New Music From The Inbox: HA HA Tonka, The Bandicoots, TIT, Kissing Cousins, Young Braves

By: Juliette Jagger

Artist: HA HA Tonka “Lessons”
Album: Single
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Layering heartbeat style drumming atop of emotionally charged lyrics, Ha Ha Tonka’s “Lessons” is somber yet incredibly profound.

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Artist: The Bandicoots “No Turn On Red”
Album:
This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things EP
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As the second single off of The Bandicoots forthcoming EP, This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things, “No Turn On Red” is a swingin’ little 60’s pop rock tune that channels everything from early Beatles to Arctic Monkeys.

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Artist: TIT “Leaves On Fire”
Album:
Self-Titled
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Featuring members of both Digital Leather and The Hussy, TIT is the self-titled debut from this Midwestern outfit. Meshing pop sensibilities with dark, gloomy undertones, and lengthy instrumental sections, “Leaves On Fire” recalls something right out of the 80’s UK underground.

Link/Listen/Watch: Stream it HERE!

 

Artist: Kissing Cousins “In With Them”
Album:
In With Them EP
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“In With Them” is the latest release from Los Angeles all female rock outfit Kissing Cousins. Lead by frontwoman Heather Heywood, the new track emphasizes Heywood’s powerful and sultry voice, signature dirty guitars and shadowy thematics while marking the band’s venture into more textured, propulsive territory.

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Artist: Young Braves “For The Day”
Album:
For The Day EP
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2014 has been a prosperous year for Young Braves. The UK foursome, who are still teenagers mind you, already have a solid self-titled debut under their belts, have filled a number of festival spots, and recently garnered love from BBC1. Earlier this month they followed things up with the release of their latest EP For The Day, which showcases this band’s exceptional maturity both as musicians and songwriters.

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Juliette Jagger

Juliette Jagger is a Canadian music journalist. She is on Twitter @juliettejagger.

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