Premieres

The Weather Station – “Kept It All to Myself”

The Weather Station is the Ontario-based band led by singer, songwriter, and actress Tamara Lindeman, who has been recording richly narrative pop songs since the mid-00s. Her…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 14, 2017

Leroy Francis’s Debut Single “Carry Me” Sounds Like Garage-Rock Glory

It's called garage rock because you do it in a garage, dummy. That's all you really need to know about "Carry Me," the first solo single…
Anna Gaca / September 13, 2017

Widowspeak’s New Song “The Dream” Is a Sublime Escape

Molly Hamilton wasn’t sure there would be a fourth Widowspeak album. The humble dream-pop band she founded with guitarist and partner Robert Earl Thomas already made…
Anna Gaca / August 14, 2017

Frankie Rose – “Red Museum”

Frankie Rose recently announced a new solo album, Cage Tropical, with a single called "Trouble." Today, we've got a second peek, the watercolor-dreamy "Red Museum." The song opens with chiming…
Anna Gaca / July 14, 2017

Rainer Maria – “Suicides and Lazy Eyes”

Last month, I heard something I didn't know I was waiting for: "Lower Worlds," the new single from turn-of-the-millennium emo rock trio Rainer Maria. They hadn't released an…
Anna Gaca / July 6, 2017

Cende – “Don’t Want To”

After two terrific singles (one of which featured Frankie Cosmos' Greta Kline), Cende have released new song "Don't Want To." With all the scrappy, fast-paced thunder…
Rob Arcand / May 11, 2017

Black Lips – “Squatting in Heaven”

Black Lips have released a new song called "Squatting in Heaven," the second single off of their upcoming album Satan's graffiti or God's art?
Geena Kloeppel / April 13, 2017

Stream Caddywhompus’ Odd Hours a Week Ahead of Its Release

Chris Rehm and Sean Hart gave up on succinctly explaining the sound of Caddywhompus a while ago. "I know we used to call ourselves 'noise pop,'
Anna Gaca / April 7, 2017

Video: Aye Nako – “Spare Me”

Brooklyn punk band Aye Nako have released a new video for their song "Spare Me." Directed by Catherine Elicson, the video shows singer Mars Ganito in…
Geena Kloeppel / March 9, 2017

New Music: Ty Segall – “Black Magick”

Beloved garage-rocker Ty Segall has released a new single called "Black Magick," the latest off his forthcoming Sentimental Goblin EP. It's a simple, glammed-up tune with shimmering-yet-crunchy guitars that add a…
Geena Kloeppel / March 8, 2017

Video: Matt Maeson – “Cringe”

As Matt Maeson would tell it, he's one part man, two parts mammoth-sized mythos. The singer grew up traveling through the American heartland, writing songs that…
Rob Arcand / February 22, 2017

Premiere: Gold Connections – “Faith in Anyone”

The year before Car Seat Headrest relocated to Seattle and made the leap from hometown hero to international acclaim, frontman Will Toledo produced a collection of five…
Rob Arcand / February 13, 2017

New Music: Parlor Walls – “Birthday”

After two EPs and a few years of electric live shows, Opposites is the forthcoming full-length debut from the Brooklyn art-punk trio Parlor Walls (perhaps known to…
Andy Cush / February 8, 2017

New Music: Red Baraat – “Bhangale” (ft. Delicate Steve)

"Bhangale," the new single from Brooklyn eight-piece Red Baraat, fuzes jazz, go-go, North Indian bhangra, and Sri Lankan-inspired drumming into a knitted blend of polyrhythmic panache. Meanwhile,…
Rob Arcand / February 6, 2017

New Music: Cerrone – “Move Me” Remix EP

The French disco producer Cerrone, responsible for '70s dancefloor hits "Love in C Minor" and the Moroderesque "Supernature," has been on a run recently. He's…
Andy Cush / January 19, 2017
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