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Video Premiere: Corner Suns “The Rattle In The Room”

Merging neo-psyche and baroque pop influences, along with sharp songwriting, the Dallas-based duo Corner Suns captivate those who are fans of artists such as The Zombies, Magnetic Fields, and The Shins. Corner Suns – John Dufilho (The Apples In Stereo, The Deathray Davies) and Brandon Carr (The Earlies) – released their self-titled debut in January; memorable vocals and pop hooks … Continue reading Video Premiere: Corner Suns “The Rattle In The Room”

Video Premiere: TASTY, “Witching Hour”

TASTY (Ian Graham, Jay Sparrow) is a young two piece trash pop outfit from Columbus, Ohio, taking cues from the whole of traditional rock and roll. Traces of almost every modern era from mid ’50s teen rockers, ’60s girl group chants and ’70s three chord punk purity can be found imprinted on short bursts of concentrated energy being ricochet off … Continue reading Video Premiere: TASTY, “Witching Hour”

Video Premiere: Broken Field Runner, “Expecting”

Though Broken Field Runner was conceived as the solo project of singer and guitarist Tony Bucci after his former band Caleb Lionheart dissolved, it has since become a powerful force of all its own. Now a full band with a rotating roster that includes Laura Murphy, Nick Cavin of Young Culture, Chris Villeneuve of Drug Church, and Jo-Jo Rose of Blind Mice (with whom Bucci also toured), Bucci and Broken Field Runner … Continue reading Video Premiere: Broken Field Runner, “Expecting”

Video Premiere: Middle Children, “True”

Debut albums can sound like a group lucked into a sound they’ll never recapture, or in the case of Middle Children’s Earth Angel, a refined result of shared background and years spent putting in the work. The auteur of Middle Children is Patrick Jennings, who writes, arranges, and records the band from his home in Bloomington, Indiana. His music became … Continue reading Video Premiere: Middle Children, “True”

Video Premiere: Human Leather, “Not My Business Anymore”

Human Leather’s Lazy Karaoke is the the ultimate homage to the ’80s, transporting you flawlessly from dark underground clubs to the tropical beaches of a neon lit daydream. Human Leather is near goth pop perfection, reminding us of the days Depeche Mode were not just a band, but the biggest band in the world Comprised of members of Choir Boy (Adam Klopp) and … Continue reading Video Premiere: Human Leather, “Not My Business Anymore”

Video Premiere: I Am The Polish Army, “You Don’t Know”

Within three months of their first rehearsal, I Am The Polish Army was in the studio with acclaimed engineer Charles Burst (Neko Case, Psychic Ills, Crystal Stilts) and were working through the songs which would eventually form the basis of the band’s debut record, My Old Man. Driven by a desire to reinvent the initial musical offerings that vocalist Emma … Continue reading Video Premiere: I Am The Polish Army, “You Don’t Know”

Video Premiere: Hopes On Hold, “We’re Just Like Kevin Bacon”

Auburn, Alabama pop punk band Hopes On Hold have released a music video for the second single from their upcoming self-titled full length album due out this spring via Wilhelm Records. “We’re Just Like Kevin Bacon,” which was directed by Luis Descartes, is an earworm singalong that puts the band in line with contemporaries like The Starting Line and All Time … Continue reading Video Premiere: Hopes On Hold, “We’re Just Like Kevin Bacon”

Video Premiere: Despite Despair, “Dance of the Maenads”

In the late summer of 2014, bandmates Brett Barrett and Ikaika Cox set out to make a record that they felt truly represented them. GEIST, released on Panic Records in November, formed from the embers of the previous incarnation of the band and marked this next evolution of Despite Despair. GEIST is a raw and fearsome record, inspired by experiences … Continue reading Video Premiere: Despite Despair, “Dance of the Maenads”

Video Premiere: Scrub and Ace Ha, Plastic Rock Vol. II

Known for an energetic and inspired performance, veteran emcee Scrub , a St. Louis native, has teamed up with LA-based producer Ace Ha to create an updated sound harkening back to a classic hip hop era. The duo’s beats and raps weave elements of golden-era Boom Bap, classic rock, soul, and funk, all interspersed seamlessly with progressive sounds and intricate … Continue reading Video Premiere: Scrub and Ace Ha, Plastic Rock Vol. II

Video Premiere: Mary Lynn, “Space”

Beautifully soaked melodies, her own established brand of pop-tinged rock-the tracks to singer/songwriter Mary Lynn’s latest album My Animal are simply too hard to resist. The Columbus, Ohio musician recently has stepped out on her own after near decade run with her previous band This Is My Suitcase.  My Animal offers up songs on love, growing pains, and relationships that … Continue reading Video Premiere: Mary Lynn, “Space”