December 2012
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“Say Goodbye” by Arc & Stones

Arc & Stones are a New York rock/blues group with sleekness and soul. They are currently gigging heavily in the NYC circuit and promoting their new music video for “Silence.” Their self-titled EP is due for release on February 12, 2013. The EP was produced and mixed by established producer Jeremy Griffith […]

"One and the Same" by Clap for Daylight

Altanta-based four member outfit, Clap for Daylight, has released a new EP titled Fire Escape.

Fans of Clap for Daylight have described their sound as a cross between OK Go and Radiohead with a dash of Jeff Buckley. After playing around the southeast for the last couple of years supporting their debut album […]

“Losing Sleep” by Sink Swim

Sink Swim is a fresh and emerging Los Angeles-based trio made up of Dane Petersen, Jake Lopez and Corey Backer. The band’s debut 5-song EP, ELEMENTS is their most current musical endeavor.

With down-tuned guitars and gut-wrenching vocals, a clever blend of pop and punk drives the hard-hitting songs.

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“Losing […]

“Born & Raised” by Larcenist

Larcenist tunes are downtrodden anthems that combine elements of folk, country, soul, and rock. They tell stories of small town heroes, blue-collar ethics, and the decay of once industrious cities.

The band’s newest album, Eager City, Patient Country, will be released on Tuesday, January 22. Have a listen to the track “Born […]

“Pictures of You” by Monte Pittman

Last year, I covered Monte Pittman‘s new album, Pain, Love & Destiny. Since the album release, Pittman has been busy touring. In addition, he just released a new album/EP titled M.P.3: The Power of Three, Pt. 1. As its title implies, it’s the first of three parts. The first part is […]

"Higher Ground" by Tuac

KPI Recording artist, Tuac, brought his spirited and uplifting soul sound to the streets with his debut EP, Higher Ground, on November 6th, 2012. The Brooklyn native’s first EP has been ten years in the making. His rough and ready vocal style has drawn comparisons to soul great Sam Cook and a social conscious […]

“Beta Love” by Ra Ra Riot

Ra Ra Riot has experienced constant change in its six-year existence, but the band’s sound has never shifted as radically as it does on its new album, Beta Love, which comes out January 22, 3013 on Barsuk Records. With the departure of cellist Alexandra Lawn (so sad), they dial down the string arrangements in favor […]