New album Late Bloomer by Static Masks

2017-03-24 19:16:51 UTC

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 "Late Bloomer" was recorded by James Whitten (Pears, Thou, Gland, Donovan Wolfington) and mastered by Carl Saff. Static Masks are a four piece with two vocalists. They tend to get put in the math rock, shoegaze, indie categories. With a goal to make "interesting" and "beautiful" music, Static Masks blend melody and complexity with some nontraditional song structures to create their own version of progressive pop music.


Track List

1.Aware Wolf 04:19 video

2.Somersault 03:23

3.90's Smell 04:39

4.Waves 06:21

5.Clear Lake, TX 04:29

6.Late Bloomer 04:16

7.Concrete Swamp 03:47

8.Devils 07:45


Genre : alternative, experimental, post, rock, indie, math, progressive, shoegaze

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Light Of The East EP by Mixtaped Monk

2017-03-23 18:24:38 UTC

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Mixtaped Monk is a DIY music project by Indian multi-instrumentalist and music producer, Arka Sengupta, who believes in making music that soothes the mind. This project was started as an outlet for his creative expressions.

Under the moniker of Mixtaped Monk, he not only expresses himself as a music producer but also as a writer and a visual artist. Being socially awkward since childhood, he always loved solitude. And, in his solitude, the thing which he liked to do the most is discovering music. Be it the cassette of Pink Floyd's “Dark Side of The Moon,” which he discovered, in his uncle's old room, during his early teenage, or the first mixtape that he made for a girl when he was a little bit older, music has always been his sole companion. Gradually, he picked up playing the keyboard and the guitar, started experimenting with music and realized that there is a whole world of possibilities for him to explore.

To date, Mixtaped Monk has released 4 full length albums, an EP and 5 singles. 


"Light Of The East EP" is like a tribute to Japan, its rich culture and heritage. Through dreamy atmospheres and intricate melodies, this EP tries to convey different emotions you can experience when you think about or even literally visit various places in Japan such as Mt. Fuji, Osaka, Kyoto and the Akihabara district in Tokyo. Sonically, the instrumental EP borders around ambient and post-rock while taking influences from indie rock, alternative rock and shoegaze music.

Track List


Fuji-san - 03:49
Dreams Of Kyoto - 05:34
From Osaka, With Love - 03:28
Akihabara Nights - 04:54


Genre : alternative, atmospheric, rock, experimental, ambient, electronica, indie, instrumental, post-rock, postrock, shoegaze, soundscape

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Magana - Pages (Tour Single) by Magana

2017-03-21 04:11:29 UTC

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Raised in Bakersfield, California before making her way to New York City; Jeni Magana issued her debut EP 'Golden Tongue' last year on Audio Antihero Records to glowing reviews and national airplay, making a number of end-of-the-year lists. Magana offers a stunning new voice in the Indie world: ghostly but raw, tender but powerful.

“Pages” is a Free Tour Single from Brooklyn's Jeni Magana, following her acclaimed late 2016 debut EP Golden Tongue. Her work has recently found praise and support from The Line of Best Fit, London In Stereo, EARMILK, yvynyl, BBC, FM4, Podcart, GoldFlakePaint, Shout4Music, IMPOSE, BIRP.FM, El Correo, Fame Mag, The Le Sigh, The Grey Estates, God Is In The TV, Collapse Board, Resonance FM, Dandelion Radio and numerous Best of the Year lists.

Live favourite “Pages” is an early experiment in Magana’s ever shifting solo sound, previously unreleased up to now. It’s a gorgeous standalone document of her evolving creativity and expression. The song shows a more traditionally Indie Rock side to Magana's dreamy Alt. Pop sound with a her stunning voice soaring over the ragged instrumentation. It's heartfelt and emotional rock music with ghosts whispering through the walls. 

Tour Dates - More TBA:

January 5th - Brooklyn Free Radio (Radio Session)

January 6th - FIKA, Manhattan, NY

January 11th - Sofar Sounds, NY

February 15th - Octopus Literary Salon, Oakland, CA

February 18th - Lonely Ave, Bakersfield, CA

February 19th - Sculpterra Winery, Paso Robles, CA

March 10th - Pete’s Candy Store, Brooklyn, NY

March 18th - Ripe Art Gallery, Long Island, NY


Genre : alternative, pop, rock, indie

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Live At Sunrunner by Arbor Lights

2017-03-19 05:36:24 UTC

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Arbor Lights have been making a racket in their home town of Birmingham since 2010.   Greg, Alex,  Matt and James stole their name from the pub where they met. They self-released their first single On A Sea in 2011, and a self-titled EP in 2012 & a full length album called "Hatherton Lake" in 2013. Since then they have gigged around Birmingham (and occasionally further afield) with too many amazing bands to name.

Last February Arbor Lights  were invited to Birmingham City Uni to record a live session for their friends at Sunrunner Sessions. The video never came together but these four new songs feel like a nice snapshot of where they 've  been since Hatherton Lake came out. This release, as ever, is pay-what-you-want, but all proceeds will be donated to a local charity. CHADD is a housing association working around the Black Country to provide shelter to the homeless, both young and old, and victims of domestic abuse. The work they do is more important than ever and they wanted to do their part to help a cause that's close to them on a personal level. Please consider giving generously.

Track List


  • The Frenzy - 05:13 
  • Malapert - 05:07 
  • Only Run If You're Being Chased - 04:32 
  • If We Don't Learn From History Channel, We Are Doomed To Repeat History Channel - 07:36


Genre : alternative, diy, experimental, rock, indie, instrumental, post-rock, space

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New EP Mountain Twin by Joel Porter

2017-03-17 04:27:45 UTC

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Joel Porter started playing music at an early age, starting with violin and then moving onto french horn (5th grade), guitar and bass (6th grade), and songwriting in high school. Porter and Eric Hillman (producer + 1/2 the band Foreign Fields) recorded everything on 'Mountain Twin' in the Dark Heart studio by themselves, covering violin, guitar, bass, piano, trumpet, french horn, and vocals, as well as any electronic samples you might hear.   the Porter explains that  Mountain Twin' EP is about growth. Over the course of four folk-based, painstakingly carefully crafted songs, which include a song he co-wrote with his musician parents, he illustrates the nature, feelings, memories and what it means to seek for the truth. You can easily feel yourself being in the desolate plains, where the snow is falling, the river is flowing and the mountains howling.

Track List

  • Mountain Twin
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  • St. Anthony
  • Winter Coat


Genre : acoustic, folk, alternative

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