Author: Dom Vigil

LA duo Vow are streaming their new EP ‘Make Me Yours’ on Bullet Magazine.Vow tells Bullett Magazine, “We’ve been utilizing a new range of colors to paint with so to speak on this EP with a lot of 80′s/90′s pop alternative guitar style influences and even hints of industrial from the same era. As well as a broader vocal range and more modern pop/ballad influenced song structures. We’re always expanding as far as what we listen to, new and old, and as a band want to be able to make something new and different from album to album. Vow represents a direct freedom of…

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After its long awaited release, Arizona’s The Maine are excited to present their brand new music video for “Run”, the third track off their 2013 full length Forever Halloween. The album was re-released just a few short months ago in deluxe edition which included five brand new songs. “Run” marks the third music video to come from this album – following up to “These Four Words” and “Love & Drugs”, both released last year. “These Four Words”, the emotionally driven piano ballad, launched in video form on album release day and was shot entirely in one take. The second music…

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LA duo Vow are premiering their new music video for “Charm” on Buzzbands.LA.The clip was directed by Ryan Sanders (Touché Amoré).The band tells Buzzbands, “All we wanted was something colorful and visually pleasant. No cheesy concept or plot, just pleasant and fitting. It had to visually match the mood of this song and we feel he hit the nail on the head with that.””Charm” appears on Vow’s “Make Me Yours” EP which will be released on August 12 via The Native Sound. To pre-order on iTunes click here. To pre-order the EP on vinyl click here. Vinyl pre-orders now include an instant download of the entire EP.Consisting of vocalist…

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Richmond, VA indie rock three piece Sundials will release a new 6 song EP titled “Kick” on November 4th via Topshelf Records. The EP will be available digitally and as a 10″.”Kick” was recorded at Noisy Little Critter in West Chester, PA with producer Mike Bardzik (Spraynard, Everyone Everywhere) who they worked with on their last studio LP,When I Couldn’t Breathe.Check out a video teaser for the EP here or below.Taking as much influence from The Lemonheads as they do Alkaline Trio, Sundials’ brand of hook filled pop has been filling basements, clubs, and garages since their inception in late 2009.The band’s last studio LP,…

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No Sleep Records is proud to announce that Pittsburgh indie-punk band Run Forever has officially joined the label’s growing family. The band is currently in the studio recording an EP and a full-length album with Matt Talbot of the band Hum at Earth Analog in Champaign, IL, with additional music to be recorded with Kyle Gilbride (Swearin, Waxahatchee) at Wherever Audio.”No Sleep are some of the most accommodating, hospitable, and down to earth people we have worked with,” Run Forever’s Anthony Heubel says of signing to the label. “We’re looking forward to continuing to put out records together.”Having worked together on various compilations…

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Revered indie singer-songwriter, artist and activist Koji has announced a headlining acoustic tour with support from Allison Weiss, Chris Farren (of Fake Problems) and Lee Corey Oswald, playing various dates. The tour will kick off in mid-September and wrap in mid-October. Tickets are available for purchase from local ticketing services.For those who’ve witnessed Andrew “Koji” Shiraki live, it’s a cathartic experience. He exudes a comforting sense of vulnerability and honesty that’s conveyed through an emotionally charged performance. His music recalls the spirit of legends Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie and more recent artists Elliott Smith and Ryan Adams. It’s soulful and walks the line between folk, punk and…

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The Darlings Made Of Phantoms

Review by Sem The Darlings come roaring back with their third full-length album, Made of Phantoms. This album is also made of passion. Indeed, ghosts of fractured and frustrated relationships haunt this release.     “No Sunshine” is a rocking opener with singer and guitarist Buddy Darling’s vocals keeping pace with the frenetic guitars, bass, and drums. The high energy and confessional lyrics replete with themes of escape and the possibility of danger lurking (e.g. “Get Outta Yer Own Way” from the eponymous song; “It’s too late/can’t get away” from “There’s a Madman Livin’ in Waco”; and “Everybody got a…

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The American Scene has debuted a new song today called “Nails of Love” from their upcoming album Haze, which is scheduled for release on September 9th via Pure Noise Records. The track is streaming now at AltPress.com. Fans are invited to pre-order the highly anticipated record now at http://theamericanscene.merchnow.com/.Stream “Nails of Love” now at AltPress.com The American Scene’s sophomore album, Haze, is an exploration of the band’s musical styles and influences as well as a testament to the band’s growth over the last few years. Jangly guitars and indie rock riffs shine on brilliantly written tracks like “Royal Blue” and “4th and Broadway,” which AltPress.com says “balances dark, moody lyrics with upbeat, smooth…

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New England avant-garde hardcore band Aviator has premiered a new video for their song “There Was A Light (It Went Out)” today with BrooklynVegan.com. The track is featured on the band’s forthcoming record, Head In The Clouds, Hands In The Dirt, which is due out on August 19th via No Sleep Records. The album is currently available for pre-order athttps://nosleeprecords.com/product/7290.Watch “There Was A Light (It Went Out)” now at BrooklynVegan.comThe new video was directed by Erik Rojas and features an artistically shot performance by the band set to one of their most intense songs from the new album.”Between heavy riffing and some rock-god moments, this song is one of…

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New Album Northernmost Out Now Watch The Band’s Live Music Video: http://bit.ly/1qVDed1August 6, 2014- It’s been a fast-paced year for Taunton, MA based band, Northernmost. 2014 has seen the formation and growth of the young band as they’ve released their debut self-titled LP and gotten to work on playing shows and making friends along the way.Last week saw the completion of the band’s first self-booked tour that took them through the Northeast with stops in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Conneticut, New Jersey, and New York.Northernmost has never been a band to slow down and they plan to continue making moves for the rest of the year and further. They have already begun work…

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