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Boston Calling Announces 2017 Lineup: Weezer, Tool, Mumford & Sons, The 1975 & More News 

Boston Calling Announces 2017 Lineup: Weezer, Tool, Mumford & Sons, The 1975 & More

When Boston Calling first announced plans to infiltrate Boston, I couldn’t have been more excited. It had been a long time coming that my home city have its own music festival, and what Boston Calling has brought the city over the years is nothing short of incredibly special. We’ve covered the festival since its inception, watching it transform, but never failing to provide stellar line-ups, and enough food, fun, and general entertainment to keep the entire weekend packed with excitement. As announced back in May, the festival will be changing locations from City…

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The 1975 Announce Headlining Tour Alternative News Pop Rock 

The 1975 Announce Headlining Tour

After announcing one major show in Madison Square Garden, The 1975 are continuing their momentum. North American fans looking to see them are in luck, as the group have announced a headlining tour. No support is announced just yet, but the dates and venues are all secured. Check out an Instagram post from the band with all of the pertinent information after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here!

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The 1975 Tease New Music Alternative Pop Rock 

The 1975 Tease New Music

It seems like only recently that The 1975 released their latest album, but they are not slowing down any time soon. If we are to go by recent posts by drummer George Daniel, new music is on its way very soon. Daniel posted an Instagram video featuring vocalist Matty Healy playing keyboard. The caption was one simple word: “2018.” In addition, Healy had posted a tweet earlier in September alluding to new music in 2017. Whatever the case is, there is no denying The 1975 are delivering new music sooner…

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WATCH: The 1975 “Somebody Else” Music Video Indie News 

WATCH: The 1975 “Somebody Else” Music Video

The world’s most mysterious band, The 1975, released a music video for their song “Somebody Else.” The video is confusing, to say the least. The 1975 frontman, Matt Healy, enters a room and goes about his daily routine alongside a seemingly dead body hunched over on a couch. An unseen crowd oo’s and ah’s in the background as Healy gets dressed. Maybe the sounds are the protagonist’s own thoughts? And then, the real music video starts. Healy walks around town, basking in his own self-pity, before having a bit too much…

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The 1975’s New Album Hits No. 1 In U.S. And UK Alternative News Pop Rock 

The 1975’s New Album Hits No. 1 In U.S. And UK

For a record that has seen a dramatic shift in tone from its predecessor, The 1975‘s latest album sure is gaining steam. What’s more, the charting numbers have arrived to prove it.The group’s sophomore album I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It had massive success worldwide in its first week of sales, especially in the United States and U.K. . The album hit number 1 on Billboard‘s Top 200 in the States, and debuted at number 1 in the UK. It’s a…

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ALBUM REVIEW: As It Is ‘Never Happy, Ever After’ Album Reviews News Pop Punk Reviews 

ALBUM REVIEW: As It Is ‘Never Happy, Ever After’

I’m sure if you’ve been paying attention to the pop-punk scene at all in the past eight months, you’ve heard the name As It Is thrown around. As It Is became the first UK band to sign to Fearless Records in October 2014, and since then, have been making some pretty significant waves. Now, these waves are about to get a little bit bigger due to the release of their debut, full-length album Never Happy, Ever After. This album is the perfect mixture of angst and passion, and is filled…

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INTERVIEW: Mikey Wax Alternative Indie Interviews News Pop Singer/Songwriter 

INTERVIEW: Mikey Wax

I recently got a chance to sit down, or rather, stand in a parking lot and talk with up and coming singer/songwriter, Mikey Wax. There was no green room so were were standing next to his lovely new minivan at Velo Cult which can only be described as the most Portland, Oregon place on the planet. It’s a bike shop and a pub. Told you it’s so very Portland. We discussed his first headlining tour and of course his music. Take a look at the conversation below! You can purchase…

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WATCH: Bad Suns “Transpose” Music Video Alternative News Rock 

WATCH: Bad Suns “Transpose” Music Video

As a sophomore in high school I spent every weekend on Sunset Strip watching some friends’ bands play to approximately a 15 person crowd. One of these bands became Bad Suns and they’ve come a long way. Even before releasing their debut album, Language and Perspective, they opened for The 1975 on their North American tour and were on Conan O’Brien. Since the album was released they have headlined their own tour with a second headlining tour happening soon and played weekend 1 of Coachella (ya know, that kinda big festival that…

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The 1975’s New Album is Under Way    Alternative Indie News Pop Rock 

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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STREAM: CRUISR “Wild Babe” and “Go For It” Alternative Indie News Pop Rock 

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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