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2013 is proving to be a busy year for indie-rock darling Allison Weiss. Between the release of her critically heralded new album, Say What Your Mean, and her non-stop touring schedule, she is undoubtedly on track for breakout success this year. And it seems like she’s only getting started. Today, Allison has premiered an insanely cute new video for her anthemic pop-rock single, “Making It Up,” at MTV.com’s Buzzworthy Blog. The track is also available for purchase from iTunes andAmazon.
Red hot and rocking, Stars In Stereo’s new self-titled album is a white hot quasar of anthemic and incendiary fire. Fronted by the fantastic vocals of Bec Hollcraft, the band roars through 10 tracks of modern rock excellence, each one worthy of radio airplay and hit single status.
You may have had them tagged as goth-tinged pop fantasists, but with their much anticipated sophomore album Waiting For Something To Happen, Veronica Falls easily shrug off any notions of a difficult second album to create something that is easily more polished, more affecting, and more enduring than their peers would dream of making, and stake their claim as one of the most gloriously unpredictable and invaluable bands on the scene right now.
A true DIY artist, and a rising star on the national scene, Allison Weiss conveys the heartbreak and longing that only comes when you truly love someone. She takes that feeling, puts it to music, and somehow makes it catchy as all hell. Every track on her newest full-length, Say What You Mean, is a classic, full of the pop smarts and brilliant hooks that she is known for, without sacrificing any of the emotion and art that enriches the songs.
Computer Magic’s newest single, “A Million Years”, is an indie dance-pop slice of heaven. Full of synth lines, danceable and catchy, it has a very repetitive chorus that easily gets stuck in your head; even now “I miss you love, I miss you love” is going through my head on a loop. The vocals are effect heavy, but they blend in well with the synth-filled arrangement and the mid-tempo. It’s very easy to imagine this song on at a club, bodies swaying back and forth and arms in the air.
A trip through the solar system, an anthropomorphication of celestial bodies, an emotional journey through a year lost in the wilderness, and a pop-rock concept album, How I Became Invisible’s first full-length, Planetary, is certainly an ear-catching debut LP. Crowdfunded through Kickstarter and recorded in a local studio, Planetary is the brainchild of Nicholas Reed, taking what he’s learned as bass player/vocalist/co-songwriter of Philadelphia’s own Robots & Racecars and crafting catchy hooks & fun melodies all in the name of science.