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Posted in Artist Watch, Featured, New Music, News, Releases with tags , , , on August 27, 2013 by Randy
August 27, 2013 – Hailing from Knoxville, TN, indie rock trio ECHOES have been making a name for themselves throughout the Midwest.  Pulling influence from The Smiths, Block Party and Interpol to name a few, ECHOES deliver smart, intricate tunes with a solid bass groove.  The group’s 4-track debut digital EP ‘We Give You Escape’ is out today, and with mastering by Kevin Bartley [Billy Idol, The Decembrists, Hawthorne Heights] at Capitol Studios, the band can only hope fans are as pleased as they are with the EP.
The EP can be heard HERE, and is also available on iTunes here.  ECHOES will also be releasing the music video for their single “Young Heretics” with VEVO on September 3rd.
Track List:
01. Young Heretics
02. Sun Kata
03. This Calls For Blood
04. Blindness
For more information on ECHOES, visit:

FREE INDIE/ALTERNATIVE MUSIC SAMPLER ON AMAZON MP3, COURTESY OF ARTISTS.MTV & ‘stache media: Compilation includes music from Alabama Shakes, Allen Stone, Jenny O., Jim James, Kate Earl, Kodaline, The Bronx and more

Posted in Artist Watch, New Music, News, Releases with tags , , , , , on March 26, 2013 by Randy
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artists.mtv samplerTrack Listing:

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Stars/Hold On When You Get Love and Let Go When You Give It

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Mother Mother/Bit By Bit

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‘stache media is a full service marketing agency specialized in music. ‘stache media launched in 2009 as a stand-alone agency operating out of the NYC headquarters of RED, an award-winning division of Sony Music Entertainment. ‘stache media provides services in online marketing & publicity, college lifestyle marketing, advertising, social media & consumer research, brand & partnership marketing, radio, video promotion and creative production. ‘stache media has served a multitude of artists within the RED and Sony Music Entertainment fold. Outside clients have included C3 Presents (Lollapalooza), Gatorade, Ketel One, McCann Erickson, and Sony Electronics.

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