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Hop Along Are ‘Painted Shut’ on Sophomore LP

Like so many other up-and-comers, Philadelphia offbeat rock act Hop Along experienced a modicum of stress with wrapping up their sophomore album, Painted Shut. "In the first week after…
By: Rachel Brodsky / April 30, 2015

Insane Clown Posse Unveil the Faith-Full ‘The Marvelous Missing Link: LOST’ to Their Faithful

Everyone has an opinion on Detroit horrorcore lifers Insane Clown Posse, but no one can dispute that 1) they have one of the most loyal…
By: Dan Weiss / April 27, 2015

Emily Kinney Declares ‘This Is War’ On Sprightly New Single

Now that she's back in New York instead of a Georgia swamp, singer-songwriter Emily Kinney has been working hard on her folk-pop career, and she's released…
By: James Grebey / April 27, 2015

Graham Parker Has ‘Done Bad Things’ in New Single

Young 'uns might recall Graham Parker & the Rumour as that jaunty Brit-rock band Paul Rudd was obsessed with in Judd Apatow's This is 40, but Anglophiles,…
By: Rachel Brodsky / April 27, 2015

Holiday Mountain Keeps Austin Weird on New Album, ‘You Be You, Part 1′

Of all the good folks out there trying to keep Austin weird, Texas transplant trio Holiday Mountain are definitely near the forefront. Originally formed at…
By: Connor O'Brien / April 27, 2015

Get Lost in Michael Rault’s Pop-Infused Psychedelia on ‘Living Daylight’

Canadian pop/rock auteur Michael Rault proves himself a standout singer/songwriter on new album Living Daylight, out May 5. The multi-instrumentalist grooves his way through a…
By: Caitlin Gallagher / April 23, 2015

Timeshares Are ‘Already Dead’ on Their Sophomore LP

After relentless touring and mastering, Timeshares return with their second full-length, Already Dead (out May 28 via SideOneDummy). A follow-up to 2011’s Bearable, the ten-track effort showcases guitarist's Jo…
By: Margaret Farrell / April 22, 2015

MoBo the Great Rightfully Boasts With Katie Got Bandz on ‘Bout Shit’

Five years ago, MoBo the Great got rap's biggest cosign when Jay Z brought the then 16-year-old onstage to plow through a verse during a stop on Hova's Blueprint…
By: Brennan Carley / April 20, 2015

Years & Years Ascend to ‘King’ Status in Stunning Live Performance

All it takes for a new band to spark in the mainstream is a flicker of creative innovation. That said, "King" is what takes Years & Years from…
By: Brennan Carley / April 17, 2015

Wander Around Quigley’s Enchanting New Single, ‘Lost Again’

Clouded by staggering chimes and industrial claps, Quigley’s new single "Lost Again" is a mélange of electronic curiosities, submerging her melodies in swirling fantasies as she sings,…
By: Margaret Farrell / April 16, 2015
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