Alternative, Pop | Mokita & Mike Kinsella Collaborate for “Sleepwalking”

Posted by on December 1, 2020

“Sleepwalking” by Mokita and Mike Kinsella (of the cult followed, indie rock band American Football) is a hybrid new release by the two that blends elements of emo / acoustic rock and indie pop with a minor electronic influence. The hybrid collaboration is a beautifully sad sounding song that once again shows off Mokita’s skill-set as a songwriter and creator. The more music this underdog drops, the more tuned in I get! Check out “Sleepwalking” featuring Mike Kinsella above now!

Alternative, Pop | Gavin Haley Opens Up on ‘Unfolding’ EP

Posted by on November 25, 2020

Emerging singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Gavin Haley released his brand new EP Unfolding via Red Bull Records. The rising star has stayed busy throughout 2020, releasing a slew of new songs including a remix from legendary drummer Travis Barker for his hit “Tati” featuring Yung Pinch. Haley has been praised by People Magazine as one of their 20 “Emerging Artists making their mark in music,” and Flaunt Magazine who hailed his “irresistible sound,” adding, “the cathartic anthem… serves as another look into Gavin’s escalating career. “The Unfolding EP is me being more vulnerable with everyone. The idea for this project was to shine a light on the things I had yet to share with the world in my writing. In my past songs, a lot of times I’m singing of relationship turmoil, but I’ve never really gone into what could have caused a lot of those issues. Unfolding is a series of growing pains through music,” says Haley. “Sonically, I feel this is the most authentic music I’ve made. I grew up in church, but I also raced bikes and listened to rap music when I could hide it from my family. I feel like I brought elements to this music from every area I’ve drawn inspiration from, but still staying me. Each song is its own story, and I hope this project connects with the people who find it and brings us closer. I wrote Unfolding almost entirely in a few days.”

Alternative | Bonnie Lola Drops Tasty New Single

Posted by on November 25, 2020

Bonnie Lola is an alternative rock band from Indianapolis that began as the solo project of guitarist Grady Neff with Zack Philipps on drums and Robbie Jacobs on bass, who decided to spin off his own project, blending elements of rock, indie and psychedelia. Musically, Bonnie Lola sits at the cross section of spacey melodies and gritty rock and roll. The band’s new single “Vanilla Ice Cream” is as tasty as it sounds. Get familiar with these guys, they’ve got a great sound going for them! Speaking about the new single, Grady said, “The song is about a fleeting addiction that hooks you on the first taste. You might forget over time or move on, but once you’ve had it, it will remain a memory forever.”

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Alternative | Nghtfall is “Alone”

Posted by on November 22, 2020

Loving the pop punk influence through out “Alone” by Nghtfall. The emerging singer/songwriter is based in Canada and steps to his own beat. Channeling the bold style and sound direction of The 1975, “Alone” sees the artist deliver one of their most euphoric releases to date. Check out a quote from ghim on the release below, and listen to “Alone” by Nghtfall above now!

This song is about the struggle of being attracted to someone during quarantine and not being able to act on it. The sonic inspirations came from listening to old pop-punk from my childhood like Fall Out Boy, as well as newer artists like The 1975 and Phoebe Bridges.”

Alternative | Asher X drops uplifting Pop Single “Pick Me Up”

Posted by on November 19, 2020

Asher X is a Melbourne-based Australian lawyer turned singer-songwriter determined to bring his unique perspective through songwriting to the forefront of the Australian and international pop music scene. His newest drop to date, “Pick Me Up”, is an infectious and spirited, showing off both his vocals and his swift production style. On “Pick Me up” he sings about being exhausted from work every day, sleep deprived and metaphorically needing a ‘pick me up’ – but reminds listeners to keep persevering to find their happiness. Tune in above now!

Alternative | Dada Pop Drop Video For “Eucalyptus Trance”

Posted by on November 19, 2020

Having spent the last year releasing a string of mind-melting and psychedelic hip-hop-inspired offerings, American duo Noah Gold and Urban Ghost aka Dada Pop have now returned with their latest euphoric delight ‘Eucalyptus Trance’. The new track sees the duo deliver one of their more atmospheric and textured releases to date, citing Flying Lotus and Lapalux as influences. Check it out above now!

Alternative | Bre Kennedy Releases Nostalgic Video for “Where Did Summer Go”

Posted by on November 17, 2020

Bre Kennedy has taken this year to write her first full length record and through the process found herself writing inevitably about her own experience of seeing this heavy year come and go all from her window. Although she is still in the thick of writing her debut record, she wanted to release this song as an introduction of what’s to come for 2021.

“Where Did Summer Go” is a nostalgic fall ballad written with one of her favorite co-writers, Brian Brundage, Kennedy from her apartment in East Nashville and Brundage from his family home in Jersey over zoom. The song starts by listing all of the things Bre was dreaming to do this year but could not because of the state of the world. This song symbolizes the passing and loss of time and dreams that never got to see the heat of summer. Watch the video above now!