EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Massachusetts Alternative/Prog-Rock Quartet I Was Awake Has The Cure For What Ails You In New Video for “Collectors”

I’ve had the pleasure of seeing I Was Awake twice to date. The first time was with Appalaches, Deer Leap and West Meets Wess at an ultra-dive basement bar in Boston that misspelled the former band as “Apple Ashes” on their show flyer, and featured an often-sleeping sound guy sporting…

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PREMIERE: Symbolik Unleash the “Augury of Ancients”

There’s undeniably a lot of tech death coming out these days, which is great for the genre, but also it makes it harder for artists to stand out. Symbolik might be a name that people who had their ear to the ground near the beginning of the last decade might remember. After a very solid debut in 2011 with Pathogenesis, they laid low, with the exception of a single. Now, they’re back with a full length album, and it’s very exciting. Flourishes of neoclassical virtuosity and fast drumming hit just that right spot. Emergence will be coming out on Artisan Era on the 10th of April, and we’re happy to bring you the latest single, “Augury of Ancients”.

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PREMIERE: Get a Taste of Whale Fall’s Gorgeous New Album With “El Caracol”

2018 was a wild and exciting year for post-rock with just an incredible number of high-profile releases and unexpectedly fantastic ones. One that came on our radars mid-year though and never left was Sondersongs by LA-based post-rock quintet Whale Fall. Mixing lush, contemplative and horn-filled instrumental compositions with more driving,…

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