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TRACK PREMIERE: Tardigrade. “Solitary” Features 

TRACK PREMIERE: Tardigrade. “Solitary”

It’s Monday and in the realm of social media, Monday’s always equal new music! Today, we are bringing you the second single from Philly based Tardigrade., titled “Solitary.” ” “Solitary” is a gritty, hard-hitting punk track from the young band. After receiving quite the response from their debut track, “Solitary” solidifies Tardigrade.’s potential of making a name for themselves this year. “Solitary” will be officially released on Friday, March 31st, but if you head over to Darth Fader Records, the label Tardigrade. is on, you will receive the song with any…

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TRACK PREMIERE: Nathan Leigh “The Things We Do” Features 

TRACK PREMIERE: Nathan Leigh “The Things We Do”

The best way to get you past that mid-week slump is hearing a new tune. And here at Infectious, we have the perfect song to help you muster up the strength to make it to the weekend. Nathan Leigh’s new track “The Things We Do” is quite personal. He draws inspiration from a tough time in not only his life, but the lives of others too. You can check out the song below, as well as a quote from Nathan himself. 

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ALBUM PREMIERE: Booth’s Self-Titled Debut Features Track-By-Track 

ALBUM PREMIERE: Booth’s Self-Titled Debut

There’s no better time for new music than the first day of Spring. The weather is finally starting to warm up – at least in some parts of the country – and bands are gearing up to bombard us with new jams. One band that’s hoping to be on your radar this season is New Jersey’s own Booth. The hardcore trio will be releasing their debut self-titled EP on March 24th, but because they love you so much, we have an exclusive early stream of it for you all to enjoy….

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What I Would Change About The Music Industry: Digitized and Desensitized Features What I Would Change About The Music Industry 

What I Would Change About The Music Industry: Digitized and Desensitized

One of the things I dislike most about the music industry is also something I really enjoy, so I suppose I’ll have to be the objective Devil’s advocate – or just seem contradictory. What I’m talking about here is technology in distribution. Basically digital music. To preface what follows: when I say I dislike these things, know that my band uses all the digital platforms for our music, and I’d like to think we use them well. But my complaint is that technology has made so much music available that…

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PLAYLIST: Best In Show Features Playlists 

PLAYLIST: Best In Show

When it comes to music, a well-produced track is going to grab your attention. If it sounds like you recorded your entire album through a potato, on most occasions, it won’t be received in the best way. There are few bands who have mastered the level and quality of production that can be called almost perfect and rock foursome Unconscious Disturbance have put together a list of 10 songs that showcase this. You can check out the playlist in it’s entirety after the jump!

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TRACK-BY-TRACK: White Label Analog – In Case You Just Tuned In Features Track-By-Track 

TRACK-BY-TRACK: White Label Analog – In Case You Just Tuned In

We here at Infectious have teamed up with Austin indie rockers White Label Analog to bring you quite the treat. The band released their first full-length, In Case You Just Tuned In, last month and we have the inside scoop to each and every track! Check out the exclusive track-by-track after the jump! And be sure to listen along with the album as you read what inspired each of the 11 songs! To hear more from White Label Analog, you can purchase a CD here. To catch the band live at the…

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INTERVIEW: Matt Wertz Interviews 

INTERVIEW: Matt Wertz

Infectious Magazine’s Sami Marshall chatted with singer/songwriter Matt Wertz during his short break from his current nationwide Gun Shy Tour. The two talked about connecting to fans through social media, the fast-paced LA music scene, and the subjects he’s curious about. You can check out the full exclusive interview after the jump! Matt is getting ready to finish up the back end of his Gun Shy Tour. You can check out remaining tour dates and buy concert tickets here. To hear more from Matt, you can purchase Gun Shy or…

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TRACK-BY-TRACK: Jess Chizuk – Lehigh Valley Line Features Track-By-Track 

TRACK-BY-TRACK: Jess Chizuk – Lehigh Valley Line

We have quite the treat for our readers today! Award-winning indie/folk songwriter Jess Chizuk has given us the inside scoop on her brand new album Lehigh Valley Line. The up and coming songstress from New York put together an exclusive track-by-track and you can check it out after the jump! Lehigh Valley Line is available now, and you can purchase a CD here.

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MY FIRST TIME: Performing With A Respected Artist Features My First Time 

MY FIRST TIME: Performing With A Respected Artist

I will never forget the nerves and adrenaline I got from singing with the talented and well known, Steven Tyler of Aerosmith. I was lucky enough to perform three songs with him. Before the show, he pulled me aside and said, “Sing me one of your favorite songs, right now.” I was shocked and taken off guard and couldn’t believe I hadn’t prepared for this moment.

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MY FIRST TIME: Face Value Features My First Time 

MY FIRST TIME: Face Value

Our first split was with emo/acoustic artist, Chris Swartz, in the winter of 2015. He came to us with the idea of doing an acoustic split and we thought it would be a killer idea, being something we hadn’t done at the time. Plus there’s something warm and inviting about an acoustic song, especially in the dead cold of winter in Maryland.

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