Introducing MXMS, their new EP, & the genre “Funeral Pop”

Synth-pop band MXMS have just released their new EP “Funeral Pop I” on May 1st, 2019 which features the incredible track “Salvation Hurts.” The duo is made up of Ariel Levitan (vocals) and Jeremy Dawson (back up vocals and synths). MXMS describe their music as “funeral pop”, a mixture of electronic and rock. We definitely think that the description of funeral pop makes sense for … Continue reading Introducing MXMS, their new EP, & the genre “Funeral Pop”

Tatiana at Thirst T’s (Concert Review)

Tatiana Tell, who goes by the stage name Tatiana, is a singer/songwriter from Northeastern PA, she played a concert at local bar Thirst T’s Saturday night. Tatiana was accompanied by fellow NEPA Alternative Rock band, and bandmates The Boastfuls. The two talented acts blend well together with Tatiana’s stage presence, a mixture of Amy Winehouse meets Stevie Nicks, while The Boastful put an original twist … Continue reading Tatiana at Thirst T’s (Concert Review)

What Happens When You Fuse Emo, Jazz & Pop-Punk: Current Year

“The inspiration behind Great Job! comes from narcissists and energy vampires you meet in life that manipulate every conversation to be about them. They drag you down, wear you out, and not-so-subtly try to get you to validate them. Everyone is insecure, but these people go above and beyond to get your approval. This song goes out to them.” – Current Year Current Year are … Continue reading What Happens When You Fuse Emo, Jazz & Pop-Punk: Current Year

Support the #TransIsBeautiful Documentary

#TransIsBeautiful is a documentary that will highlight the experience of a transgender man who has survived Scientology, homelessness and found true love in a world that told him he shouldn’t exist. Shane Ivan Nash has been a indestructible transgender activist for the past 10 years. As a husband, DJ, musician, community leader, board member, organizer and the founder of the Trans Unity Rally. Our goal … Continue reading Support the #TransIsBeautiful Documentary

bülow’s “Get Stüpid” is More of a Party Song than her Previous Releases

“Get Stüpid” is the latest song from German sensation artist bülow. This young and talented artist is coming out with banger after banger and is known for strong hooks. So it is no surprise that she is out with another crowd-pleaser. The song feels quite experimental from the start, with a slightly funky club beat. The song is a bit more danceable than some of … Continue reading bülow’s “Get Stüpid” is More of a Party Song than her Previous Releases

Matt Maeson is Out with a Great New Record & is Currently On Tour

“Matt Maeson learned a lot about the power of song while touring with his parents’ ministry, playing music at prisons and biker rallies across the country.” (pulled from Vevo) Matt Maeson has released a live performance video of his song “Beggar’s Song” on Vevo. He performs his song fearlessly with just an acoustic guitar and his gorgeous voice. The song seems to be a call … Continue reading Matt Maeson is Out with a Great New Record & is Currently On Tour

These Two Brothers are Making Retro Indie Pop Music

“Emily” is Maybelleen’s fun new indie-pop song and music video. The song definitely feels retro and may even remind listeners of Elvis Costello, Squeeze or T. Rex. It feels like a quirky classic rock anthem with tasteful electronic effects. “Emily” is definitely a mood booster, so turn it up! The music video is psychedelic in terms of shooting style, the colors and the effects. It … Continue reading These Two Brothers are Making Retro Indie Pop Music

Ryan Dilmore Releases Three Singles to Tease Upcoming 2019 Record

Ryan Dilmore will be releasing a full length album sometime this year. The Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter, has released another teaser to follow up his first single release of the year “Half of My Heart.” This new song, called “Love & A Song” is an experimental folky ballad that explodes into something quite cinematic. Starting off slowly, with soft melodic vocals, the song develops into something … Continue reading Ryan Dilmore Releases Three Singles to Tease Upcoming 2019 Record

Island Vibes and Inner Strength Flow from Michael Bruner’s “Don’t Mean Broken”

Michael Bruner’s “Don’t Mean Broken” has been in my heavy rotation for the last few weeks. It has that white boy reggae flavor that I’ve had a thing for since I first got into Sublime in middle school when I first caught them as a B-side on a Wesley Willis 7” split. While I suspect many modern pop fans would equate Bruner’s sound on this … Continue reading Island Vibes and Inner Strength Flow from Michael Bruner’s “Don’t Mean Broken”

Introducing Pale Moon with a Strong Debut Single

Pale Moon is a band that can be described as psychedelic rock. They cite their influences as The Beach Boys, Fleetwood Mac and The Doors. Although they draw inspiration from classic rock era musicians, they band has a modern dreamy indie-rock sound to them. Their debut song is titled “Exile” and features a tight sounding band and vocals that are coated in excellent sounding reverb. … Continue reading Introducing Pale Moon with a Strong Debut Single