Song Of The Week

Bronski Beat – Smalltown Boy

"Smalltown Boy," a seminal track by Bronski Beat, was released in 1984 and quickly became an anthem for the LGBTQ+ community. The song poignantly addresses the struggles of a young gay man leaving his oppressive hometown in search of acceptance and freedom. Its lyrics narrate a journey of pain and rejection, encapsulated in lines like "Run away, turn away, run away, turn away, run away." The emotive synth-pop melody, paired […]

todayMay 31, 2024 14

Song Of The Week

Wishy – Love On The Outside

Introducing Wishy, a brand new band from celebrated Indiana songwriters Kevin Krauter and Nina Pitchkites. Wishy came to life as a musical partnership between the two Indianapolis musicians when Pitchkites moved back home from Philadelphia in 2021. Find out more about Wishy HERE!  

todayMay 17, 2024 16

Song Of The Week

Shellac – The End Of Radio

This week we lost a legend of the music scene.  A real individual.  What I consider a true punk.  This song seems to fit us at Substrate well, so enjoy THE END OF RADIO by SHELLAC! RIP Steve, you were one of the best of us!

todayMay 10, 2024 24

Song Of The Week

Fontaines DC – Starbuster

Fontaines D.C. are an Irish post-punk band formed in Dublin in 2014. The band consists of Grian Chatten, Carlos O'Connell, Conor Curley, Conor Deegan III, and Tom Coll. The band members met while attending music college and bonded over a common love of poetry FIND OUT MORE ABOUT FONTAINES DC HERE

todayApril 25, 2024 21

Song Of The Week

Mdou Moctar – Imouhar

Mahamadou Souleymane, known professionally as Mdou Moctar, is a Tuareg songwriter and musician based in Agadez, Niger, who performs modern rock music inspired by Tuareg guitar music. Find out more about Mdou Moctar HERE ALSO IF YOU ARE NEAR THE 205 CATCH MDOU MOCTAR LIVE AT SATURN JUNE 12 GET TICKETS HERE WHILE YOU STILL CAN

todayMarch 28, 2024 25