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  • Friendly Fires releases new song with Disclosure

    Friendly Fires releases new song with Disclosure

    Indie and EDM have a deep relationship with each other, one that goes back years. No song makes this wonderful relationship more apparent than the new single released by Friendly Fires, “Heaven Let Me In,” which was co-produced by Disclosure, and up-and-coming EDM producer. When one takes a listen...
  • Watch: Car Seat Headrest cover 'Hey Ya!' and 'Sandstorm' at the Showbox

    Watch: Car Seat Headrest cover 'Hey Ya!' and 'Sandstorm' at the Showbox

    Car Seat Headrest played to a packed house at the legendary Showbox in Seattle recently, and the band didn’t disappoint the crowd. The indie rock band breezed through their two show-Showbox set, playing a mix of original track and covers of timely classics. One of those classics was OutKast’s “Hey...
  • Kathleen Hanna unveils new charity t-shirt line featuring Joan Jett, Grimes and more

    Kathleen Hanna unveils new charity t-shirt line featuring Joan Jett, Grimes and more

    Kathleen Hanna is out to make a statement, not just with her music, but with fashion as well. For those in the market for a statement-clad t-shirt for the holiday, Hanna has launched a line of charity t-shirts called TEES 4 TOGO. According to Pitchfork, the t-shirts feature the faces of some of the...
  • Car Seat Headrest announce dates for 2019 US tour

    Car Seat Headrest announce dates for 2019 US tour

    Car Seat Headrest may have one of the better names in today’s indie rock universe. Their name isn’t the only thing that separates them from the rest of the indie pack, as their lo-fi pop indulgence has carved out a new fan base within their genre. Formed in 2010 in the small town of Leesburg...
  • Kississippi announces first ever headlining tour with stop at Great Scott 2018

    Kississippi announces first ever headlining tour with stop at Great Scott 2018

    Tinder gets a bad rap at times, but one can thank the dating website for helping to bring Kississippi into the lives of indie fans everywhere. The group, who hails from Philadelphia, was formed after Zoe Allaire Reynolds and Colin Hames Kupson (who has since left the group) met on the Tinder app in...
  • John Maus announces tour 2018 dates

    John Maus announces tour 2018 dates

    John Maus announced his first tour since his brother and bandmate Joseph died in July.  Maus, who’s sound is frequently compared to the goth-pop that ruled the airwaves in the ‘80s, doesn’t constrain his sound to one simple genre. As a student of music from the prestigious California Institute of...
  • William Pankey

    Photos: The Beths kickoff US tour with excellent set at The Roxy in LA

    Back in August, New Zealand’s The Beths released their full-length debut record, Future Me Hates Me. Anchored by frontwoman and primary songwriter Elizabeth Stokes, the record delivers immediate hooks and tight guitar work for a solid 38-minute package of satisfying rock music, something that the...
  • El Ten Eleven announce fall 2018 tour dates

    El Ten Eleven announce fall 2018 tour dates

    Los Angeles has long been the home base to some of the best bands in music, and El Ten Eleven should be among them. This experimental band is not your normal band, though. The duo of Kristian Dunn and Tim Fogarty have forged a unique sound that has gathered them a plethora of fans throughout their...
  • AXS Patio Sessions: Milo Greene perform intimate set and talk about new album before tour

    AXS Patio Sessions: Milo Greene perform intimate set and talk about new album before tour

    Indie pop band Milo Greene are about to embark on their North American tour, shortly after the release of their third album Adult Contemporary. During the album release and right before tour, Milo Greene, which consists of Marlana Sheetz, Robbie Arnett and Graham Fink, stopped by the AXS Patio...
  • Kurt Vile and The Violators announce spring 2019 tour dates

    Kurt Vile and The Violators announce spring 2019 tour dates

    Summer only just ended, but it's already time to start thinking about 2019 shows--and Kurt Vile and The Violators just announced some spring dates. After the band wraps up its current run in Europe in mid-November, they'll return to the States with a show at Brooklyn Steel and will tour through the...
  • Saxophonist Roy Molloy of Alex Cameron saves drowning kid at Rockaway Beach

    Saxophonist Roy Molloy of Alex Cameron saves drowning kid at Rockaway Beach

    Hurricane Florence has proven to be one of the most devastating hurricanes ever to hit the East Coast, but Florence’s power wasn’t enough to stop saxophonist Roy Molloy from saving a young boy’s life. No one would have ever known about the heroic rescue Molloy performed if it was for his business...
  • Gus Dapperton embarks on North American tour fall 2018

    Gus Dapperton embarks on North American tour fall 2018

    It’s hard to do school during the day and be a musician at night, but that’s exactly what Gus Dapperton is doing right now. In the time he isn’t touring, Dapperton is attending Drexel University. Right now he’s taking the semester off to hit the road on the You Think You’re a Comic! Tour. It’s not a...
  • Watch: Beck joins Phoenix during Los Angeles show

    Watch: Beck joins Phoenix during Los Angeles show

    A surprise guest appearance at a concert is always a great thing to witness: especially when the band is Phoenix and the guest is Beck. While in the middle of a five-night residency at the Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, Beck joined Phoenix on stage to perform his songs "Lost Cause" and "Jack-Ass...
  • Michl announces October 2018 show at the Roxy in Los Angeles

    Michl announces October 2018 show at the Roxy in Los Angeles

    Elusive singer and producer Michl is set to perform a handful of dates later in the fall of 2018 and will take the stage in his hometown of Los Angeles, California at The Roxy on Oct. 12, 2018 (Tickets). Though Michl has a short catalog over the span of two years, his songs hit deep with more...
  • William Pankey

    Photos: Amen Dunes brings 'Freedom' to sold-out Troubadour in LA

    Back in March, Damon McMahon aka Amen Dunes released his fifth studio album, Freedom. The album is undoubtedly his true breakthrough. Where his previous albums were submerged in murky sonics and lo-fi and ramshackle folk touches, McMahon presents Freedom with an astonishing sense of clarity...
  • Of Montreal announces fall tour dates

    Of Montreal announces fall tour dates

    The fall tour announcements keep on coming, and this time it's indie band Of Montreal. The tour kicks off in late October and runs through mid-November, with stops in Englewood, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Tickets are on sale now right here on AXS, with prices starting at just $20. Of Montreal is...
  • Listen: Vardaan Arora dances with doubt on new single 'What If'

    Listen: Vardaan Arora dances with doubt on new single 'What If'

    Indie singer-songwriter Vardaan Arora premiered his new single "What If" on June 1. He gets unfiltered about his feelings on the dance track. "What If" is the latest single by the New Delhi-born artist. He launched his music career in 2016 with "Feel Good Song" and followed that up with tracks like...
  • Fitz & The Tantrums to headline Jeep On The Rocks 2018

    Fitz & The Tantrums to headline Jeep On The Rocks 2018

    The annual Jeep on the Rocks concert is taking place again this year at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado. The headliners for this year's show is none other than Fitz & the Tantrums, with Moon Taxi serving as their opening act. The Jeep on the Rocks concert takes place this year...
  • Interview: Warpaint's Theresa Wayman releases solo effort 'LoveLaws'

    Interview: Warpaint's Theresa Wayman releases solo effort 'LoveLaws'

    After three Warpaint full-length albums and several EPs, guitarist and vocalists Theresa Wayman felt like she was only just learning to make an album. Wanting the space to experiment and pursue her own ideas - away from the band that has defined her as an artist for almost 15 years - Wayman struck...
  • Watch NYC band Strange Names get their fortunes read by The Witch Of The Dawn

    Watch NYC band Strange Names get their fortunes read by The Witch Of The Dawn

    For centuries people have turned to tarot cards to provide answers to their most pressing dilemmas and questions. Where will I be in 10 years? What is in store for my love life and career? Will this new track I put up on SoundCloud get over 10,000 plays? The answers for all of the above can be found...
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