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Unity for the Outcasts Explore the “Space in your Heart”

Unity for the Outcasts "Space in your Heart" album art, depicting a spatial event of swirling stars and universes resonating in purple, red, and hues of orange.

Recent Articles Hokay, buckle up, because Unity for the Outcasts (or UFTO for short) are about to take you on a ride all the way through the “Space in your Heart.” The band’s newest single was released on December 29, 2023 just in time for all those New Year thoughts and reflections. It’s a thumper; […]

Newcomer Holiday Death Tribute Drops Nostalgic “Practice”

A black and white sketch of a crudely drawn man playing the piano with an angel looking over his shoulder.

Recent Articles The D.C.-Based indie punk band releases their first track, “Practice” on November 3rd. For those of us missing the distinct 90s punk rock sound, get ready for Holiday Death Tribute. With a sound that is similar to Green Day and Jimmy Eat World, Holiday Death Threat is already looking at establishing themselves in […]

“Shift” by Lauren Calve is a Folk Country Treat

Lauren Calve is looking at her reflection in a red room. The mirror is ornate with twisted metal all around her.

More to Watch Lauren Calve released her debut album “Shift” September 1st. She performs at Elkton Music Hall in Elkton, MD on November 17. Calve’s first album is a folksy contemplation of her life in quarantine. Through the ten tracks on the album, she spends time dissecting her life figuring out what is good and […]

DC’s M4TR Plans to Bring the Retrofuture to The Renegade VA

An image of M4TR with a neon background, promoting their upcoming show at The Renegade VA on December 14th.

Recent Articles Join M4TR in the Retrofuture for an electrifying 3+ hours of rebellious dance-rock vibes on Thursday, December 14, at The Renegade VA. See M4TR at The Renegade VA on December 14. An acronym for “Music 4 The Revolution,” DC’s rebellious dance rock band M4TR come from the “Retrofuture,” where the boundaries between genres […]

Elijah Cruise Embraces His Shadow Self with ‘Vampire U’

Alternative pop artist Elijah Cruise poses dramatically in promo photo for new single, Vampire U

Recent Articles On Oct. 27, Nashville-based alternative pop artist Elijah Cruise, a favorite at Alchemical Records, released his latest single, “Vampire U,” just in time for Halloween. Elijah Cruise – Photo Courtesy of Olivia Perdomo (@ifitisnt.olivia). In contrast with a society that pressures individuals to distance themselves from their shadow self, Cruise’s moody, seductive track […]

Big Cry Country Releases Debut EP “Living Conditions”

Big Cry Country, "Living Conditions" album art by Audrey Kubetin depicts a purple background and a green vine spiraling clockwise on which a number of pink snails with red shells are traversing.

Recent Articles Indie punk band Big Cry Country from D.C. and New York have put out their debut EP Living Conditions, which embodies their style of “energetic rock for the kind of people who think a cathartic cry can be improved by dancing.” ‘Living Conditions’ cover art by Audrey Kubetin. Living Conditions was inspired by […]

Balter Choir Encapsulate Autumn in “Leaves Falling”

"Leaves Falling" cover art, fall foliage

Recent Articles Richmond’s new instrumental band Balter Choir release their debut single “Leaves Falling” on Oct. 20. “Leaves Falling” cover art “Leaves Falling” is a pleasant track that establishes the quartet’s jamming style – “Balter Choir strives to provide a chill and relaxed atmosphere of a jazz band while also bringing the fun energy of […]

5th of Four Isn’t Holding Back With Debut LP, Hold on Tight

A shot of DC-based rock band 5th of Four performing live on stage.

Recent Articles DC’s 5th of Four highlights their collective strengths as a band with the release of their debut album, Hold on Tight. 5th of Four Performing Live – Photo courtesy of the artist. Formed back in 2021 in Falls Church, VA, DC-based rock band 5th of Four quickly built a faithful following of fans […]

Shane Rennison Embraces Life With Debut EP Nice To Meet You

A photo of indie-pop musician Shane Rennison sitting with his guitar inside of a wood panneled room.

Recent Articles New York songwriter Shane Rennison reflects on his life experiences while reminding listeners to stay positive with his debut EP, Nice To Meet You. Indie-pop singer/songwriter Shane Rennison, Photo credit: Mike Bloom. Indie-pop artist Shane Rennison embraces transparent vulnerability while wearing his heart on his sleeve with his new EP, Nice To Meet […]

The Rural Alberta Advantage Comeback — The Rise & The Fall

The Rural Alberta Advantage, The Rise & The Fall album art depicts a decaying single family home from above as it seems to blend in with the browning lawn surrounding the residence.

More to Watch The band’s newest album made its October 6 release via Saddle Creek/Paper Bag Records. Folk-rock Toronto trio The Rural Alberta Advantage have released their fifth full-length album and their first one in six years, The Rise & The Fall. The Rural Alberta Advantage – “The Rise & The Fall” – album art. […]