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Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve And Discover Ben Cooling’s “Breathe Again”

I don’t know about you, but I am forever a sucker for any catchy sad song led by acoustic guitar. Something about those six steel strings being strummed up and down stabs me right in the feels every damn time, and if you feel the same, I may have just stumbled across your new favorite artist.

Ben Cooling has been making a name for himself as a solo artist since 2012, but he’s been active within the music industry for well over a decade. His latest single, “Breathe Again,” is taken from an EP titled To Hell With Consequences, …

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MUSIC VIDEO: Our Last Night – “Falling Away”

Our Last Night have released a music video for their single “Falling Away.” The band made the video very personal, and showed a side of one of their members you don’t get to see very often. The video features frontman brothers Matt and Trevor Wentworth singing the lyrics back and forth, but it focuses mostly on Trevor. He’s either sitting, longingly staring out a window or playing on the beach with his son. The song talks about having to be away from friends and family all the time, so it makes sense the video embodies that feeling. You can watch …

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Watch Crown The Empire Perform An Acoustic Version Of “Millennia”

Crown The Empire are currently touring their second-ever Vans Warped Tour. They have been performing a couple of songs off their recently released album, The Resistance: Rise Of The Runaways, and during their stop in Minnesota they performed an acoustic version of “Millennia.” You can watch the video below.

It almost seemed like it was their very first time performing in such an intimate setting, and started off a little awkward. If you wish to skip the awkwardness and just get to the song, you should start the video at around 1 min 40 sec.

There are just a …

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All Time Low Cover Jimmy Eat World’s “Hear You Me”

All Time Low are a band born out of a mutual admiration for the influential punk and indie bands of the early 2000s, so it may come as no surprise that the group recently paid tribute to one of their favorite bands during a benefit performance in Baltimore.

On July 12 of this year, the members of All Time Low performed a stripped down set as part of a benefit show in Baltimore, MD. During their show, the guys surprised fans by sharing a full band acoustic cover of Jimmy Eat World’s “Hear You Me.” We were not on the …

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Mansions Perform Acoustic Version Of “Flowers In My Teeth”

The Seattle-based indie rock duo known as Mansions recently played an intimate, exclusive performance of “Flowers In My Teeth” at Sole Repair as a part of Ploom‘s #RethinkMusic sessions. The performance was recorded, and now we can listen to the acoustic version of their incredibly popular single. You can check it out below the break.

“Flowers In My Teeth” has become the band’s signature song. It’s a song that many people who aren’t as familiar with them probably know anyway. Hearing a stripped down version of it is great for any fan as it shows off their ability to …

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The Acfields May Soon Be Your New Favorite Folk Duo

Brother and sister duos are not the rarest commodity in the modern music landscape, but finding one that stands out as undeniably unique is a true rarity. I won’t guarantee I have found such a duo just yet, but it’s certainly possible The Acfields will be winning over many hearts worldwide in no time at all.

Dan and Hannah Acfield are a brother and sister folk duo who reside in two different corners of Australia – Brisbane and Melbourne. One might think that would make creating music together difficult, but in the digital age nothing could be further from the …

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Conor Oberst’s Rape Accuser Retracts Statement

Another week, another story of the internet using half-truths in place of hard facts.

Joanie Faircloth, who allegedly was sexually assaulted by Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst, came out today and retracted her statement, saying that she made her entire story up for attention. In a notarized letter from her lawyer, the statement goes on to explain the following:

The statements I made and repeated online and elsewhere over the past six months accusing Conor Oberst of raping me are 100 percent false. I made up those lies about him to get attention while I was going through a difficult

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Restless Streets Announce Acoustic EP, Stream First Single

Restless Streets announced they will be releasing an acoustic EP, titled We Had It Perfect, via InVogue Records August 13. Along with the announcement they premiered a music video for the first single off the EP. The song is titled “My Life As A Frequency,” and it’s available to watch below.

“My Life As A Frequency” is originally taken from the band’s debut full-length album Sincerely, which was released last summer. The acoustic version is a refreshing spin on a song that’s normally on the heavier side.…

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ACOUSTIC STREAM: Adam Kills Eve – “More Than The Sum Of Our Parts”

Adam Kills Eve are a five piece metalcore outfit based out of Florence, Italy. Last year the band released an album titled The Interruption System. One of the singles off the LP, titled “More Than The Sum Of Our Parts,” is a fan favorite. The group decided to record an acoustic version of the song, and it turned out great. You can watch the video they shot for it by checking below the jump.

If you have never heard of the band before be sure to hit them up on Facebook. They have some other singles worth checking …

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ACOUSTIC STREAM: Outline In Color – “The Souvenir Scheme”

Outline In Color recently released their sophomore full-length album, titled Masks. The first official single they debuted was “The Souvenir Scheme,” which also happens to be one of my favorites overall. Well the band has unleashed the song again, but this time as an acoustic track. Their frontman and guitarist sat down and performed a stripped down version of the track with 909 Sessions. The video they shot of the performance can be viewed below the jump.

If you’re on the east coast and would like to see OIC live, then you may just get your chance later this …

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ACOUSTIC STREAM: Slaves – “The Fire Down Below”

Slaves recently released their incredibly popular debut album, Through Art We Are All Equals. The first single the band revealed to fans was “The Fire Down Below,” and it happens to be one of the best songs on the album. Earlier today the band released an acoustic version of that song. It’s a pretty solid effort, and you can give it a listen below the break.

If you have not had the opportunity to pick up Through Art We Are All Equals yet, then you can do so by heading on over to iTunes or MerchNow.…

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A Skylit Drive Perform Acoustic Version Of “Rise”

In September of last year A Skylit Drive released their fourth full-length album, which is titled Rise. The title track is, as you may guess, is one of the best songs on the album. It has a great message behind it and on top of that has a chorus that’s easy to sing along to. Now that the album has been out for a little while the group decided to record themselves performing an acoustic version of the aforementioned song. Watch the video of their frontman and one of the guitarists performing the song by taking a look below …