MUSIC NEWS: MERCURY PRIZE NOMINEES 2014

We all know America has the Grammy Awards; but in my opinion, the foundation shines far too much light on established artists and shies away from the underground, alternative genre. The UK equivalent… Continue reading

This Just In: Apple and U2 Unite to Offer Free Music

Fans of the Irish rock band U2 rejoiced today, not only because they found out the name (Songs of Innocence) and release date (physical release is scheduled for October 13) of the band’s… Continue reading

Gig Review: Jack Garratt Smashes It At The Bardot

There exist special individuals in this world–individuals who you listen to and say to yourself, “Thank God they’re sharing their talent with the world.” Jack Garratt is one of those individuals. After gaining… Continue reading

This Just In: “Heart Out” Music Video // The 1975

It’s not new knowledge to hear that we here at SNS have been anxiously awaiting the release of The 1975’s newest music video, and seeing as “Heart Out” is a favorite of both… Continue reading

Albums to Watch For // Fall 2014

As Joyce and I begin to settle back into the routine of school and the Not-Summer-ness that comes with the beginning of September, we decided to fully embrace the changing of the seasons… Continue reading

THIS JUST IN: “TEXAS” MUSIC VIDEO // MAGIC MAN

Magic Man has really taken off since I last caught up with them at Boston Calling, where they played an amazing show to a hometown crowd (their largest audience to date). Since then,… Continue reading

This Just In: “Human Sadness” // Julian Casablancas + The Voidz

With their new album “Tyranny” coming out September 23rd under Cult Records (Casablanca’s individualistic & artistic label), Julian Casablancas + The Voidz have released an 11 minute song titled “Human Sadness” from their… Continue reading

Album Review: Royal Blood // Royal Blood

There must be a reason why Royal Blood’s self-titled debut album was the fastest selling rock album in three years, right? Right. Oh, and it also debuted at Number 1 on the Official… Continue reading

JAMS: The Best Summer Songs You Might Not Have Heard On The Radio

Now that summer is slowly coming to an end (sad, we feel your pain), Liz and I thought we’d share some of the songs that we jammed along to all season. These songs… Continue reading

THIS JUST IN: “Under The Pressure” Music Video // The War On Drugs

Flickering filters, abandoned landscape, lush guitar riffs all play vital roles in this dreamy, long form music video for The War On Drug’s latest track, “Under the Pressure.” This tune fits the theme of their album (“Lost… Continue reading