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The Fringes of Normality

by To The Helpless

Lyrically it delves on the themes of death, distance, normalcy and marriage through the prism of the pandemic. It was mastered by the one and only Mass Giorgini. The full EP on Downloadable EP: https://soundcloud.com/to-the-helpless/albums and the music video is at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yiVy9L3ii9s

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Right Where You Want Me

by happy place

Hello! My artist name is "happy place". This is the first song I recorded for this project and would love for you to check it out. More music is coming soon! :)

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Low Class Warrior

by Black Vizard

Hello, my name is Black Vizard, and this is a track from my debut EP, a mixture of contemporary hip hop and metal, this track is big and groovy, and i hope you guys enjoy.

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Hungover

by Bon Viveur

Looking for never-before-heard sounds? From a bunch of hot new young guns? This isn't it. This is however a return of pop punk to it's upbeat, self-deprecating roots with a huge chorus and a catchy riff to match. Back to basics pop punk, the lead single from new EP Character Building: out 4/9/20

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Self Titled

by Dead End

The best band you ever heard!

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Boba

by Deseos Primitivos

This release comes after tours of Peru, Mexico and the US west coast. Deseos Primitivos is a band unrestricted musically and not tied to a specific genre. Songs of revenge, homelessness and gentrification, colonization, and sensual tales of taboo dreams.

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TNTina

by Everyone Lies

Hey f*ckers, we're Everyone Lies. Formed in 2019, with the mantra to create catchy punk rock tunes, have fun and never been too old to skate. We've just released our debut EP on Spotify we recorded at the Ranch Production House. TNTina is a track inspired by the video game Fortnite.

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Do It Again

by Glass Waves

We are GLASS WAVES and we have just dropped a firecracker of a single entitled Do It Again. Check out this visualiser to coincide with this stunning track. We take from the likes of Don Broco and Queens of The Stone Age, through to Bring Me The Horizon.

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Return The Favor

by Gottlieb

Hey friends, we're Gottlieb! Here to share our track Return The Favor with you. We released this song in the summer of 2020 as a statement on social inequality in LA, but the song took on new meaning with the extrajudicial killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. We hope you'll enjoy it!

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Our Ex

by Jerks!

Hi! We're Jerks! We're from Charleston, West Virginia and we just self-released our debut six-song EP 'First Day'. This song is called 'Our Ex' and is probably the poppiest track on the EP. It's pretty fun to play and people seem to like it. Hope you like it too!

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January

by New Design

Hi we're New Design, this is our latest single "January", track one of a three-song B-Sides compilation following up our last EP "Where I Need To Be". If you like heartfelt sing-along gang vocals, dynamic instrumental shifts, spacey guitar effects and synth melodies, then give this tune a listen!

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[Serial] Killer Product Placements

by No Murder No Moustache

Did you ever wonder when advertising will get so depraved that it'll ask serial killers what are their recommended products to murder people with? Possibly not. I did.

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Maaate

by Salt the Snail

We are a ragtag pack of fun lovers from all over the country, kinda based in Widnes. Our M.O is to entertain you as much as we possibly can. Our songs are short and snappy and don't require to go out of your way to 'get' them Maaate is about people who annoy us a bit

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Pathetic Life

by Shower With Goats

Hey everyone, we've been around since 1994! If you love that classic mid to late 90's or early 2000's pop/punk sound, you should check us out!

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So Much Better

by The Fades

South West London’s favourite group of home-grown punk rock troubadours, The Fades, unleash their first new songs in four years – the perfect soundtrack to accompany our tragicomic march into oblivion with brand new music in the form of 'So Much Better'

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Headcount

by TOVA

We are a four-piece rock band from the UK. Headcount was produced by Steph Carter (ex-Gallows) and the music video encapsulates the struggle of identity, of defining your illnesses and negative thoughts separately, about taking from others and acting on selfish impulse to contribute to personal gain

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Attention Economy

by Launch Control

Hey, we are Launch Control, bringing you socio-political punk rock from Reading. This is our new track Attention Economy, the first single from our upcoming forth EP of the same name. The single is available to stream in all the usual places now with the EP dropping on the 2nd of October.

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Asleep In The Deep End

by Andross

Greetings Friends! We're Andross from Lansdale PA, and we have a brand new album out called "Asleep In The Deep End", it's about how our brains get sad when the summer ends. Here's the title track, we hope you like!!

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Black Light

by Ash Ellis

Hey lovelies! My name's Ash, I'm a non-binary folk-punk musician from Southampton, UK. I always try write my music to be as honest as possible and that's one way to describe Black Light. It's a song about a deeply personal struggle with dissociation and the isolation that it brings along with it.

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We Eat the Buffalo

by Radio Aftermath

From the enigmatic first chord through to its head shaking climax, We Eat the Buffalo is a marriage of hook laden riffs & choruses, full of energy and immediacy. This is all underpinned by hard-hitting drums, driving bass lines, and creative lead guitar work.

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True Believer

by Clarity

From Dublin, Ireland via Tokyo, Japan; We are Clarity. We take elements of post-hardcore, pop, emo, and metalcore - with flashes of djent and electronica - to take "Core" in new directions. Our new single "True Believer" is out everywhere now!

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