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Tonight: The Mountain Goats

Tonight Californian indie veterans The Mountain Goats will be performing in Asbury Hall at Babeville, located on 341 Delaware Ave. The Mountain Goats will certainly come fully equipped with their emotionally resonating, catchy-as-all-get-out melodies and brilliant, folksy lyrics. Chicago-based experimental band Dead Rider will perform the opening set. The doors open at 7 pm.  General…

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Paul Mayson – “Letting You Go”

Paul Mayson is a multi-talented singer/songwriter who specializes in gorgeous electro-pop soundscapes. “Letting You Go” caught our attention with its subtle groove,  nuanced guitar work, and Mayson’s airy and dreamy vocals. About the song, Mayson says, he’s “passionate about pushing boundaries and merging my electronic roots with live instrumentation and pop songwriting.” We can’t help but think he’s on the…

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Tickle Torture – “No One Feels For Your Love”

Here’s some funky fresh electropop for your listening pleasure… Tickle Torture‘s latest banger is called “No One Feels For Your Love,” a trashy disco number that is sure to get your blood pumping. Tickle Torture injects his music with all the glitter-and-confetti-fueled energy of his live performances. The song is layered thick with vocals and beats….

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Winter – “Zoey”

If you’ve ever wondered what it would sound like if David Lynch produced a pop song, look no further than “Zoey,” the latest starry-eyed single from LA dream pop four-piece, Winter. This blissfully hazy track off their latest album, Ethereality, features lullaby vocals floating over a shoegaze beat of celestial riffs and wistful percussions. Perfect…

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Mr. Husband – “DREAMDRIVER”

“DREAMDRIVER” by Mr. Husband, the project led by Maryland songwriter Kenny Tompkins, is a crisp, melodic and affecting tune marked with subtle bits of wistfulness. The track was recorded during a 5-hour live-in-studio session on the day of Tom Petty’s passing, and just like the late, great Petty himself, Mr. Husband is able to craft…

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Native Language – “Lights Across the Water”

“Lights Across the Water” adopts a sound similar to the kind that propped up the catalog of Australian indie forebearers The Go-Betweens decades ago: an elegant, sophisticated melody carries through with clear-cut precision and power. Native Language, the Chicago-based trio behind this here gem, are on the rise and in control of their sound, knowing…

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Frøkedal – “I Don’t Care”

“I Don’t Care,” a new song from Norwegian folk-rock singer-songwriter Anne Lise Frøkedal, is surely as splendid and catchy a little ditty as you’ll come across today, as it expounds a pervading sense of innocence and excitement. It shows shades of She & Him in its playful tone but rocks just a little bit harder….

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Pizzagirl – “Seabirds”

Pizzagirl’s new track “Seabirds” is a serene gift from the multi-talented Liverpool lad who goes by the aforementioned pseudonym. It’s an endlessly fun and listenable but emotional guided journey through a 1980s-influenced soundscape. However, like every intuitive descendent of that culture, Pizzagirl manages to capture something fresh, as the song’s echoing vocals and fresh, shimmying…

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The Gloomies – “Tiger”

“Tiger” by Californian duo The Gloomies starts with a distant but steadily approaching guitar-led melody, which flowers into a thumping beat accompanied by (fittingly) gloomy, reflective lyrics tackling the end of laughter, the breakdown of seemingly everything in one’s life and the feeling of losing stride. The chorus gives off a touch of life amidst…

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I Know The Chief – “Saudade”

Melbourne, Australia’s I Know the Chief boogies down with the new recording of their live favorite, “Saudade,” like a chrome-dipped John Travolta in “Saturday Night Fever.” This pastel and palm trees disco track features fuzzy vocals, handclap drum machines and phantasmic synths out the wazoo. Give this ecstatic listen a play below and grab a…

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