First from Dayton, OH comes the latest release from indie-rockers, The 1984 Draft. Their new album titled "Makes Good Choices" features ten tracks that will blaze a trail of sound through your head, beginning with the punk-like fury of "Jan Kowalski." The album continues with the raw, alternative/punk appeal of "Lately" and the more mainstream rock approach to "Miss Ohio." The 1984 Draft slow down for the guitar buzz of "Honest," before quickly picking the tempo back up with the energy infused rock of "Wedding" and the fast-pace of "Lutheran Heart." The band wrap up their new album with the steady build-up of "Megaphone" and the sing-along chorus of "Lisbon Falls." To find out more about The 1984 Draft and their latest release "Makes Good Choices," please visit poptek.com/the-1984-draft.
Arriving August 24th is the latest release from Los Angeles electronic duo, Night Club. Their new album, "Scary World" features 10 tracks that showcase the duo's growth, since their 2016 debut album "Requiem For Romance." Their new set begins with the short introduction warning of "Beware!," before the club beats hit you with "Scary World." The songs come at you like waves of sounds as you need to surf through electronics of "Schizophrenic" and "Blood On Your Blade" to appreciate the vocals of Emily Kavanaugh. The duo finish up their new album with steady, pop-based sound of "Imaginary Friend" and the sonic blasts of "Survive," as if you are passing through a haunted house. To find out more about Night Club and their latest release "Scary World," please visit nightclubband.com.
The darkpop duo, Swoone recently released their debut album, "Handcuffed Heart." The new release features 11-tracks, beginning with the gentle flow of "This Bullet Never Kills," as you will simply find yourself wrapped up in the vocals of Siobhan de Mare. The new album continues with the slow, R&B vibe of "Breaking Down" and the swirl of "Terminal 3" as the music will ease your worries away. Swoone keep up the gentle flow with the steady rhythm of "Run" and the amazing vocals of "Set Me Free," before wrapping up their new album with the piano ballad "Empty Buildings." To find out more about Swoone and their latest release "Handcuffed Heart," please visit swoone.bandcamp.com.
Next, from Chicago comes the new album "World On Fire" from indie-rockers Curious Grace & Black Rabbit. The new 16-track release begins with the short introduction "World On Fire - Part 1," which lead right into the intense, progressive rock piece "Scars And Children." The album continues with the nostalgic, Brit-pop of "Make It Rain" and classical piece "Magic Girl" as Curious Grace & Black Rabbit showcase their exceptional music skills. They slow things down for the piano ballad "Gold," before picking the pace back up with the power metal of "Duffy's March." The band finishes up their new album with the acoustic build-up of "The Other Side" and the progressive grand closer "World On Fire." To find out more about Curious Grace & Black Rabbit and their latest release "World On Fire," please visit curiousgraceandblackrabbit.com.
Finally, we arrive at the latest release from hip-hop/jazz/funk band Nickel And Dime OPS titled "Resuscitation Music." The album was funded by fans, which allowed the group to record at Big Orange Sheep Studios in Brooklyn, NY and showcases the band in a live setting, recording 13 of the album's 15 tracks in a long, one day session. Beginning with "Resus Intro," you are then given a rare glimpse into the creation of this new release that features the feeling of live, one take inspirations. The beats are funky with jazz horns sprinkled throughout the opening tracks "The Builders" and "Just Let Go" as hip-hop lyrics are spoken like urban poetry. Nickel And Dime OPS draw from their seventies influences on the classic backdrop beats of "People's Champ" and "Know Now," while "Day In The Life" is a modern rap masterpiece. They finish up their new album with the R&B vibe of "Momentum Sent'em" and the nostalgic jazz appeal of "Not For Sale." To find out more about Nickel And Dime OPS and their latest release "Resuscitation Music," please visit spotmeanickel.com.