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  • Japanese Breakfast announces 2019 tour dates

    Japanese Breakfast announces 2019 tour dates

    The one-woman band known as Japanese Breakfast consisting of its sole member, Michelle Zauner, is single-handedly reminding the masses why the inclusion of different ethnic groups and peoples is important in spaces dominated by the majority in creative spaces. At the very same time, Zauner as an...
  • South Korean indie band Hyukoh to perform at Coachella 2019

    South Korean indie band Hyukoh to perform at Coachella 2019

    K-pop has become a prominent genre in mainstream music on an international level. However, an indie rock band hailing from South Korea by the name of Hyukoh is quickly becoming one of the most in-demand musical acts across in the globe. The group consisting of lead vocalist/guitarist Oh Hyuk...
  • Telekinesis announces North American tour 2019

    Telekinesis announces North American tour 2019

    Indie-band Telekinesis, also known as Michael Benjamin Lerner, is set to embark on a series of tour dates this spring. This spring 2019, Telekinesis will head-out on a 20+ date tour, which will include stops in North American cities such as Omaha, N.E.; Carrboro, N.C., and Vancouver, B.C., among...
  • Video premiere: Alex Bloom debuts ‘Elevator’

    Video premiere: Alex Bloom debuts ‘Elevator’

    “Elevator” is the alt-rock song you’ve needed and never knew you were missing. The lyrics give listeners a look at life and death through the eyes of Alex Bloom. “I wrote a song about the existential elevator ride of life. I think it’s something everyone thinks about all the time,” Bloom told AXS...
  • Arctic Monkeys debut new documentary 'Warp Speed Chic'

    Arctic Monkeys debut new documentary 'Warp Speed Chic'

    The Arctic Monkeys are doing something that few bands would ever think about doing -- putting their documentary online, for free, for all to view. That documentary, “Warp Speed Chic,” was released on Oct. 16, and it features a behind the scenes look at the making of the band’s newest LP, Tranquility...
  • Interview: Fun Machine sets upbeat sound on Future Generations' sophomore effort

    Interview: Fun Machine sets upbeat sound on Future Generations' sophomore effort

    "Landscape" the title track from Future Generations' sophomore album is lively and sonically cartoonish in it's employment of the synthesizer. Much of the album - like latest single and video  "All The Same" - is infected with the same underwater warble bringing to mind Gorillaz and the sonic...
  • Say Anything release details on upcoming album, 'Oliver Appropriate'

    Say Anything release details on upcoming album, 'Oliver Appropriate'

    After a brief hiatus, Say Anything is coming back with a brand new album. That was the news following band leader’s Max Bemis letter addressing the fans about the future of the band, and fans are certainly stoked about the new LP. Titled Oliver Appropriate, it’s is the sequel to …. Is A Real Boy...
  • Mexican Summer announces anniversary festival and compilation, 'A Decade Deeper'

    Mexican Summer announces anniversary festival and compilation, 'A Decade Deeper'

    It’s been 10 years since Mexican Summer first entered the lexicon of indie rock fans everywhere. The label wants to show its appreciation by launching both a festival and a compilation. According to Pitchfork, the label has created a new festival called A Decade Deeper, which will be held at the...
  • Interview: Jonathan Wilson sheds Laurel Canyon sound for expansive, cosmic vibe

    Interview: Jonathan Wilson sheds Laurel Canyon sound for expansive, cosmic vibe

    Studio maven and North Carolina-transplant Jonathan Wilson moved to California about 17 years ago and in that time his name has become synonymous with the iconic Laurel Canyon 70s sound. In part due to the jam sessions at his Laurel Canyon studio and to his previous two albums, Gentle Spirit and...
  • Watch: The 1975 drop music video for 'TooTimeTooTimeTooTime'

    Watch: The 1975 drop music video for 'TooTimeTooTimeTooTime'

    Many fans only dream of starring in a music video for their favorite British band The 1975. Several made it happen and their faces can be seen in the new video for "TooTimeTooTimeTooTime." Fans of the band, as well as frontman Matty Healy, appear in the colorful video, all lip-syncing and dancing...
  • Phosphorescent announces fall 2018 world tour

    Phosphorescent announces fall 2018 world tour

    Here’s a challenge one can play with their friends. Try saying the word “Phosphorescent” three times without pulling the name.  Not only does the indie singer have one of the more unique names in the business, but he is finally getting recognition for his music more than his funky name...
  • Outside Lands 2018: Get there early for newcomers Jessie Reyez, Pale Waves and Grass Lands

    Outside Lands 2018: Get there early for newcomers Jessie Reyez, Pale Waves and Grass Lands

    Outside Lands returns to Golden Gate Park next week, Aug.10 to 12 for its eleventh installment with the high-drama vocals of Saturday’s headliner Florence & The Machine, on the heels of her High As Hope album. Following a string of mega-hits and his third consecutive No.1 album The Weeknd will...
  • Lovelytheband to embark on 'Broken Like Me' fall 2018 tour

    Lovelytheband to embark on 'Broken Like Me' fall 2018 tour

    Lovelytheband may currently be in the middle of their tour with AWOLNATION, but don't expect the act to take any time off once that summer trek ends. Last week, the Los Angeles-founded group announced plans to keep their nonstop touring party going with another major excursion during the months of...
  • Denver's Underground Music Showcase announces 2018 lineup with Alvvays, Classixx and more

    Denver's Underground Music Showcase announces 2018 lineup with Alvvays, Classixx and more

    Denver has become a huge hotspot for concerts and music festivals, with places like the Red Rocks Amphitheatre bringing in the best acts and festivals for the Mile High music fans. Along with the ability to attract mainstream talent, the musical explosion has also helped create a groundswell for...
  • 5 reasons to see DaniLeigh live

    5 reasons to see DaniLeigh live

    In a music industry where the new talent turnaround is almost as constant and competitive as professional baseball, it can be tough to keep up with all the artists who now all have much larger means of exposure and discovery thanks to the Internet. One of the artists who continues to steadily grow...
  • Interview: GUM’s Jay Watson digs into ambiguity on new solo effort ‘The Underdog’

    Interview: GUM’s Jay Watson digs into ambiguity on new solo effort ‘The Underdog’

    Any psych-rock band worth their name indulges in cosmic mind warps either thematically or through wandering melodies. Multi-instrumentalist Jay Watson's work, in the trinity of Australian psych-rock bands; Tame Impala, Pond and his solo effort GUM have always delved head first into space-age themes...
  •  AXS Patio Sessions: Dez Money and the Faze talk about family, growing up in music

    AXS Patio Sessions: Dez Money and the Faze talk about family, growing up in music

    The last name of Dez Money and his siblings may sound familiar—that's because you probably know their father, Eddie Money. Now, the new generation of Money's are entering the music scene and aren't holding anything back. "The goal behind the band is just to get the music out there, have the world...
  • Molly Burch talks women in music, songwriting for the first time and more

    Molly Burch talks women in music, songwriting for the first time and more

    In 2017, indie music—specifically women in indie music—ruled the year. Phoebe Bridgers, Julie Byrne and Molly Burch all released albums that caught the attention of indie lovers and music lovers alike, perfectly coinciding with the women's movement and overall women empowerment in 2017. “I feel like...
  • Listen to Disco Shrine's  imminently danceable 'Up in the Air'

    Listen to Disco Shrine's imminently danceable 'Up in the Air'

    Recently, emerging indie electro-pop DJ Disco Shrine released a new single entitled “Up in the Air.” Although the track is an imminently danceable jam, it’s not an empty paean to the joys of partying.  In truth, it’s a deeply personal song that details the feelings of exhilaration and anxiety that...
  • Exclusive: The Body Rampant premiere new album 'RMPNT'

    Exclusive: The Body Rampant premiere new album 'RMPNT'

    Just in time for their new tour, indie post-hardcore group, The Body Rampant, are exclusively premiering their entire album RMPNT with AXS, coinciding with its release today. Their tour is a nine-date West Coast tour, featuring performances in Fresno, Calif., Spokane, Wash. and Portland, Oreg., to...
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