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Chaz Bundick Collaboration with The Mattson 2 Heads Out on Tour!

Chaz Bundick Collaboration with The Mattson 2 Heads Out on Tour!

Given the state of modern music and its fabricated pop icons, what Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2 achieves is a collective music victory in a new era of progressive...

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INTERVIEW & GIVEAWAY: Chris Shiflett (of Foo Fighters)

INTERVIEW & GIVEAWAY: Chris Shiflett (of Foo Fighters)

Chris Shiflett is a restless musician, whose brand new record, West Coast Town, comes out April 14th on Side One Dummy Records. Shiflett is best known for his role...

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Foxygen is on Tour! Win Tickets!

Foxygen is on Tour! Win Tickets!

Foxygen began 2017 with a brand new LP, titled Hang, the band’s fifth full length record since forming in 2005. The band referred to it as their “first...

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Win Tickets to When We Were Young Fest!

Win Tickets to When We Were Young Fest!

Who is ready for a spring emo festival? The Observatory in Santa Ana is hosting When We Were Young, yet another stellar festival promising to raise the spirits...

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Win Tickets to Nick Hakim’s Tour

Win Tickets to Nick Hakim’s Tour

The debut album from Nick Hakim comes as the culmination of years chiseling his skills as a musician. Hailing from Washington, D.C., he grew up in a musical household—his...

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The Unlikely Candidates: On The Road to SXSW

The Unlikely Candidates: On The Road to SXSW

Fort Worth, TX alternative rock band The Unlikely Candidates release the excellent Bed Of Liars EP tomorrow following two strong singles “Your Love Could Start...

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Goodbye June: Interview & Tour Giveaways

Goodbye June: Interview & Tour Giveaways

Nashville based alternative rock band Goodbye June released Danger In The Morning EP at the end of last year and are hitting the road for the next few months....

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Noise Rockers NOTS Head Out on Tour!

Noise Rockers NOTS Head Out on Tour!

Win tickets to see NOTS on tour! NOTS are a four-piece noise-punk band from Memphis, who released their debut album We Are Nots in 2014 and have toured North America...

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Pop Evil Heads Out on Spring Tour

Pop Evil Heads Out on Spring Tour

Win tickets to the Pop Evil show nearest you! Pop Evil is an American rock band that was formed in North Muskegon, Michigan in 2001 by Leigh Kakaty. Simply put, Pop...

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INTERVIEW & GIVEAWAY: Chris Shiflett (of Foo Fighters)

Chris Shiflett is a restless musician, whose brand new record, West Coast Town, comes out April 14th on Side One Dummy Records. Shiflett is best known…   MORE »
 
 

The Unlikely Candidates: On The Road to SXSW

Fort Worth, TX alternative rock band The Unlikely Candidates release the excellent Bed Of Liars EP tomorrow following two strong singles “Your Love Could Start a War” and “Ringer”. We’re offering…   MORE »
 
 

Tis the Season: Festive and New Holiday Songs

Enjoy new holiday songs from some of the brightest and most festive of indie artists! Tis the season to give, be merry, and to celebrate…   MORE »
December 22, 2016 By
 
 

Life on the Road with The Ballroom Thieves

The Ballroom Thieves are back with their sophomore album, Deadeye, a collection of songs about the past few years of life on the road – “the wonder…   MORE »
 
 

Beach Goth V: A Little Rain Never Hurt Anyone

Beach Goth Still Shone Even With Rain Delays The Growlers and the Observatory presented Beach Goth V (the fifth installment) this past weekend in sunny…   MORE »
October 25, 2016 By
 
 

Interview & Giveaway: Anna Rose

If you are near one of Anna Rose‘s tour stops this fall, take advantage of the opportunity to see her perform. She has a beautifully brusque…   MORE »
 
 

Interview & Giveaway: DELTA RAE

Delta Rae is a six-piece alt-country band from North Carolina. They have taken their unique folk rock style around the country several times on countless…   MORE »
 
 

Interview & Giveaway: DYRO

Jordy van Egmond is best known by his stage name, Dyro, under which he is an internationally famed Dutch producer and DJ. His career had an…   MORE »