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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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WATCH: Skylar Grey “Moving Mountains”

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, Skylar Grey, released a music video for his newest song, “Moving Mountains.” The track was written by Grey and was inspired by the Utah mountains that are native to her home state. “Most of my life I’ve let ambition get in the way of happiness- too focused on the future to enjoy the moment,” said Grey. “Now living in Utah, I’ve realised the importance of taking the time to sit back and appreciate a mountain view. It’s amazing how just being present has the power to elevate your mood.”…

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Mokita Signs To South By Sea, Releases New Song

Mokita is the newest addition to the South By Sea Family. In anticipation of the signing, Mokita released a song titled “Dreamer.” The indie pop song features labelmate KAPTAN and tells a story of pushing through when things get rough. Stream the song, below, and let us know what you think of it, in the comments section. To hear more from the South By Sea musicians, you can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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The 1975’s New Album is Under Way  

Rising U.K. indie-rockers The 1975, have already made multiple promises about a new album sometime soon. In 2014 they said they’d have an album out in autumn of 2015, though more recently they said they’re shooting for sometime in early 2016. Today listeners were given a glimmer of hope that their album is coming as guitarist and vocalist for the band Matthew Healey posted on Instagram a Polaroid photo of a studio mixing board with the caption “Sometime in April. Making second record”. You can post out below! The new…

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WATCH: Live Stream of Coachella 2015

Whether you live out of state, didn’t get tickets in time, didn’t have money to get tickets, or genuinely don’t want to go to Coachella (that’s me), you can live stream the music festival from the comfort of your personal computer. The streaming of the festival, via T-Mobile and Youtube, started yesterday and will continue through this Sunday. Streaming starts at 3:30 each day. You can check out the live stream on youtube here or via the streaming site here. (Warning, the streaming site doesn’t seem to be working for…

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STREAM: Belle and Sebastian “Paper Boat”

Earlier this week, former Belle and Sebastian member and co-founder, Stuart David, shared a previously unreleased track by the band titled “Paper Boat”. Recorded in 1998, David has strategically released the track in expectancy for his memoir about the band’s early days titled, In The All-Night Café, which will hit shelves May 1st through Chicago Free Press. You can preorder it here. Accompanying the track is a video directed by Belle and Sebastian collaborator, former music video director, and wife of Stuart David, Karn David, who has compiled vacation footage…

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Tame Impala Announces New Album and Releases Single “’Cause I’m A Man”

Since Tame Impala‘s critically acclaimed 2012 album Lonerism, listeners have anxiously been waiting for something big from the band, and last night they got it. The Australian psych-rock band revealed last night, via Facebook, the album art for their latest LP titled Currents. Additionally, the group also put out a new single titled “’Cause I’m A Man”, which you can listen to if you make the jump. Currents will be the third studio-album by Tame Impala, set to release later this year, and it will be the first released on Interscope, their new…

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STREAM: Darkstar & Hayden Thorpe of Wild Beasts Cover “Temporary Secretary” by Paul McCartney

When I learned that this cover happened, I knew I had to cover it. I don’t really listen to Darkstar or Wild Beasts, but when I saw that they covered what could be Paul McCartney‘s worst track ever, “Temporary Secretary”, I had to see how it turned out. (For those musically adventurous, feel free to listen to McCartney’s original track here.) Hayden Thorpe, singer and instrumentalist of the indie-rock/pop band Wild Beasts joined forces with the electronic music group, Darkstar, and posted the song to Soundcloud two days ago. Keeping with the…

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STREAM: CRUISR “Wild Babe” and “Go For It”

Indie-pop band, CRUISR released two new songs yesterday. “Wild Babe” and “Go For It.”Though both songs were released, “Go For It” is the next single. The craziest thing? These are only their fourth and fifth released songs. That’s right, they went on tour, with The 1975, no less, with a three song EP. So, you already know they’re good. Once you listen to both songs, you’ll immediately understand why The 1975 chose them as touring partners. Both bands have quite a similar sound, using synths and voice distortion which makes for…

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Oh Honey Announce US Tour Alongside Public And Nick Santino

Indie duet, Oh Honey, have announced the dates for their Postcards Across America Tour. The tour will include supporting bands, Public and Nick Santino. The band will begin the tour in Los Angeles, California on March 24 and travel east through Detroit and Chicago before winding down in New England on April 19. Check out a complete list of tour dates and concert venues below the jump. Oh Honey released their second EP, Yours, Sincerely, last October, which was followed by a lyric video for “Don’t Worry, Love.” To hear…

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