Temples: Memorize Mesmerise

Temples released their debut album, Sun Structures, in February. Their sound can be described as psychedelic pop rock, as heard in their single, “Mesmerise.” The band is based in Kettering, England, but they will be spending time in our area soon to support their record. Catch the band live …

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Tiffany Houghton: Voice Like That

Singer-songwriter Tiffany Houghton is joining MKTO on their American Dream tour this summer. The pop songstress has released four singles that include “High” and “Love Like That.” Houghton is also currently in the studio with Hot Chelle Rae’s Nash Overstreet working on new material. Catch the tour at Irving Plaza

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Joe Walmsley: Manhattan And Joe

Liverpool-based musician Joe Walmsley is making his return to New York City this week. The singer-songwriter recently released an acoustic album, Live At La Villita. The intimate recording features the single “Manhattan And Me,” which is a song about Manhattan that has an accompanying video filmed throughout some of …

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Grant Evans: Lacerations

It has been said that good art is supposed to disturb its audience; in other words, it is supposed to expand your comfort zone and introduce you to new ideas and concepts. So when you have music that is composed of alternate musical ideas and experimental instruments, it can be …

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Cage The Elephant: Take It Or Cage It

Cage The Elephant are on a summer tour supporting their latest album, Melophobia. The first two singles off the record are “Come A Little Closer” and “Take It Or Leave It.” The group took some time off after their second album to explore musically before reconvening in August 2012 …

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Caught A Ghost: Ghosts Take No Sugar

The collaborative effort of Jesse Nolan and Tessa Thompson known as Caught A Ghost recently released their debut album, Human Nature. The record is composed of a tracklist of funky and retro R&B-inspired songs, including “Connected” and “No Sugar In My Coffee,” which was featured on Boardwalk Empire. …

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Ivar Pall Jonsson: Revolution In The Elbow Of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter

Compare the current state of the music market to its previous incarnations. The focus has moved away from the album as a whole, where a highly developed overall aesthetic and tracklisting was heavily considered. Many artists now optimize the chance for hit singles. Some even argue that albums have experienced …

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Orenda Fink: Blue Dream

Spirituality is one of the oldest themes in musical history. Makes sense for something so vast and endless to provide plenty of inspirations to choose from. Orenda Fink seems to have an endless muse from the realm beyond the physical world. On Fink’s newest work, Blue Dream, she deliberates …

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InCircles: Young Blood

What makes punk unique to other forms of rock music is its liveliness. The vigor of punk makes it the perfect soundtrack for a multitude of youth, generation to generation. The distinct energy of adolescents and young adults is perfectly encompassed in punk, and YoungBlood is evidence.

Jewlee, lead singer …

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The Midnight Moan: Comes In Phases

When we digest music, we analyze it. To elaborate, consider how we categorize music, try to understand lyrics, decipher musical ideas, and familiarize ourselves with possible influences; we basically try to grasp every aspect of it. Having a critical mind frame of music is vital, but it can be quite …

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