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The Dan Auerbach Mix Of Lana Del Rey’s “West Coast” May Be Better Than The Original

If you’re anything like me then you have only recently managed to catch the breath that was stolen from you during the lush and entrancing debut of Lana Del Rey‘s new single (“West Coast“) last week. It had all the hazy vibes of pseudo-reality you have come to expect from the soulful vocalist, with a splash of guitar fuzz and pure California sunshine strong enough to hook even the coldest soul. Nothing too outside LDR’s wheelhouse, but a definite step towards something different than what was found on her debut.

This morning, Ultraviolence producer Dan Auerbach (who …


Machine Gun Kelly Celebrates His Birthday, Shares New Track

Cleveland native Machine Gun Kelly has spent the better part of the last year on the road, but somewhere between crossing state lines and hopping flights he has found time to lay the groundwork for what will eventually lead to his sophomore album. He’s kept quiet as to when fans can expect new tracks, but this morning he surprised fans everywhere by marking his 24th birthday with the release of a new track titled “Sail.”

Built on a slow, pulsing beat that hints at the aggressive delivery MGK brings to almost every track, “Sail” is dubbed by the man himself …


Fall In Love With Conor Oberst All Over Again With The B-Side “Fast Friends”

Record Store Day was this past weekend, and Bright Eyes’ mastermind Conor Oberst was behind one of the most sought after 7″ releases. I managed to snag a copy, but only hitting up a second store because my vinyl loving heart felt there was a hole that needed to be filled even though I had already spent $89. It was worth it, however, because the song this post centers around is now a part of my personal collection.

That blurb wasn’t meant to brag or boast, though it may read that way. I’m simply trying to find the best way …


Taylor Bennett Makes A Good Argument For Being Your New Favorite Artist With “Hope”

We have spoken about Chicago rapper Taylor Bennett in the past, but he’s still unknown to a large portion of our readership. He’s the brother of Chance The Rapper, but more importantly he has a gift of wordplay and style entirely his own that is showcased perfectly on his new track “Hope.”

Backed by speaker-rattling production from Monte Booker that is as interesting as the lyrics it accompanies, “Hope” finds Taylor returning to the spotlight with a quick-tongued highlight from his upcoming Mainstream Music mixtape. He touches on everything from his love of the mainstream, to his goals in the …


Required Listening: Circa Survive – “Scentless Apprentice” (Nirvana Cover)

It’s Record Store Day! We hope those of you who were able to shop this morning got out and did your part to celebrate and support the industry we’ve dedicated our lives to covering, but even if you left as soon as you woke up today there is a good chance you came home with a few items missing from your RSD wish list. We cannot help you acquire those records, but we can help you experience some of the music you may be missing.

Circa Survive were one of a dozen artists chosen to cover a song off Nirvana


Grey Season Stream “Satellites”

I hope you’re ready to fall in love because up and coming Boston folk outfit Grey Season have shared the first song off their forthcoming debut album.

Having only been a band for a little over a year, it’s hard to believe how far Grey Season have come from the time they first appeared on our radar. “Satellites” showcases the latest evolution of their sound, transitioning from simple folk offering to full-blown alternative rock jam halfway through without jeopardizing the simplicity of the song’s message. You can stream the song below:…


NEEDTOBREATHE Keep It Simple With “More Heart, Less Attack”

The eleventh and final song off NEEDTOBREATHE‘s forthcoming album has found its way online, thus completing the band’s multi-month promotional run towards the release of Rivers In The Wasteland.

Titled “More Heart, Less Attack,” the final cut off Rivers feels like it could very quickly gain traction at alternative radio stations across the nation. It’s the kind of simple, acoustic-driven song with a positive message that is both catchy and original, with a structure that continues to surprise until the track’s final moments. You can stream “More Heart, Less Attack” right now on American Songwriter.

“This is …


UTG Track-By-Track: Big Reeno – ‘Watch My Indie Throne’

With only a handful of days to go before his new EP arrives in stores, North Dakota based hip-hop up and comer Big Reeno has partnered with UTG to share a track-by-track rundown of Watch My Indie Throne.

Featuring seven new tracks, including “The Rain” (featuring Dizzy Wright) and “Home” (featuring King Los), the latest release from Big Reeno seems poised to launch the buzzworthy middle of America emcee into the national spotlight. We knew as soon as we heard the first single we had to be involved in the release of this record, and it gives us great …


A$AP Ferg Debuts “Dope Lord”

The Hood Pope has become a Dope Lord.

A$AP Ferg has been keeping fans on their toes with a slew of new freestyles in recent weeks, and last night he delivered once again with a new verse over “Move That Dope.” His ever-so-smooth Brooklyn flow pairs well with the trunk-rattling beat, not to mention the entrancing “Push It” sample whispering in between each bar, making for a two minute listening experience most fans won’t soon forget. You can stream the track below:…


NEEDTOBREATHE Stream “Brother”

Before today, nine of the eleven songs from NEEDTOBREATHE‘s upcoming album Rivers In The Wasteland had found their way online through various premieres and video releases. This morning, track ten came online, and once again we’re blown away by North Carolina’s most exciting rock band.

We have written at length about NEEDTOBREATHE’s desire to return to a more organic, acoustic-driven sound with Rivers, and that is once again what we find on the new song “Brother.” It seems the process of making the new album caused the members of NEEDTOBREATHE to reevaluate their relationship to one another, and …


Sledding With Tigers Stream “The Devil And A California Burrito Are Raging Inside Me”

The countdown to the April 15 release of Sledding With Tigers‘ debut album continues today with the premiere of a new song titled “The Devil And A California Burrito Are Raging Inside Me.”

An obvious play on the Brand New album The Devil And God Are Raging Inside Me, the latest track to surface off Sledding With Tigers’ upcoming album is a short and bittersweet tale of realizing just how minuscule one’s problems are in the grand scheme of existence. You may feel down on yourself for a plethora of reasons, but if you step back and look …


NEEDTOBREATHE Stream “Multiplied”

Every time NEEDTOBREATHE have spoken to the press recently they have commented on a desire to return to their roots with the release of Rivers In The Wasteland, which means a return to songs best performed unplugged, with lyrics that could sometimes double for Sunday morning worship. Such is the case with “Multiplied,” and it may be the best track to surface thus far off the band’s upcoming album.

Premiering on TeamCoco earlier today, “Multiplied” is the latest song from Rivers In The Wasteland to debut online ahead of the album’s April 15 release. It begins with the soft …