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Interview: Reel Big Fish Talk Warped Tour & Their 25th Anniversary

Every year, we all ask ourselves the question: Is Warped Tour worth going to this year? For the second time in my life, the answer was a clear “YES!” There was so much talent on this tour that I didn’t [...]

July 21, 2016 Features, Interviews

SIMGE Survey: Getting To Know TTNG // Stream “A Chase Of Sorts”

Photo Credit: Nick Sayers The ever evolving, in lineup and sound, Oxford, UK-based group TTNG (formerly known as This Town Needs Guns) are never afraid to push their work out of their comfort zone. Their just-released third LP, Disappointment Island, [...]

July 12, 2016 Features, Interviews
Bad Buzz

SIMGE Survey: Getting To Know Bad Buzz // Stream “Look Away”

DIY-ers in the truest sense, Toronto-based punk-rockers Bad Buzz formed as many great bands do; via Down To Jam. The four piece consisting of Andrew Laurie, Tristan Loria, Troy Fullerton and Ross Carvelli recorded their debut EP earlier this year [...]

July 11, 2016 Features, Interviews

SIMGE Survey: Getting To Know Marsheaux // Stream “Safe Tonight”

Although they certainly evoke the sounds of retro 80’s influences, synth-electro-pop group Marsheaux has been on the cusp of new trends since the first started gaining traction in their home country of Greece in 2003. Before the advent of Youtube, [...]

July 11, 2016 Features, Interviews

SIMGE Survey: Getting To Know Health&Beauty // Stream “Wartime”

Photo Credit: Julia Dratel Since 2003, Chicago-based artist Brian J Sulpizio has been recording under the moniker of Health&Beauty. Over the course of five albums, Health&Beauty has experimented with a variety of styles and lineups, with pianist Ben Boye and [...]

July 8, 2016 Features, Interviews
Kent Odessa

SIMGE Survey: Getting To Know Kent Odessa // Stream “Palms Motel”

Photo Credit: Shervin Lainez It’s fitting that the latest from Kent Odessa, “Palms Hotel,” at least titularly, reflects the diverse ranges of places its creator recorded the album on which it will eventually appear. When crafting the LPs worth of [...]

July 8, 2016 Features, Interviews
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SIMGE Survey: Getting To Know Man Is Not A Bird // Stream “Life & Levity”

The overall sound sampled on Paris-based quartet Man Is Not A Bird‘s latest effort can be summed up as thus; massive. The band’s first international release, the four-track Life & Levity EP, catapults listeners into cinematic soundscapes featuring towering post-rock [...]

July 7, 2016 Features, Interviews
Dappled Cities

SIMGE Survey: Getting To Know Dappled Cities // Stream “That Sound”

Sydney, Australia-based indie-rockers Dappled Cities have experimented with a number of different pop lanes since their inception. The band’s latest vision, presented in the form of single “That Sound,” may just be the crux in the varied sonic roads they’ve [...]

July 7, 2016 Features, Interviews
Doo Crowder

SIMGE Survey: Getting To Know Doo Crowder // Stream “Death Song”

Based out of Denver, CO, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Doo Crowder has been prepping his debut album, One For the Losers (& Other Pilgrims), since late 2014. Now, the initial fruits of those labors are beginning to show. The LP was [...]

July 7, 2016 Features, Interviews
Voices from Deep Below

SIMGE Survey: Getting To Know Voices from Deep Below // Stream “This Place Will Raise Up”

Originally hailing from London, shoegaze project Voices from Deep Below now calls the Big Apple home. The work of artist Dale Humphries, the latest release from Voices from Deep Below, This Place Will Raise Up, is a direct reflection on [...]

June 30, 2016 Features, Interviews