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Music can be cyclical and timeless, especially when you listen to Washington D.C.-based post-punk band, Dear Spring. This quartet of musicians bring a culmination of influences; however, the common denominator among them is 2000s emo. If one were to describe Dear Spring, they would characterize their songs as having driving vocals, catchy layered guitar voicings, and a powerful rhythm section. This is well showcased on their latest single, Dumb Luck. Be on the lookout for this powerhouse as they breathe fresh air into an iconic genre.
When opportunity knocks, Philly natives Goalkeeper are the ones answering the door. Ryan Beebe (Singer/Bassist), Marc Juliano (Guitarist), and Cody Ritchie (Drummer), came together at a critical point to create the perfect storm of melodic hooks & hard hitting pure pop punk. Finding inspiration in the expanding genre , Goalkeeper wants to prove there’s still new sounds to be heard, and focuses on tight, driving song writing. Their music emphasizes a refined, fervent sound influenced by early pop punk front runners, with lyrics that are fixated on introspective growth. Goalkeeper has supported such bands such as State Champs, The Starting Line, Hit The Lights, Real Friends, Can't Swim, With Confidence, and more. With their new EP “Life in Slow Motion” due out on September 25th, 2020, produced by Kevin Mahoney of Hit The Lights/Joywave, Engineered by Will Pugh of Cartel, and mixed & mastered by Seb Barlow of Neck Deep, Goalkeeper is striving to become one of the greats in the pop punk genre.
HAAS is a pop/rock artist from Virginia. The name HAAS stems from lead vocalist Sam Haas who decided to pay tribute to not only her family name, but her late grandfather who inspired her through his music. HAAS started out writing songs and playing covers in her basement as a form of escape. Through the use of catchy melodies and expressive lyrics, HAAS has been able to marry different sounds to create unique music. She draws on personal hardships and personal triumphs, but also discusses things happening within the world. HAAS strives to promote a place of safety and inclusivity, where it is okay to be who you are and forget about the real world f