May 18, 2017

gP. – Destroy, So As To Build

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Bay Area locals gP. (Ghost Parade) are here with their much anticipated debut album, Destroy, So As To Build.

Memorandum” rolls into frame with great anticipation. The driving bass line and rambunctious snare notes smoothly transition into an old-school Incubus vibe that dares you to move around. One will be quick to notice the unique production of this record, but I’ll get into that later. “Lolita” is a varied balance of harmonic choruses and fiery instrumentals. It’s an instrumental roller coaster that lyrically poses questions about the unknown paths in your life you might have taken. (more…)

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May 1, 2017

Super American – Disposable

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Self-proclaimed Pineapple-Rockers Super American are fresh off their newest EP release with Disposable from Take This To Heart Records.

Super American isn’t your typical pop-punk/rock outfit. They’re weird in all the right ways. I’m sure long time fans are curious to see where Disposable falls on their ‘strangeness’ spectrum so let us get to it. “Sloppy Jazz” setsĀ Disposable’s playful tone with a handful of “Na Na Na Na’s” in its first act. This is a great way to rip the band-aid off and let listeners know they’re in for a fun ride. Vocalist Matt Cox weaves in-and-out of his twirly melodies and throws in a dash of spoken-word catch phrases during the tracks chorus. It’s easy to see why this was chosen as a single with its cheerful tone and polished sound. (more…)

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May 1, 2017

Second Story – ‘Moving On’

second story streamEver miss those carefree pop-punk melodies powerchords of the early 2000’s? Look no further than the Texas trio Second Story. Their upbeat riffs and heartfelt lyrics are a refreshingly reminiscent of summer. They are currently embarking on a mid-west tour before summer starts. Check out their Bandcamp!

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