Articles by Mike LeSuer
In Conversation: Remember Sports’ Carmen Perry Won’t Stop Trying to Get Everything Out
The Philadelphia-based artist discusses her band’s new album “Like a Stone” and her dedication to songwriting.
The Glow Share Their First Two Singles as a Full Band, “Love Only” and “Heavy Glow”
Michael Caridi’s post-LVL UP project has expanded to a four piece, as heard on the dual single out today via Double Double Whammy.
Man on Man’s Songs to Be Gay To
Roddy Bottum and Joey Holman list 16 tracks that match the queer affection of their new debut record.
Various Artists, “Arc Mountain”
The new comp demonstrates just how comfortable Deathbomb Arc’s vocalists are working over borderline-nonsense electronics courtesy of Hausu Mountain.
Hear a Playlist of Songs LUCY’s Been Rocking with (That Aren’t by Elliott Smith)
Cooper Handy’s new album “The Music Industry Is Poisonous” is out now.
Rhys Langston Walks Us Through His Provocative and Prodding New LP “Stalin Bollywood”
The LA rapper and multi-instrumentalist’s new album is available on Bandcamp today via POW Recordings.
In Conversation: McKinley Dixon Made a Genre to Explain His Pain
The Richmond rapper on his new album “For My Mama and Anyone Who Look Like Her” and the pitfalls of genre.
Fake Fruit Make Enemies in Their “Milkman” Video
Hannah D‘Amato answers some of our burning questions about the Oakland rockers’ recent self-titled debut (and milk).
Au Revoir Simone’s Annie Hart Shares an Early Stream of Her Debut Collection of Ambient Tracks
You can listen to “Everything Pale Blue” in full ahead of its Friday release via Orindal Records.
Take a Journey Through Derek Ted’s Memories with His “better than u think” Video
The LA-based songwriter is sharing a video for the track from his newly released “Keep Trying” EP.
Signal Boost: 15 Tracks from April 2021 You Should Know
The month’s most discourse-worthy singles, according to our Senior Editor.
Juan Wauters Walks Us Through His Collaboration-Heavy New LP “Real Life Situations”
The artist shares how the expansive set of songs featuring Mac DeMarco, Cola Boyy, and more came together.
People Museum Break Out of a Snowy Fantasy in “Ice” Video
The New Orleans–based duo’s latest LP, “I Could Only See Night,” is out now.
The Walkmen’s Peter Matthew Bauer Bends Time on New Single “One Pair of Blue Eyes”
It’s the second track Bauer’s released this year via his label Fortune Tellers.
Keith Morris Shares a Playlist of Tracks That Inspired Him During Early Days of Circle Jerks
With news of a second Trust Records pressing of their seminal 1980 debut album “Group Sex,” Morris tells us what he was jamming in the early ’80s.
Gong Gong Gong’s “Moonshadows” Gets a Simon Frank Remix
It’s the second track released from the Beijing group’s forthcoming “Phantom Rhythm Remixed.”
Great Deceivers Are Crawling on All Fours Again on “Punchline”
It’s the latest single from the Chicago group’s self-titled final album.
Rosie Tucker’s Quarantine Running Playlist
The songwriter’s Epitaph debut “Sucker Supreme” arrives this Friday.
Odonis Odonis Introduce a Softer Side to “Spectrums” with Latest Single “Impossible”
The industrial Toronto duo’s fifth album arrives this fall via Felte.
JayWood’s Favorite Songs from Winnipeg Artists
With his Captured Tracks debut “Some Days” out today, Jeremy Haywood-Smith shares a playlist of some of his favorite tracks by Winnipeg peers.
Ade Introduces Us to the Sunlit World of “Midnight Pizza”
The songwriter walks us through his debut album—which drops today—track by track.
TEMPOREX’s “U Open Up a Window” Is an Ode to “Pee-wee’s Playhouse”
The second single from “Bowling” is dedicated to the TV show that continues to inspire Joseph Flores.
The Berries Try to Cleanse Their Souls in “Palace of Fools” Video
Matt Berry’s single and B-sides collection “Throne of Ivory” drops tomorrow via Run for Cover.
Field Music Share Some Childhood Memories with “Mam’s Musical Psyche” Playlist
Peter Brewis compiles 11 tracks he’s come around to since he first heard them around the house as a kid.
Robbing Millions Introduce East LA to “Tiny Tino” in the MGMT Records Signees’ Latest Visual
“Holidays Inside” arrives June 25.
Body Breaks Announce Debut LP “Bad Trouble,” Share Video for “Between the Heart and the Mind”
The Canadian duo will release the record June 18 via We Are Time Records.
Get Lost in Evolfo’s Psychedelic, Buñuel-Inspired Visual for “Give Me Time”
The single and its visual arrive ahead of the Brooklyn rockers’ “Site Out of Mind” LP.
Pictureplane Announces New LP “Dopamine” Along with Signing to 100% Electronica
Watch the video for the first single from Travis Egedy’s new album, out July 9.