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Sample Clips from "The Breaks" by Robby Overfield

“Funny thing about rock bottom is it’s never too late, to turn a page on a chapter of faith…”

What’s the rest of this story? Find out in early February when Robby Overfield releases his new EP, titled The Breaks.

For now, check out a few sample clips from three forthcoming album tracks, […]

“Criminals Win” and “Somebody’s Baby” by Wooden Birds

Andrew Kenny of Wooden Birds (and, of course, American Analog Set) has been driving around Austin, TX with a Firebird decal on the hood of his Subaru – in honor of the new video for “Criminals Win“. It was directed by Alex R. Johnson (who also directed the short film, Pick Up and Return, featuring […]

In the Open with Young the Giant

In the Open is a collection of writers, designers, photographers, and cinematographers who love music and want to spread as much of it as possible in just about every format.

Young the Giant has made several session appearances within the last year, ever since the release of their first single, “Apartment.” The latest is Young […]

“Hideaway” by Eddie Grey

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Eddie Grey, along with drummer/percussionist Patrick Coggins and bass player Kevin Comden, produce a blended sound of rock, pop, and funk. The band’s 11 track release is titled The Love Thief.

Apparent musical influences include The Police, Sting, and Jason Mraz.

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“Hideaway” by Eddie Grey

mp3 courtesy of Sera […]

“Double Trouble” by Jack and White

Jack Matranga (Sacramento, California) and Brooke White (Mesa, Arizona), were blindly set up to co-write a song for what was supposed to be White’s next solo record. When they met, they found an instantaneous creative chemistry and one co-write turned into their first EP together as Jack and White, titled Gemini.

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“See How Far I Get” by Reed Turner

Singer-songwriter Reed Turner (Portland-born and Austin-raised), released the album Side One: See How Far I Get back in August. It’s the follow-up to his first album from 2009 titled All My Running, which was produced by Clay Cook of the Zac Brown Band. After spending two years touring and playing venues like […]

“Karma than Chaos” by Peter Westheimer

Ambient musician, Peter Westheimer, has newly released his sixth album Tranzworld Express. Westheimer began his career playing violin. He then moved on to keyboards, guitar and sitar. His album Laminex Lovers is one of Australia’s known seminal pop-synth records.

Tranzworld Express features vocals by Parissa Bouas. The album is inspired by travels […]