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New Single & US Tour From Scarves

Seattle Based Math Rock new comers, Scarves, are hitting the road with a brand new single and their first full US Tour. With an exciting end to the year ahead of them, Scarves are preparing fans and listeners for their upcoming LP, Dinner Dates for the End of Days.

Due out on September 28th, marking this release as their first with Good Eye Records, will see release digitally and on vinyl, including a limited “Green/Blue” Smoke color run of the album. The brash, emo threesome includes frontperson/founder Niko Stathakopoulos, Cael Watts (drums) and Nessa Grassing (guitars).

Not only have the announced a brand new album, and embarked on tour, Scarves have also released their first track off of the LP. “Arrow” is classically and thematically Scarves - leaving listeners excited for what is coming next.

Check it out streaming on Soundcloud below!

The song just debuted yesterday on KEXP airwaves, and you definitely don’t want to miss out on it. tay tuned for more from Scarves and be sure to follow them on their socials below. Dinner Dates for the End of Days is out September 28th and is the ninth release from Good Eye Records.

Scarves links: Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Spotify

Dead Stars Share New Single, 'Smarter'

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Dead Stars will release their new LP, Perfect Patterns, on September 1st.

A follow-up to last year's Bright Colors and 2014's Slumber, it still features plenty of fuzzed-out guitars, catchy pop hooks, and a touch of '90s nostalgia, but with a more minimalist song structure and stripped-down arrangement. 

Album track "Smarter" finds the band doing what they do best resulting in a song that Post-Trash calls "simple, effective, and rather brilliant." 

Check it out below!

The band will celebrate the release of Perfect Patterns at Brooklyn's Sunnyvale onSeptember 1st -- more info here.

New Music Video and Single from Nora Rothman

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There’s a new folk singer/songwriter on the scene, and her name is Nora Rothman. Her debut self-titled EP will be released on July 21st, 2017, but first, she’s released the music video for her single, “Truth or Dare.” The song is an original ukulele track (my favorite – to be honest, I think the ukulele is severely under-utilized in music and I want more of it) with an interesting story behind it. 

Check it out below!

Nora said, “’Truth or Dare’ was the first song I ever wrote on a ukulele. I don’t think I even knew any chords. I sat down in my childhood bedroom and three hours later it was done. I never touched it again.”

The video for “Truth or Dare” was filmed against the backdrop of a leather bear convention and rock show on Nora’s block. In the midst of trying to film the video, Nora and her videographer were interrupted by the noise from the raucous festival, so they decided to improvise and join in on the fun. 
 
Nora Rothman has a folk soul sound described as a tantalizing mix of Sarah Vaughan, Joni Mitchell, and Frank Ocean. Her upcoming EP features three songs that showcase her original musicality, and I for one can’t wait to hear it.

Keep an eye out for the official release, and keep up with Nora on social media for more updates. 

Nora Rothman: Website // Facebook // Twitter // Instagram

Hayride Casualties Release Single "Coal Fired Train"

A throbbing heartache, a cry for help, and it's the world that needs saving - that's the basis of the new single "Coal Fired Train" by Brooklyn indie folk-rock outfit Hayride Casualties.

Premiered on GroundSounds earlier this week, it's a direct reflection of the current state of our world; from an environmental, political and social perspective. "Coal Fired Train" comes off the band's upcoming album Fossil Fuel Kid, out June 9th.

Check it out below!

"I think for anyone paying attention to what’s happening in the world right now, it’s hard not to feel hopeless, and it’s this constant battle to stay optimistic," shared vocalist Daniel DeWald. "'Coal Fired Train' explores those moments of burnout when you give in and just let the darkness completely overtake you. Hopefully those moments are temporary, but it’s good to know you’re not the only one feeling that way."

To keep up with the indie group, check out Hayride Casualties on their social media below!

Hayride Casualties: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Four Star Riot Shares New Single

Tampa Bay rockers, Four Star Riot, have been working hard to create a space for them in the music scene, and with the absolutely fantastic momentum they gained in 2016, Four Star Riot hope to continue that uphill climb in 2017 - and in doing so have recently released a brand new single!

The single, "Beautiful Soul," was released on February 15th, and is accompanied by a beautiful, little music video! You can check out and listen to "Beautiful Soul" down below to hear it for yourself!

The video was filmed during the band's opening set for seminal power pop band The Smithereens last month at Central Park Performing Arts Center in Largo, FL. Additional footage is from the recording session at Zen Studios in Pinellas Park, FL the month prior.  Four Star Riot is working on new material at the moment, and like we said before this first release of 2017 is a powerful rocker that speaks to the beauty inside us all!

For to keep up to date on Four Star Riot, check out their social media below!

Four Star Riot: Website // Facebook // Instagram
 

Single Debut From Benchmarks

In anticipation for their forthcoming album, Nashville rock band, Benchmarks, amped up fans with their recently released single, "Frames." "Frames" premiered with New Noise Magazine, and was mixed by Jay Maas (Defeater, Transit, Polar Bear Club, Make Do And Mend) and produced by the band themselves.

Check out "Frames" Below!

The upcoming album, Our Undivided Attention, comes out on March 24th via Sofaburn Records. 

Benchmarks vocalist Todd Farrell Jr. (who also pulls double duty as the lead guitarist for the band Two Cow Garage) says, “I have some pretty intense inattentive ADD and this is sort of about me trying to navigate my brain while also keeping up with real life, relationships, friends, and how being on the road half the year doesn't make that any easier. The title of the record, 'Our Undivided Attention,' comes from the bridge and how on a larger plane, we're all trying so hard to do so many things at once, while probably sacrificing the quality of everything we do and the quality of the time we spend with people. As soon as we wrote this one, we knew it would become the cornerstone to the rest of the record.”

For more on Benchmarks, and what they're up to, check out their social media below!

Benchmarks: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Vista Teases Fans With Upcoming Single

Anthem Rock group Vista has spent the majority of 2016 being very busy. Basically rebuilding themselves from the ground up, the group released their 2016 EP, VERSUS, and then spent most of their time on the road making sure the press knew they were there, and they were proud!

Now, on the verge of a new year, Vista is also preparing for new and exciting announcements and music! The band recently announced their brand, spanking new single "Henchman," expected out on January 13th! Hoping to solidify the band as a punchy anthemic trio, the band set out to write and record “Henchmen,” their latest offering as a powerhouse single, written collectively by all 3 members.

Check out VERSUS for a taste of what's to come!


Be on the lookout for the upcoming single, and until then, check out Vista's social media below to keep up to date always!

Vista: Facebook