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Avery McCarthy: Artist, Thinker and Explorer of the universe at large.

By: Samantha May Avery McCarthy is an artist residing in New York. If there’s one thing you should know about Avery McCarthy it is that he is a thinker, a ...

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Zach Sobiech Goes Up Up Up and Flies a Little Higher Hits #1 on iTunes

ASSOCIATED PRESS LAKELAND, MINN. — A Minnesota teenager whose farewell song “Clouds” ...

LUCIUS Signs With NYC Indie Label Mom+Pop For Debut Album

NYC’s Lucius will release their debut full-length album in North America with ...

Dead Stars High Gain EP Out June 4th via Uninhabitable Mansions

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The Silent Comedy On Tour With ZZ Ward and The Heavy, Friends Divide EP Out Today!

The Silent Comedy is a San Diego-based group of musicians mixing Americana, Folk and Rock n’ Roll into a sound that is best understood by experiencing their live show. Brothers Joshua and Jeremiah Zimmerman started the band to capture the feeling of the bar culture they worked in and the revival meetings they grew up [...]

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Escort Barbarians Single Package Out June 25, International Tour Through Summer!

NYC’s Escort, founded by Eugene Cho and Dan Balis and fronted by the enormous vocals of lead singer Adeline Michèle, delivers a danceable blend of disco, funk & soul that pays homage to the classics while remaining fresh and modern. Brazilian rockers CSS added their signature foot-stomping sound to the deliciously catchy new single “Barbarians,” [...]

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NYC’s Church of Mars

By Sandy Lo It’s no secret I am an avid 30 Seconds to Mars supporter. I started out liking a couple of songs years ago, but never considered myself part of the Echelon, the band’s devout fan base, until 2009. Being a novelist, I was looking for some alternative-rock music to help define not only [...]

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Chris Garneau’s Brownstone Show

Being a journalist, you can imagine how many events I get invited to. Some of them are a big letdown and some are pleasant surprises. Getting the chance to hear Chris Garneau live was more than a pleasant surprise. Not to make a cheesy pun, but Garneau was truly music to my ears. If you’re [...]

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WHOA 100 LIVE Stream on TUNEIN Radio Network

Listening just got easier and better! TUNEIN Radio Network now carries WHOA100 go to or click on the WHOA100 banner on the whoamagazine.co website or click on the TUNEIN Icon on www.whoa100.com. Tune In to Train and Benny with Mr A, The Sperl and Train’s Angels starting tomorrow at 9 am EST its we’ve added [...]

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AM & Shawn Lee La Musique Numerique Out 5/7 via Park The Van Records, US Tour Kicks Off in June

La Musique Numérique contains an ambitious rendition of Joe Jackson’s 1982 hit “Steppin’ Out”– a version that sees the new wave classic taken deeper into the cosmos. Closing out the album with a bang. Album opener “Two Times” introduces the record with a tip of the hat to Sleng Teng Riddim’s technological origin: the Casio [...]

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BOILER ROOM AND W HOTELS PRESENT “DO NOT DISTURB” This Thursday

W Hotels and Boiler Room present a intimate party for family and friends at W Times Square’s E-WOW suite on Thursday, April 25th, to be broadcasted live via W Hotels and Boiler Room’s sites. The finale to the series which kicked off in London and continued in Paris will feature performances and back-to-back DJ sets [...]

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Drowners Sign To Frenchkiss Records

New York City’s Drowners formed in early 2012 when singer/guitarist Matt Hitt sent some demos he’d written to guitarist Jack Ridley and bassist Erik Snyder, friends he’d met in bars downtown. Drummer Lakis Pavlou joined a few months later and the band began playing shows regularly around the Lower East Side. They released a 7″ [...]

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ZZ’s on Tour

On the heels of her successful Fire and Shine tour, with sold-out shows in nearly every market, and a buzzworthy return to SXSW, alternative blues-soul singer ZZ Ward has announced her plans for a summer tour and festival run. The tour will kick off in Boise, ID on May 28 and include performances at some [...]

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Herb Ritts L.A. Style at The Ringling Museum of Art

Herb Ritts Exhibition Opens today and runs till May 19th at the Ringling Museum of Art. Herb Ritts (American, 1952–2002) was a Los Angeles-based photographer who established an international reputation for his distinctive photographs of fashion models, nudes, and celebrities. From the late 1970s until his untimely death from AIDS in 2002, Ritts’s ability to [...]

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Train, Benny and Mr. A are Back! New Show and a New Attitude!

Six weeks after their suspension for undisclosed reasons, Train and Benny have been reinstated. According to CEO Lisa Grossman “We received so many letters asking us to put the show back on air we felt it was the best decision.” Tomorrow at 9 am EST the ride begins again. Tune in for the best in [...]

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Wanee Jumps off with a Bang!

By: Brittany Clarke It is that time of the year again music fans! Festival season is just beginning, and to start it off with a bang is the Annual Wanee Music Festival. Since 2005, the festival has been held on the Spirit of Suwannee River Music Park grounds, located in Live Oak, Florida. The park [...]

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Caveman Album Available Today!

Caveman Available Today The new self-titled album is out today! Pick it up on iTunes or your favorite indie record store. iTunes – http://bit.ly/11dr6EJ They also have CD and Vinyl copies available here: http://www.shopbenchmark.com/caveman

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Dragonette

Canadian electro-pop trio Dragonette has racked up a long list of accomplishments in the past year: they won a JUNO Award for their hit single “Hello,” performed live on Good Morning America, and released their third critically-acclaimed studio album, Bodyparts, which earned the band a second JUNO nomination, for Dance Recording of the Year. Having [...]

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MICK HARVEY NEW ALBUM: FOUR (Acts of Love) OUT JUNE 11th

Mick Harvey is excited to share with you his NEW solo album FOUR (Acts of Love), out on Mute on June 11th, 2013. FOUR (Acts of Love) is the former Bad Seed and PJ Harvey collaborator’s sixth solo studio album, and the follow up to 2011’s Sketches from the Book of the Dead, follow the [...]

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Touché Debut LP It’s Fate Drops May 1 + Spring Tour

Touché aka Alex Lilly and Bram Inscore are sweeping in with their debut LP It’s Fate set to release May 1, 2013. The dreamy duo will kick off a west coast tour this Spring with several support slots for Twin Shadow. Having already received accolades from XLR8R to ELLE, Touché’s two halves touch upon hallucinogenic [...]

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Darwin Deez Premier “You Can’t Be My Girl”

Darwin Deez has premiered the Is Tropical remix of his new single “You Can’t Be My Girl” on URB today. Like Deez himself, Kitsune’s Is Tropical are known for blurring the boundaries between band and beat culture. Here they mix slo-mo house, classic Shep Pettibone style vocal-pitching techniques and a few mad keyboards with an [...]

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Minotaur New LP ‘Floating Coffin’ Out On Castle Face Records

We all know the type: Prolific bands who commit every loose thought, stray idea and 90-second song fragment to tape. Bands who pay no attention to little inconveniences like “release cycles” or “self-editing,” and instead decide that quantity equals quality, creating a discography more labyrinthine, imposing and – ultimately – exhausting than the cast of [...]

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Radical Dads New Album Out Today On Uninhabitable Mansions

Two years after releasing their debut album, Mega Rama, Radical Dads have emerged from Brooklyn’s sludgy Gowanus Canal to announce their second effort, Rapid Reality, due out Today on Uninhabitable Mansions. To preview the forthcoming record, the three-piece have let loose “Mountain Town”, a ferocious new track that seems born out of a musty garage, [...]

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Light Heat Playing Glasslands On April 2nd!!!

he fact that Quentin Stoltzfus hasn’t released a record since Mazarin’s We’re Already There (2005) borders on absurd, but know this: over the last seven years somewhere between producing albums for friends, pulling hours as a professional mover, and building a world class recording studio Quentin wrote, re-wrote, recorded and re-recorded an album we couldn’t [...]

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