Lewis Del Mar Gets “Loud(y)” In Dallas

Lewis Del Mar, fronted by Danny Miller and Max Harwood, opened a sold-out show for Børns at Granada Theater in Dallas, TX on June 6th. The duo was joined on stage by their friends, who all sound absolutely amazing together. They opened the show with “Memories,” which immediately captured the attention of the audience. As their set went on they continued to amaze everyone with their raw yet energetic music. It seemed like this show was the first time many people in the audience had heard of them, but they definitely left a lasting impression on them. At one point the girl behind me excitedly asked, “Do you know who this is?” to which I proudly replied, “Lewis Del Mar, they’re amazing!”

I had been waiting to see these guys for a while, so to see them play to a sold-out crowd in Dallas was great. Seeing them on stage was unlike anything else, as you could tell how passionate they truly were about performing. I don’t think Max stopped smiling for even a brief second while drumming! As captivating as their set was, the second they started playing “Loud(y),” their most well-known song, I knew the show was about to be over. I immediately wished I was going to get to see them again soon as I had fallen in love with their music even more.

Overall, their set ranks as one of the best that I have seen. It had everything you could ever want in a show and more. I highly recommend everyone go and see them when they play near you.

Tour Dates:

    JUN 16       ALBANY, NY       
    JUL 13        INDIANAPOLIS, IN   
    JUL 15        MADISON, WI       
    JUL 16        DAVENPORT, IA   
    JUL 17        KANSAS CITY, KS   
    JUL 18        OKLAHOMA CITY, OK       
    JUL 21        OMAHA, NE       
    JUL 22        LOUIS, MO       
    JUL 23        DETROIT, MI       
    JUL 26        MILWAUKEE, WI   
    JUL 27        MINNEAPOLIS, MN   
    JUL 28        CHICAGO, IL       
    JUL 29        CHICAGO, IL   
  AUG 02      ASPEN, CO       
  AUG 03      LAKE CITY, UT                                                                                                                              AUG 05      SANTA MONICA, CA   
  AUG 06      SAN FRANCISCO, CA                                                                                                            AUG 12       SOMERSET, WI   
  AUG 26      READING, UNITED KINGDOM       
  AUG 27    LEEDS, UNITED KINGDOM          SEP 02    SEATTLE, WA       
  SEP 04    DENVER, CO       
  SEP 10    ELIZABETHTOWN, NY       
  SEP 18    BOGOTA, COLOMBIA       
  SEP 23    LAS VEGAS, NV   
  OCT 01    AUSTIN, TX   

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Atlas Genius’ Show Was “A Perfect End” To A Tuesday Night

Last Tuesday, April 26th, Australian indie-rock band Atlas Genius captivated Dallas fans with a show we all wished would never end. The band opened the show with their latest single, “Stockholm,” and from the very beginning radiated with energy. On this particular night, there was bad weather with the possibility of tornadoes, but it didn’t seem to phase the band or even the fans as the crowded venue was focused on having a good time.

Atlas Genius previously mentioned they were trying out a few songs they hadn’t played live before, and it was definitely a good decision. “Where I Belong,” one of these new songs, mesmerized the audience, and it may have been one of the best songs of the night. Keith swapped his guitar for a tambourine and took the audience to another level. This song also showed how important the band’s lighting was. Atlas Genius’ live set has been known for the amazing light show that compliments their wonderful songs, and they once again wowed the audience with it. The transition from “The Stone Mill” into “Molecules,” one that fans go crazy for, was accompanied by a series of flashing lights that would amaze anyone. Little things like this just added to the overall charisma and charm of their set.

Later on in the night Atlas Genius did 3 covers, 2 of which were unexpected. They covered “Everybody Wants To Rule The World,” “Hotline Bling,” and “The Hills,” which they have a recorded version of. The crowd seemed to get a bit nostalgic when they began the Tears For Fears cover and everyone sang along loudly. Next was their cover of Hotline Bling. When I heard that they were going to cover Hotline Bling, I was initially very nervous because it is a song I strongly dislike, but they killed it. Something about the way they made it their own made it more enjoyable. After their “last song” the guys returned to the stage for an encore which included “The Hills,” and they definitely made that song their own. This was a special song to me as I have loved their cover since they released a recorded version of it in November. If a cover could be perfect then it would be this one. It was very popular with the audience, especially since it was a song almost everyone knew. All three of these covers showcased not only the band’s versatility but also their talent since these weren’t songs one would think Atlas Genius would cover.

During the night Keith made sure to make his way around the stage and to interact with fans, as did Blake (Straus) and Alex (Marans).  Keith’s alluring vocals mixed with his strong interaction with the crowd made for the perfect show. This was one of the best shows I have been to as it bypassed my expectations greatly. Not only are the guys in Atlas Genius extremely talented, but they are also very genuine, which seems to be a rare thing nowadays. I highly recommend seeing these guys live if you get the chance. You may even find your new favorite band.

Fall In Love With Atlas Genius’ “Friendly Apes”

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Upbeat. Danceable. Charasmaric. What more could you want in a song? These words perfectly describe Atlas Genius’ “Friendly Apes,” a song off of their new album “Inanimate Objects.” Keith’s seductive vocals combined with Mike’s alluring drumming, as well as the use of calming synths, make for the perfect track. This song will immediately grab listeners’ attention. Just try to not fall in love with it from the start!

Give it a listen below!

Great Good Fine Ok Back At It Again With New Track “Already Love”

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Great Good Fine Ok recently released a new track, titled “Already Love”. It starts out with great dancey-synths, which immediately gets you hype for the song. As it continues, lead singer Jon Sandler’s amazing voice meshes well with the beat, making the song even more invigorating to listen to. To make “Already Love” an even better track, the lyrics are something that everyone can relate to. Once again, Great Good Fine Ok has come out with an amazing song that you’ll want to listen to for hours. You won’t be able to stop yourself from dancing to the wonderful, rhythmic beat!

Give it a listen below! 

Give It Up For Coast Modern’s “Animals”

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Coast Modern, a duo consisting of Coleman Trapp and Luke Atlas, has been captivating the music scene across the globe recently. With only two songs out, including their latest, “Animals,” Coast Modern has already proved to be a new sensation. With their first single, “Hollow Life,” gaining a lot of attention, the release of new music was highly anticipated, and “Animals” definitely does not disappoint. This upbeat, exhilarating song will remain in your head long after you listen. The invigorating vocals draw you in as the simple yet catchy lyrics charm you. Overall, “Animals” is a raw, relatable song that should be praised greatly. 

Give it a listen below!