Titanics – Stepping out into the spotlight
Jan30

Titanics – Stepping out into the spotlight

Titanics By Conor Barrett If you have not purchased a brand new Mercedes Benz in the past few years or you have not yet been introduced to the dream pop music of the band, Titanics (link), have I got a savory nugget of satisfying sounds for you to enjoy.  The Albany based duo consisting of Mark Lombardo and Derek Rogers have brought their take on new wave sound to the web and to the stage and have been picking up momentum ever since. ...

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Fractal Control
Jan29

Fractal Control

Fractal Control By Veronica Kirk Fractal Control is an artist that had captivated me instantly with a hard-rock display that is accessible yet intricately unique. The moniker of Youngstown, OH native, Mike Louttit, his political standpoints breathe life through smoldering guitars. His debut recording Disconnection Equals Freedom is on the scene now winning over fans of indie as well as those who tend to like their music on the heavier...

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Clones of Clones is One of a Kind
Jan28

Clones of Clones is One of a Kind

Clones of Clones is One of a Kind By Elli Ray It’s an awkward situation when your band named “Three Months to Live” has to play a gig at a cancer benefit. Naturally, you’re left with two options: change the band’s name, or cancel the gig altogether. Clones of Clones (link) chose the latter. “We wrote down 100+ names and voted on them. The criteria was that it had to be completely original and it had to be easy to search for. We liked...

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A Talk with Vök
Jan27

A Talk with Vök

A Talk with Vök By Serenat Kivilcim Black on the Canvas had the privilege of chatting with the members of Vök. Formed in 2013 in Reykjavik, Iceland, the indie pop trio launched their first EP via Icelandic Indie label Record Records, following their first place finish at the notorious Musiktilrauner battle of the bands contest. Their sweet dreamy sound is often associated with that of a gentle rain amidst a vibrant sunset. During the...

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Don’t Keep the Scrapbook Minds of Head North to Yourself
Jan26

Don’t Keep the Scrapbook Minds of Head North to Yourself

Don’t Keep the Scrapbook Minds of Head North to Yourself By Carly Wedding Although the band has existed for less than two years, Buffalo, NY’s Head North (link) have already made quite a dent in the cheese pizza known as the pop punk world. In December 2014, the band signed to Bad Timing Records, the label responsible for putting out music by Knuckle Puck, Sorority Noise, Somos, and Mansions. Later that month, they played the Glamour...

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