Articles by Mike LeSuer
Silvering Captures Her Weight in Honesty on “Same Side”
Shalom Toy’s latest single features vocals from Chanele McGuinness and string arrangements by Collin Dupree.
Webbed Wing Seek Out Happiness in the Desert in Their “Dream Come True” Video
The Philly band’s second LP “What’s So Fucking Funny?” drops November 12 via Memory Music.
A Haram Playlist by The Muslims
The Durham-based punks’ latest album “Fuck These Fuckin Fascists” dropped last month via Epitaph.
Julia Shapiro, “Zorked”
The Chastity Belt vocalist balances ’90s alt-rock sounds and modern malaise on her second solo LP.
Deaf Club Embrace Dadaism in Video for New Single “Don’t Forget to Live”
The latest project from The Locust’s Justin Pearson will unleash their debut record in January.
Xenia Rubinos Shares “Personajes” Playlist Compiling Her Favorite Artists Who Embody Emotive Characters
From Kali Uchis to Arca, Rubinos lists 12 tracks by artists who excel at character building.
Bremer/McCoy Accept the Changing Seasons on “Gratitude”
The single arrives ahead of the duo’s new album “Natten,” out October 29 via Luaka Bop.
Knocked Loose Return with New EP “A Tear in the Fabric of Life” Along with Animated Short Film
The EP is streaming now via Pure Noise Records.
Bad History Month Battles the Putrid Zombie Hands of Shame on “Death Takes a Holiday”
The track arrives ahead of Sean Sprecher’s forthcoming split with Nyxy Nyx, dropping October 29 via Exploding in Sound.
Spirit Was Wanders in Dreams on New Single “Stranger to the One”
Nick Corbo’s debut solo LP “Heaven’s Just a Cloud” arrives October 22 via Danger Collective.
12 Songs Paris Texas Have Been Listening to Lately
After surprise-releasing their second EP of the year earlier this week, the rap duo lists off some of the tracks they’ve had on repeat.
Efterklang Take Us Through Their Floral LP “Windflowers” Track by Track
The Danish trio continue their experimental streak on their sixth album.
Charlotte Cornfield Battles the Waves in “Drunk for You” Video
The Canadian songwriter’s new LP “Highs in the Minuses” drops October 29 via Double Double Whammy and Polyvinyl.
The LA George Clanton Billboards Saga Continues
New George Clanton billboards = new George Clanton music?
The World Is a Beautiful Place Navigate Banana Peels on “Trouble”
The single and its video arrive ahead of the collective’s latest LP, “Illusory Walls,” which drops this Friday.
Le Ren Continues Her Journey From Past to Present in “May Hard Times Pass Us By” Video
The Montreal songwriter’s debut album “Leftovers” arrives October 15 via Secretly Canadian.
Signal Boost: 15 Tracks from September 2021 You Should Know
The month’s most discourse-worthy singles, according to our Senior Editor.
Grant Pavol Embodies the Claustrophobic Dread of Living in a Show House on “No Disasters”
Pavol’s new EP “Reflections” arrives this Friday via Shamir’s Accidental Popstars Records.
Tunic Are Green Screens in Their Flashy Video for New Single “You’re a Bug”
The Winnipeg-based noise-punks’ latest LP “Quitter” arrives October 15.
Mo Troper Celebrates Pride, Pretense, and Riffs on New Track “The Expendables Ride Again”
The single arrives ahead of Troper’s newly revealed 28-track album “Dilettante,” out October 15.
It’s Kate Clover vs. the LAPD in Her New “Crimewave” Video
The West Coast garage punk enlists members of Dávila 666 and Crocodiles for her latest track.
21 Songs That Helped Shape Sad Park’s New LP “It’s All Over”
The West Coast punks’ latest record dropped last week via Lauren Records.
Palomino Blond Announce New Record “ontheinside,” Share Studio Version of Live Favorite “Phoebe”
Produced by Torche’s Jon Nuñez, the Miami punks’ latest release drops November 19.
Hot Garbage Flex Their Freedom to Cruise in Their New “Ride” Video
The title track from the Toronto psych-rockers arrives today with a hazy visual directed by Colby Richardson.
One Step Closer Walk Us Through Their Hardcore Debut “This Place You Know”
Vocalist Ryan Savitski reflects on each track on the LP, out now via Run for Cover.
14 Tracks That Got Shortly Through Sophomore Year of Design School
With their band’s debut album arriving this week, Alexandria Maniak shares a playlist of the circa-2016 emo that gave the project its legs.
Godcaster Announce New EP “Saltergasp,” Share First Single “Hecky Skelters”
The NYC-based punk ensemble’s latest project arrives November 5 via Ramp Local.
Hear an Early Stream of the Debut LP from OHMME’s Macie Stewart
“Mouth Full of Glass” officially drops this Friday via Orindal Records.