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1. Amarionette – “Compromise” (ft. Kurt Travis)
Featuring Kurt Travis (formerly of Dance Gavin Dance, A Lot Like Birds) Amarionette produce a pleasurable new track, “Compromise.” Consistent beats throughout the song allow the listener to relax and simply take in the music. Amarionette begin tour next month in Las Vegas, and a list of dates and tickets are available here. They’re heading into the studio next month to begin working on a new record.
2. Nightly – “Twenty Something”
Nightly have us reminiscing with their newest single, “Twenty Something.” Giving off ’80s romance movie vibes, this song takes us back to a simpler life, thinking on our pasts without a care for the future. The track can be purchased here. They’re currently on a headlining tour across the U.S., and remaining dates and tickets can be found here.
3. KOLARS – “Touch The Lightning”
If you go driving through the country, KOLARS’ “Touch The Lightning” is the perfect track to play. They’re currently on a headlining tour across North America. You can check out remaining dates and tickets here.
4. The Faim – “Amelie”
Beginning soft, the Faim take us on a roller coaster ride with their newest track, “Amelie”. Fireworks can be heard at the first chorus only for the band to dial it back and change to a waltz at the bridge. They return with a vengeance in the final chorus to round out the song. “Amelie” was released in anticipation for their upcoming debut album, expected to drop this September. They’ll be hitting the road with Andy Black next week, and dates and tickets can be found here.
5. Taylor Janzen – “Shouting Matches”
Taylor Janzen delivers a haunting narrative with “Shouting Matches.” Using simple guitar riffs, Janzen is able to show off her powerful voice accompanied by various harmonies. The new tune serves as the title track for her upcoming EP, out May 3, which can be preordered here.
6. LIMBS – “Abandoned”
With new vocalist Austin McAuley, LIMBS unleashed an absolute headbanger with “Abandoned.” Starting with commanding screams, the track doesn’t lose momentum. Even as they switch to a gentle bridge, the energy stays high. The band embark on tour today supporting the Plot In You on the Feel Nothing tour. You can check out the full list of dates and tickets here.
7. Preston Lovinggood – “Moon Fever”
Preston Lovinggood’s “Moon Fever” takes us on a trip with pleasant vocals and ear-catching melodies. Sweetly singing of dreams that are out of reach, Lovinggood presents the perfect lazy Sunday track. The song will be featured on his newest album, Consequences, which is due out May 17 via Last Gang Records.
8. Saint Agnes – “Move Like A Ghost”
“Move Like A Ghost” can only be described as “chocolate dirt,” sweet yet gritty. Swinging beats and psychedelic synths give this Saint Agnes track a Jimi Hendrix-esque sound. The song will be featured on their upcoming full-length, Welcome To Silvertown, to be released May 3. They’ll be making festival appearances throughout the summer, and tickets and dates can be found here.
9. SKIVER – “No Goodbyes”
A steady crescendo is what drives SKIVER’s “No Goodbyes.” Dips in intensity riddled between choruses and impressive guitar riffs after a congenial bridge make the track an interesting listen. The is taken off their maxi-single No Goodbyes/Noise which is available to stream here.
10. Liberties – “Are You Ok?”
Liberties release an intense-sounding single with “Are You Ok?” Despite the heavy lyrics about being alone, the band deliver a banger to rage to when don’t know what else to do. The track will be featured on the band’s upcoming EP, Broken, which will be released April 5. The album is available for preorder here.