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State Champs release acoustic track “Secrets”

Albany’s pop punk quintet State Champs are streaming an acoustic version of their track “Secrets“. The track is also featured on the deluxe version of “Around the World and Back”, coming out May 5th. Listen to the song below. Continue reading

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New video for John K. Samson’s “Alpha Adept”

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John K. Samson has a new video out for his song “Alpha Adept“, of his 2016 album Winter Wheat. The man of The Weakerthans and Propaghandi fame will also be heading back to Europe this year. Check his video and tour dates below. Continue reading


The Smith Street Band post acoustic video “Suffer”

With the release of The Smith Street Band‘s latest album “More Scared of You Than You Are of Me“, the Australian four-piece have posted an acoustic version of their new track “Suffer” through their American label Side One Dummy. Watch the video below! Continue reading


Live review: Groezrock 2016

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25 years of Groezrock: an anniversary edition with lots of great names, both big (RancidNo Use For A NameSum 41) and small (Bad Cap Bad CopMuncie Girls) and somewhere in between. Somewhere in between is where you had to look to find the acoustic acts this year. While last year still incorporated some acoustic artists on the Macbeth Stage (Ducking Punches), this year Frank Turner was the only one on the big stage with an acoustic guitar with him. Still, in several places you could find some peace and quiet – *ahum* – with some acoustic music. Read our report here! Continue reading


Yotam revisits album cover in new video

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A video for Yotam‘s title track “California Sounds” takes the Isreali singer-songwriter back to the cover of his album, with just slightly more beard. Take a look below.
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AcoustiXclusive: Patrick Craig – Begin Again

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Coffee, music, witty lyrics and a puppet. All of them are ingredients to the new single “Begin Again” by London’s Patrick Craig, and not surprisingly they make a good blend. Stream the video now below. Continue reading


Ray Rocket posts solo dates

 

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Ray Carlisle of Teenage Bottlerocket has announced a solo tour as Ray Rocket, supporting The Copyrights and The Lippies. Check all the dates (and more) below. Continue reading