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morning jam: Day Wave “Drag” + ‘Headcase’ EP

18 Aug
We can't get enough of the new EP by Day Wave Headcase available new on iTunes.

We can’t get enough of the new EP by Day Wave Headcase available new on iTunes.

California-based Jackson Phillips who makes music under his project Day Wave, hit us with his one-two punch of music in the form of his singles “Drag” and “Total Zombie”. Now, he’s knocked us out completely with his Headcase EP.

“Drag” is a song that I’ve listened to basically on repeat ever since I first heard the track. Guess what? I’m still not sick of it. I might listen to it on repeat for another five hours now. The song is warm, nostalgic, lonely and uplifting all at once.

This theme is present throughout the rest of the EP and is definitely what makes it special. With self-deprecating lyrics and upbeat dream pop instrumentals the EP is fit for your next favorite indie movie soundtrack. Listen to the EP below and buy your copy now via iTunes here.

Day Wave is playing a show at Mercury Lounge in NYC tomorrow night! Tickets are only $10 and you should get yours now here. The show starts at 6:30 make sure you get there on time to see any opening acts, they could be your next favorite band.

Find more tickets and tour information for Day Wave by following him on Songkick!

xx Cher

morning jam: Small Black “Boys Life”

6 Aug
Small Black will be releasing their new record, 'Best Blues' on October 16th!

Small Black will be releasing their new record, ‘Best Blues’ on October 16th!

Start your morning off with this mesmerizing new tune by Brooklyn-based band Small Black. “Boys Life” is the first single from the band’s new album Best Blues due out October 16th. The synth-pop band will be going on a US tour to support the album this Fall with Painted Palms! For tour dates and ticket info, click here.

You can pre-order Best Blues by Small Black (due out October 16th) now via Jagjaguwar, iTunes, Amazon, and most importantly, your local record store.

xx Cher

Philly show NOT to be missed: Jack Garratt at Milkboy TOMORROW Aug. 4!!!!!

3 Aug
Don't miss Jack Garratt at Milkboy in Philadelphia this Tuesday, August 4th!

Don’t miss Jack Garratt at Milkboy in Philadelphia this Tuesday, August 4th!

If anything is worth leaving the heaven that is Nashville for Philadelphia it’s the Jack Garratt show at Milkboy tomorrow night. I can’t wait to spend my first night back in town seeing this innovative new artist. A perfect mixture of storytelling lyrics and electronic instrumentals, Jack Garratt will move you while making your body move.

The show at Milkboy tomorrow night (August 4th) kicks off at 8PM with City Rain. Tickets are $12.50 ($15 day of show) and can be purchased here or at the venue. Listen to my Jack Garratt playlist below and prepare yourself for an epic Tuesday night of music at Milkboy tomorrow night!


xx Cher

morning jam: FOALS “Mountain At My Gates” + new music video!!!!

29 Jul
FOALS new album  WHAT WENT DOWN  is due out August 28th!

Foals new album WHAT WENT DOWN is due out August 28th!

FOALS really need to drop this new album. I think the anticipation is actually killing me and every other Foals fan in existence. Each stunning new single the band releases from the upcoming album What Went Down (due out August 28th) has me craving for more. Watch the bands epic new music video for “Mountain At My Gates” directed by NABIL shot on GoPro Spherical below! Make sure you pre-order What Went Down on Vinyl, CD, CD/DVD, Boxset and Digital for you and everyone you love.

Check out Foals playing the title track from the upcoming album “What Went Down” live at Maida Vale:

To make sure you don’t miss your chance to catch Yannis leaping from a balcony at a Foals show when they play a city near you, track the band on Songkick here!

xx Cher

Philly show NOT to be missed: Beach Slang at PhilaMOCA tonight!!!!

27 Jul
Don't miss Beach Slang live tonight at PhilaMOCA!

Don’t miss Beach Slang live tonight at PhilaMOCA!

After spending time in the studio recording their anticipated debut album (due out on Polyvinyl Records later this year), Beach Slang are hitting the road to play some new songs and favorites off their EPs live. Tonight the band heads to Philadelphia to play PhilaMOCA! The show starts at 8PM and is only $14. You can get your tickets here or at the door.

Listen to their EPs out now below and don’t miss Beach Slang play PhilaMOCA tonight at 8PM!

Not in Philly? Check out more Beach Slang tour dates below!

Beach Slang Tour:
7/27 – PhilaMoca – Philadelphia, PA
8/05 – The Metro Gallery – Baltimore, MD
8/06 – Rumba Cafe – Columbus, OH
8/07 – EXIT/IN – Nashville, TN
8/08 – The Wrecking Ball – Atlanta, GA
8/09 – Cat’s Cradle -Carrboro, NC
8/10 – DC9 – Washington, DC
8/28-30 – Riot Fest – Denver, CO
9/11-13 – Riot Fest – Chicago, IL
9/25 – Pygmalion Festival – Urbana, IL
9/26 – Midpoint Music Festival – Cincinnati, OH
10/28 – Pre-Fest – Ybor City, FL
10/3011/1 – The Fest – Gainesville, FL

xx Cher

morning jam: Disclosure “Omen” ft. Sam Smith

27 Jul

“Omen” is taken from Disclosure’s new album Caracal available for pre-order now!

Disclosure have released their highly anticipated new single featuring Sam Smith “Omen”. Disclosure ushered in the new dance floor jam with a stunning music video you can watch now below!

“Omen” is taken from Disclosure’s new album Caracal available for pre-order now here.

Disclosure will be playing Austin City Limits music festival in October! For tickets and more information click here.

xx Cher

morning jam: DMA’s “Feels Like 37”

24 Jul
DMA's are heading back to the US to play NYC next Wednesday (July 29th) at Mercury Lounge before heading to Lollapalooza!

DMA’s are heading back to the US to play NYC next Wednesday, July 29th, at Mercury Lounge before heading to Lollapalooza!

Have you ever listened to a song so much you wrote a three part harmony to the vocals? This is what I’ve done with DMA’s infectious new single “Feels Like 37”. The band recently played in Philly at Boot & Saddle! I missed it and will never forgive myself. So next time they come around you better believe you will know about it first here.

DMA’s are playing a show tonight at the Forum Cafe Bar in Sheffield, UK and Esquires Bedford in (you guessed it!) Bedford, UK tomorrow night! The Aussie band of babes will be back in the States next Wednesday to play Mercury Lounge in NYC and Lollapalooza the following weekend July 31st-August 2nd in Chicago. For tickets, more tour information, and to follow them on Songkick click here!

Kick off your weekend by listening to DMA’s badass new single “Feels Like 37” below. If you go to a DMA’s show, tag us in your photos. We want to see them! Just @ mylifeinsound across all channels!

xx Cher

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