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Briton Alexander

15 posts by Briton Alexander

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Rise Rock n’ Shine Presents: Bluprint – “Home”

September 23, 2021 | By Briton Alexander

Slowly the sheen of sweat on foreheads is being replaced by beanies as we move to a much needed autumn. Denver-based Bluprint has the perfect transitionary treat with “Home”, the first single off their upcoming Lost Summer EP. “Home” is a pop-punk jam that hits hard from the beginning and never lets up. Per drummer […]

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Rise Rock n’ Shine: THRILL YOU KILL YOU + Ellevator

September 2, 2021 | By Briton Alexander

Coffee is great. Coffee is life. Thank you for coming to my TED Talk. It’s time to Rise Rock n’ Shine… Who: THRILL YOU KILL YOU is an LA-based artist in the purest sense. She writes, produces, and engineers her own genre-fusing brand of music. TYKY brandishes her imperfections and weirdness as an authentic battering […]

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Singles Lost in Time: The Junior Varsity + Dredg

August 26, 2021 | By Briton Alexander

Hello and welcome to Singles Lost in Time, where we dig through our library here at idobi (like monks sifting through historical texts) and we dust off some absolute bangers that never got their proper time in the sun.

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Rise Rock n’ Shine: RIVER + Elenowen

August 19, 2021 | By Briton Alexander

Put these tasty jams on your toast with a little butter, It’s time to Rise Rock n’ Shine… Who: RIVER is a California-based duo with strong Hamburg roots. After a chance meeting while working in LA, the guys realized their hometown connection and aesthetic similarities. Making music informed by their world-traveling ways and artistic contrasts, […]

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Rise Rock n’ Shine – Caroline Romano + TURNSTILE

August 12, 2021 | By Briton Alexander

Where would you be if that Snooze button broke? It’s time to Rise Rock n’ Shine… Who: Caroline Romano is a 19 year old bombast ready to blow out your speakers. This Nashville-based pop punk princess doesn’t need saving; she’s more comfortable slaying the dragon herself. Instead of a sword and shield, she wields razor-sharp […]

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Rise Rock n’ Shine Presents: Magic Sugar Coffee – “Blkout” ft. Joshua Howlett

August 5, 2021 | By Briton Alexander

Magic Sugar Coffee opens their brand-new single “Blkout” with a drum-pounding, electric explosion like a caffeine syringe straight to the eyeball. This song epitomizes the definition of their jittery moniker. As it progresses, the strumming and breakdowns hook your early 2000s pop-punk senses. Is that a note of New Found Glory I’m hearing? Maybe a […]

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Rise Rock n’ Shine Presents: One Flew West – “The Blur”

August 5, 2021 | By Briton Alexander

With anti-vaxxers and anti-maskers ruining our chances at a return to “normal” and the Delta variant on the surge, we could all use a little musical catharsis. “The Blur” delivers in a bristly pop-punk way that seems perfectly timed. Northern Colorado’s One Flew West explains, “‘The Blur’ was the first song we wrote and put […]

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Rise Rock n’ Shine Presents: Love Again – “Saratoga Streetlights”

July 29, 2021 | By Briton Alexander

Record-setting heat demands pool parties which, in turn, demand pool party tunes. “Saratoga Streetlights” is an ice-cold jam ready to complement your beach ball antics and water balloon skirmishes. As the band states, this song has been released “just in time for summer” and we couldn’t agree more! San Antonio-based trio Love Again refer to […]

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Rise Rock n’ Shine: The Aquadolls + more tunes for later

July 29, 2021 | By Briton Alexander

Hey! Get up! Your dog is licking the drool from your pillow. It’s time to Rise Rock n’ Shine… Who: The Aquadolls are a So-Cal trio primed to blast off. Featuring surf-rock vibes alongside pop-punk vocals, these witty women excel at blending genres and garnering attention they rightfully deserve. They have opened for the likes […]

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Rise Rock n’ Shine: Small Reactions + CLAVVS + BLEACHx

July 22, 2021 | By Briton Alexander

Rise Rock n’ Shine with songs by Small Reactions, CLAVVS, and BLEACHx.