Happy. Release Lyric Video for “Fishtank” Produced by Will Pugh (Cartel)

Happy., comprising of Tate Logan (Vocals/Rhythm Guitar), Jack Eskridge (Guitar), Caleb Rucker (Drums), and Sean Bowick (Bass), is more than just a pop punk band from Columbia, SC. Formed in 2016, Happy. released a successful EP entitled, The Endless Bummer, before signing with independent record label, Rude Records in early 2018. The band’s mission, to provide a sense of nostalgia for listeners with a sound that is full of infectious melodic hooks, oozing with catchy harmonies. The band has been hard at work since their signing, releasing a string of new singles, including their latest, “Fishtank” recorded, produced and engineered by Will Pugh of Cartel and mastered by Cameron Boucher of Sorority Noise.


The beautiful ballad is based on the comic book character, “Lois Lane” who’s beau is no one other than Superman. The song was written by DeNarious Holmes and produced by Hamilton Hardin. “Every woman wants a strong man in their lives that makes them feel secure,” mentions Porcelan. “The ideal fancy is to be swept off your feet and protected by a strong man who will rescue you from anything that can bring you harm, and Superman’s love for Lois Lane, symbolizes that,” she adds.

LA Weekly premieres glossy new single from Cannons (ffo: MGMT, Grimes, Toro y Moi)

Today we are excited to announce “Backwards”, the new single from Los Angeles synthpop trio Cannons. The group have been kicking around LA for several years, and built an impressive fan base off only their own hardwork and the strength of their hooks. LA Weekly just premiered the song, describing it as “a blend of early MGMT, Grimes and even Toro y Moi”. We 100% agree, and think this new set of songs is their strongest work yet.

Yung Heazy shares reflective “Zugzwang”

On February 13th 2017, Jordan Heaney wrote and recorded, “Cuz You’re My Girl” for his girlfriend as a Valentine’s Day gift. Not thinking much, it was uploaded to Soundcloud under the moniker Yung Heazy. The track went on to amass over four million streams in a few months with international interest following. Today Yung Heazy shares the reflective “Zugzwang”. You can listen at YouTube. Yung Heazy is currently on a six week long North America tour.

RIVALS Unveil New Music Video For “Damned Soul” via Billboard

Dark pop-rock powerhouse RIVALS have had a busy year so far. In addition to their current cross-country tour with Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, the band dropped their debut full-length album, Damned Soul, in February via Smartpunk Records. The 10-track banger, produced by John Espy (Red Jumpsuit Apparatus) and Aaron Edwards (Sick Puppies, Elohim, The Cab) with additional writing for drums and mixing/mastering by Cody Stewart (The Browning, Rings of Saturn, Falsifier), was released to great acclaim and has been streamed over 640k times on Spotify in just under three months. Today, RIVALS has partnered with Billboard to premiere the music video for the album’s title track, “Damned Soul.

HAERTS Signs to Arts & Crafts Announces New LP This Fall

Indie rock act HAERTS is excited to start the next chapter of their story as they announce that they’ve officially signed with influential Toronto-based record label Arts & Crafts and will be releasing a new full-length studio album in the fall of 2018. The new album is the follow-up to the band’s self-titled debut and finds HAERTS – Nini Fabi (vocals) and Benny Gebert (piano, guitar, production) – returning to their songwriting roots, focusing on deeply personal expression sonically driven by unpolished emotion, undeniable hooks and rich production.


Cellus Hamilton loves to surprise his fans. One of his common practices is gifting his supporters with new music on holidays. Keeping with tradition, Cellus Hamilton used the extended weekend to release the new music video “DEVILution”. The Memorial Day release, DEVILution, was directed by Cole Eckerle of Bad Grey Films. While usually, Cellus Hamilton has followed the pattern of releasing videos to songs already released, DEVILution is completely new.

Minimalist electro-poppers The Analog Affair return with new single

Porland duo The Analog Affair are back with ‘Ticklish’, the lead single of their sophomore effort, Avalanche, and we’re excited to be partnering with Devise Magazine for the premiere. The track is intentional and minimalistic, with Cody Moser’s glacial guitars and slippery bass lines setting the mood for Evan Baker’s smokey vocal.

First Listen: The Analog Affair – “Ticklish”

Kin Hana shares “Long Hair” via Stereogum

Most albums of modern folk songs don’t have a backstory involving a 1930s celebrity golfer robbing a Japanese immigrant. But most albums of modern folk songs also don’t incorporate the textures of German electronic experimentalism or doom metal.