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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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UNSIGNED SPOTLIGHT: Laska

Blending a multitude of genres into your music can be either a blessing or a curse. Sometimes the end result is a mess with no identity, or the band isn’t quite comfortable with any one sound, or the music comes out great but can have difficulty reaching new fans. For Minnesota/Wisconsin-based sextet Laska, however, their mix of folk rock, alt-rock, Americana and soul is the kind of sound some artists strive for a decade or more to create. And their debut album, titled Ceiling Zero, is a blessing in every…

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PREMIERE: Lyra Star Releases Debut Solo Track “Devil’s Game”

Singer-songwriter Lyra Star sprinkles a little bit of magic into every song she creates. With her debut solo release, “Devil’s Game”, an ethereal, folk masterpiece rich with influence from her inspirations Imogen Heap and Tori Amos, Star has set the stage for what’s sure to be an incredible year. On March 2nd, she’ll release her debut solo album,  A Thousand Dreams. Recorded at Soundwire Studios in Fairfax, CA, this new collection of celestial songs comes complete with lush orchestral arrangements and Star’s magical signature vocals. “A Thousand Dreams” is a collection of songs that…

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PREMIERE: Amanda Rose Riley’s “Sharing a Stage” (RIYL: Allison Weiss, Michelle Branch, Frank Turner)

Infectious is proud to partner with newcomer Amanda Rose Riley (RIYL: Allison Weiss, Michelle Branch, and Frank Turner) for the premiere of her debut track, “Sharing a Stage” off the upcoming full-length, Secrets I Told to a Sound Hole. The song is an ode to Frank Turner, a personal hero of Amanda’s, as well as someone she’s shared the stage with. There are even a few FT lyric references in there for diehard fans. “Ask anyone who knows me, and they’ll agree that an album about my journey with music wouldn’t be complete…

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Andrew McMahon & The Wilderness Announces Acoustic “Pen and the Piano” Tour

Andrew McMahon & The Wilderness has announced an incredibly special run of tour dates called the “Pen and the Piano” tour, featuring an acoustic evening with McMahon, Allen Stone, Zac Clark, and Bob Oxblood (Formerly of Jack’s Mannequin.” Speaking about the tour, McMahon says “I am both pleased and terrified to announce The Pen and the Piano Tour,” McMahon writes. “I’m pleased because I’ll be boarding a bus with three dear friends, all gifted singer/songwriters to play six weeks of intimate shows around the United States. I’m terrified because I…

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Album Review: Noah Gundersen ‘White Noise’

Seattle indie singer-songwriter Noah Gundersen released his third studio full-length album, White Noise, via Cooking Vinyl on Sept. 22. The release verges on the edge of a concept album, with its inspiration and namesake being the idea of sensory overload — fear, anxiety, desire, lust, and love. “White Noise is the place between waking and dreaming, where the edges blur and the light is strange. It’s a car crash, it’s a drowning, it’s everything all the time,” Gundersen said. Having seen Noah Gundersen’s name around a lot leading up to the release,…

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Dashboard Confessional Announce New Album, Premiere Single

It’s a big day for Dashboard Confessional. The group not only have a new label, as they signed to Fueled By Ramen, but they also have some new music to share. Dashboard revealed they will release a new album called Crooked Shadows on February 9th. To give fans a taste of what to expect, they also premiered a new single, “We Fight.” Check out all of the exciting details after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here! Please follow and like us:

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PREMIERE: K-Bust “Love Is A Battlefield” (Cover)

Today Infectious is proud to partner with Montreal electro-pop sensation K-Bust for the premiere of her cover “Love Is A Battlefield,” the second single off her forthcoming album, Fearless. “Love Is A Battlefield” is one of those songs that’s been introduced into your playlist by the influence of a family member who spent a big part of her/his youth in the 80’s,” starts K-Bust. “That family member happens to be my mother. It soon became one of my favorites. I think what I love most about it is its melody; it’s true…

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PREMIERE: Gold Man “Play The Fool”

Indie pop artist, Gold Man, is on the fast track to the top. With a musical style reminiscent of John Mayer and James Blunt, the Los Angeles-based solo project has been making waves with his acoustic musings and passionate singalongs. Today, we are excited to bring you Gold Man’s first single off his upcoming album Maybe Being Me Is Just Enough. Gold Man’s previous beachy vibe is being replaced by a more mellow, funky sound, and it is no more evident than in new song, “Play The Fool.” The single is…

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The Other Gig: Jon Pattie

Jon Pattie, a singer-songwriter based in Austin, Texas, knows exactly what it means to have another gig while working towards his music dreams. In our interview with Pattie, he explains his multiple other gigs, and how that affects his overall life as a musician. Continue reading below to see our interview with Jon, and check back next month for our next installment of The Other Gig! Please follow and like us:

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