Recent Articles Friday, July 7th marked The One Eighties’ triumphant return with “Two Jet Planes.” Autumn Brand and Daniel Cook’s first single of 2023 adds to their catalog of genre-bending explorations — and it’s just a taste of what’s on the way this summer. The new track follows two lovers who can’t seem to pin […]
Calgary, Canadian-based hardcore noise doom duo, Mares of Thrace are coming to The Runaway and Metro Gallery on June 20/21 in Washington D.C and Baltimore. Learn more with Maura Marcellino. Mares of Thrace. Photo by Monika Deviat Canadian noise doom duo, Mares of Thrace is coming to The Runaway in Washington, D.C. on June 20th with […]
Recent Articles Maryland based electronic duo, Pink Elefants (consisting of longtime friends Finch and Illeven), are back with their latest 8-bit inspired single “Shy Guy”. Given the glitchy, minimalism used in the tracks production and samples pulled directly from the sound effects of the “Super Mario” franchise (particularly the classic descending pipe sound), the title […]
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Recent Articles Dekleyn – courtesy of Dekelyn Indie pop aficionados Dekleyn returned on February 9th with their latest single, “Only You.” The song marks Justin Kleyn’s and Matthew DeCelis’ first release of 2023, as well as their first collaboration with fellow Sydney-based pop artist Sammi Constantine. Sammi’s skilled vocals depart from the beautifully forceful and […]
If you’re looking for darker industrial vibes with a hint of shoegaze, you needn’t look any further than Now After Nothing. After sprinting out of the gate with “Sick Fix,” Matt Spatial and company keep their eyes fixed on the future with big plans and bigger sounds. What started out as a solo project has now accumulated into a darkwave duo with Michael Allen helming the echoing, doom-filled drums. With the additional expertise of sound engineers, John Davis (U2, Joan Jett) and Carl Glanville (Placebo, JAMC, Suede), filling out their brooding and ferocious sound, Now After Nothing is poised to become mainstays in the realm of electronic hard rock. Learn more with contributing writer Charlie Maybee.
More to Watch Atlanta-based darkwave duo, Now After Nothing, make their mark with the electric brooding of their debut single “Sick Fix”. Full of gothic vibes á la Bauhaus and The Cure, they manage a nice balance of electronic sounds against more traditional rock band set up. There’s an industrial feel the band’s approach that […]
The music industry is full of acts that were born from family ties: from the pop stylings of The Jackson 5 to the grungy sci-fi epics of Chevelle. One of the latest to hit the scene has been HØVDING, a Nashville-based project formed by singer and violinist, Nika Jane, and her father and producer, Geoff Duncan. The duo finds their inspiration from Nordic history and mythology, and you can feel the mystic undercurrent and palpable heartbeat that runs through each of their songs with urgency. Join contributing writer Charlie Maybee, as he sits down with Jane and Duncan to discuss their music catalogue to-date, songwriting influences, and what the future holds for the band.
There are times when a band’s songwriter comes up with music so personal, it defies categorization to the point that it doesn’t quite fit under the band’s moniker. This is the way Ben DeHan, approaches all of his songwriting, and it’s the reason that he releases music under his own name. After a stretch playing with American Diary and a subsequent hiatus, DeHan returned with a newfound energy as a solo artist. Since then, he and his wife, collaborator and cellist, Lauren have worked hard to establish the authenticity and versatility of their pop-punk act. Learn more about the duo’s journey and new EP with contributing writer Charlie Maybee.
Recent Articles Alternative hip hop duo, Inspired Flight (made up of Gabe Lehner/9 Theory and Eric Poline/OpenOptics), soar through the cosmos in their titular reissued single, “We All Want To Fly” from their 2010 album of the same name. The song features a verse from Inspectah Deck of the legendary hip hop group, Wu-Tang Clan, […]