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Album Review: Lauv – ~how i’m feeling~

Lauv is notorious for his honest songwriting, lush pop melodies and being an all-rounder charming guy when it comes to his music. With the release of his debut album, ~how i'm feeling~, you'll find that this 21-song album isn't just about Lauv's battles with his mental health; it's an expression of art that compiles the ...

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Album Review: Slowly Slowly – Race Car Blues

Slowly Slowly's Race Car Blues is the band's third-length album offering, and it can be said that this is the best record they've released to date. With strong influences of punk and alternative rock all wrapped up into a neat 12-song package, the band doesn't shy away from their emotions with tug-on-your-heartstrings lyrics and compelling ...

Monthly Top Picks: January 2018

Pictured above: Mikky Ekko (Photo Credit: Jim Chapin Photography) So, as of yesterday, I am officially happy to announce that I'm off my little hiatus from music writing. In the past few months, I've been discovering lots of new music and I'm going back to January only because there are so many songs that deserve ...

Playlist: International Women’s Day 2018

Pictured above: HAIM To all my fellow gal pals, Happy International Women's Day! It's an amazing time to be a woman because so much has changed in the last few decades. We see how much women rule the world, fighting for our rights, seeking justice where it's needed and being constantly driven to inspire others. ...

Wholesome Listen: Boys of Fall – “No Good For Me”

Boys of Fall are the newest addition to the InVogue Records roster - joining some bands dabbling in all sub-genres of rock. Having some pop-punk influences from All Time Low, The Cab and Mayday Parade, you can also hear some A Day To Remember vibes to the mix. "No Good For Me" is a catchy ...

5 Christmas Jams That Will You Get You Amped For This Holiday Season

We can't believe that Christmas time is almost here! With the stress of shopping for gifts, wrapping them up and hoping that your family or friends will love them can be overwhelming for some of us. Sometimes, all we need is to unwind and listen to some Christmas songs and we've curated some of our ...

Wholesome Listen: Dashboard Confessional – “We Fight”

There will be people that will crush your dreams. They will even in fact tell you that you're not on the right path. These people will challenge you to grow and become better at your craft. Whatever it may be, the only fuel that is powerful is the fire you create within yourself. Dashboard Confessional ...

Monthly Top Picks: Sounds of November 2017

We've been discovering some cool local bands and artists this month, so we've decided to give you a neat wrap up of the amazing songs we've stumbled upon. We've been lurking on Triple J Unearthed to find these talented up-and-comers and can't wait to see how their careers unfold in the meantime. Slowly Slowly Slowly ...

Wholesome Listen: Aquilo – “You Won’t Know Where You Stand”

English musical duo Aquilo have been making a mark in the indie scene, with their goosebump tunes that blend a perfect balance of electronic and pop. It's no surprise that they've been capturing the attention of listeners worldwide, tapping into their emotive lyrics and graceful approach to their sound. "You Won't Know Where You Stand" ...

Video Rewind: ONE OK ROCK Invite A Thousand Young Adults To Sing “We Are” On Stage

Photo Credit: Grizzlee Martin It's no doubt that Japanese rock band ONE OK ROCK have had a stellar run in their career so far. Signing to Fueled By Ramen as well as releasing their eighth record Ambitions this year, it's good to know that they're inspiring young people around the world with their breathtaking and anthemic ...