Gates release Bloom & Breathe, tour (2014)

Post-rock newcomers Gates has released their debut album, Bloom & Breathe, via Pure Noise Records. The record is currently available at iTunes and Gates.MerchNow.com. Additionally, Gates has teamed up with AltPress.com to stream Bloom & Breathe in its entirety. Fans can can check it out now at http://bit.ly/10fz0kO Gates will be kicking off a tour today in support of the … More »

The Great Explainer stream album, play shows (2014)

Trenton, New Jersey punks, The Great Explainer, have teamed with 36Vultures to stream their upcoming self-titled full length, due out October 27 from Panic State Records. Years in the making, their debut is a collection of hard-hitting tracks that represent a band rising to their true potential.  Having navigated several lineup changes that depleted the band’s momentum, they regrouped with newfound fire and crafted … More »

Los Angeles Police Department shares video for “Enough Is Enough,” tours (2014)

Under the moniker Los Angeles Police Department, Ryan Pollie makes the kind of homespun bedroom pop that excels in its quiet intimacy, while retaining its emotional weight under sparse instrumentation and soft delivery. On his 11-track self-titled debut album, Pollie wrote and recorded each song in a day, allowing for small imperfections and spurts of urgency found throughout the record. … More »

Qui share video for “I Definitely Love You,” tour (2014)

L.A. duo Qui premiere a new video today featuring the band’s former lead singer David Yow (The Jesus Lizard) and Kevin Rutmanis (Melvins, Cows) via Noisey. The clip for the song “I Definitely Love You” is culled from the band’s forthcoming new single out today on Joyful Noise and available to watch/share HERE. (Direct YouTube link HERE.) Qui are currently in the … More »

Line&Circle share EP, tour (2014)

Yesterday Noisey shared an advance stream of LA’s Line &Circle self-titled debut EP, out October 28. The EP was recorded by Lewis Pesacov (Best Coast’s Crazy For You) and mixed by Jonathan Low and Brian McTear (The War On Drugs, The National). The band will be performing at CMJ and have upcoming tour dates supporting Brooklyn-via-New Zealand band, Streets of Laredo. All tour dates below. 10/22 – … More »

Mikey Wax does Taylor Swift, Meghan Trainor mashup

Are you “All About That Shake”? Check out this infectious mashup between the two chart topping hits by Taylor Swift and Meghan Trainor. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cf937pI6ONg Mikey Wax has built a promising career for himself as a truly engaging artist who writes catchy original music. These unique songs have been featured on major TV shows like So You Think You Can Dance, Pretty Little Liars, the NBC Olympics, … More »