Articles by Dean Brandt

PREMIERE: Parker Gispert Shines On “Sunlight Tonight”

Taking a step back from his decade-spanning work with The Whigs, the songwriter unleashes his first solo album via New West Records.

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: HONNE Rework “Day 1” for a Brooklyn School Gymnasium

It’s not quite “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” but the new video sees the UK pop duo transform in an elementary setting.

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: The Kooks Feel “No Pressure” In Their US Tour Video

Along with the clip, the indie mainstays offer up a new set of February US dates.

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: Peter Bjorn and John Struggle with Separation on “Wrapped Around the Axle”

Their latest single precedes their eighth record, Darker Days, due out next week.

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.

PREMIERE: Daniel Romano Explores the Mysteries of Nature in “Empty Husk” Video

The Canadian Americana songwriter announces his eighth album, Finally Free, and an extensive North American tour along with the foliage-filled video.

PREMIERE: Parker Gispert Steps Away from The Whigs for “Life in the Goldielocks Zone”

The first cut from the Athens, Georgia, songwriter’s debut solo record will take you to Appalachia and beyond.

PREMIERE: Film School Is Back in Session with “Bright to Death”

The Bay Area shoegaze group offer up an early listen of their fifth studio album—their first in eight years.


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