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Hidden Gem: Shadows on Stars *new wave/pop/punk rock/hip-hop

November 17th, 2011 by | Alternative/Indie, Hidden Gem, New Wave, Pop, Rock |

 Hidden Gem: Shadows on Stars *new wave/pop/punk rock/hip hopShadows On Stars, represented by the same guy managing Moxie Black are a catchy genre-blending duo from Portland, Oregon. Here’s what their manager told me about the band:

Shadows On Stars is an indie pop/rock duo from Portland, Oregon consisting of Brian Vincent and Randa Leigh. With their genre defying tracks meandering from Pop to hip-hop to new wave, Shadows On Stars have evolved creativity to a point where classifications are a thing of the past, and listeners are jumping on board. In fact, they wrote to the Internets, “We don’t really give a fuck. You can focus on genre-fying us and we’ll just focus on making good music.”

By inserting new wave, pop, punk rock, and hip-hop flavor into their catchy, upbeat tracks, they capture the spirit of modern day genre-blending perfectly. They could probably get by on style alone, but the strength of the work really lies in the songwriting. SOS has melodies that stick to the music section of your brain like chewed up pink bubblegum, but they also work with drums and bass lines that could be thrown into a hip-hop song and effortless, brazen delivery that every good punk rocker strives to nail down.

Listen and download the three tracks Shadows On Stars has released so far. These three tracks are off their LP, which you comes out early 2012.

“Punk Kids” (DOWNLOAD)
“Punk Kids” by ShadowsOnStars

“Out Of My Head” (DOWNLOAD)
“Out of My Head” by ShadowsOnStars

“Now You’re Mine” (DOWNLOAD)
“Now You’re Mine” by ShadowsOnStars

If you dig “Punk Kids” and “Now You’re Mine”, check out the official music videos for both songs below! (more…)

Smokey Robotic – The Shark & The Helicopter LP

July 22nd, 2011 by | Alternative/Indie, Hip-Hop/Rap |

smokey robotic the shark and helicopter album 620x620 600x600 Smokey Robotic   The Shark & The Helicopter LPSuperfuture music duo Smokey Robotic dropped their newest project, The Shark & The Helicopter LP a few weeks back and once again they create this unique sound with some unusual lyrics. They are the kind of music group where they either grow on you or you dislike them more and more. However I’m on the end that is a big fan and see lots of potential.

Listen and DOWNLOAD The Shark & The Helicopter LP. My personal favorites include the title track, “Bazooka”, “Fuck Hollywood”, “Heroin” and “S.R.”.
The Shark & The Helicopter LP

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