January 4, 2016

Super American – Golf Pop

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Everyone needs a diversified collection of music. Even the most stubborn metal fan needs something cheery and upbeat every once in a while. A combination of abandoned Buffalo acts, I Can See Mountains & Thick Winter Blud, Super American dons its newly formed cape and soars into our radios and iPod nanos. (more…)

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December 14, 2015

5 Pop-Punk EP’s You May Have Missed This Year

2015 has given pop-punk fans a lot to be thankful for. The genre has been revitalized with the newest releases from The Wonder Years, Neck Deep, Knuckle Puck and State Champs to name a few. As always, there are some releases that don’t get the recognition they deserve and have to promote themselves without the help of a label. Take a look at some of the best EP’s that went under the radar this year.

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Well Kept Things – Homegrown
Buffalo, NY
Label: Antique Records (more…)

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December 10, 2015

Super American – Golfing & Starting New

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Super American is the latest Buffalo born pop-rock group to make waves next to the Canadians. Formed with previous members of I Can See Mountains and Thick Winter Blud, Super American has formed to fulfill your pop-rock sensibilities and put you in a good mindset. In preparation for the release of Super American’s debut EP, Golf Pop, we caught up with Matt Cox (Vocalist) to talk about life, humor, and plans for the new year.

CPF: So, it has to be asked, with the name of the new EP being “Golf Pop,” who’s your favorite golfer?

Matt Cox: As a lefty, I’d have to pick Phil Mickelson. (more…)

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December 3, 2015

Sleeptalk – ‘Young’

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If you’re wondering if we need more space rock in today’s scene; the answer is unequivocally, yes. Native California’s Sleeptalk have released their second EP Young. This marks the second installment of the trilogy of EP’s the band is planning to release.

“Phenomenon” perfectly sets the mood for the rest of the EP; dripping synth and rocking guitars, it shelters us with a blanket of warmth and inspiration. Title track, “Young” shows us the influence Angels & Airwaves had on this production. (more…)

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November 30, 2015

AOTM: December – No Tide

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No Tide is the newest and most exciting pop-punk act to come out of Nebraska in quite some time. In late June, No Tide released their first LP Death Of The Sun with Take This To Heart Records and proved themselves to be a must-see band in the pop-punk genre. We got a hold of Vocalist/Guitarist Will Conner to get to know a little bit more about No Tide and what plans they have for 2016. Please enjoy our December Artist of the Month!

CPF: So 5 months in, how does it feel to have your first album released?

Will Conner: It’s awesome. It’s been kind of a long time coming putting out our first LP. (more…)

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November 30, 2015

Shapes & Colors – ‘On Display’

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Shapes & Colors is a a fine addition to the punk/rock genre from the suburbs of Detroit Rock City. They made their debut earlier this year with On Display, showing off some serious musical talent and a knack for catchy melodies. You might recognize the vocalist, Travis Bobier, the new vocalist for the revamped Search the City outfit.

Check out their EP and follow them on Facebook for more updates.

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