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WATCH: Trapdoor Social “Never Stop Listening” Music Video News 

WATCH: Trapdoor Social “Never Stop Listening” Music Video

LA indie rock band, Trapdoor Social released a heart-wrenching music video for their song “Never Stop Listening.” The video was directed by Alexandra Velasco and filmed at the center of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. To say it captures the struggle of the water protectors in the Oceti Sakowin Camp would be a complete understatement. What started off as a donation drive to support the Dakota Access Pipeline protests turned into a life changing experience for the entire band.

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WATCH: Batwings Catwings “Breathless” Music Video News Pop Punk 

WATCH: Batwings Catwings “Breathless” Music Video

California’s Batwings Catwings released a music video for their song “Breathless.” The track, which features loud guitars and crazed indie-rock angst, is featured on their July 2016 Broken World Media release, Coast To Coast. The video sees the band playing a set in a what looks like an old warehouse. A changing background screen transitions from light blue to a purple, adding to the mood of the song. The song has a definitive 90s indie rock vibe, and a music video to match. Check out the video, below, and let us know…

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WATCH: Wild Americans “I Wanna Take You Home” Music Video Alternative Indie News 

WATCH: Wild Americans “I Wanna Take You Home” Music Video

Wild Americans. If you’re unfamiliar with the band, you won’t be for long. Their name alone suggests a mysterious, almost avant garde vibe, and that’s exactly how they come across. The New Jersey trio announced the release of their debut EP, Lighten Up, which will hit stores on September 9. “It’s only four tracks, but there’s a lot to dig on in there,” said drummer and vocalist Mike Neglia. “We wanted to create an honest product, so we recorded it live, found our sounds, and said exactly what we wanted to…

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ALBUM REVIEW: Blackout Balter “Twist and Bend” Album Reviews Features Indie News Reviews 

ALBUM REVIEW: Blackout Balter “Twist and Bend”

What do you think happens when you give your favorite band a demo of your band’s CD? Well if you’re Massachusetts’ Blackout Balter, The Killers will end up loving the demo enough to fly you to their studio to produce your next EP. And that’s exactly what happened. The indie-rock band’s resulting EP, Twist and Bend, is full of brilliantly crafted music that twists and bends in all the right places.

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STREAM: Not A Planet “Tell The Truth” Indie News Rock 

STREAM: Not A Planet “Tell The Truth”

Indie rock band, Not A Planet released a lyric video for their latest single “Tell The Truth.” The single features 60’s inspired pop sounds and melodic rock’n’roll guitars, coupled with bluesy vocals. A little out of their time, maybe. But bad, definitely not. “There is a place deep inside each person where we go to discover someone unstoppable, superhuman,” said vocalist and guitarist Nathan Corsi. “‘Tell the Truth’ is about going to that place,” he continued. The song is off the quartet’s upcoming EP, Smoke Bombs and Cigarettes, which is scheduled…

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WATCH: Beach Weather “Swoon” Music Video Indie News 

WATCH: Beach Weather “Swoon” Music Video

Indie rock outfit, Beach Weather, released a music video for their song “Swoon.” The black-and-white video is mysterious, sultry, and just mesmerizing. If you’ve never heard of Beach Weather, you might find them familiar. The band consists of former A Rocket To The Moon frontman, Nick Santino, on vocals and guitar, Reeve Powers on bass, and Austin Scates on drums. Beach Weather went on their first tour last fall with The Maine just after dropping their debut EP, What A Drag through 8123. The band also toured in the United Kingdom and Europe with…

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STREAM: Darla And The Blonde “In Admiration of the Female Spy” Alternative Electronica Indie News 

STREAM: Darla And The Blonde “In Admiration of the Female Spy”

Darla And The Blonde are gearing up to release their debut EP Eugenia on Friday, May 20. In anticipation of the EP, the band released two tracks, “In Admiration of the Female Spy” and “Hexenhammer.” “In Admiration of the Female Spy” is a melodic track that plays on the intricacies of female empowerment while “Hexenhammer” takes on a more gothic approach to songwriting as the protagonist in the story dabbles in the dark arts. The five-piece band have their own distinct brand of indie-rock, that is a mixture of alternative goth, pop…

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Mokita Signs To South By Sea, Releases New Song Indie News Pop 

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.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Step Rockets “Future Nature EP” Alternative News 

ALBUM REVIEW: Step Rockets “Future Nature EP”

Step Rockets have been working diligently to create their own version of indie rock, and it is showing. From their ringing synths to their melodic punk influences, the Minneapolis, Minnesota quartet are making a name for themselves within these seemingly over-saturated genres. The band’s six-track EP, Future Nature was released April 15 through Harbour / Caroline Records, and it includes remastered versions of older songs such as “Kisser,” “Phantom Flower,” and “Turning Tides,” as well as newer tracks like “West Coast,” “Love Is Just A Chemical,” and “Chances.”

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