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Your heart is not prepared for Dermot Kennedy and “Moments Passed”

If you've never heard a voice so full of passion and life it made you stop in your tracks prepare to have your life...
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Listening to Mainland’s “I Found God” is basically a religious experience

The search for a soulmate is one as old as time itself. We are all wild animals in our own way, searching for a...
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Take 5: The must hear albums of the week (September 24)

2017 has been a banner year for new music. From fast-rising young talent proving their viral fame is no mistake, to legacy acts further...
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‘Gaga: Five Foot Two’ is just a feature length DVD special feature

There are many purposes for which a documentary may be made. Sometimes it’s to inform the public on an important issue, sometimes it’s a...
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Eric Nally guests on new Macklemore song “Ain’t Gonna Die Tonight”

”I ain’t gonna die tonight / You can’t kill me / not my spirit” Eric Nally has been one of the most beloved vocalists in...
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Exclusive: He Is We’s Rachel Taylor further comments on sexual assault allegations

A day after being accused of sexual assault by a former touring guitarist and issuing a statement in response, He Is We vocalist Rachel...
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Walk The Moon move on and move forward with “One Foot”

Time is said to heal all wounds, but as we get older we learn that sometimes it doesn't. When the pain doesn't ease on...
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Listening to Mainland’s “I Found God” is basically a religious experience

The search for a soulmate is one as old as time itself. We are all wild animals in our own way, searching for a...
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Eric Nally guests on new Macklemore song “Ain’t Gonna Die Tonight”

”I ain’t gonna die tonight / You can’t kill me / not my spirit” Eric Nally has been one of the most beloved vocalists in...
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Walk The Moon move on and move forward with “One Foot”

Time is said to heal all wounds, but as we get older we learn that sometimes it doesn't. When the pain doesn't ease on...
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Did Lizzo just release the best song of 2017? We think so.

Lizzo just delivered the most honest song you'll hear this week. Resistance is futile. Most pop music can be label either incredibly catchy or deeply...
Peach Pit

Nectar and chewed bubblegum: the not too sweet pop of Peach Pit

In just about any other decade, Peach Pit would have been a very far cry from the quintessential cool kids. Best described as a...
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Embrace the cold, sharp edges of Fall with Phoebe Bridgers’ “Stranger in the Alps”

Phoebe Bridgers is a name that was unfamiliar to me until this morning. The powers that be (whether that's a probably underpaid human or...
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PREMIERE: Staircase Spirits continue their rise with “California Winter”

The latest single from Staircase Spirits further emphasizes the duo's undeniable talent. There are many kinds of love in this world, but the way we...
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Your heart is not prepared for Dermot Kennedy and “Moments Passed”

If you've never heard a voice so full of passion and life it made you stop in your tracks prepare to have your life...
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Listening to Mainland’s “I Found God” is basically a religious experience

The search for a soulmate is one as old as time itself. We are all wild animals in our own way, searching for a...
Walk the Moon - "One Foot"video

Walk The Moon move on and move forward with “One Foot”

Time is said to heal all wounds, but as we get older we learn that sometimes it doesn't. When the pain doesn't ease on...
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Macklemore and Kesha will make you weep with the video for “Good Old Days”

When Kesha returned earlier this summer, it was with the moving single "Praying." Before the release of her third studio album Rainbow on August 11, she...
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PHOTOS: Royal Blood bring riff-heavy rock to Columbus

There is a track on Royal Blood’s most recent album titled “I Only Lie When I Love You”. As far as we’re concerned that...
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“Whachu Know” about Bhad Bhabie? She’s back with two new videos.

When Bhad Bhabie (that's Danielle Bregoli, a.k.a. the "Cash Me Outside" girl) announced her signing to Atlantic Records earlier this week, the music industry was...
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The first trailer for ‘Marvel’s The Punisher’ is dark and violent

You'll be forgiven if the second season of Daredevil isn't fresh in your memory. Over the last year and a half since its release,...

Substream #58 starring Bleachers, Foster The People, Ghastly + more

Somehow we’ve blinked, and the year is almost over. It’s time to put away the flamingo floats and watered-down piña coladas and break out...

Substream #57 starring Misterwives, K.Flay, Chase Atlantic + 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Former touring guitarist accuses He Is We’s Rachel Taylor of sexual assault

A former touring guitarist for He Is We has accused vocalist and founding member Rachel Taylor of sexual assault. UPDATE: Rachel Taylor has responded to...
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OP-ED: 10 albums that deserve 10-year anniversary tours in 2018

Nostalgia is one hell of a drug, and nothing produces a more powerful sense of nostalgia than anniversary tours for the albums that changed...
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Snails releases new single “Only Want U,” announces new tour dates

With otherworldly, over-the-top production and an atmosphere that manages to bring thousands of strangers together from festivals to nightclubs across the globe, EDM is...
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Charles Bradley cancels all upcoming tour dates due to illness

We don't know what you believe in, if anything at all, but right now we need your help to support a member of music...
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Sleep On It announce future album of the year contender ‘Overexposed,’ stream lead single

Today is a good day to be alive. After spending the last year working themselves to death in support of their beloved EP Lost...
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Snails is about to come out of his ‘Shell’ with debut album

Plenty of artists come up with their own subgenres to describe their music, but rarely do they actually hit it on the nose with...

Say Anything announce ‘In Defense’ anniversary tour

Throughout the year it's always fun to remember anniversaries of some of the albums we love. Who doesn't enjoy listening to a record that's...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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Peach Pit

Nectar and chewed bubblegum: the not too sweet pop of Peach...

In just about any other decade, Peach Pit would have been a very far cry from the quintessential cool kids. Best described as a...
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OP-ED: 10 albums that deserve 10-year anniversary tours in 2018

Nostalgia is one hell of a drug, and nothing produces a more powerful sense of nostalgia than anniversary tours for the albums that changed...
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Everything I learned from writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood

If both people of color and women are extremely under-represented in the realms of cinematic auteurism, then women of color are the ones who...