Song Premiere

Song Premiere: Mark Crozer And The Rels “Haunted Head”

For all those who “follow the buzzards”, you are fully aware of Mark Crozer’s music. As the song “Live In Fear” echoes through stadiums and arenas all around the world each night, the British singer now Brooklyn native is also known for his involvement with the indie rockers The Jesus And Mary Chain. In January, the multi-instrumental has released another … Continue reading Song Premiere: Mark Crozer And The Rels “Haunted Head”

Song Premiere: New Regrets, “Militants”

Hailing from the working class town of Dayton, Ohio, New Regrets has been banging out old-school punk since 2013. Featuring the original Toxic Reasons frontman Ed Pittman on vocals, and supported by guitarist Matt Clark, drummer Elliott Harrell, and bassist Cody Clark. New Regrets previously released a five-song 7-inch on Clearview Records and a limited cassingle, titled American Dream. The … Continue reading Song Premiere: New Regrets, “Militants”

Double Feature: McDougall and Harmed Brothers cover each other

Friends and contemporaries in the Americana music world, McDougall and Harmed Brothers, who have played numerous shows together, have teamed up to re-imagine and re-record each other’s songs.  Spending a day in the studio together, each outfit chose a song by the other, and got to work on re-imagining it in their style. McDougall chose his favorite Harmed Brothers tune … Continue reading Double Feature: McDougall and Harmed Brothers cover each other

Song Premiere: TOMA, “Lights On In The Kitchen”

(Photo by Connor Beitel) The story of TOMA is one of self-discovery, with four men from Austin, Texas joining forces in search of their own unique place in the musical firmament. Keyboard/vocalist Waldo Wittenmyer, drummer Jake Hiebert, bassist Neil Byers, and guitarist/vocalist Willy Jay are a true collective, with each gentleman playing an integral role in every musical decision they make. With … Continue reading Song Premiere: TOMA, “Lights On In The Kitchen”

XETAS Premieres “The Future” Off The Album the Tower

(Photo: Julie Bishop) Austin, Texas band XETAS is getting ready. The band is getting ready to inaugurate 2017 with its sophomore release The Tower, ten visceral tracks, to be released April 14 on 12XU Records. “Propelled by a new drummer -O.D.J.- who will one day drum a hole to China solely using jazz brushes, XETAS seemingly are on a collision course … Continue reading XETAS Premieres “The Future” Off The Album the Tower

Song Premiere: Bribing Senators, “Growing Up”

(Photo by Christopher Corn) Bribing Senators is a four piece power-rock-pop band hailing from Dayton, Ohio. The Senators were originally formed out of a creative outlet for Justin Roseberry and Bruce Hull after the dissolution of their former band, When Sparks Fly. Dayton area drummer, David Pope, was brought on board to round out their act. Bribing Senators was a … Continue reading Song Premiere: Bribing Senators, “Growing Up”

Song Premiere: French Vanilla, “Social Trappings”

(Photo by Adam Sandor Nagy) Los Angeles feminist art-punk band French Vanilla are set to release their full-length self-titled album, on March 24 via Danger Collective Records. The nine vigorous tracks regulate the dance floor with socially sensitive lyrics, vocal freneticism, punchy basslines, and catchy sax. Delivering performances filled with infectious energy and enthusiasm, the band has shared stages with … Continue reading Song Premiere: French Vanilla, “Social Trappings”

Song Premiere: TRASHCLUB, “Dusty Midnight”

Evan Andree and Travis Bunn never expected to form TRASHCLUB. The two met by chance in Los Angeles, where they’d separately relocated—drummer Bunn from Arizona, and singer/guitarist Andree from Atlanta—to try their hand at songwriting and producing. The two hit it off instantly, ended up playing each other some tracks they were working on, and decided to link up the following week to make some music together. … Continue reading Song Premiere: TRASHCLUB, “Dusty Midnight”

Song Premiere: The Knitts, “We Got Time”

(Photo by RSDIVA Jessica) In a gritty industrial area of Van Nuys, California, behind a powder-coating plant, lie a dozen neatly stacked repurposed shipping containers. One of these is ‘home’ to The Knitts, a band with a surprisingly long history and a short fuse, ready to explode onto the music scene with the release of their upcoming debut full-length album Retreat. The origins … Continue reading Song Premiere: The Knitts, “We Got Time”

Song Premiere: Mouth Sounds “Slow DiMaggio”

“I’ve spent most of my life making music but not enough time sharing it. This changes now. Life is magic. Do what you love.” Those words are from Daniel Howie, former front-man of North Carolina’s alternative rock band Sugar Glyder.  Now branching out into his own, Howie has begun a new project Mouth Sounds.   Going with Howie’s cutting vocals, Mouth … Continue reading Song Premiere: Mouth Sounds “Slow DiMaggio”