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PREMIERE: Dolls On Fire – “We Are The Lucky Ones”

Infectious Magazine is delighted to team up with Kansas City pop/synth-rock quintet Dolls On Fire to premiere their new single, titled “We Are The Lucky Ones”, from their upcoming sophomore album Synesthesia. Stream the single below and let us know your thoughts! If ever there was a band whose sound belongs on a publication called Infectious, it is Dolls On Fire. With their equally booming and catchy brand of pop/rock – which has been favorably compared to the likes of Neon Trees and Mates of State – they are poised to explode…

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The 1975 Releases 39 Track Deluxe Edition Album

English band, The 1975, is gaining popularity quickly, and their newest album, a 39 track deluxe edition of their self-titled CD, is only helping them grow. The new version of the album was released this past week on April 15th coinciding perfectly with their widely talked about and highly praised Coachella performance. The album features the original songs from the first version of the CD, remixed versions of a number of those songs, and other works that weren’t included in its predecessor. You can purchase a CD on iTunes. The…

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TOUR DIARY #2: Prides

We head to Philadelphia a day early to play an acoustic set at Sofar. Sofar is a great initiative started in London a few years ago, which now appears in pretty much every city in the world. We’ve done one in Glasgow before, so it’s strange to be doing the same thing a few thousand miles away. Sofar stands for ‘songs from a room’, and that’s exactly what it is. Someone offers up their front room as a venue, and bands are invited to do a stripped down set, without…

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TOUR DIARY #1: Prides

After an intense week of shows at SXSW we head out on tour with RAC. It’s our first time touring the U.S., so we were looking forward to seeing some new places. There’s 5 of us altogether, 3 in the band, plus our manager Ally and front of house Nick, which means for a tight squeeze in our hired SUV, the back of the car packed to the rafters with gear. We start at Dallas. This being the first night of the tour we weren’t sure what to expect, but…

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ALBUM REVIEW: Information Society ‘Land of the Blind’

Information Society’s new EP, Land of the Blind, is unlike anything out there. How, you might ask? Well, do you know of any other 6-song album that is essentially multiple different versions of the same song? Land of the Blind marks the reunion of the original Information Society founding members (from 1982), and with an album like this, it looks like they’re taking things slow to get back into the swing of things. Land of the Blind was released March 4, and  is, however, meant to be a teaser for…

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WATCH: Chvrches Cover Lorde’s “Team”

 Chvrches covered Lorde‘s “Team” as part of their performance on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge this past Monday, March 10. If you missed it, don’t fret! You can watch a video of the performance below, after the jump. Chvrches, a synthpop band, is relatively new to the scene; it formed and began its musical endeavors in 2011. To hear more of the band’s music, you can purchase a CD here. And to catch them on tour, you can buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Strange Talk’s Stephen Docker Chats With Billboard

Melbourne natives, Strange Talk, are finally getting some recognition in the US! Billboard caught up with frontman Stephen Docker on releasing their music to the US and how their debut album, Cast Away, was produced. You can check out the article here. Cast Away will be released on October 8. You can purchase a CD and buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Dream Arcade Releases Free EP

Emerging artist Mikel McCavana AKA Dream Arcade has released his debut EP for free download via Bandcamp. Taking cues from ’80s synthpop with electronic and pop-punk vibes of today, this album is a must-have for any summer playlist. Check it out after the jump, and keep up with all things Dream Arcade right here. Please follow and like us:

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