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The Maine Launch Podcast

In today’s vast digital landscape, there’s room for more creativity than ever before. The Maine already create some great tunes, but now they have more creative skills to add to their resumés. The group launched a new podcast titled The 8123 Podcast. Each week, drummer Pat Kirch and bassist Garrett Nickelsen will chat with family and friends about music and life. Check out the first episode after the jump! For more The Maine, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here! Please follow and like us:

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Coachella Announces 2018 Lineup

Whether you’re a casual music fan or love it, there’s no denying that Coachella is one of the places to be each year. The massive festival just released its 2018 lineup, and it’s got something for everyone. From Queen Beyoncé to PVRIS, there’s no shortage of talent to catch during the festival. Check out the entire lineup after the jump. You can purchase a concert ticket here! Please follow and like us:

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YEAR IN REVIEW: Breakthrough Bands Of 2017

It can be hard to make a name for yourself and stand out in a crowd these days, especially when it’s so easy to upload music to the Internet. But there were a number of bands and musicians who achieved the “impossible” and broke through onto our radars. With the help of some of our friends, we compiled a list of some of the most awesome musicians who made a huge name for themselves in 2017! Check out our list below and let us know who you consider to be…

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The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned: Post Every Day

Post something every day. Hands down. When it comes to Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, do EVERYTHING you can to post something every day. Anything. A silly picture of your frontman. A thank you graphic for everyone who liked your page this month. A 15 second clip of your latest music video. A black and white photo of the drum kit. I’m literally just word vomiting! If there’s one thing I learned this year, it’s that your band and/or your art is not just competing with other local bands on a…

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The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned: Music in Community Development

Sometimes we ride the same train. It’s easy for me, a non-descript white male, to blend in to the background. For them, even without their loud excited conversation about a studio session, not so much. Young African men in hip hop attire – an outward expression of belonging somewhere –  in a country that still largely treats them as “the other”, something to be feared. In late 2014 I moved my recording studio to a location in inner city Melbourne. Directly opposite one of the largest public housing estates, and…

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YEAR IN REVIEW: Best Music Video

Visual representations of the songs we love have been around for decades. When the words we sing along with are brought to life, the song can take on a whole new life. In 2017, we were treated to countless music videos and hours worth of beautiful imagery. With the help of a few of our friends, we put together a list of some of the best music videos that came out in the past year. You can check out all the answers below and let us know your favorite music…

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YEAR IN REVIEW: Tour Of The Year

For the past 365 days, we’ve been hit with amazing tour after amazing tour. The lineups have been astounding and the shows have blown our minds. With a year of incredible tours behind us, we asked some of our close friends to recap which tours they were the most stoked on in 2017! Check out the entire list below! If you’ve missed any of our previous Year In Review posts, you can click here. Which tour was your favorite of 2017? Let us know in the comments!  Please follow and like…

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YEAR IN REVIEW: Coolest Pieces Of Merch

In a year full of fidget spinners and blink-and-you’ll-miss-’em trends, coming out with a piece of merch that fans would remember for months afterward was quite the challenge. But we have a list, thanks to a wonderful group of our friends, recapping the coolest merch that came out this year! Be sure to check out all the merch below, and if that particular item is still available, you can find links to purchasing it within the description of each item! What was your favorite piece of band merch that came…

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YEAR IN REVIEW: Biggest Woah Moments

2017 was, without a doubt, full of woah moments – both in and out of the music industry. We asked a bunch of our musician friends to tell us about the moments that shocked them the most! Check out their answers below and let us know your thoughts in the comments! Be on the look out for more Year In Review lists recapping the crazy year that was 2017 in the coming days!  Please follow and like us:

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WATCH: Issues, “Hero”

Issues have had a busy year touring in support of their latest album Headspace. To promote their single “Hero,” the group decided to capture some footage from the road and share it. A music video for “Hero” has premiered, featuring both live performance and backstage footage. Check it out after the jump! For more Issues, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here! Please follow and like us:

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