“Vaeda Black is green in the indie industry, but that didn’t stop her from making FKA Twigs meets Lana Del Rey-esque bop “Face Down.” At just 16 years old, Black has a powerful voice made for the charts. A newcomer on the rise, Black and Substream have teamed up to premiere her first single “Face Down.” Her forthcoming EP will be released in early 2018.”
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Our October Monthly Music Mashup is live on Substream Magazine! Check out jams from Till I Fall, Boston Marriage, Far Too Young, Intervention, Crooked Teeth, First In Flight, Stevie Talks, Say What You Will, Light It Up, Willowz and Taylor Rae! Read more here.
“We in Septacy are honoured to not only have had the opportunity to hear and meet these bands, but to share stages with them and, more often than not, call them our friends.” Septacy shares a playlist of some of their favorite songs on Musical Notes Global! Read more here.
“I’ve been through some big changes and personal growth in my life lately. I had a moment of truth and I decided that I wanted to break free from my fears and everything that was holding me back for so long, from pursuing my dreams, and more importantly, from daring to be myself and show the world what I am made of.” Read more about K-Bust’s upcoming album and much more in her interview with Sound Digest here.
“Earlier this year, our Oakland-based Motown soul and funk band Trace Repeat took on the ambitious task of printing our new album “The Oaktown Sound” on CD and 12-inch vinyl. Two master revisions, countless artwork updates, three months of manufacturing time, and $4,000 worth of debt later, we finally had our record ready to sell on yet another form of extinct media. Because let’s face it. We all end up listening on Spotify anyway, right?”
Trace Repeat talks about floppy disks, CDs, vinyl, and our emotional connection to physical music media in their guest blog for Concert Crap. Read more here.
“The real secret is in knowing how to maximize the resources you have be they financial, personal or technical, and getting everyone involved pushing in the same direction to get something done in what may be an unconventional manner.”
Septacy’s Ricky Marasigan tells us how to craft a stunning music video w/ a small budget in guest blog on Musical Notes Global. Read more here.
Happy International Day of the Girl! What better way to celebrate the empowerment of girls worldwide than recognizing the musical accomplishments of two powerful female artists. Lindsay Katt and K-Bust interviewed one another in the latest installment of the Bands Interviewing Bands series for Cliche Magazine. Read more about how these two powerhouses have transformed their careers in the music industry here.
The Sometimes Island recently sat down with Indie Minded to talk about the music business, where he finds his inspiration, and more for their popular interview series “Six Questions With.” Check it out here.
Cheers for another installment of our Monthly Music Mashup, exclusively on Substream Magazine! Every month, we feature the best new artists on the music scene. Check out some alt rock and indie jams from Whale Bones, Talk To You Never and The Side Eyes. Stream the full playlist on Substream here or find us on Spotify!
Artist/filmmaker Lindsay Katt’s new short film, The Avant Gardener as well as her new single “See Us” were recently featured on Square One. The Avant-Gardener has already won the Grand Prize for “Best Experimental Short” at the Rhode Island International Film Festival and the Grand Prize for both “Experimental Short” and “Best Editing” at the International Indie Gathering. As Square One said, “We think it’s incredible.” Read more here.