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Abigail Courtland

heirwaves Founder and Editor | Severely over-caffeinated New York based music blogger.

Manic. Stunningly Contrasts Debut Single with Stripped-Down and Vulnerable New Track “Through”

In a way that beautifully deviates from their September debut with the overall upbeat – pop/synth heavy “Gone” –  Nashville based Manic. has followed the release with their powerful stripped down second track, “Through.” While the striking sincerity and honesty that radiated through the lyrics of their debut still […]

With Lyrical Sincerity and a Lack of Conformity – Patient Sixty-Seven is Overcoming Isolation to Blaze an Authentic Path in Metalcore

Hailing from Perth, Western Australia, Patient Sixty-Seven is a metalcore-and-more band that is using their dynamic sound and boundary-breaking mindset to rise through this world’s constant noise and chaos. Layering lyrics that capture honest reflections of deeply personal moments and inner-thoughts, on top of strikingly powerful instrumental elements […]

Premiere: 80’s Rock Inspired “Highwire” Explores a Dynamic New Direction for Van Andrew

Following the release of his debut EP Half The Man in July, Northwest Washington based singer/songwriter Van Andrew dives into the next chapter of his music with his upcoming single, “Highwire.”  Described as “80’s inspired rock-meets-synth,” the track captures personal undulations for Andrew, who explores his own anxieties, fears, […]

Manic. Opens Up About The Power of Standing Out Through Sincerity With Fantastic Debut Single “Gone”

Manic.’s debut alt/pop single “Gone” is a phenomenal introduction to an artist who manages to create an entirely new, unique sound that brilliantly blends personal emotions with bold and unapologetically catchy melodic layers. This debut not only deeply resonates through the honest, relatable narrative, but carries the dynamic […]

“Bones” Showcases JC Stewart’s Unparalleled Ability to Ignite Deeply Relatable and Powerful Emotions

Northern Ireland native JC Stewart has released his stunningly honest new single, “Bones.” Following his June single “Have You Had Enough Wine?” JC continues to showcase his captivating, powerhouse vocals and unparalleled ability to write a beautifully raw and deeply relatable song that tears at every emotion.  “I wrote […]

Meet Suitcase Runaway: The Alternative/Folk Band Striking a Nerve in The Cleveland Music Scene

Cleveland based Alternative/Folk Band Suitcase Runaway is comprised of 4 friends with wildly different backgrounds in music coming together to take the Cleveland music scene by storm. Nick Davenport (Vocals, Lead Guitar), Geoff Webb (Bass), Luke Condrich (Drums/Percussion), and Jared Muller (Keyboard) became friends in high school and took their mutual love […]