5 Rock Songs You Need to Hear

New Indie Rock Music Singles you don’t want to miss.

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Fall 2020 is proving to be another exciting season for the Indie Rock music scene and gives us hope for a new decade of music as we storm ahead into 2021.

There has been so much great music released this past year including new music from bands such Greg Hoy & The Boys, Semisonic, Touche Amore, and Bartees Strange.

2021 promises to be just as good as 2020 with Covid-19 giving musicians nothing to do accept create music. While some records already have a definite release date and title, others are in early production stages and hinting at an early 2021 release date.

I can’t wait.. Here’s todays list!! Enjoy :

Jacqueline Jax
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Rock Albums you need to hear…

You’re Not Alone by Semisonic

It’s been nearly a decade since I’ve heard from them but the Minneapolis trio who defined a deacde with their huge mega hit, ‘Closing Time’ has returned sounding more vital, more dynamic, and more like themselves than ever before. Produced by Dan Wilson, Semisonic’s New Ep You’re Not Alone by includes gems that mix hope and nostalgia with human connection and shared mortality. With long time bandmates John Munson (bass) and Jacob Slichter (drums), the new music is a testament to the trio’s enduring chemistry which has only grown more potent and self-assured with time. Album Link

Lament by Touché Amoré

On their phenomenal fifth album, the post-hardcore band work with famed producer Ross Robinson and come away with their most affecting and resonant music yet. Album link

Live Forever by Bartees Strange

On his debut album, Live Forever, Bartees Strange pays slight homage to his past with “Mustang,” with that feeling of needing to flee your hometown — cosmic synths, a hook yelped with scrunched eyelids, an outro that drives like a Charger on a clear highway. The D.C.-based musician moves freely through many different styles — arena-rock, folk, rap — creating an album about that freedom as a Black artist and so much more. Album Link

Lady Trumpinstein by Black Angel

YOU CAN ALWAYS EXPECT JUST SOME GREAT ROCK AND ROLL FROM BLACK ANGEL. San Francisco Bay Area classic rock band Black Angel released a New Album called Lady Trumpinstein a political song in a very political time about a girl who is a Trump supporter who is in love with a guy who was a Bernie Sanders supporter. Based on a true story about the love of a beautiful, sensuous, female. It’s always about a girl. Album link

New Rock Singles You can’t Miss…


JB Music is betting on Getting Lucky with New Single ‘Perfect Crime’
Sounds like: Heart, Rush, Led Zeppelin
Located in: Boston, MA, USA

This song is about working hard to try and create your own particular success. Try not to rely on just getting lucky, or committing the ‘perfect crime’ (without consequences) to be successful. www.avaliveradio.info/featured/jb-music-perfect-crime


Forever On by skinsNbones

Genre: Rock, Alternative Rock, Aussie Rock
Sounds like: : Clutch, AC/DC, Midnight Oil, The Rolling Stones
Located in: : Logan City, Queensland, Australia

A song about the difference in all of us and how these differences not only enhance but can change our lives for the better.

Taking listeners back to days when rock-n-roll was supreme skinsNbones have stepped it up a few notches with their third release, Forever On, featuring Jason Kafoa with his powerhouse vocals. skinsNbones raise the tempo and the energy levels with Forever On.


Greg Hoy -‘Messed Up World’

Genre: Indie Rock
Sounds like: : Tom Petty, The Clash, Beck
Located in: San Francisco, CA

We’re in a moment of inflection creating our new world with the fragments of culture past, hints of David Bowie and Prince. The song is about the feeling of being always connected while feeling disconnected, and finding comfort in collecting tactile, tangible artifacts from the past — vinyl LPs, books, and art.

The new 6 song EP ‘Cacophony (Part 1)’ with the video for ‘Messed Up World’.


The Glacial Drift : Machina

Genre: Electronic Rock
Sounds like: : Phantogram
Located in: Seattle, Wa

The Glacial Drift comes from a progressive rock background. After struggling to maintain a consistently complete lineup, 3 members decided to strip things down and steer away from a clear prog-rock vibe and use more electronic instrumentation.

Machina is created from samples taken from jam sessions and vocalizations to form a choppy yet melodic foundation to the conceptual lyrics describing a digital existence unprotected from humanity’s destructive ways.


Good Luck With Whatever by Dawes

Located in: Los Angeles, CA.

From their seventh studio Album by Los Angeles based rock band Dawes. It’s fresh and melodic rock recorded at the historic RCA Studios in Nashville, Tennessee with 6 time Grammy winning producer Dave “Corn on the “Cobb.

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Jacqueline Jax

Jacqueline Jax

Radio Host @AVALIVERADIO ❤️ Journalist ❤️ I write for people who expect more from life and strive to improve their mindset. You’ll find inspiration here.

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