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The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned: Emotional Connection (How We Made 125k on Kickstarter) Alternative News Rock The Most Important Thing I've Learned 

The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned: Emotional Connection (How We Made 125k on Kickstarter)

This past year, our band launched a Kickstarter campaign that landed us on their front page and became the highest grossing music campaign of 2016. We asked our fans for $2,016, optimistic that we would surpass this symbolic goal, and ended up with over 125K a few weeks later. It was insane. We live in Nashville and several of our musician friends have asked us why we thought it was so successful. They want us to reverse-engineer the outcome, so they too can achieve mega crowd funding success with their fans. We…

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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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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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PRODUCT REVIEW: The Music Box – April Reviews 

PRODUCT REVIEW: The Music Box – April

All jokes aside, The Music Box was not fooling around with their April box! From CDs to stickers, and download cards to candy, I received enough new music to distract me from all those unnecessary April showers. Take a closer look at all the wonderful goodies I was sent after the jump! Also, be sure to check out each one of the bands I mention, and head over to Facebook to give them each a “Like.” If you are interested in subscribing to The Music Box, you have a few options. First…

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You, Me, And Everyone We Know Release Christmas EP Alternative News 

You, Me, And Everyone We Know Release Christmas EP

You, Me, And Everyone We Know have released a special edition Christmas EP called A Mutty Christmas. The EP has three unique Christmas songs to get you into the Holiday Spirit. You can check out the album artwork below and get a link to the EP’s stream. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section. YMAEWK is set to release an EP on March 17, 2015. Pre-orders will be available beginning on January 6. To hear more new music from the band, you can purchase a CD here and…

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #62 Alternative Features Indie Metal News Photos Photos of the Week Pop Pop Punk Rock 

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #62

‘”Ah, music,” he said, wiping his eyes. “A magic beyond what we do here.” – J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone The following photos were posted between December 14-20, 2014 and are shown with the original captions. To make it easy for you, we have linked each picture to the user’s account. Be sure to follow each of them so you don’t miss anything! If you missed last week’s edition you can catch up on those pictures here: Week #61

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You, Me, and Everyone We Know Signed To South x Sea Records Indie News Pop Punk 

You, Me, and Everyone We Know Signed To South x Sea Records

You, Me, and Everyone We Know are the newest addition to the South x Sea Records family. The Nashville record label has signed TEAM, Little Envy and Kaptain among others. Check out the official announcement below the jump and let us know what you think. YMAEWK is set to release an EP on March 17, 2015. Pre-orders will be available beginning on January 6. To hear more new music from the band, you can purchase a CD here and buy concert tickets here when they become available.

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INTERVIEW: Sean Silverman of This Century Features Indie Interviews Pop Rock 

INTERVIEW: Sean Silverman of This Century

I got a chance to sit down with the lively and adorable Sean Silverman of This Century. Donning a perfect Arizona bollo tie and obviously excited to play in his home town, he is very intelectual for his age. This Centruy was originally on a major label for their first album and has recently moved to an independent company to produced their sophomore album. With international fame, it is a wonder how these boys can stay so grounded. Honest music, according to Sean, is something that he truly strives for….

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ALBUM REVIEW: The Golden Sounds ‘Waiting On The Birds’ Album Reviews Indie News Pop Reviews 

ALBUM REVIEW: The Golden Sounds ‘Waiting On The Birds’

Music from The Golden Sounds is just exactly what you believe it would be based on their name: golden melodies and tunes in unique combinations that have the potential to almost play with your emotions. Fortunately for all us indie fans, these Nashville musicians recently released what is actually their fifth full-length album, Waiting On The Birds. Their sound has been called dream pop or “walking the line between lo-fi and a lush band feel,” but despite being compared to the stylings of The Flaming Lips, Iron and Wine, and…

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Top 5 Venues In The United States Features Guest Blogs Indie Lists Metal News Pop Punk Rock 

Top 5 Venues In The United States

My last trip to states felt like a bit of a blur. Sometimes on tour, you get confused about which venue is which and in which city. On some tours there are time when you have to think twice about what city you’re in. My last tour of the states supporting Foy Vance was like this.

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