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Kate Nash Releases New Album, Hits the Road

Kate Nash, a singer-songwriter hailing from England, has released a new album entitled “Yesterday Was Forever” and is set to hit the road for 21-date Canada-North America Tour starting in April. Additionally, she released a video for the single “Life in Pink” and tackles the topic of mental illness in her life. “I need the bunnies in my brain and the wild parts of me that send me into the black holes,” she said about the concept of the video, “and I also need the self care routine and to…

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LIVE REVIEW: Innings Festival

The best part about music festivals is the wide variety of bands you get to see in one spot. Innings Festival was no exception. This was the first year for this festival in Tempe, Arizona and it could not have been more perfect. For those that have never been to Arizona in March, it is baseball fan heaven. Between the sporting events and the great weather, it is truly a destination for anyone looking to enjoy the outdoors. Day one was a great introduction to the vibe the weekend would…

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Interview: Christina LaRocca

Christina LaRocca is a singer songwriter from New York that landed in Los Angeles with fire in her heart. She has shared the stage with big names such as Billie Joe Armstrong from Green Day and Rachel Platten. Check out our interview below! The video for “Child of the Sun” was just released earlier this month! What was it like filming in the middle of desert? It was wild. It was at least 105 degrees that weekend in Joshua Tree, probably closer to 110 or higher on those wide shots we…

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McDowell Mountain Music Festival Announce 2017 Lineup

The Shins, who were on the bill in 2013, will return to the stage of Margaret T. Hance Park in downtown Phoenix for the 14th annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival. Also on the bill will be Chromeo, Flume and Grouplove. Arizona’s only 100 percent non-profit music festival brings an eclectic assortment of artists to Phoenix Friday, March 3-Sunday, March 5. Other artists this year include Gov’t Mule, Lettuce, DJ Mustard, Emancipator Ensemble, Bob Moses, Railroad Earth, the Record Company, SunSquabi, Hayley Kiyoko, Turkuaz, Whiskey Myers and Treezus. Arizona music is well…

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McDowell Mountain Music Festival Announces 2017 Dates

McDowell Mountain Music Festival, Arizona’s only 100% non-profit festival, has officially announced their 2017 dates! While the festival lineup has yet to be announced, many festival goers purchase their tickets well in advance to ensure admission. Past lineups include Kid Cudi, Beck, The Avett Brothers, Porter Robinson, Luna Aura, and more. Stay tuned to their website for announcements and more information and check out the video after the jump to get a taste of what you can expect at this event. Please follow and like us:

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INTERVIEW: VanLadyLove

Given their irresistibly intergalactic hybrid of rock and electronic music, it wouldn’t be a surprise to find out VanLadyLove actually arrived on earth from a different planet… However, it turns out the trio—Travis Van Hoff (Lead Vocals, Keys, Guitar), Steele Saldutti (Bass, Ableton), and Jordan Clark (Keys, Guitar)—call Utah home. Since their 2012 formation, a string of undeniable songs has fueled the group’s rapid rise from local prominence to national buzz. Along the way, they scored an impressive total of six high-profile placements on TLC in addition to a cameo…

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McDowell Mountain Music Festival App, Schedules And More

There really is an app for everything! If you are planning on going to McDowell Mountain Music Festival, things just got a bit easier for you. The festival has created an app that will have the set times, menus for VIP and so much more.   Please follow and like us:

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INTERVIEW: Nick Hexum of 311

311, a band that is known for mixing rock, rap, reggae and funk into their own unique sound, was formed in 1990 in Omaha, Nebraska by singer/guitarist Nick Hexum, singer S.A. Martinez, guitarist Tim Mahoney, drummer Chad Sexton and bassist P-Nut. After years of touring, 311 have developed a reputation as one of the most entertaining & dynamic live bands in the U.S. In celebration of 25 years as a band, in June 2015, 311 released the 311 ARCHIVE box set – featuring 4 CD’s (81 tracks of B-sides, bonus tracks, pre-production…

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INTERVIEW – Up the Chain

Up the Chain was once the long-time solo project of lead singer/songwriter Reed Kendall. As a newly formed trio, completed by Noah Skaroff on bass and Kirby Sybert on drums, the guys will be releasing their first full-length, The Prison Break, on March 11. Up the crafts crisp, quirky rock songs that have them being  to Delta Rae, Brandi Carlile, Ryan Adams, Beck and more and earning fans in Baeble, Diffuser, Earmilk, and Culture Collide. They wrote the majority of the new album and filmed the official video for “Sidecar” while on the road. The visual is a…

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INTERVIEW: RyMo of Slightly Stoopid

Most bands don’t survive for more than 10 years. Band members grow up, start families or lineups change. Slightly Stoopid, is not one of those bands. Formed in 1994, Slightly Stoopid released their 8th studio album in 2015 and are still touring around the globe. They started out as a smaller band, but finalized their lineup with a new drummer, percussionist, trumpet/keyboard and saxaphone. Slightly Stoopid’s drummer Ryan Moran, aka RyMo, took time out of his day to chat with me about emotional music, divas and grassroots.  Please follow and like…

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