Yonas Debuts Video For “Photo”

Yonas and director Mike Squires have teamed up again (truth be told, it seems like they never stop working) for the official video for “Photo.” It’s an instant classic. Not only is the video straight up hilarious, with Yonas making appearances in iconic images from Einstein and Ali to Kim Kardashian and Stranger Things, but the driving and intense single is one of the best we’ve heard from the Bronx rapper.

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Bronze Radio Return and Air Traffic Controller On Tour

We love it when good pop music comes together. Colliding on tour right now are two of our longtime favorites, Bronze Radio Return and Air Traffic Controller. Avid OurStagers might recall Bronze Radio Return from their inclusion in our new music web series The Panel, or perhaps from the many other times they won competitions and appeared on our charts. Similarly, Air Traffic Controller earned a spotlight feature on MTV.com and have racked up more than a dozen Top 10 chart placements. Both bands have been blowing up over the past couple of years, garnering well-deserved national attention as they cross the country. If you’re in the northeast United States, you can and SHOULD catch them together right now:

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Port City
Portland, ME

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FTC Warehouse
Fairfield, CT

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Brooklyn Bowl
Brooklyn, NY

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The Sinclair
Cambridge, MA
(Bronze Radio Return ONLY, no ATC)

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The Southern
Charlottesville, VA

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The Hamilton
Washington, DC

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World Cafe Live
Philadelphia, PA

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Yonas Tour Dates And “Roll One Up” Video

We recently brought you the latest single from Yonas, “Roll One Up” (featuring Roscoe Dash and Sammy Adams) as well as behind-the-scened footage and interviews from the filming of the video for the song. Well, we didn’t want to leave anyone hanging, so at your convenience please find enclosed the aforementioned video. ALSO, tour dates! The man is embarking on his first headlining tour. Check it below the video, or click here for links for each date.

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“Happy Holidays To All” From Pullman Standard

pullmanIt’s a very stripped down indie rock holiday special from Pullman Standard, in the form of a slightly older single, “Happy Holidays To All.” A pretty melody and harmonies over some shimmering acoustics, and of course…the sleigh bells. In these dark times, a simple message of good will might help keep things in perspective. Listen below. We’re revisiting this 2013 song on the occasion of Pullman Standard’s impending new release, Diamond Hearts. You can hear a preview at the Soundcloud link at the bottom. We will have more on that album soon.


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“I Eat Earthquakes Like You For Breakfast”

houseofjedIt was a drag a few years back, when it seemed as though Admiral Twin, the Tulsa OK indie rock band that had topped our charts many times, had gone dormant. But not long after that, we realized that a new favorite of ours, The House of Jed, whose song “Coming Off Pretty” had nearly topped our Intel Superstars channel, is in fact the solo project of Jarrod Gollihare, songwriter from Admiral Twin. And, furthermore, The House of Jed is even more directly up our alley. The music is adventurous but unpretentious, melodic and modern but with substance. Since that first single, we’ve had several more faves from THOJ, including a super-cool video for “Everybody Lies” and a brand new one, the raison d’post, a killer track called “I Eat Earthquakes Like You For Breakfast.”


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Yonas Drops “Summertime Luv”

yonas1Yeah, it’s that time when fall smothers summer and ushers in all the attendant ennui. On his new single, “Summertime Luv,” Yonas is feeling it. But as he reflects on the moment, he’s looking to bridge the seasonal divide, carrying forward a summer romance. “There’s something in the air / I feel it everywhere / And I don’t want to leave you, behind,” he sings. It’s a great upbeat groove that still conveys an essential melancholy before sliding into the hook. And we also get another high quality clip, directed by frequent Yonas collaborator Mike Squires.

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