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Unsigned Spotlight: Night Like This (Pop Punk/Alternative/Acoustic)

How often do you hear the phrase “less is more”? Do you believe those words? Do you apply them to certain aspects of your life? Every once in a while a band comes along that reminds you just how much sheer beauty can be created within the musical ideology of minimalism. Enter Des Moines, Iowa pop-punk/acoustic trio Night Like This. A surprisingly overlooked quality that many of the most popular and beloved artists in modern history share is that multiple members contribute vocals. (The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Fleetwood Mac…

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STREAM: This Wild Life, “Heart-Shaped Box (Nirvana Cover)”

This Wild Life are not known for any grunge tunes, but they certainly draw influence from the genre. The acoustic duo unveiled a new cover of one of its biggest hits. TWL took Nirvana‘s classic “Heart-Shaped Box” and arranged a stripped rendition. Its softer, more delicate instrumentals make the already honest and raw song even more so. Check it out after the jump! For more This Wild Life, you can buy a CD here! Please follow and like us:

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STREAM: This Wild Life “Hit The Reset”

Long Beach, California acoustic rockers, This Wild Life, released a new song titled “Hit The Reset.” The song is off the band’s upcoming Epitaph Records release, Low Tides. The soft ballad hits hard in all the right places. “Don’t cover me up, California. I hardly know you,” Kevin Jordan sings alongside his and Anthony Del Grosso‘s guitar. “The summer’s over, so come back home,” Jordan continues. Check out the song, below, and let us know what you think of it, in the comments section. If you like what you hear, Low Tides…

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This Wild Life Announce US Tour With Have Mercy,  Movements, Many Rooms

In anticipation of their upcoming album, Low Tides, This Wild Life announced a US and UK tour. The band will have support from Have Mercy, Movements, and Many Rooms. The US tour kicks off on September 14 in Los Angeles, California before traveling full circle throughout North America. On October 24, This Wild Life will kick off their UK and European tour in Paris, Frace. The supporting acts for the overaeas tour have yet to be announced. Check out the full list of dates and locations, below! Low Tides is scheduled…

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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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PHOTOS: So What?! Music Festival – Grand Prairie, Texas

Nestled between Fort Worth and Dallas, in humble Grand Prairie, Texas, So What?! Music Festival provides an alternative twist to the busy spring break crowd. The 9th annual So What?! Music Festival took place on Saturday and Sunday, March 19-20 at QuikTrip Park. Gates opened at 11 a.m. each morning, and fans were greeted with tents from over a handful organizations including Headliners, Plug Your Holes, Fireball Whiskey, Merch Now, and more. Considering the festival was in during the hottest part of the year in Texas, fans were pleased to see that the region…

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And The Nominees For The 2016 APMAs Are…

Every 30 minutes for the past six hours today, Alternative Press has gradually revealed, via Instagram video, this year’s nominees for the Journeys Alternative Press Music Awards fueled by Monster Energy. Set It Off‘s Cody Carson and Jenna McDougall from Tonight Alive were the magazine’s emcees. Leading the charge with nominations are All Time Low, August Burns Red and Sleeping with Sirens, all of whom are in the running for Album of the Year. Want to vote? Click here. Find out who wins on July 18. You can see the full list…

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Photos: New Found Glory, Silver Spring, MD

Check out the full online photo gallery from New Found Glory’s set on April 2, 2015 after the jump and purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. All photos by Krystina Gabrielle. Please follow and like us:

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