The Howlers Encourage Fans to Live “La Dolce Vita”

Vivacious desert rock may not be what you’d first expect to emerge from the East London music scene, but UK trio, The Howlers, have never been ones to fade into the masses.

Rather, with the release of their debut single, “La Dolce Vita” on June 7th via These Bloody Thieves Records, this up-and-coming band makes a point to push back against the grain.

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New Dialogue Opens Up The "Finding It Hard To Smile" Tour For Lovelytheband

New Dialogue is an Alternative Indie-pop group based from Los Angeles, California. The quintet band is made up by Ela Kitapic and Taylor Morrow (vocalists), Jason Rodriguez (drummer), Michael Sevilla (guitar) and Jeff Badagliacca (bassist). The five musicians as a sound-like an airy Paramore vibe, with a contrast from serious tones of underground Rock styles. Almost like a stripped-down quality of Punk, but also "the sweetness and catchiness of mainstream Pop.” New Dialogue single ‘Loose Ends’ has a sound if you close your eyes,  a calming visualization will take over, that will guide you to imagine floating on a cloud.

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Architects’ Holy Hell Tour: A Resilient Celebration of Life and Loss

With a successful set of UK and EU performances already under their belt, the time was right for Brighton-based metalcore band, Architects, to hop across the pond and bring their much-anticipated Holy Hell Tour to fans across North America. And for the SoundBite Magazine team, this was a can’t-miss event.

Released in November 2018 via Epitaph Records, Holy Hell marked Architects’ 8th studio album and first full-length release since the passing of founding member and guitarist, Tom Searle. However, while these could be read as dark times, the determined quintet found a way to find light in the darkness.

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Blink 182 and Lil Wayne Bring the 2000s to Summer 2019

Blink 182 and Lil Wayne have announced a North American Summer tour with Neck Deep opening. This unbelievably unlikely pairing of music acts brings together fans of Enema of the State and Tha Carter III, creating an inevitably interesting show. To celebrate this exciting tour, Blink 182 and Lil Wayne released a mashup of “What’s My Age Again?” and “A Milli”

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Ben Folds and the Nashville Ballet perform together in Nashville

While Ben Folds is mostly known for his alternative rock band Ben Folds Five, it is no secret that the North Carolina musician’s talent goes beyond rock. Ben Folds has successfully crossed-over to classical music and jazz. He was even named the first Artistic Advisor to the National Symphony Orchestra. 

 In 2014, Folds was commissioned by the Nashville Ballet, the Nashville Symphony Association, and the Minnesota Orchestra to write a concerto to which he responded with the 21-minute-long Concerto for Piano and Orchestra which is divided into three movements. This piece was first premiered by Folds and the Nashville Ballet at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. 

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An Unforgettable Night in Asheville With Tame Impala

As a stop on their 2019 tour, Tame Impala performed for a mesmerized crowd in Asheville, North Carolina. This United States tour features only a few stops, with lucky crowds in other cities such as Boston, Nashville, Atlanta, St. Augustine and Miami. After this, they will visit Europe and follow it with a few more stops in the United States on a summer tour. The Summer tour includes their first headlining gig at New York’s Madison Square Garden in August.

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Moon Taxi Under The Moon At Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre

American Indie-Alternative Rock band, Moon Taxi, made their way through Wilmington, North Carolina for an outdoor show at Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre. Located in the heart of Wilmington, this gorgeous venue lays beside a calm lake and tall trees. Needless to say the vibes were high when they took the stage.

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Los Angeles band, Analog Party, honor Rock n’ Roll in all of its glory

For any Rock band trying to make it in today’s Pop sphere, it’s not an easy feat. The late 2010s have been all about sleek electronic Pop and Trap, leaving Rock unofficially declared as “dead” everywhere you look. Los Angeles band, Analog Party, is well aware of this shift and want to make a statement with their music, eager to bring back the primal and organic quality of the Rock music they grew up loving. Comprised of lead singer, Ani, and bassist, Charles Horin, the duo’s influences range from Psychedelic and Classic Rock to Grunge, Industrial and Alternative Rock that dominates the ’90s.

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PUP’s Sold-Out Show at Union Transfer

Toronto punks, PUP, performed a sold-out Union Transfer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joining them were Ratboys and Diet Cig. While PUP’s new album may be named Morbid Stuff, this show was anything but that.

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Disconnecting and Creating with The Voidz

What do you get when you mix blasts of color, retro-fashion, and synth-infused tribal beats? Enter The Voidz.

Musical director and lead singer, Julian Casablancas’ collaborative project, The Voidz, is an outlet for the artist’s creative and experimental artistry. This isn’t Julian Casablancas’ only music outlet, he owns his own independent record label and store, Cult Records, featuring The Voidz! Also, in between managing a record label and touring with his group, Julian Casablancas continues to tour with The Strokes, which created the foundation of his music endeavors. Exploration is key for The Voidz which is embarked on through innovative mediums. The Voidz’ creativity ranges from multi-colored cinema, foreign instruments and subliminal imagery in their songs, and retro-inspired merchandise.

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Tame Impala: Summer Tour and SoundBite’s Top Five Tracks

Psychedelic group, Tame Impala from Perth, Australia was created by frontman Kevin Parker in 2007. Kevin Parker produces, writes, and arranges most of the group’s songs himself. He posted a few tracks onto MySpace and was noticed by several record labels. Soon, he added touring musicians to the group to help with live shows. They went on to release their debut self titled EP which earned a number one spot on the Australian Independent Record Labels’ chart.

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Grizfolk Close Out the Upside Down Flowers Tour with a Sold Out Show in San Diego

Based in Los Angeles and Nashville respectively, it’s no surprise that experimental quartet, Grizfolk, have quickly come to represent a masterclass in folk-rock fusion.  

Known for their unique take on synth-meets-southern-melodies, lead vocalist/guitarist, Adam Roth, backing vocalist/synth expert, Sebastian Fritze, guitarist, Fredrik Eriksson, and drummer, Bill Delia, have enjoyed the spotlight on some of North America’s most impressive stages.

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Public: Your New Favorite Band

Public is a three piece band based out of Cincinnati, Ohio. The band consists of lead singer- John Vaughan, bassist- Matt Alvarado, and drummer- Ben Lapps. They met in high school, and went on to release their first EP titled Red in June of 2012. Afterwards they opened for acts like Neon Trees, Walk the Moon, Jesse McCartney, and Twenty One Pilots. After the release of their latest EP, Sweet Lemonade, they went on the Sweet Lemonade tour, which consisted of dates all across the US. In 2018, they released the song “One That I Want” along with a music video.

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The Drums Share Joy and Human Connection with "Brutalism"

Currently on their Brutalism tour, The Drums are connecting with their faithful audience through compelling tracks, personal social media posts, and riveting live music experience. Jonny Pierce’s introspective and vulnerable lyrics manifest an immediate connection with first time listeners. Each engaging track provides meaningful dialogue on unrequited love, depression, and self exploration. Avid fans seek to find out more about their favorite tracks through The Drums and Jonny Pierce social media posts due to the gritty details shared in the lyrics. The nostalgic tracks highlight important issues not easily discussed in every day life. He presents in his art form, social media, and live performance on how joy can be achieved with connecting with others and connecting with oneself.

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The Revivalists Bring their Take Good Care Tour to the House of Blues Orlando

Follow the release of their newest album, Take Good Care, The Revivalists finally stopped in Orlando to preform at the House of Blues, Orlando. Formed just over 10 years ago, it was clear that the Revivalists have live shows down to a science. With a stellar set list and an unparalleled energy, this show was one for the books.

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Better Oblivion Community Center Holds Meeting in Nashville

BOCC first gained people’s attention in a very clever and mysterious way. The promotional campaign included a hotline and a bench advertisement which appeared to invite people to join a religious cult with a message that stated that “At Better Oblivion Community Center. Experience relaxation redefined. Expert care and service catered to find your own better oblivion”. The duo finally released the album January 24th and has become heavily acclaimed around the world.  

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Symphonic Spiritual Awakening with Spiritualized at the Troubadour

Can you witness a spiritual experience at a live concert?

Your views on spirituality and the connection to music may be swayed during Spiritualized's celestial concert and heavenly spacey discography. Audience members were blessed by a two hour performance at the Troubadour in West Hollywood. The sold-out show was the first California tour date for Spiritualized’s highly anticipated North American tour. Fans traveled from across the United States for a chance to attend this once in a lifetime event. Avid Spiritualized fans waited outside of the iconic venue two hours prior to doors opening to grab their ideal spot for the intimate set. As patrons crossed the streets during the abundant rush hour traffic in West Hollywood, they could spot a line on the corner of the street wrapping around the block.

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Lil Baby’s The New Generation Tour

Lil Baby is an Atlanta rapper signed to Motown records. In 2016, he released his first mixtape, Perfect Timing, which featured big name rappers Young Thug and Lil Yachty. He went on to release another two mixtapes before releasing Too Hard in December of 2017. This was the mixtape that gave the rapper his big break, and he has not looked back since it’s big release.

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Jungle Brings Down the House in Nashville

Jungle is a London band which created their own unique sound by combining elements of funk, soul, and tropical rhythms. The band was formed by childhood friends Josh Lloyd-Watson also known as J and Tom McFarland otherwise known as T. The band became an internet sensation in 2013 when they released the music video for their song “Platoon.”

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Native Tongue Tour with SWITCHFOOT

SWITCHFOOT is a Christian Alternative Rock band from San Diego, California. Made up by Jon Foreman as lead vocals, Tim Foreman on bass guitar and backing vocals, Jerome Fontamillas and Drew Shirley on guitar and Chad Butler on drums. After an early success within their career, SWITCHFOOT gained their first mainstream recognition by contributing four songs the movie soundtrack, “A Walk to Remember.” This recognition led the band into receiving their first major record deal that led to their debut album, “The Beautiful Letdown” which featured their overall top hits “Meant To Live” and “Dare You To Move” and selling over 2.6 Million records. “Hello Hurricane” was their seventh album that received a Grammy award in 2011 for the Best Rock/Rap Gospel Album.

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It's about About Time! Cincinnati Youtuber and singer-songwriter, The Farewell Friend, releases debut EP

Sam Tabor has been writing and playing music since he was nine years old. As of right now, he considers himself to be a solo artist, but would eventually like to have a full band for live shows, although he isn’t opposed to playing acoustic shows. The Farewell Friend released his first five track EP in December 2018. The EP is titled “About Time.”

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Hozier Sells Out the Walt Disney Theater in Orlando, Florida on Wasteland Baby! Tour

Andrew Hozier-Byrne, better known as Hozier, is currently on his North American Wasteland, Baby! Tour. Selling out the Walt Disney Theater in the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center is no easy feat. With a 2,700 seat capacity, Hozier effortlessly filled the venue with a passion and energy that reached every attendee.

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Ben Kweller Performs Intimate Sold Out Show At The Basement

Ben Kweller is an indie songwriter icon who had been on a hiatus for many years so that he could spend more time with his family, specially after him and his family suffered a near death experience due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Despite his lack of activity in the last few years he still has a loyal cult following and now is finally back. Kweller self-released his debut album, Sha Sha in 2000. Two years later he signed to ATO Records and the label decided to release a new version of Sha Sha with a few changes.

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Night of Synth Wave at 1306 Miami - Private School & Los Wálters

Private School took the stage with a soothing ambient performance of groovy beats, synth melodies, and guitar grooves. Warming up the crowd for the headliner, Los Wálters. Private School’s set carried a steady upbeat and vibrant mood at 1306 Miami which set the tone for the night.

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