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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”

Video Premiere: Doomsday Student, “The First Trip”

Doomsday Student is Eric Paul, Stephen Mattos, Craig Kureck, and Paul Vieira. Made up of members from bands such as Arab on Radar, The Chinese Stars, Athletic Automaton, and Chrome Jackson, one should not be particularly surprised by the level of dissonance, mania, and peculiarity thoughtfully melded into every layer of the music, from unsettling lyrics to hysteric guitars and … Continue reading Video Premiere: Doomsday Student, “The First Trip”

Mad Anthony Shares Video “Little Love”

Cincinnati, Ohio’s own Mad Anthony have released the video for “Little Love”. The track is part of Mad Anthology-a project that features the band releasing new music each week for the entire year. From their blistering punk rock roots to uncharted territory in other genres (country, pop), Mad Anthology is about deepening the artist-fan relationship and pushing the boundaries of the … Continue reading Mad Anthony Shares Video “Little Love”

Video Premiere: Duderus Shares “The Macho Man”

If you love hearing a band that dives into the heavy topics of today such as monsters, time-travel, funny books, and other things-Dayton, Ohio’s own Duderus is for you! The nerdcore group have released the video for “The Macho Man” in support of their latest EP via FM Records Rinse/Repeat, which is out today. “The Macho Man” and the video pays homage … Continue reading Video Premiere: Duderus Shares “The Macho Man”

Video Premiere: Gayle Skidmore, “The Golden West”

The Golden West is Gayle Skidmore’s twentieth independent release, which will be released with an accompanying lyric and coloring book.  It is a ten-song album which focuses on moving on from the past, a very personal and important record for Skidmore.  The production of the album is more dreamy than the previous full-length, and focuses on moving forward.  Skidmore is creating an … Continue reading Video Premiere: Gayle Skidmore, “The Golden West”

Video Premiere: Laura Gibson, “Two Kids”

Empire Builder is named for the Amtrak route Laura Gibson took while moving from Portland, Oregon to New York City in the summer of 2014.   It wasn’t the easy start she was hoping for – not only did she leave behind a very full life but immediately upon arrival Gibson broke her foot and barely left her 5th floor apartment for the first … Continue reading Video Premiere: Laura Gibson, “Two Kids”