This Week on Homegrown: Wyves, Divided Minds, MRCH and After The Calm!

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Monday: Wyves – Mar-A-Lago

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Formed in early 2015, Wyves have been hard at work creating their unique brand of Rock & Roll. Within a few months of gigging they had garnered acclaim from Phoenix New Times and Java Magazine, highly circulated publications in Arizona. Corey Gloden on vocals was recently named “Best Male Vocalist” in Phoenix New Times Best of 2016. “Spoils Of War”, the debut album from Wyves, is 11 tracks of Rock & Roll. It is an album that is both modern and classic in quality and conviction with great hooks and well thought out lyrics. “Spoils Of War” was released in February of 2016 to a Sold Out Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix, Arizona. With constant word of mouth and momentum they have landed sets at McDowell Mountain Music Festival 2016 and Apache Lake Music Festival 2015 and 2016. They have shared the stage in previous projects with acts such as: Guns N’ Roses, Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Cheap Trick, Peter Frampton, Rival Sons and Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros. Between the four of them there has been a lot of knowledge gained and miles traveled. They are ready to use that for Wyves, the culmination of experience and a driving passion to create this music. This band is truly where they want to be and this is the music they want to share. You can catch Wyves at The Van Buren, Friday September 28th for their “R U OK” album release party and on FacebookTwitter and Instagram. Check out their song “The Speed of Sound” below, if ya like what you hear, vote for them to receive Song of the Week!

Tuesday: Divided Minds – Take My Hand

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Divided Minds is an established Rock Pop band from Phoenix, AZ, who has performed with numerous national acts such as Wage War, The Summer Set, Whitney Peyton,SLAVES, Doll Skin and Best Ex (Formerly Candy Hearts). Divided Minds has proven time and time again that their music connects well and their sound continues to be fresh. Their music has often been played on KWSS 93.9 and ALT-AZ 93.3 along with interviews and morning TV guest appearances. Having released in 2016 their debut EP Perception, they toured the regional circuit and found themselves gaining the attention of Ross Robey of Rolling Artists and Greg Long – owner of We Are Triumphant.

Divided Minds has an unwavering commitment to create the best music possible and to bring their live audiences closer to the music experience as a whole. Having opened this past year for BORNS in front of a crowd of over 1500 enthusiastic fans, it became quite evident that Divided Minds was creating quite the stir as a band to be noticed. Since ‘Perception’, Divided Minds has continued to grow both in their music and performances. With a recent signing to the We Are Triumphant label and the release of their newest music video “Don’t Get Too Close” from their forthcoming EP Mood Swings to be released April 6th, 2018, Divided Minds’ die-hard fans are poised and ready to once again be apart of this Alternative Rock sound that feels all the emotions as their new EP Mood Swings delivers.

Working with their booking agency M7 and label We Are Triumphant, Divided Minds is planning to begin touring regionally in 2018 and work their way across the U.S. this Spring and Summer of 2019. With their stand out songs and the fun presence they create with their fans at their live shows, there is something sweet and musically rocking Divided Minds brings to the world of music. You can catch Divided Minds at 51 West Friday, August 24th and on FacebookTwitter and Instagram. Preview their song “Take My Hand” below. If ya love it, vote to hear it again for Song of The Week at the bottom of the page.

 

Wednesday: MRCH – Dizzy

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Since their inception in 2015, indie electronic duo MRCH has been recognized by The Guardian as “band of the week” and CMJ as – one to watch, with CoS debuting their recent single Glitter McQueen. The duo has toured extensively, opening for Chvrches, Skylar Spence, Kero Kero Bonito, and many others.

MRCH songs have been featured on Shameless, Guilt, The Vampire Diaries, Pitchfork/Ford In Focus series (ft. the front-women of Best Coast and Sleigh Bells), Famousin Love, and most recently the dark comedy Search Party.

Check out MRCH’s new song “Dizzy” below and if you love it, vote to hear it as the song of the week at the bottom of the page!

For fans of: Purity Ring, Metric, Cocteau Twins, Phantogram, Beach House. Don’t forget to follow MRCH on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

 

Thursday: After The Calm – Porcelain

After the calm - Porcelain

After the Calm is a five piece band from Glendale, Arizona that includes singer Logan Miracle, rhythm guitarist Jonathan Habermacher, lead guitarist David Nunez, bassist Henry Cota, and drummer Kody Rattler. On stage, these gentlemen bring their songs to life with electrifying energy and charming humor. Off stage, After the Calm has been in partnership with the AZ Humane Society to raise money for animals in need! Wanna see em live? They’ve got a show coming up Sunday, August 26th at The Rouge Bar. Check out ATC’s new jam “Porcelain” below, then give em a follow on FacebookTwitter and Instagram. If you like what you hear, vote for them as Song of the Week at the bottom of the page.

Song of the Week:

MRCH – Dizzy

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