Articles by Dean Brandt

PLAYLIST: Olden Yolk’s Study Guide for “Living Theatre”

The psych-folk duo share a few favs from the making of their latest LP.

Signal Boost: There’s a New Girl Band Single Next Month

Dublin’s noisiest sons are returning with a 12″ Rough Trade calls “an uncomfortable atonal blanket.”

PLAYLIST: Lydia Ainsworth’s Sounds of Nature

On the release day of her haunting “Phantom Forest,” the newly christened Angelino shares a nature-themed track list.

PREMIERE: Kissing Party Chart the Distance Between Glamour and Loneliness in “Wasted Worlds Apart” Video

The Denver “slop-pop” band share the final single from their debut release on their own BBYV Records.

PLAYLIST: The Budos Band Present “The Budos Dirge”

With “Game of Thrones” coming to an end, the NYC instrumental jazz-funk troupe plays the series out with an aptly Homeric soundtrack.

PREMIERE: POW! Release the Rage in “Dream Decay” Video

The dancey track is the third single from the LA-via-San Francisco group’s forthcoming Shift LP for Castle Face.

PREMIERE: Stonefield Announce “Bent” LP with Dreamy Single “Sleep”

The Australian psych-rock group returns with their King Gizzard–produced fourth LP and an extensive tour schedule.

PREMIERE: Cosmonauts Play a Trancy Rooftop Gig in “Seven Sisters” Video

The LA psych rock stalwarts share the latest single from “Star 69,” out this Friday on Burger Records.

WATCH: Angel Du$t Shares Colorful Video for “Let Me Know”

The Baltimore hardcore expats reveal a creative visual for the power-pop single, as well as a sequel to their Pretty Buff tour.

PLAYLIST: Jackie Mendoza’s Audiosyncrasies

The Latin American songwriter offers up a taste of the experimental pop artists who helped inspire her forthcoming “LuvHz” EP.

PREMIERE: Cold Showers Clear Up in “Shine” Video

The LA darkwave trio get a little brighter for the second single on the group’s forthcoming “Motionless.”

PREMIERE: Juan Wauters Is Just a Man on the Street in “El Hombre de la Calle” Video

The Uruguayan songwriter introduces Juan Pablo, among other identities, in the new video.

WATCH: Open Mike Eagle Gives Us a Preview of “The New Negroes” with “Unfiltered” Video

The new OME track arrives with an “Office Space”–esque video and dizzying Danny Brown verses—not to mention an entire TV series.

Naia Izumi Gets a Premium Wash in “Soft Spoken” Video for Original Tracks

The soulful LA songwriter announces his signing to Sony Music Masterworks with an OT video.

PREMIERE: Uncle Meg Honors World Bipolar Day with “Take Me Away” Video

The Brooklyn-based trans rapper shares the first single from his new EP, “Butterfly,” with a body-conscious video.

PLAYLIST: Mdou Moctar Shares His Van Tunes

The Nigerian guitarist celebrates the release day of his first studio album with nine songs that have soundtracked his current North American tour.

WATCH: Cate Le Bon Explores the Welsh Coastline in “Daylight Matters” Video

The first single from “Reward” gets a unique video treatment.

PREMIERE: Diane Coffee Confronts Denial on “Like a Child Does”

The Bloomington songwriter shares the second single from his digitized third album.

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