The House Summer Movie Preview

Substream’s 45 must-see movies of Summer 2017

Summer does not officially begin until June 20, but any fan of cinema knows the summer movie season kicks off in April. Fate of...
Staircase Spirits

Staircase Spirits will never be your “Good Ex-Girlfriend”

The month of April is always a crazy time around Substream HQ because we are hard at work on our second print magazine of...
Phoenix Forgotten

‘Phoenix Forgotten’ is surprisingly easy to forget

If you told me Phoenix Forgotten had literally been forgotten on the shelf of some production studio for the better part of a decade...
Untouchable

MSPIFF: ‘Untouchable’ is a challenging, but necessary documentary

There are few things in this world people have less compassion for than those whose names appear on the National Sex Offender Public Registry...

PHOTOS: So What?! Music Fest celebrates 10 year anniversary

So What?! Music Fest Gallery Photos by Rachael Dowd
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The trailer for ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ promises more spy action

If you haven't seen 2014's Kingsman: The Secret Service yet, do yourself a favor and go watch it. The film gives a knowing wink...
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No venue is off limits in first look at Maria Bamford’s new special, ‘Old...

Lady Dynamite herself, Maria Bamford, is back with an-all new comedy special. Set for an exclusive Netflix release on May 2, Old Baby finds Bamford...
Staircase Spirits

Staircase Spirits will never be your “Good Ex-Girlfriend”

The month of April is always a crazy time around Substream HQ because we are hard at work on our second print magazine of...
wore

PREMIERE: Wore come back to life with “Bleached”

Change is a beautiful thing, especially when it's for the better. The members of Wore know this to be true. Formerly known as Novelty,...
Noah Cyrus

Noah Cyrus goes full Miley with “Stay Together”

No one would blame you for mistaking Noah Cyrus for her older sister, Miley, at first glance. The two siblings look quite a bit...

Tigers Jaw share new track “June” off upcoming LP

It was a happy day last month when we were able to report on the return of Tigers Jaw. The duo of Brianna Collins...

PWR BTTM’s new song “LOL” is an emotional powerhouse

Every new bit of material we get from PWR BTTM just gets us more and more excited for the release of their new album, Pageant....
Marie Miller

PREMIERE: Marie Miller delivers indie pop gold with “Boardwalk”

One of the great discoveries we make while growing up is the realization our parents, just like us, are people. They are not superheroes...
Harry Styles

Harry Styles’ pop reign begins again with “Sign Of The Times”

The moment One Direction fans have been waiting for is finally here. Harry Styles has released his debut solo single, “Sign Of The Times,”...
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No venue is off limits in first look at Maria Bamford’s new special, ‘Old...

Lady Dynamite herself, Maria Bamford, is back with an-all new comedy special. Set for an exclusive Netflix release on May 2, Old Baby finds Bamford...
Keepers

Netflix promises more true crime in trailer for ‘The Keepers’

Making A Murderer was a huge win for Netflix. The late 2015 documentary series gripped the minds of viewers and dominated the cultural conversation...
the last jedi trailer

The first trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ is finally here!

Nothing makes our nerdy hearts happier than the fact that Star Wars movies, shows, and comics are back on a yearly basis now. The...
wore

PREMIERE: Wore come back to life with “Bleached”

Change is a beautiful thing, especially when it's for the better. The members of Wore know this to be true. Formerly known as Novelty,...
Altitude

Exclusive ‘Altitude’ clip asks if you’d like $50 million dollars

We at Substream believe you can never have enough thrillers set aboard airplanes. There is an inherent sense of tension that comes with flying,...
alt-J 3ww video

alt-J share black and white music video for “3WW”

When we shared new music from alt-J with you, we noticed the visuals for the songs indicated that music videos were on the way....
detroit trailer Summer Movie Preview

The trailer for ‘Detroit’ promises tense historical drama

Kathryn Bigelow is one of the best directors in Hollywood today. While Point Break is still an amazing action flick, Bigelow's more recent and...
substream 56

Substream #56 starring Maggie Rogers, Andrew McMahon, Minus The Bear + more

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...

Substream #54 starring Two Door Cinema Club, Phantogram, Glass Animals, Shura, Rob Zombie +...

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

Celebrate Phantogram’s album release with a sweet cover by PUP

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

PREMIERE: Desires have turned the Chainsmokers’ smash “Closer” into a post-hardcore anthem

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

PREMIERE: Desires cover G-Eazy’s smash hit, “Me, Myself, and I”

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

PREMIERE: Watch Dinosaur Pile-Up rock through Dire Straits’ “Money For Nothing”

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

Substream 53 starring Taking Back Sunday, Grouplove, Decendents, KT Tunstall + more

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

The Rocket Summer announce ‘Do You Feel’ 10-year anniversary tour

Before 2017 even began, we knew it would be a big year for 10 year anniversary tours. So far, the tour announcements have not...

Foster The People share North American summer tour dates

Admit it. Foster The People's "Pumped Up Kicks" still creeps into the back of your head from time to time. While that song in...

Tigers Jaw announce new album, release single “Guardian”

Tigers Jaw is back. That's all we needed to hear in order to celebrate today. Thankfully, the band was nice enough to give us a little...

City and Colour announces spate of new August tour dates

City and Colour, the stage name of Dallas Green, released his album If I Should Go Before You towards the tail end of 2015....
judah & the lion

Judah & the Lion announce a bevy of 2017 tour dates

Nashville band Judah & the Lion are a busy group. The deluxe version of their 2016 album, Folk Hop N' Roll, was just released, and a...
mitski

Mitski and Pixies will be touring North America together in the fall

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

Little Dragon share tour dates, video for new single “High”

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...
tonight alive world away

Tonight Alive return with a new video after joining Hopeless Records

It's spring, which means everything is thawing out and getting a new start. The same is true for Australian band Tonight Alive, who, today,...

Julien Baker joins Matador Records, releases new track “Funeral Pyre”

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

Your new favorite band is called Mom Jeans. Deal with it.

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

PREMIERE: Thieves sign to Revival Recordings, release video for “Drag Me Into Light”

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 sign with Polyvinyl, will release sophomore album in 2017

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

Chris Farren’s upcoming solo record may be your album of the year

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...

Save The Lost Boys sign to Victory Records, release video for “Overreaction”

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...

Editorials

The House Summer Movie Preview

Substream’s 45 must-see movies of Summer 2017

Summer does not officially begin until June 20, but any fan of cinema knows the summer movie season kicks off in April. Fate of...
kendrick damn

OPINION: Kendrick Lamar has his finger firmly on the truth button

I’m listening to "The Heart Part IV" at a time when I am more politically attuned than ever in my life. I watch White...
Ghost in the Shell

EDITORIAL: The art and themes of Mamoru Oshii’s ‘Ghost In The...

The 1995 anime classic Ghost In The Shell is a rich exploration of existentialism that changed the cinema landscape.