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First Listen
Byland Searches for Home on Emotive New Single “Settle My Mind”

Alie Renee teases her sophomore record Heavy for a While, which will arrive in the spring via Mother West Records.

November 13, 2023
In Conversation
Bombay Bicycle Club: Sunny Side Up

Bassist and co-vocalist Ed Nash discusses taking risks on My Big Day, the London group’s second LP since reviving the project back in 2019.

October 20, 2023
5 Non-Musical Influences on Slaughter Beach, Dog’s Latest Album “Crying, Laughing, Waving, Smiling”

Jake Ewald shares how everything from snowstorms to the work of Roberto Bolaño inspired the project’s fifth LP.

September 25, 2023
First Listen
Superdown Soundtrack Our 5 p.m. Post-Work Exodus with New Single “Backbone”

The Boston four-piece’s debut album Return to Sender drops October 20 via Count Your Lucky Stars.

September 13, 2023
Spanish Love Songs, “No Joy”

Proving the logical next step forward in the LA band’s emo-punk hybrid sound, their fourth LP examines the challenges of finding the strength to carry on in an increasingly bleak world.

September 06, 2023
Hurry’s Guide to Modern Power-Pop

Matt Scottoline shares a playlist of influences on his band’s latest record Don’t Look Back, arriving August 11 via Lame-O Records.

August 10, 2023
First Listen
Lost Film Finds Solace in Mundane Moments on New Single “Little Things Forever”

Keep It Together, Jimmy Hewitt’s fourth LP under the moniker, lands September 15 via Relief Map Records.

July 17, 2023
Lewis OfMan and Empress Of Tease New Collaborative Single “Highway”

The duo detail their new track dropping this Thursday.

June 20, 2023
Expert Timing Search for Recognition in Video for “New Queen”

The Orlando quartet’s sophomore record Stargazing is out now via Count Your Lucky Stars.

June 07, 2023
Dizzy Define Insanity in the Video for New Track “Close”

The Ontario four-piece’s self-titled third album arrives August 18.

June 07, 2023
First Listen
Katelyn Tarver Shines a Spotlight on Her Darker Impulses on New Track “Starting to Scare Me”

Along with signing to Nettwerk Music Group, the LA-based songwriter shares that her sophomore record is planned for release next year.

June 01, 2023
Track by Track
Foyer Red Guide Us Through Their Hectic Debut LP “Yarn the Hours Away”

Elana Riordan breaks down each track on the self-styled “crayon-rock” group’s new album, out now via Carpark.

May 19, 2023
First Listen
Hause Plants Find the Confidence to Sound Like Themselves on New Single “Shining Blue”

The Portuguese quartet’s new EP Field Trip to Coney Island is out June 23 via Spirit Goth.

May 10, 2023
First Listen
Safari Room Pave the Way for Their Next Chapter with Propulsive New Single “The Great Outdoors”

The third LP from Nashville-based musician Alec Koukol is expected out later this year.

May 08, 2023
Track by Track
Spotlights Walk Us Through Their Spiritually Cynical New LP “Alchemy for the Dead” Track by Track

Mario Quintero discusses mortality, sincerity, and saxophones upon the release of the post-metal trio’s fourth album.

April 28, 2023
First Listen
Tombstones in Their Eyes Try to Escape the Painful Parts of Life on New Single “Numb”

A trippy visual for the latest track from the LA psych-rockers arrives ahead of their LP Sea of Sorrow, scheduled for release on May 16.

April 17, 2023
First Listen
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
First Listen
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
First Listen
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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