Rock

Woolfy – “City Lights”

Dear YesGoodMusic, I’m afraid it’s been a little too long since we’ve had the pleasure of working together. I hope to be better about posting in the near future. With that being said, I’d like to direct your attention to this gem I found on SoundCloud. I usually write about indie/rock or punk here, but…

Coldplay – “Midnight”

Coldplay let loose a new single entitled “Midnight.”  The Jon Hopkins production reminds me of Bon Iver given its mellow vibe and electronic influence.  Coldplay released the new track along with its coinciding visual.  The negative visual effect in music video adds to the overall slow and dark feeling of the track.   You can view the official music video to Coldplay’s “Midnight” above.

Manchester Orchestra – “Top Notch”

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I was scrolling through my Facebook feed today during lunch when I noticed that Manchester Orchestra had released a song off of their upcoming album COPE, coming April 1st. The song, “Top Notch,” showcases the harsher side of Manchester Orchestra’s sound. Andy Hull’s distinctive voice is howling and frantic over the chunky guitar parts and steady…

The Front Bottoms @ The Bowery Ballroom 12/27/13

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A funny thing about mosh pits: the people in the middle of them are the nicest people you’ll ever meet in your life. I bent down to tie my shoe, and people made sure I wasn’t trampled and then applauded my freshly-tied sneakers. The only downside is that I was unable to take any videos,…

Childish Gambino/Grouplove Northwestern Concert Review

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I apologize that I’m a little late in actually posting this, but I’ve had a lot of homework (NOTE: I’m debunking the myth that high school is easier than college… It’s not). But since I realized that’s never going to change, I’m taking a momentary break from studying to post this review. On October 11th,…

Interview: Soupy (of The Wonder Years) interviews Evan Weiss (of Into It. Over It.)

Alternative Press presents us this artist-on-artist interview between longtime friends Dan Campbell of The Wonder Years and Evan Weiss of Into It. Over it.  If you’re a fan of either band you should know that the two are probably punk-rocks best friendship. Watch as the two talk about all sorts of things and remember to get the new Into It. Over It. album Intersections today.

 

Hot Sugar releases video for “Erica” ft. The GTW

Hot Sugar stars in his own music video for “Erica” featuring vocals by The GTW. “Erica” proves to us, once again, that Hot Sugar has a great ear for unique chord structures that always result in beautiful music. The cut comes off of Hot Sugars Made Man EP, expected to be released in October.

Indie Bands You Should Know About: The 1975

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It’s been far too long since I’ve posted on this website. I gotta tell you YGM: it feels damn good to be back. Today I’m gonna reprise the “Indie Bands You Should Know About” segment of the site (which hasn’t really been used recently). Now I’m sure many of you lovely readers are thinking to…