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Shoot to Thrill: Fifteen Australian Acts You Should Know

There's more to the place than Tame Impala and knifey-spoony, you ignoramus.

PREMIERE: The Como Mamas Command You to “Move Upstairs” on New Daptone LP

Continuing the surprisingly rich tradition of musical excellence in Panola County, Mississippi.

FLOODfest SXSW 2017 Takes Austin

Black Lips, Karen Elson, Middle Kids, and more helped us take over Cedar Street.

PREMIERE: Little Star Offers Up Their “Calming Ritual #1”

“Little Star” is out April 14 via Good Cheer Records.

PREMIERE: Jake Xerxes Fussell Flips Duke Ellington’s “Jump for Joy”

Ascending to heaven comes with a steep caveat.

PREMIERE: Lunch Ladies Make Dream-Pop for the Garage on Debut LP

The New Jersey quartet are releasing “Down on the Sunset Strip” on Friday.

In Partnership with the Nonprofit Stupid Cancer, FLOOD to Present Balkan Beat Box’s Upcoming “Shout It Out” Tour

“Shout It Out” is out now via Digital Monkey.

PREMIERE: Tuareg Rockers Tamikrest Find Refuge in the Desert in “Wainan Adobat”

From “Kidal,” the band’s forthcoming LP.

PREMIERE: La Luz Buzz Through “You Disappear” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

The “Weirdo Shrines” cut shimmers in the daylight.

CONTEST: Enter to Win the #BeAnOriginal Prize Package Featuring a Gretsch Guitar, VOX Amp, Penguin Gift Card, and FLOOD Subscription

To celebrate FLOODfest at SXSW, we wanted to offer up something for everyone—regardless of whether you can make it out to Austin.

PREMIERE: Kane Strang Does New Zealand Twang in “Oh So You’re Off I See”

From his forthcoming Dead Oceans debut.

PREMIERE: Vince Mira Is “Coming Home”

“El Radio” is out May 12.

All My Life: Vic Chesnutt at the Limit

Singing the praises of the undersung singer-songwriter.

PREMIERE: Paul and the Tall Trees Get Sweet in “She Comes Around” Video

Taken from last year’s “Our Love in the Light.”

RECAP: Reggie Watts and Jon & Vinny Come Together for DTS Space’s “Dine In Sound” at Animal in LA

There was charred bone-in ribeye, foie sauce, potato aligot, a group of creative minded friends and a music man who’s freestyle technique blazed the path through sound and food.

RSVP: A Not So Sweet 16 Party at Fireside Bowl in Chicago

We’re teaming up with our friends at Deep Eddy to officially say smell ya later to 2016.

RSVP: Original Penguin Presents FLOODfest at SXSW [UPDATED]

We’re bringing the noise back to the Cedar Street Courtyard in Austin, Texas, on Thursday, March 16, and Friday, March 17.

PREMIERE: my education Sing for the Road on “Class A”

The Austin post-rock ensemble takes flight.

Lessons Learned: Pete Holmes Talks “Crashing” and Rising Again

The comic, actor, and podcaster explores life after infidelity in his new HBO series.

In Conversation: Sinkane on Positivity in the Age of Trump

Even with the new regime in power, the musical polymath is still feeling good.

PREMIERE: Jake from Modern Baseball Takes on The Mountain Goats, His Own “Everyday” for Original Tracks

Jake Ewald takes on “Palmcorder Yajna,” from “We Shall All Be Healed.”

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