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Caitlin Rose Blesses the BBC With Sublime New Songs

Breaking Out star Caitlin Rose is a sublimely gifted singer whose 2011 album of spare, angst-ridden Americana Own Side Now left us reeling when we…
Chris Martins / February 28, 2013

Johnny Marr Mixes Rock Royalty on ‘How Soon Is Now?’ With Ronnie Wood

Johnny Marr just delivered his first-ever solo album, The Messenger, but the former Smiths guitarist continues to dust off classics from his days with the seminal…
Kyle McGovern / February 28, 2013

Hear Frank Smith’s Sebadoh-Informed ‘How Many Ways’

Frank Smith's name might be misleading — as the Austin-based group's Facebook page points out, "Frank Smith is a band, not a man" — but the…
Kyle McGovern / February 28, 2013

See Highasakite’s Moody ‘In and Out of Weeks’ Clip

Norway's Highasakite is that rare band whose knack for glistening pop is matched by their ability to tap into the experimental other. The group initially…
Chris Martins / February 28, 2013

Hear Twin Tigers’ Nervy Post-Punk Number ‘Racecar’

Twin Tigers just wrapped work on their second full-length, Death Wish (out April 2 on Old Flame Records), at a studio "on loan from Interpol," according to…
Kyle McGovern / February 28, 2013

Hear Bonzie’s Furious Six-Minute Confessional ‘Data Blockers’

Bonzie, otherwise known as 17-year-old singer-songwriter Nina Ferraro, only has two releases under her belt — 2010's The Promise EP and her upcoming debut album, Rift…
Kyle McGovern / February 28, 2013

Stream Akron/Family’s Grief-Stricken ‘Until the Morning’

"A lot of this contemporary pop stuff, this 1930s, panning for gold, bow tie stuff like the Lumineers, it's very heart on the sleeve," says…
Luke McCormick / February 28, 2013

Thom Yorke Dances for Your Pleasure in Atoms for Peace’s Ingenious ‘Ingenue’ Video

Thom Yorke's reputation for seriousness is largely deserved. OK Computer. Kid A. Those weren't jokes. Still, in the new video for "Ingenue," a fidgety electronic groove from…
Marc Hogan / February 28, 2013

Stare Into El Perro Del Mar’s Loving Eyes in Her ‘I Was a Boy’ Video

El Perro Del Mar snuck out a lovely new record last year called Pale Fire, which, like much of the Swedish artist's catalog, nuzzles up to…
Chris Martins / February 28, 2013

Hear Kylesa’s Dooming Riff-Ripping Return ‘Unspoken’

Savanah psych-metal quintet Kylesa not only gave us a tour of their Georgian stomping grounds back in 2009, they slayed us a year later with…
Chris Martins / February 28, 2013

See Olafur Arnalds’ Aging Shoreman Rave in ‘Old Skin’ Video

Icelandic composer Ólafur Arnalds has a gentle touch to often massively emotive results. While last year's Another Happy Day score was merely a pleasant drifter, his melancholic…
Chris Martins / February 28, 2013

Watch Flying Lotus Trace Left-Field #Beats With TNGHT and Shlohmo in Mini Doc

Through their new H∆SHTAG$ mini documentary series, the fine folks at Red Bull Music Academy are working their way through as many hashtaggable genres as possible at…
Chris Martins / February 27, 2013

fun.’s Brave Little Suitcase Is Homeward Bound in ‘Why Am I the One’ Video

Pop breakthroughs fun. are on a victory lap right now, following two Grammy wins two weeks ago and the ensuing, inevitable boost in sales of…
Jordan Sargent / February 27, 2013

Stream Bill Baird’s Full Shape-Shifting ‘Spring Break of the Soul’

Bill Baird, the Oakland-based oddball who previously fronted Sound Team and Sunset, has been fairly quiet for the last two years, focusing on his graduate…
Kyle McGovern / February 27, 2013

Inside Mad Season’s ‘Above’ Reissue: Watch a Mini-Doc With Rare Footage and Interviews

"I remember that we laughed a lot," says Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin, of writing Above, the lone (and beloved) 1995 release from Seattle supergroup…
David Bevan / February 27, 2013

Hear Roomrunner Pledge Grunge Loyalty on ‘Weird’

Roomrunner will follow-up last year's "hook-slinging, flannel-flying" Super Vague EP with their debut full-length, Ideal Cities, out on May 14 via Fan Death Records. To ease the…
Kyle McGovern / February 27, 2013

My Morning Jacket Sweetly Cover John Denver’s ‘Leaving on a Jet Plane’

Beloved singer-songwriter John Denver may not be a frequently name-checked influence on today's current crop of legends in the making, but his shadow looms large…
Chris Martins / February 27, 2013

Hear AlunaGeorge’s Sly, Upbeat Dis ‘Attracting Flies’

Aluna Francis and George Reid landed on our Best New Artists list last May for their "submerged, often twisted pop music that's grimy, not glossy"
Chris Martins / February 27, 2013

Cold Cave Rebound From Ex-Member’s Death With ‘Oceans With No End’ EP

Wes Eisold's Cold Cave project may have a newly minted lineup, but the darkwave mastermind single-handedly performed all the instrumentation on "Oceans With No End," the synth-swabbed…
Kyle McGovern / February 27, 2013

Hear Major Lazer’s Murderous Moobahton Blaster ‘Watch Out for This (Bumaye)’

Sure Major Lazer was planning on delivering a new album today — the incredibly guest-stuffed Free the Universe — but the blaster-armed bereted brotha probably…
Chris Martins / February 26, 2013
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