New Music from the Inbox for October 30, 2018: Vattica, Absolutely Not, Kings of Spade, & More!

One half of the pair, Mia, grew up in Sweden, while the other half, Mark, grew up in Australia. The band is currently touring North America and will tour Europe and the UK in the new year. Watch:

Artist: Good Charlotte
Song: “Self Help”
Album: Single

From their latest album, Good Charlotte’s latest single tackles the perseverance required to overcome mental health issues such as self-doubt, depression, and personal frustration, among others. Listen here. Artist: Vattica
Song: “Criminal”
Album: Single

Hollywood-based alt rock band Vattica recently released this single as a direct criticism about the current turmoil in American politics. Listen:

Artist: Kings of Spade
Song: “Strange Bird”
Album: Single

Hawaiian band Kings of Spade has a distinctive, whisky-soaked southern sound. They shift from pop to show tunes to punk. Listen:

Artist: Mr. Since the release of their first single earlier this year, the band has gathered quite a following. Watch:

Artist: Me&Mark
Song: “Drama Queen”
Album: Single

This duo has a unique sound that blends pop and folk. The song was originally a lo-fi track with a limited release on cassette, but as a popular song during their live sets, the band decided to rerecord it. Watch:

Artist: Absolutely Not
Song: “Medicine Man”
Album: Single

The first release from Chicago’s Absolutely Not since the album that they released last year is a fun glam punk song. This track is the lead singer’s self-described “big queer anthem” about being true to oneself. Goshness
Song: “The Big Ego”
Album: Single

A dynamic band based on Vancouver Island, it’s difficult to fit them into one specific genre.
New Music from the Inbox for October 30, 2018: Vattica, Absolutely Not, Kings of Spade, & More!