Party's Over: A Chat With The Velvet Hands

The Velvet Hands is an indie rock four piece from Cornwall, England known for heavy riffs and energetic live shows. Logan had the chance to talk with guitarist Dan Able about the band’s most recent success and what’s in store for the future.

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Better Oblivion Community Center: Melancholia, Hope, and Everything In Between

Though the opening track may seem like it’s setting a dark tone for the rest of the album, it’s really just opening a discussion and an exploration of helplessness and hopelessness, elaborating on how to work through them and go on with life.  In fact, the album as a whole feels like looking into a broken mirror and still being able to see the best pieces of yourself; it’s trying to stare through the overall brokenness of the world and find the spots of light and joy that are still out there.

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The Catfish and the Bottlemen Comeback: "Longshot"

Almost three years after Catfish and the Bottlemen’s sophomore album—The Ride—dropped, they finally announced a new release. Initially, I was ecstatic! I’ve been a big fan of Catfish and the Bottlemen since The Balcony, so the prospect of new music after so long was a surprising, exciting, and equally terrifying. Many fans were excited, but what if we were let down again?

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"Enough was Enough”: The Killers Call Out Social Injustice in Powerful New Single

Known for their upbeat rock anthems like “Somebody Told Me” and “When You Were Young”, The Killers shifted gears into a soulful, piano ballad for “Land of the Free”. And while you might not be hearing it at every party you go to for the next 15 years (we’re looking at you, “Mr. Brightside”), the message is deep and undoubtedly one that will stick with you.

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Like Real Heat Lightning, Brian Revels is One You Have to See to Believe

Brian Revels puts on the kind of show you wish all shows could be. It was fun and engaging, but the songs also touched on some heavier subjects, evoking a wide range of feelings. At no point during the show did anyone find themselves worried about getting home to the kids or what was on the to-do list for next week, because the music held you there with it in the present moment.

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Arlie: An Interview With Nate Banks

Arlie is Nashville’s latest hit indie rock band consisting of Nate Banks (singer/guitarist), Carson Lystad (guitarist), and Adam Lochemes (drums). Arlie released their debut EP entitled, “Wait” in September 2018. We got the chance to sit down with frontman Nate Banks to discuss the band’s music festival, Wysteria, to authenticity in songwriting and much more.

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