Mondo Cozmo premieres anthemic new single “Automatic” — listen

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Mondo Cozmo is the new alias of former Eastern Conference Champions indie rocker Joshua Ostrander. Following well-received singles like “Shine” and “Hold On To Me”, the Los Angeles-based rocker announcement of a jam-packed summer of festival appearances including everything from UK’s Reeding and Leeds to Chicago’s Lollapalooza to Las Vegas’ Life is Beautiful. All this before he’s even released his full-length debut, Plastic Soul.  Due out …

Dune Messiah – The Iron Oak

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My first encounter with Copenhagen’s Dune Messiah was this April on a gig in Germany’s Bischofswerda. Prior to that I’ve only heard the name as friends from France have been sharing some of their music, but I honestly never properly gave them a chance online. Knowing we were about to share the same bill on the above mentioned gig I patiently …

Cayetana share cathartic new track “Bus Ticket” — listen

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Boisterous indie rock trio Cayetana have debuted a new punk-influenced track in anticipation of their forthcoming sophomore album, New Kind of Normal. The cathartic single, entitled “Bus Ticket”, is about “the experience of mentally hitting rock bottom, and realizing your own inner strength can be the tool to pick you back up,” according to a press release. This concept is consistent with the …

Cayetana search for resilience on new song “Certain for Miles” — listen

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Photo by​ Emily Dubin Cayetana’s ability to compassionately discuss mental health through pop punk songwriting has been part of their DNA from the beginning. It’s what earned their 2014 debut, Nervous Like Me, the type of accolades that make them one of the all-time greatest in the genre. On their forthcoming follow-up, New Kind of Normal, the Philadelphia trio continue their quest to find peace and wellness in instability with …

High Sunn comfort your “Tears” on new song — listen

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Nothing brings heartbreak like being a teenager. It’s not just getting rejected by the pretty girl who sits next to you in social studies, either; it’s coming to terms with the tragic truths of life as your innocence slowly gets a reality check. This is the daily reality of Justin Cheromiah, a 17-year-old high school junior from San Francisco. Instead of succumbing to …

Pile premiere their new album, A Hairshirt of Purpose: Stream

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Photo by Elisabeth Fuchsia Boston favorites Pile will release A Hairshirt of Purpose, their fifth album in 10 years of existence, on March 31st via Exploding in Sound. Like each of their previous efforts — including 2015’s You’re Better Than This — the new record finds the band evolving beyond the expectations of what came before as they toy with the high and lows of indie, post-punk, …

Chastity Belt announce new album, share Temple of the Dog-inspired video for “Different Now” — watch

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June 2nd marks the release of I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone, the new album from indie rockers Chastity Belt. Due out via Hardly Art, the follow-up to 2015’s Time To Go Home represents their third overall. Spanning 13 tracks, including three bonus cuts, the LP was recorded live in July 2016 in Portland with the help of producer …

Modest Mouse announce US tour dates

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Photo by Ben Kaye Last month, Napa Valley’s BottleRock revealed Modest Mouse will be among the acts playing the three-day music and wine festival. Now, the indie rock stalwarts have announced a US tour which kicks off May 23rd in Spokane, Washington at the Knitting Factory. (Read: Modest Mouse in 10 Songs) The over 20-year veterans will be playing shows throughout the …

Bleached want you to meet them on the “Flipside” on new track — listen

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Photo by Nicole Anne Robbins Bleached will follow up last summer’s Welcome to the Worms with a new EP entitled, Can You Deal?. Due out on March 3rd via Dead Oceans, the four-track effort was announced earlier this month alongside the release of its title track. Today, the Los Angeles pop punk band has shared another new song with the pleasantly sentimental “Flipside”. The track isn’t …

Brooklyn’s Baked share their sophomore record, Farnham: Stream

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Despite only having released one record, Baked’s been around the block. The members have close connections to the DIY scene, having worked at Brooklyn’s beloved underground venue Shea Stadium and performed with the likes of Lost Boy ? and Titus Andronicus. It was with 2014’s Debt, however, that the band really began making a name for themselves. That album was a mindfully crafted …