Hot off the Press
· · ·
The poignant vocals of God of Love floats above a truly magnificent soundscape — sparkling with accents of lucid stardust and cosmic craftsmanship.
The Real Los Shadows of Nasty City, USA — feel the cosmic connection on their delightful new track “Laugh Now Cry Later” and dish out an experimental explosion radiating with faded hints of moon dust and after dinner cocktails. A delightful track to lose oneself in.
On Friday, November 16th of 2018, Lukka released her new LP — Encounter — on the independent label, Santa Rosa Records. The album is a shimmering tale of futile hope — lost in a cosmic wasteland littered with plastic shrines and iconoclastic caricatures.
Sweden/American outfit Eyes Eyes’ new indie-pop anthem “War” is an infectious track now set to film. Actor Jonatan Blode, and Director Daniel Lundh choreograph an emotionally gripping work of art that seems to bleed the consumer at every turn. The short film was masterfully shot by Olle Lundin, and is now available via Vimeo and Youtube.
As difficult as this may sound to hear, you are more than the lyrics you write and the instruments that you play. To really become an established artist, you need to create a unique brand or polarizing image for yourself. You must develop a sort of charming — charismatic authority.
Mathijs Leeuwis (Waalwijk, 1985) is an experimental artist out of the Netherlands. His mesmerizing instrumental track was recorded using a pedal steel guitar in the name of expanding the conscious domain of psychedelic country.
Big Dill and the Boys are an alternative psychedelic folk-rock band hailing from the midwestern state of Wisconsin. The tattered outfit formed in the long hot summer months of 2015, drawing from the songwriting vibe of their idol Neil Young, the sublime instrumental intricacies of the Grateful Dead, and the subtle twang of the Flying Burrito Brothers.
If you cannot handle constructive criticism or are very easily offended, then I highly discourage you from using Submithub. The music blogs using this submission service will not bullshit you. The platform is not for thin skinned individuals who deem negative feedback — indie artist abuse.
As I grow older, I can’t help but feel that my memories seem more like fading dreams than they do the happenings of our supposed reality’s past events. Life is beyond bizarre my friends — but the beauty of it is undeniable, so enjoy it while it lasts.
Hungry Lake is a psychedelic alt-folk band out of Toronto, Ontario — glowing with nostalgia. Sweeping guitars and monolithic walls of intense vibrations meld with Hungry Lake’s depressing ballad of eternal despair in beautiful fashion.
List of indie music blogs who want your music in 2018-2019.
CAii is an up-and-coming artist out of the UK — who mashes-up indie pop with a somewhat darker vibration. She’s been writing music and playing shows for years — utilizing music as a form of therapy and an outlet for her pent-up creative energy.
"I feel like my generation and I are so focused on every negative thing that is happening to us…we never really take a second to just live and be happy anymore. That's why I wrote this EP, just to try and get back in touch with the simplicity and beauty life has to offer us while still trying to educate people about serious topics like mental illness and how it makes people feel." - Kicksie
Hollow Twin is an intensely dark folk-rock band based out of Vancouver, BC. The group is fronted by Emmalee Watts and Becky Wosk who discovered common ground between their love for classic rock and other things now dead.
The Akai MPK Mini MKII — Limited Edition in white easily fits into a backpack and seems to be quite durable after playing on mine for the past year. It’s powered by USB — and is full of all the features one would need to bring your musical ideas to life. The keyboard controller is equipped with 25-synth-action mini-keys, 8 velocity-sensitive rubber drum pads with two banks, and eight assignable control knobs — look no further than the MPK mini MKII, and for only $99, this midi controller is a steal.
Yesterday, Digitalia Records Released their Limited Edition Scratch 'N Sniff Shampoo Banana CD Single. The limited edition CD can be directly purchased via Digitalia Records’ Discogs store.
Lew Phillips — a classic rock and roller from Canada — is a masterful conglomeration of American and British Rock and Pop music from the ‘50s and ‘60s. “Shake Baby Shake” is a track off Phillips’ recently released Shake Music — a nostalgic album infused with rockabilly undertones and vibrations from an era now dead and gone.
Shampoo Banana is a relaxed work of vintage pop art that seems to be falling through a window of an iridescent soundscape and into an avante garde illusion of a nostalgic postmodern noir. The track is infested with tropical undertones that seem to take form as the rhythmic instrumentation bounces between a corridor of world music.
Social media has slowly become an integral part of our life, and you should be using this fact to your advantage.
Domiciles fresh take on a vintage southwestern sound embodies a piece of the post-modern movement — converging with garage rock and space rock via experimental methods, to create an original texture of authenticity.
Vincent just released his most delectable work to date, his EP, There is No Line — a project dripping with misinformation, simulation theories, drum machines, conspiracies, and lacking in harmonic dissonance. It’s a modern take on Beatlesque melodies and indie psych-pop. A wonderful trip to behold.
“Mind Body Soul Music“ by LA-based artist NVDES is an intense track from the Jungle of a metropolitan wasteland. An homage to an era now gone. A sort of gyrating masterpiece of authentic movement and frantic desperation set to the colorful world of NVDES.
On September 18th, 2018 — Brother Toaster released Chucky on cassette, on the independent label, Santa Rosa Records. Chucky is an ornate reflection of a wandering mind lost in the chaos of a mad world.
On September 16th, 2018 — Austin, Texas singer-songwriter Brandon Luedtke released “Morning Light" on cassette, on the independent label, Santa Rosa Records.
The first and very most important step in becoming an artist, or anything for that matter, is the conception of a dream.