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Tonight: Out of Body

What better way of spending a Friday night than by thrashing around for a few hours. Tonight at Deep Space 8 is set to be a heavy rager that’s sure to get you going. Coming from Austin, TX will be Out of Body, who are just coming off the release of their latest LP, Voiceless….

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Ayo River- “Porcelain”

Atlanta-based indie group Ayo River dropped their single “Porcelain.” Following up the release of their first single “Failed State” five months ago, the band expands upon that single in “Porcelain.” The guitar riffs match the somber vibe of the song. Gently picked strings pair well with the tapping of the cymbal in the background. Growing…

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Whales – “How Long”

Portuguese trio Whales recently released a vividly tongue and cheek video for their track “How Long.” The song is off to a groove-ridden start with pulsing drum track beats, filtering in haunting backing vocals, ruminating guitar lines, and driving synths for the total package. The thriving pop framework is soon taken over by a hearty…

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Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park (7/15/17)

In it’s 12th year, Pitchfork Music Festival continued to prove its longevity, boasting three sold out days and another jam packed, stellar lineup. Thousands flocked to Union Park in Chicago, making this year what seemed like the most crowded the festival has been in our three years of coverage. With another incredible year filled with countless memorable moments in…

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Rachel K Collier – “Rust”

Welsh electropop artist Rachel K Collier keeps things fresh and exciting with her new track “Rust.” The true embodiment of a one-woman show, Collier harnesses an independent and organic sound by way of her own production and performance. Featuring powerhouse vocals and swimming harmonies over a bed of animating house beats, the single blends party…

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annarestis – “full commie”

The Oakland-based commies in annarestis recently hit us up with their new jam, “full commie” and we dig it a lot. You may recognize one of the members, kbb, as a member of Trails & Ways, who we’ve written about multiple times. We think annarestis is just as deserving of a listen with its unique…

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Dead Parties – “93”

Alt rock 5-piece Dead Parties meet wistfulness with grunge in their latest single “93.” The track is the result of a musical epiphany by frontman Etienne Mamo, recalled soon after a move across the globe from Melbourne to Barcelona. Set in a cacophony of guitar-driven fuzz, the band laments the best of times with driving bass…

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walkingshoe – “All The Wrong Places”

Chicago’s walkingshoe is not your typical indie rock solo project. His latest single, “All The Wrong Places” is a fair testament to that, bringing together raw acoustic elements with whimsically futuristic electronics. The track embodies walkingshoe’s soft spot for vintage recordings, honing in with crisp clarity on brisk acoustic guitars, luminous keyboard lines, and an…

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Buffalo

Darth Nater – “The Western Lowland Gorilla Song”

Darth Nater (pun intended) is also known as singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Nate Noworyta. The Buffalo-born musician recently caught our attention with “The Western Lowland Gorilla Song,” a tongue-in-cheek ditty that highlights his wry delivery, dry wit, and unique storytelling ability. Noworyta recently released his fourth full-length album, People Are Animals, which is (unsurprisingly) a collection of ten songs about people…

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Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park (7/14/17)

In it’s 12th year, Pitchfork Music Festival continued to prove its longevity, boasting three sold out days and another jam packed, stellar lineup. Thousands flocked to Union Park in Chicago, making this year what seemed like the most crowded the festival has been in our three years of coverage. With another incredible year filled with countless memorable moments in…

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