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Nate Parrish – Life in Dissonance Genre: Punk, Pop Punk Similar artists: Social Distortion, Face to Face, Hot Water Music Lives are so easily destroyed. For some, it happens in the blink of an eye. Others are destroyed piece by piece, day by day. There are…
8.0
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Adam Yas – Wild Horse Sun Genre: Post-Punk, Indie Folk, Folk rock Similar artists: Elbow, Flaming Lips, Depeche Mode, Neil Young, Bon Iver, Puscifer, David Bowie, Neil Diamond, Queen It’s nearly impossible to find a really great artist without a bit of…
8.0
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Old Pup – Screen Crawlers Genre: Indie Folk, Folk, Americana Similar artists: Sam Doores, Chris Acker, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Grateful Dead, Erin Rae, Buffalo Nichols Modern movie directors, or at least their music supervisors, are always on the lookout for…
8.0
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No One Sphere – Twin Coasts Genre: Indie Rock, Alternative Rock People in alternative-rock bands are, usually, either those for whom everything in life comes easily, or those for whom breaks never come at all. They’re extreme in their ideas because their…
8.3
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Night Rites – Dark Patterns Genre: Psychedelic Rock, Alternative Rock Similar artists: The Black Angels, A Place to Bury Strangers, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Cult of Dom Keller Strange American cults have done almost as much for the music as two or three…
8.3
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TRSH – Puckerup Buttercup Genre: Math Rock, Emo, Alternative Rock Similar artists: Hot mulligan, mom jeans, pool kids, chon, into it over it In many ways, emo-math-rockers are punk-rockers with less interest in fashion. And, although their influences have been…