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Endless Summer Playlist

Here are 10 Songs that are a must add to your playlist.

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Over the last year or so, we’ve had the pleasure of curating,  covering, interviewing and hanging with some these artists. These songs have been stuck in our head all summer long and give us those feel good vibes.

From EDM to hip-hop, pop,… read more

Third String Records Is Building a Solid Roster

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TX based indie label, Third String Records is steadily evaluating and signing bands. 

Founded by So What?! Music Festival producer Mike Ziemer, Third String is starting to make waves in the alternative music scene. Flagship artist’s, Assuming We Survive played the entire Vans Warped Tour in 2016 and were one of our favorite break out bands.

Released… read more

Ghost Parade Hu$tles @ So What?!

gP. (Ghost Parade) Hu$tles hard and signs with Evolve Music Management.

One of our favorite emerging bands at the So What?! Music Festival this past weekend in Dallas, TX had to have been Ghost Parade who blend elements of alternative rock, trip-hop and electronic music in with their sound.  I caught up with lead vocalist, Justin… read more

Night Argent Release “Cold (Carol of the Bells)”

Alternative/pop rock 5-piece Night Argent revise a Christmas classic, “Carol of the Bells” with infectious melodies and deep purpose.

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We had a chance to witness and get to know Night Argent for the first time live at a Rockstardreams.com sponsored showcase during SXSW this past March.

Their  overall sound and stage presence is prodigious and engaging,… read more

Band to Watch For: Face The King

Face The King blend hard rock rhythms with powerful raspy vocals.

Their single “The Sea” is a compelling song that draws you in from the first chord. It’s powerful, confident and invites you to overcome any obstacles in your life.

Recorded live at Terminus Studios in Times Square in New York, this band has the passion, musicianship… read more

Oxymorrons Have Been Through It All

The alternative hip-hop group Oxymorrons are navigating their way through the music industry and uniting people along the way.

I’ve had this band on my radar for a while and finally had a chance to see them live in our backyard at Thee Parkside in San Francisco. All around genuine dudes and talented musicians, they combine… read more

Alternative Press, Stevie James on Breaking into the Music Biz



We had a chance to connect with fellow music guru, all around good dude and Alternative Press APTV Correspondent, Stevie James who was hosting backstage at Aftershock 2016.  Stevie shared his back story on breaking into the music biz, bands he’s stoked about and his thoughts on how to take your game to… read more

The Hunna Keep It 100

The Hunna combine infectious pop melodies with heavy guitar riffs and exceptional song writing.

Three things are for certain about the U.K. based indie rock band The Hunna.  First, British rockers look way cooler holding Dixie cups than the rest of us.

Second, their single “Bonfire” is a hit that is just starting to warm up.  Third,… read more

Talking Music with Artery Recordings @ Aftershock 2016


 

We had a chance to connect with Shan Dan Horan, the President of Artery Recordings the home of Attila, Chelsea Grin and Fronzilla just to name a few. Shan was hanging out backstage at Aftershock 2016 and shared his thoughts on Artery’s recent signings and what he looks for when evaluating bands.

Check out www.arteryrecordings.com… read more