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VIDEO: Fox Face – “Not Your Home”

Punk rockers Fox Face have a new single and video out. Shot in black and white by Scene Point Blank, the band is shown breaking into a mysterious house that ultimately ends up trapping and distorting them. It’s a spooky visual that complements the band’s provocative lyrics, which explore “the haunted house within your mind” and struggling to stay composed.

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AUDIO: The Last Bees – “Earlier Grave”

Pop rockers The Last Bees’ latest tune is heavily inspired by ’60s psychedelia. It’s about the irrational thinking, apathy, and extremes one may fall into when they’re faced with persistent uncertainty. Vocalist Ian Ash told 88Nine that he’d been inspired by The Beatles’ “Ticket to Ride” for the song’s demeanor and that the pandemic created a unique scenario that fit

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AUDIO: 5PM to Nowhere FT. Ditis – “Rumination”

Pop project 5PM to Nowhere’s latest track is the recent winner of the OnRecord Songwriting Competition. He teamed up with producer Ditis to deviate a bit from his piano rock-styled debut that came out a few weeks ago; this one is a wobbly, midtempo electronic craft. Jacob Webb sings about dwelling on failures and being forced to live with them.

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AUDIO: Tigera – “Part I”

Tigera is a new pop rock quintet on the block and they’re out with a debut EP. It’s three songs; they explore themes of low self-confidence, a significant other making you feel more confident, and feeling destroyed without said significant other. It’s energetic angst with a neurotic punch that culminates into a strong start for Tigera. We look forward to

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VIDEO: Wise Jennings – “The Clod”

Husband-and-wife country-rock duo Wise Jennings have a new single and video out this week. Right off the bat, the video begins with the definition of a “clod’ – a stupid person. Shot in black and white, the couple are shown singing in the fields, cracking open beers and dancing with scenes of them jamming. Footage of scuffles during political protests

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AUDIO: Shroud of Despondency – “Brumation”

Black metal project Shroud of Despondency is out with another record this week – their third this year. Done in four movements, the first of which being over twenty-eight minutes, the record deals with withdrawal and fighting the demons that want you to relapse. “Brumation” refers to a state of dormancy reptiles enter during winter. As such, the lyrics confront

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AUDIO: Deerbite – “EP 2”

Deerbite is the chiptune project of Randall James Lundy. Chiptune is electronic music made using video game devices, for those who don’t know. The latest EP of Lundy’s are largely minimalist while utilizing elements of noise. Various moods are conveyed; “The Trash Shall Set You Free” is a catchy instrumental hip hop track while “Slow Deer” is a glorious passage

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