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Fences drop new EP Sept 9 + land Rockwood Hall Residency in October

Source: Deli Magazine NY

Fences drop new EP Sept 9 + land Rockwood Hall Residency in October

Fences, aka Brooklyn based (via Seattle) songwriter Chris Mansfield, paints lush musical dreamscapes that still seem to be earnest and intimate in feel. In their latest single, "Pale Paper", Fences weave layered, upbeat instrumentals against Mansfield’s melodic vocals and poignant lyricism. The result is an emotional and uplifting pop song that exudes honesty. Fences will be releasing their new 6 track EP To the Tall Trembling Trees on Sept 9th, check out preview single Pale Paper below. You’ll be able to catch them live at Rockwood Music Hall during their October residency on the 3rd, 10th ...

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Pop Music Brings Its A-Game

Source: Rock On Philly

If you’ve been as disappointed in pop music as I’ve been for as long as I have, fear no more! I’m excited to announce that pop music is taking back an inch of artistry and getting good again. There’s a strange but exciting trend of artists recalling 90s beats and conventions, but somehow it sounds completely fresh. Let’s take a look at this summer’s best pop hits:

Fences (feat. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis) – “Arrows”

Text from my brother: You listen to the new Fences/Macklemore song? I’m not sure if I actually like it, but I sure can’t stop listening to ...

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Best of the B Sides: “Otherside”

Source: Rock On Philly

Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis rose to popularity for all the wrong reasons. Fans of the duo tend to focus on the message and not the music, which is half of the battle. That being said, their songs that became well-known are good songs, but there’s better in their repertoire. I get really upset about this because Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are fantastic but there’s too much focus on their hits for their truly great work to shine, which is the whole reason why I started this feature. Many spectacular songs go overlooked because singles get the attention, which is understandable ...

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