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AUDIO: Aggie Silver – “I Really Hope You Never Hear This Song”

Indie pop artist Aggie Silver, known for being in Negative/Positive, has a new single out. The song is about a girl she once thought she loved; Silver sings with conviction about wishing she felt the right way about this person, and she apologizes for not being able to. She’s sincere and confrontational about this profound conflict of interest. Sometimes things

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AUDIO: Diet Lite – “Seems to Be the Way It Tends to Go”

Indie rockers Diet Lite have their new record out today. Garage punk meets power pop in the band’s eclectic style, with ten tracks that juxtapose face melting riffage with introspective lyrical edges. It’s a record to spill your beer to in a whirlwind of fun while also winding down with a few heartfelt numbers as well. Bands like Diet Lite

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AUDIO: Midsummer – “I Don’t Know What to Say”

Emo-alternative rockers Midsummer have a new single out. It’s about struggling to articulate just how you feel about a situation; no words seem to be able to do justice because everything feels wrong. Featuring Nick Heath of American Bandit in a spoken word bridge, the song is intensely convictive with bleak emotional terror. We’ve all felt such a way at

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AUDIO: Bandoleer Bacall – “Me and You and the Misty Blue”

Indie rockers Bandoleer Bacall have a new single out from their upcoming record “Lu Wave.” We feel like we’re on a California beach in the 1960’s; the song’s got a psychedelic edge and provocative riff coupled with Adam Jerome’s esoteric lyrics. We’re looking forward to hearing Bandoleer Bacall’s new record and the intriguing concepts sure to be on it.

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AUDIO: Jazzcore Friction – “Hemipenes”

Rock and roll band Jazzcore Friction, formerly known as The Red Flags, are out with their first album under the new name. They decided to rename the band once they found themselves stylistically shifting. They’re overtly political here, channeling anger over having to vote for “the lesser of two dicks”; the record’s title refers to snakes having two penises, which

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AUDIO: Brett Newski – “Lie in All Honesty”

Singer-songwriter Brett Newski’s latest single he wrote when he was twenty about the little control he had over his emotions. Inspired by the phenomenon of “scrolling” culture social media instilled in our lives, this folk punk jam touches on the Internet’s firm grip on all of us; we can try avoiding it all we want but rarely can we stay

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AUDIO: Wurk – “Ignition”

Funk-prog rockers Wurk have a new song out this week. Written during the 2020 election, it’s about how American politicians lie to and deceive the people. Many of us have become apathetic towards the bipartisan capitalist system in the last year, but Wurk is here to turn those sentiments into a funky uptempo jam. With a wicked saxophone solo in

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AUDIO: Pulpa de Guayaba – “I’ve Been Thinking”

There’s a new band in the works – experimental rockers Pulpa de Guayaba. Their debut single is out now and it’s about your breath getting stolen by someone you’re crazy for. You find yourself thinking about them all the time but once they’re actually here you’re at a loss for words. Embedded between the lyrics is a groovy guitar solo

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