Song of the Day: Start the Morning – Givers & Takers

Im the Morning Givers and Takers

Today’s song comes from GIVERS & TAKERS who gained overnight success with their unique blend of soul and experimental rock.

Consisting of members Zack Greenwald, Alan Krespan, Drew Bruchs, and Mark Pollack, the band has performed alongside notable acts including Walk the Moon, !!! (Chk Chk Chk) and Alberta Cross.

The Santa Barbara soulful rockers are set to announce their upcoming EP in the coming months and will be touring extensively this summer.

For now, ease yourself into the weekend, listen to Start the Morning and their latest single, Strangers.


New Music Video: Carousel – Nick Valentini Collective

nick valentini collective video visual


NICK VALENTINI COLLECTIVE started out only six months ago and  the eight-piece Californian alternative rock outfit have already received praise in their hometown for fusing indie rock, jazz and experimental psychedelic soul.

The video to single, Carousel gives an insight to their much appreciated talent. Featuring Valentini’s soulful vocals, layered over smooth piano riffs and experimental clashing  guitars, the five-minute production boasts stunning animated visuals, which perfectly works in unison with the captivating composition.

Dubbed as “jazz fusion Radiohead”, the collective’s debut album is set for release later in the year and will be touring extensively this summer.

It’s not often I say this – the video and the song are truly BREATHTAKING…take a few minutes out of your busy schedule see for yourself.


Star Song: Buried Alive – Liquor Store Bandits

Liquid store Bandits

Today’s song is Buried Alive by American hip-hop/aggressive rock act LIQUOR STORE BANDITS (LSB). The track is coming from their album Still Cumming, released in August.

LSB burst onto the music scene, quickly finding a place in St Louis hip-hop scene.  Their high energy rap style vocals coupled with infectious hooks and pulse-raising instruments, won them a huge following and fan base.

Buried Alive is a prime example of their high-energy infusion, where the flawlessly vibrant raps meet that the heading-rolling drive – it’s an experience, so CHECK-IT-OUT!

If you’re feeling, Buried Alive, pop over to LSB’s Bandcamp page, where you can experience other tracks that pushes aggressive rock to the absolute limit. Enjoy!

Star Song: Seasons – Beijing

Beijing night

Today’s song is called Seasons by Eric Thornberg, Thom Smith, Jack Hoopingarner and Bill Pruchnicki, comprising the American alternative rock band BEIJING. Coming from their album, Night, Seasons offers a perfect combination of a sweet summery melody with raging guitars. Simply beautiful.

Take time out and listen to Seasons and if you like this song, you can head over to their Bandcamp page and download the entire album.