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“Sound The Alarm” by QVALIA

New York-based cinematic alt-pop band, QVALIA, released an ambitious debut album titled This Is the Color of My Dreams on September 1. The QVALIA lineup consists of Michael Hazani (guitar and vocals), Pierluigi Salami (keys), and Shawn Crowder (drums), three musical soulmates who met while attending Berklee College of Music and have been playing […]

“Yggdrasil” by Postcode

Postcode began life when Marie Reynolds asked Mikie Daugherty to write songs with her in early 2005. Two songs were written but lost, before they began work on what would become Zebracore in the autumn of that year. The second album Zebraland was released in September 2008, following The Post-Zebracore E.P which came out […]

"Joan Of Arse" by Joan Of Arse

The eponymous debut EP, I’m Fucked, by Joan Of Arse can be downloaded for free/pay-what-you-like via bandcamp. The video for the track “Joan of Arse” can be viewed on YouTube.

The band released prior albums titled Lost At Sea, Distant Hearts, A Little Closer, and Mating Under the Gallows.

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“Chicago Dream” by Sister Speak

Rootsy-alternative outfit led by Canadian singer/songwriter and guitarist Sherri-Anne, Sister Speak, combines captivating vocals and guitar stylings with dynamic beats from drummer Lisa Viegas.

The duo is based in San Diego, CA. Their current line-up features the addition of Tolan Shaw’s soulful vocal harmonies and catchy guitar riffs augmented by Meir Shitrit’s warm Gibson electric […]

“Romie Knows” by Just Walden

Indie piano-rock band, Just Walden, is based in Austin, Texas. Just Walden is: Taylor Eicheseer, drums, percussion, guitar, bass; Danny Ferraro, vocals, piano, synthesizers, percussion, acoustic guitar; and Alex Margolin, drums, percussion, synthesizers. Ferraro and Eicheseer met in 2005 while attending Columbia University. The two released a self-titled EP and had […]

“Helium” by The Gallerist

Folk-rock trio from Philadelphia, The Gallerist, recently released an EP titled Twine. The Gallerist is Mike Collins: vocals, guitars, banjo; Kai Carter: bass, vocals; and John Holback: drums.

They have been described as Philadelphia’s “best kept secret” by WXPN’s The Key. In the past, they have also been compared to the likes of […]

“Breakthrough” by Kate Callahan

Award-winning folk singer/songwriter, Kate Callahan, has released a sophomore EP, Aha! The album is both story-like and melodic, revealing her heart. Callahan’s credits include appearances at the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artists Showcase, the New Haven Festival of Arts and Ideas, and the CT Folk Festival.

Opening her new EP, “Breakthrough” surprises […]

“Human” by Kat McDowell

Los Angeles singer/songwriter, Kat McDowell, captures emotional struggles and tribulations with her new single, “Human,” from her upcoming album Rise Above due out on October 28th, 2014.

A world traveler by birth, McDowell was born in Japan and raised in New Zealand, allowing her mixed heritage to become a source of inspiration for the emotional connection […]