Sunday, February 26, 2017

american violence

In a time when there are more crime-related television series, podcasts, and content than ever before it takes a special kind of story to...
get out

Wow. Who would have thought that Jordan Peele, one half of the sketch comedy duo Key and Peele, would not only be a fantastic...
everybody loves somebody

Romance films have a somewhat deserved reputation for being underwhelming, uncreative, and ultimately little more than cash-ins on adolescent straight female fantasies of finding...
ashland

Illinois rock duo Ashland---comprised of members Asia Woodward and Aaron Wood---are preparing for the release of their new 10-track album, titled Wildfire, which is...

“We’re the last philosophers,” observes comedy icon Chris Rock in the opening seconds of Dying Laughing. “Everybody now that talks is reading from a...
Fifty Shades Darker

Fifty Shades Darker is what I imagine a teenager who has only heard of BDSM would create if given tens of millions to make...
mitski

2016 gave us a ton of great albums. Mitski's Puberty 2 is a masterpiece, and Head Carrier from Pixies wasn't anything to scoff at,...
Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel is many things. For starters, he is somehow 49 years old, a husband, and a father of three. He is also a...
young mister

North Carolina songwriter Steven Fiore---known best in the music world as Young Mister---is beginning production on his second album with producer Taylor Bray in...
pamela hute

Parisian singer-songwriter Pamela Hute lives in The City Of Love, so naturally that influence is going to seep into her craft. But as we...
Fyfe

It's only been about seven months since pop maestro Fyfe last released new material but it's felt like forever. When we first caught wind...
passion pit

While Passion Pit is perhaps most well known for their hit songs like "Sleepyhead" and "Take A Walk," the band is so much more...
half waif

Half Waif's forthcoming EP is the life preserver we need to make it through this year. Nandi Rose Plunkett's voice is a glowing musical...
the right now

If you're in need of something that's affecting and also possesses the power to make you move, Chicago soul-pop ensemble the Right Now have...
ashland

Illinois rock duo Ashland---comprised of members Asia Woodward and Aaron Wood---are preparing for the release of their new 10-track album, titled Wildfire, which is...
young mister

North Carolina songwriter Steven Fiore---known best in the music world as Young Mister---is beginning production on his second album with producer Taylor Bray in...
michelle branch romantic video

At the beginning of the month Michelle Branch returned to our lives with her single "Hopeless Romantic." It contains all the emotional complexity and...
exnations

Washington, DC-based alt-pop trio Exnations have a brand new single available, titled "Free," and today we've teamed with the band to share its accompanying...
the house

Amy Poehler and Will Ferrell are both titans in the comedy world. From SNL to sitcoms and movies, there aren't many subjects the duo...
new found glory

Pop-punk veterans New Found Glory are hands down one of the catchiest bands to ever create within the genre. Somehow, time has not had...
little dragon

It's been awhile since we've heard from Swedish band Little Dragon. The band's last release was Nabuma Rubberband in 2014, and they've been largely...
substream 56

Winter has been rather relentless, eh? We’re still trying to thaw out but luckily the fact that we can’t feel our fingers has actually...

In an era when many music outlets are focusing solely on their digital efforts, we here at Substream continue to pour our hearts and...
pup-cover

Phantogram have an album out today. It's called Three, and it's pretty dang good. PUP released an album earlier this year. That album is...
Desires

Just a week after sharing their spin on G-Eazy's hit single "Me, Myself, and I," Michigan post-hardcore group Desires are once again partnering with...
Desires

A great cover song released at just the right time can be a game-changer for any band or musician on the rise. In a...
dinosaur pile-up

Hot on the heels of their third studio album, Eleven Eleven, English rock trio Dinosaur Pile-Up have recorded a live studio version of Dire...
taking back sunday

In an era when many music outlets are focusing solely on their digital efforts, we here at Substream continue to pour our hearts and...
mitski

2016 gave us a ton of great albums. Mitski's Puberty 2 is a masterpiece, and Head Carrier from Pixies wasn't anything to scoff at,...
little dragon

It's been awhile since we've heard from Swedish band Little Dragon. The band's last release was Nabuma Rubberband in 2014, and they've been largely...

PWR BTTM is an important band. Liv Bruce and Ben Hopkins are both outspoken supporters of LGBT+ rights and have been vocal about their...
communist daughter

If you're anything like us, you probably need at least one good escape per week in the form of comforting entertainment---if even for just...
Chainsmokers

Fans of the Chainsmokers are in for a great 2017. The duo most well known for their inescapable single "Closer," which features Halsey, have...
hovvdy

Austin, Texas duo Hovvdy---the writing and recording project of Charlie Martin and Will Taylor---write intimate and often moving songs that channel influences from the...
the 1975

The 1975's second album, the short-titled I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It, was one...

Every day is a good day to be a fan of Julien Baker. In that regard, today is especially exciting as Baker talked to...
Mom Jeans

You know we are getting toward the end of the year when publications and blogs of all sizes begin tripping over one another to...
thieves

Austin, Texas band Thieves have signed to Revival Recordings to release their debut studio album, titled No Motive, on November 25. To celebrate their...
PWR BTTM

PWR BTTM, one of 2015's best breakout acts, are headed for bigger and better things. The band has inked a contract with Polyvinyl, and...
Chris Farren

It's a glorious day in the world of music, and we all have the fine folks at SideOneDummy to thank. Having already graced us...

Dayton, Ohio's Save The Lost Boys have just announced their signing with Victory Records, where they'll continue to offer their own brand of supercharged...

Formerly inactive rock/psychobilly trio Tiger Army have returned with their first new single in nine years. Stream "Prisoner of the Night" below. The song will...

EDITORIAL

acceptance

The music scene of 2017 is both strikingly different from and oddly similar to the music scene of 2005. Emo is discussed regularly, Warped...
character death

The best TV shows and movies are the ones we can relate to in some way, or are ones that pull our minds into...
under-representation

Music festivals and live concerts provide individuals with an opportunity to escape their troubles and drown out the world around them alongside a community...