music new release playlist

january new releases

NEW YEAR NEW MUSIC LETS GO!!! i made a nice little playlist of some of my favorite tracks that got released this month! below i’ve collected some obnoxious word-vomit descriptions of the artists you’ll hear when you listen. hit up my twitter and let me know what your favorite january drop was!! NON-SINGLES better oblivion …

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talon of the hawk & the haze of bullsh*t

looking back at The Front Bottom’s second full-length album Talon of the Hawk is an album that weaves through themes of codependency, desperation, faked smiles, and looming expectations. It feels like driving through midnight on open highways with the windows down, like the exact beat where you feel a situation become unbearable, like split second …

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revisiting “classics” – the graduate

Let’s face it: a movie that’s title sequence theme song is “Sound of Silence” by Simon and Garfunkel is bound to be cursed. Hello darkness my old friend is RIGHT, and by my old friend I mean the tired tropes of creepy men (and bad actors) portrayed as white knights to the women around them …

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uncool halloween III – to berkeley and back

UNCOOL HALLOWEEN GALLERY I’m sitting on my second flight of the night, from my layover in Los Angeles back into Nashville. I should be trying to sleep— I land at 4:44 AM and have to drive back to Alabama— but I can’t. This weekend, the cities I trecked through, the people I met, the community …

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an evening in hell with hunny

september 29th, 2018 – hunny and the frights @ the masquerade (hell) Well, I found myself back in Hell for the second time in September. The Masquerade has quickly become my most-visited venue since I started to shed the fear of going to shows alone and made a promise to myself that I would start …

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nobody wants to be ordinary: how american animals blurs the line between fantasy and reality

“this is based on a true story” Spencer Reinhard was sitting in the passenger seat of Warren Lipka’s car, smoking a blunt, when he told his friend about the 12 million dollar book that sat in the special collections room of Transylvania University’s library. At least– that’s how he remembers it. Lipka originally recounts that …

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“welcome to hell” – remo drive in atlanta

    september 9th, 2018 – remo drive @ the masquerade (hell)   I’ve never been this sore and bruised from a concert in my life– and that’s saying something. I’m typing this from Alabama where the temperature is still hitting mid-90s on the regular, and I’m wearing a long sleeve shirt because of the …

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how swmrs creates a new standard for young rock musicians

Recent release “Berkley’s On Fire” may mark a new era for Oakland-based band, SWMRS. After releasing their “debut album” Drive North in 2016, the band has stayed on the road with acts like The Frights, The Interrupters, All Time Low, and Blink-182. Now, after a stint in europe and booking worldwide festival gigs, it’s possible …

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