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1st Base Runner Release Debut “Seven Years of Silence” EP, Matt Mahurin-directed Music Video for “Only One”

1st Base Runner Release Debut “Seven Years of Silence” EP, Matt Mahurin-directed Music Video for “Only One” Austin, TX-based Singer Songwriter 1st Base Runner‘s debut EP “Seven Years of Silence” is out July 30th on all platforms. It is accompanied by an official music video directed by the legendary Matt Mahurin (who has helmed videos for Tom Waits, Alice in Chains,...

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Ajay Mathur Sings About Connectedness on Melodic, Celebratory New Single “I Need You Now”

Ajay Mathur Sings About Connectedness on Melodic, Celebratory New Single “I Need You Now” Ajay Mathur (https://www.ajaymathur.com/) has announced the release of his powerful new single about connectedness – “I NEED YOU NOW”, out July 30, 2021 on digital platforms. Up-beat and brimming with melody, this new song incorporates superb sitar (Kalyanjit Das) and tabla (Adriana...

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1st Base Runner Releases Haunting New Single, Teams Up With Legendary Director Matt Mahurin for “Break Even” Music Video

Austin, TX-based Singer Songwriter 1st Base Runner continues his flurry of new releases with new single “Break Even” on July 9, the 3rd track to be released from forthcoming album ‘Seven Years of Silence’ (due July 30). A music video by Matt Mahurin (Tom Waits, Peter Gabriel, Alice in Chains) was premiered at Folk n’ Rock. 1st Base Runner‘s outsider artistic...

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Tenuous Threads Releases Tense, Exciting Debut “Mettle” EP

Australian Alternative Electronic Musician and Producer Tenuous Threads has released debut EP “Mettle” June 6, 2021. The album showcases the artist’s refreshingly left-field approach to every aspect of songwriting and production, from the purposely tense vocal melodies to the moody arrangements. “Mettle” is an essential new release for fans of experimental rock, electronic or alternative music. How to Listen: Stream “Mettle”...

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1st Base Runner’s Immersive, Atmospheric “Seven Years of Silence” Album Gets Limited Edition Vinyl Release

1st Base Runner’s Immersive, Atmospheric “Seven Years of Silence” Album Gets Limited Edition Vinyl Release Fans of dark, fascinating electronica, alternative and indie music, rejoice! Austin, TX-based Indie Electronic artist 1st Base Runner‘s debut album “Seven Years of Silence” is out now (released April 8) on all platforms. Over the past few months, 1st Base Runner has...

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‘Fat Bloody Fingers are Sucking Your Soul Away’ – 1st Base Runner Masterfully Covers “Rabbit In Your Headlights”

‘Fat Bloody Fingers are Sucking Your Soul Away’ – 1st Base Runner Masterfully Covers “Rabbit In Your Headlights” Indie Electronic musician 1st Base Runner has been keeping busy lately, having recently released two singles/music videos from upcoming album ‘Seven Years of Silence’. He’s also a music lover himself, made evident by his superb cover song choices. After covering “A...

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Music From the Women of New Nashville

Music From the Women of New Nashville   By Jessica Brant   Demystifying the music industry inside Nashville’s throbbing heartbeat is a task left to niche music journalists excited to crack open its chasm and expose undercover talent. Nicknamed the “Buckle of the Bible Belt,” and home to the Grand Ol’ Opry and North America’s...

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Cover Art And Your DIY Band

Cover art is a tricky thing. In some ways it is the most important aspect of an album because as much as we don’t want to admit it people DO judge albums by their cover so if the album has a shitty cover then people aren’t going to get it. If people don’t appreciate the...

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Name 5 Record Labels – I Dare You!

Here’s a new litmus test I’ve been using in order to help bands determine if they have reasonable goals to develop themselves within their scene. It’s an easy one too. If you can’t name 5 record labels who would realistically pick your band or a band like yours up for your next record assuming everything...

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Defining Expectations And Reading Contracts

So I just saw a pretty major band that I used to manage broke up. And they broke up because the singer decided to be whiny and was upset that even though his band had only really been touring for two years and was getting cool record deals he still felt he wasn’t where he...

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Being The Man: The Importance Of Networking at DIY Shows

You know what amazes me? The fact that I have been a fixture on the Northeast metal scene for pretty much my entire adult life and I can still meet people who it is helpful for me to collaborate with at local shows. That shouldn’t be a thing, but somehow it is. This happens all...

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Having No Zero Days

I’m sitting here on a plane next to one of my favorite vocalists, hell the vocalist of two of my favorite bands about to watch him go play a reunion show with a third band who I love because I get to fucking work with him. that’s fucking insane. I don’t care how you slice...

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