emphasis from 02:11 to 03:35. The halted tease around 25 seconds in provides an exciting bursting intro to the track’s meatiest sections. The […] The post Tom Flash – “Lose Control” appeared first on .

Nate Paladino – “Buy Your Heart” Source: Obscure Sound(http://obscuresound.com/)

Good Boy EP by Nate Paladino Based out of Orange County, Nate Paladino balances an engaging lyrical introspective that can be both dramatic and humorous, much like the personality-heavy singer/songwriter work of Jonathan Richman, Nick Cave, or Leonard Cohen. Like those songwriters, his stylistic reach is eclectic as well, ranging from somber piano-laden balladry to energetic […] The post Nate Paladino – “Buy Your Heart” appeared first on .

Video – Twin Peaks : Making Breakfast Source: Discosalt(http://discosalt.com)

After a quick jaunt to the UK, Twin Peaks have returned and they have a new video to share, the playful “Making Breakfast,” directed by their regular collaborator Ryan Ohm.

New Track – Parkay Quarts : Uncast Shadow of a Southern Myth Source: Discosalt(http://discosalt.com)

On Content Nausea , we find Parkay Quarts confidently exploring sounds that were previously only hinted at; Townes Van Zandt, Warren Zevon, and Dylan are evident points of departure on “Uncast Shadow of a Southern Myth”, a lonesome tale about “two men tragically colliding in the deep south”.

 

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