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AltWire’s Indie Song of the Week

This week’s Indie Song of the Week is The Complex Dialect’s – “Looking For A Friend For The End Of World”. The song centers around the importance of having true human connection, not only when times are good, but even in those last moments when human civilization could come to an end. Smooth vibes connect […]

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The Shortlist – September 9, 2016

As Fall approached and the days continue to get shorter in the Northern Hemisphere the musical landscape is beginning to follow suit with calmer, more introspective themes and even drifting into downright darkness at times.  This week’s playlist is stocked with a few cuts and previews from Fall releases and a decent helping of chill hip-hop. […]

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AltWire Review: Aesop Rock – The Impossible Kid

Aesop Rock has built his career on his massive vocabulary, abstract wordplay, and a talent for taking the mundane and making it sound deep and complex. Over the years, he’s experimented with his style and became more hands-on with his production. He jumped into projects with unlikely collaborators like Kimya Dawson and John Darnielle (of The Mountain Goats). He gets […]

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New Collab from Blueprint and Aesop Rock!

On the morning of April 20th I woke up to an exciting e-mail! Once a year, at least one e-mail like it arrives. The e-mail announced a new project by one of the longest standing and most prolific underground hip-hop artists, Blueprint. This time, the project had a surprise. There’s a special guest…Aesop Rock! Also, in what might be […]

Artists To Watch

Holland Road – “Heart on My Sleeve”

Lately, I have been getting a lot of good music that transports me to a better place. A place away from this world of despair, darkness, greed, and war. Holland Road is one of those bands. The band has just released their first single, “Heart on My Sleeve”. This song takes me back to the punk-rock days […]

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The Temper Trap Unveil New Album; Premieres Electronic Rock Opus “Fall Together”

Australian indie rockers The Temper Trap have finally pulled back the curtains on their long-awaited third studio album. The new record, entitled Thick as Thieves, has been three years in the making, and will feature production work from Grammy award-nominated producer Malay, who had previously worked on Frank Ocean’s channel ORANGE and Zayn Malik’s Mind […]