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Conan Gray Debuts “Comfort Crowd” to His Comfort Crowd

From making Youtube videos in a small Texan town to performing at the legendary Troubadour in West Hollywood, California, Conan Gray is living the dream. Conan Gray put on a tie as a headband and rocked the socks off of an intimate crowd of lucky fans at this secret show. 

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Ben Havok Talks “I.D.W.K.”, Music Inspiration, and Capturing “Lightning in a Bottle”

Only a mere two months after his second single stole our hearts with its edgy lyrics and electrifying riffs, sparks are once again flying for Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter, Ben Havok, as he makes a much anticipated dive back into the rock market. 

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The Regrettes Are Back with a New Album and a World Tour

The Regrettes are a punk rock band from Los Angeles, California. The band formed in 2015 and their current lineup includes Lydia Nights, Ganessa Gariano, Brooke Dickson, and Drew Thomsen. The band made their debut with Feel Your Feelings Fool! and immediately caught attention of punk rockers. Their sound borrows inspiration from classic punk bands like Bikini Kill while at the same time they add their own style.

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Ed, Edd n Eddy Composer Patric Caird Talks Netflix’s “The Order”, Clay Pots, and His Love of Scoring Hallmark Films

No matter if you’re a horror buff, a comedy lover, or in the mood for a relaxing summer romance movie, there’s a good chance you’ve come across the work of award-winning composer and musician, Patric Caird

Best known in America for scoring the Cartoon Network animated classic, Ed, Edd n Eddy, Caird has been making waves in the industry for nearly three decades. And as a recipient of numerous accolades including a Genie Award (Canadian Oscar), as well as multiple Leo and SOCAN Music Awards, it’s clear that the skills of this highly decorated Canadian-American talent is in high demand.  

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Orville Peck: The Man Behind the Fringe Curtain Comes to the Wild West

A new cowboy is in town and he’s pulling on everyone’s heart strings. A man of love, tragedy, and above all — mystery. This outlaw’s name is Orville Peck. A sturdy voice that'll straddle your heart, songwriting that will haunt your subconsciousness, and a pair of piercing blue eyes that’ll set your chaps on fire. Where does this sensitive culprit hail from? Although it seems like Peck appeared out of nowhere, he’s actually been under all of our noses for years. In interviews, he speaks of most of his music career spent in different punk bands. From 2008 to 2013, he was drummer to a popular Vancouver punk/grunge trio off Suicide Squeeze Records as well as another grunge band that stemmed off afterwards. This isn’t Orville Peck’s first rodeo but nevermind his past projects for now because his present spotlight is currently striking gold and deserving of our full attention.

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Cloe Wilder Talks Personal Inspiration, Her Upcoming Music Video, and Working with Grammy-Winning Producer Jayme David Silverstein

Building off a successful YouTube cover series and exciting debut release, Florida-based singer/songwriter, Cloe Wilder, has once again returned with personal material that reflects both relatable content and surprising wisdom beyond her 13 years. 

Released July 19th, and produced by Grammy winner, Jayme David Silverstein, Wilder’s second single “i don’t wanna” is filled with staples of the young artist’s dark/pop style. 

A mixture of both light vocals and electronic beats, as well as wooden percussion and acoustic elements, Wilder has come away with an atmospheric and recognizable sound, a good sign for any artist-on-the-rise. 

And, with an accompanying music video set to drop on August 2nd, we had the pleasure of speaking with Cloe about her upcoming video, songwriting process, musical inspiration, and more!

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A Stage Dive Away with Tropa Magica and FIDLAR at the House of Blues

The Los Angeles music scene took over Orange County’s venue, House of Blues Anaheim, with a double hitter of heavy rock music and Surf Punk performances by Tropa Magica and FIDLAR.

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Helado Negro Performs to an Intimate Audience at the Exit/In Nashville

Roberto Carlos Lange, better known for his stage moniker “Helado Negro” is an American multi-instrumentalist born to Ecuadorian immigrants. Lange’s sound is a melting pot of different textures and genres that are sometimes hard to describe due to its ever-changing nature. Lange first came to the scene when he released his debut album, “Awe Owe” in 2009 through Asthmatic Kitty. Since then, Lange has released six albums and several EPs.

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Ben Havok to Release New Single: A Triumphant Return to Rock and Roll

Confident, catchy, and dripping with heavy riffs and defiant melodies, Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter, Ben Havok’s latest solo effort proves that sticking to one’s roots can never steer you wrong. 

Set for release on June 28th and recounting a self-described “quest for purpose”, the up-and-coming musician’s second single, “All the Way” is both a nod to formative years spent listening to classics such as Led Zeppelin and AC/DC, as well as a determination to re-discover the sounds which encompass his own personal identity as an artist. 

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Chromatics, Desire, Heaven, and In Mirrors prove Italians Do It Better during Chromatics Comeback Tour

The Orange County venue was filled with bright neon lights and pulsating retro images from the stage as Italians Do It Better record label took over the night with their showcase of artists: In Mirrors, Heaven, Desire, and Chromatics.

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San Diego Native Kara Connolly Brings Personal Lyrics and “Girl-Next-Door” Charm to the San Diego County Fair

Born and raised in La Jolla, and based in Los Angeles, California, charismatic singer/songwriter Kara Connolly, had spent many a childhood day at the San Diego County Fair. But this year, it was finally time for the young artist to skip the fried oreos (or not!) because the spotlight was once again calling her name.

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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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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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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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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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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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Taali Combines Jewish Heritage and Contemporary Pop with New Album “I Am Here”

In a world saturated with red-carpet glamour and Hollywood bravado, where shallow facades and trend-driven performers catch our eye, it’s the exceptional musician whose rich sense of culture and natural charm can truly draw us in.

And luckily for up-and-coming artist and co-founder of Rainbow Blonde Records, Taali, these vital ingredients are ones already radiating throughout her music in the form of heartfelt melodies and rich personal stories of triumph, adversity, and ancestry.  

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Get to Know Pop Band, OBB, and their New Song “7 Billion”

Oswald Brothers Band has played to over 3 million combined audience members through hundreds of shows. They released their first EP in July of 2018. One of their most popular songs “Mona Lisa” has acquired over 1.5 million streams on Spotify, and was featured in a Google Chromebook ad and an episode of “Dude Perfect.”

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COIN draws huge crowd for first night of Paradise of Thought Tour in Orlando, Florida

Kicking off their 2019 Paradise of Thought tour, COIN filled the Beacham in Downtown Orlando on Tuesday night. Exactly one year after preforming at the same venue for their previous tour, Florida fans were thrilled to find out COIN would be returning to Orlando at the start of this year. Fans started waiting in line at 7 am in order to secure their spots on the barricade and one fan had driven all the way from Tennessee to see the first night of tour with her friends.  Another couple shared a story about how they met at the previous COIN show a year earlier and were now returning to celebrate their anniversary as a couple. Every person in line had a different story as to how COIN had connected them to so many other people who love the band. It’s clear that the fanbase has turned more into a family than anything else.

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Bronze Radio Return Brings the Energy to Downtown Orlando

At the start of 2019, Bronze Radio Return kicked off their 4 month national tour with Sontalk. Before joining the lineup of bands on the Rock Boat Concert cruise, Bronze Radio Return stopped by the Soundbar in downtown Orlando, Fl. With music that’s one part dance party and another part roots-rock, Bronze Radio Return knew how to bring the energy. With more than 60 million streams on Spotify and a new album release in less than a month, it was clear that the band members were genuinely excited to perform.

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Meg Mac Talks New Music, Self-Empowerment, and Her Upcoming Tour

Reminiscent of Adele with her powerful vocals and soul meets dark-pop crossover sound, Australian up-and-comer, Meg Mac, is a woman on a mission.

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