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COWBOY BOY explore idealized romance in power-pop song “INCONVENIENT”
COWBOY BOY explore idealized romance in power-pop song “INCONVENIENT”
Following their bright power-pop track "PET," L.A.-based duo COWBOY BOY are back with their second grunge-laced track, "INCONVENIENT," from their upcoming EP, GOOD GIRL. Featuring vocalist Olivia Maria and Mike Nevin on bass, guitar and drums, the duo offer a completely raw, unabashedly honest look at relationships that have gone awry with a huge sound, urgent guitar riffs and
10 alternative artists who embraced electronica for a whole new sound
10 alternative artists who embraced electronica for a whole new sound
The incorporation of electronic sounds into alternative music is hardly a new phenomenon. In the mid-2000s, bands such as Cobra Starship and 3OH!3 made names for themselves in the scene with their synth-heavy infusions. And while the resulting "neon" era seemed to be short-lived, these artists were largely ahead of their time...
These 13 emo albums are the perfect soundtrack to your college years
These 13 emo albums are the perfect soundtrack to your college years
Writer/director Judd Apatow accurately summed up college when he said: “College is the reward for surviving high school.” It’s true. The college experience proffers unprecedented freedom and a constant buzz of wonder—alive in every cup of ramen noodles and late-night study group. You may have left your...
The Postal Service members revive track during Death Cab for Cutie tour
The Postal Service members revive track during Death Cab for Cutie tour
Death Cab for Cutie and Jenny Lewis have been on tour together, which means a mini-reunion of The Postal Service was bound to happen at some point. And now it officially has. Read more: ‘The Umbrella Academy’ cast teases season 2 with first table read footage The two groups have been performing “Nothing Better” on the road. You can see some of th...
10 iconic bands who only released one album—so far
10 iconic bands who only released one album—so far
Have you ever discovered an artist who you really loved and proceeded to jam their entire discography into your earholes for a week straight? Sadly, the groups in this list are only responsible for producing one studio album as a group. Don’t worry though: There are plenty of familiar faces who went on to produce similar sounds, but never again under these names. Rea...
Casey Bolles covers The Postal Service’s “Such Great Heights” (exclusive)
Casey Bolles covers The Postal Service’s “Such Great Heights” (exclusive)
Acoustic indie rocker Casey Bolles is set to release Manhattan via Pure Noise records Jan. 22.  The three-track EP will feature covers from the 1975, the Mountain Goats and the Postal Service.  “I had a lot of fun recording these songs for a couple days with my good friend (and the producer of my first EP, Freshman), Jay Zubricky in my hometown, Buffalo,” says Bolles. “Manhattan is a series of cov
Acoustic performer Casey Bolles premieres “Tattoo” video (exclusive)
Acoustic performer Casey Bolles premieres “Tattoo” video (exclusive)
Acoustic rocker Casey Bolles is teaming up with AltPress to premiere his latest video for a track off his EP, Freshman. See “Tattoo” below and be sure to leave us a comment with your thoughts! "We filmed the video for ‘Tattoo’ during a week stay San Francisco with the staff at Pure Noise,” shares Bolles. “Matt Vincent and I basically drove ar ...
Band Obituary: The Postal Service
THE POSTAL SERVICE, 10, of Los Angeles, played their final show Aug. 5, 2013 at Metro in Chicago. BIRTH: Though the group’s seminal album, Give Up, was released on Feb. 19, 2003, the birth of the Postal Service can be traced back even further. The ...
The Postal Service make television debut on ‘Colbert’
The Postal Service make television debut on ‘Colbert’
The Postal Service stopped by The Colbert Report last night for a special performance and interview, marking their debut television appearance. After discussing topics such as the origin of the group's name, Jenny Lewis's Toys"R"Us Kid beginnings, and the prospects of a sophomore album, the band proceeded to perform their classic hit "Such Great Heights." Additionally, t ..

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