Articles by Dean Brandt

PREMIERE: A Goodbye Is Bittersweet in Dear Boy’s “Semester”

The four-piece LA band shares the first single off “The Strawberry” EP.

PREMIERE: Bee Bee Sea Bang Out “Chum on the Drum” for Pickathon Slab Sessions

The latest artist to rock the Slab is an Italian import.

PREMIERE: Ten Fé Get Blissed Out Thinking About “Echo Park”

The soft rock ensemble share another breezy single from their forthcoming second LP, as well as some highlights from their recent US tour.

PREMIERE: Milo Reject’s Track Edits on “Stet” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

The left-field hip-hop troubadour brings his wired analogies to the Pickathon stage.

PREMIERE: Anna Shoemaker Puts the Past Behind Her in “Want Something (Say Something)” Video

The pop-R&B singer-songwriter brings the East Side single to life with a Chloe Corner–directed video.

PREMIERE: Skating Polly Go Low-Budget in “They’re Cheap (I’m Free)” Video

The pop-punk trio raid an LA thrift store for their latest video.

PREMIERE: The Knocks and Sofi Tukker Return to South America on an Acoustic Bossa Version of “Brazilian Soul”

The New York dance-pop duo rework their New York Narcotic collab with Sofi Tukker in the style of ’70s bossa nova.

PREMIERE: Overcoats Let Go of Love on “I Don’t Believe in Us” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

The duo leave a relationship behind with smiles and pep in a song from their debut LP YOUNG.

PREMIERE: Craig Wedren Shares New “Into the Blue Sky” Demo, Originally Written for Chris Cornell

The former Shudder to Think vocalist serves up a rework of a track originally written with the late grunge icon in mind.

PREMIERE: Vera Sola Paints Many “Shades” of Southern Gothic

Recorded alone in a St. Louis studio, the songwriter’s debut LP introduces a unique new voice to the indie folk scene.

PREMIERE: HARAM Draw First “دم Blood” in Fourth Season of Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

Kicking off a new season of the festival video series, the hardcore punks raze the Pickathon Slab in under two minutes.

PREMIERE: Glass Dove Drift Into the “Cigarette Sunset”

Josh Benus introduces his new indie pop project with the assistance of Liz Cooper.

PREMIERE: Real Friends Are Thinking “Me First” in New Video

“Composure” is out now via Fearless Records. 

PREMIERE: Broken Hands Sign with Atlantic, Share “Split in Two” and “Friends House”

Canterbury’s new contribution to the Atlantic Records roster overcomes the odds to serve up a pair of hard-hitting singles.

PREMIERE: Alexander Orange Drink Pursues Eternal Friendship’s Magic in “Normalize” Video

The So So Glos vocalist celebrates the good in spite of the overwhelming bad in the first video from his recent solo debut.

PREMIERE: Wallows Reach for the Aspirin with “Drunk on Halloween”

The young West Coast rockers embrace the season with a festive new single.

PREMIERE: D Jones Fights the “Reaper”

The Lost Boy ? leader introduces his forthcoming Paranoid Fiction with a ripper.

PREMIERE: Larkin Poe Sings the “Bleach Blonde Bottle Blues”

The rootsy pop duo bring their recent single to life in a very Nashville way.

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