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Star Funeral Is on a Self-Destructive Tear on New Single “Half Whole, Half Empty”

Reworked from an acoustic version, the track will appear on Nikki Esposito’s debut album In the Dark, which arrives March 24 via Count Your Lucky Stars.

March 01, 2023
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Lontalius Channels Queer Desire and Frustration on New Single “I Want, I Want, I Want”

Eddie Johnston’s latest track lands in the aftermath of last year’s deluxe reissue of 2021’s Someone Will Be There For You.

February 23, 2023
We Are Scientists, “Lobes”

The indie-rock mainstays’ eighth record finds Keith Murray and Chris Cain continuing to take risks without losing sight of what got them to this point in the first place.

January 18, 2023
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Stress Fractures Get by with a Little Help From Their Friends on Their Self-Titled Debut

Martin Hacker-Mullen’s Clearbody side-project shares an early stream of Stress Fractures, officially out tomorrow via Acrobat Unstable and Old Press Records.

January 12, 2023
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Elliott Green Finds Respite in the Midst of Loss on “Goodness”

The Seattle-based songwriter’s sophomore LP Everything I Lack arrives January 27 via Count Your Lucky Stars.

December 20, 2022
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abracadabra Dodge the Pitfalls of Modern Technology on New Single “talk talk”

Hannah Skelton and Chris Niles’s second album shapes & colors is out January 20 via Melodic.

November 30, 2022
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Ingredient Search for Meaning in the Midst of Pain on Captivating New Single “Wolf”

The avant-pop duo’s self-titled debut arrives this Friday via Telephone Explosion Records.

November 21, 2022
Dazy’s “OUTOFBODY” Influences Playlist

James Goodson’s debut under the grungy power-pop moniker is out now via Lame-O Records.

October 28, 2022
Track by Track
Scout Gillett Unpacks the Quiet Intimacy of Her Debut LP “no roof no floor”

The Brooklyn-based songwriter takes us track by track through the record, out now via Captured Tracks.

October 28, 2022
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Colony House Let Loose on New Single “Landlocked Surf Rock”

The new track arrives ahead of the Nashville-based quartet’s fourth LP The Cannonballers, as well as its accompanying tour kicking off in February.

October 24, 2022
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Mt. Oriander Battles Creative Exhaustion on New Track “We Should Get Out of Here Before Something Goes Terribly Wrong!”

The track comes from the Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) founder’s debut LP under the new moniker.

October 13, 2022
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Gabrielle Shonk Surveys a Love Gone Sour on New Single “How We Used to Be”

The Québécoise songwriter’s first new song in five years arrives with the news that her second LP is slated for a 2023 release via Arts & Crafts.

October 11, 2022
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Richard Edwards Shares a Cover of Radiohead’s “True Love Waits” to Benefit the International Rescue Committee

The single arrives ahead of the former Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s vocalist’s latest solo record Ghost Electricity/Vampire Draw, out next week.

September 29, 2022
The Wonder Years, “The Hum Goes on Forever”

The Philly punk six-piece work through the pandemic era’s toughest battles on what could go down as their masterpiece.

September 22, 2022
Track by Track
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Walk Us Through Their Long-Anticipated Sophomore LP Track by Track

Orlando Higginbottom shares how Vegas, clowns, and cosmic warmth inspired When the Lights Go, his first full-length in a decade.

September 09, 2022
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Couch Prints Are Crawling in Their Skin on Melancholic New Single “Alive”

The New York duo share a shoegazey new cut from their Waterfall EP, expected out September 23.

August 29, 2022
Stella Donnelly, “Flood”

Exhibiting a markedly different side to Donnelly, the free-flowing eagerness to try new things or reconnect with old ideas is a cornerstone of this sophomore LP’s overall approach.

August 26, 2022