Articles by Ted Davis

Flower Crown Step Out of Their Comfort Zone on Infectious New Single “The Billy”

The Pittsburgh dream pop collective’s third album “Heat” arrives September 24 via Crafted Sounds.

The Convenience Give Up Control in Their “Accelerator (Pts I + II)” Video

The Video Age members’ debut LP “Accelerator” is out October 22 via Winspear.

Rave Ami Come to Terms with Consumerism on New Single “Saints on Silver”

The self proclaimed loudest rock ’n’ roll band in Pittsburgh tease their new single, which officially drops tomorrow.

In Conversation: Foxing Embrace Pop While Pondering the Universe

Conor Murphy talks inspiration and collaboration ahead of the release of “Draw Down the Moon.”

Le Pain Introduce Their Mid-Century Charm with “Troisième Groupe”

Featuring members of Yucky Duster and Public Practice, the LA-based group’s debut album will arrive later this year.

BRNDA Turn Their Frustration Into a Game Show on New Single “Perfect World”

The D.C. punks’ new album “Do You Like Salt?” arrives August 20 via Crafted Sounds.

Olivia Kaplan, “Tonight Turns to Nothing”

The LA songwriter’s debut feels more indebted to Hollywood’s dingy strip malls than the city’s striking natural setting or skyline.

Dean Blunt, “Black Metal 2”

At once earthy and metropolitan, “Black Metal 2” is as enigmatic as the best records in Blunt’s discography.

Sweet Trip, “A Tiny House, in Secret Speeches, Polar Equals”

The Bay Area underground favorites’ first album in over a decade is their stiffest, most familiar release to date.

Pardoner, “Came Down Different”

Snarky and self aware, depressed but electrifying, this record’s heady songwriting contains multitudes.

Noah Britton Enlists Phil Elverum on the Somber, Heartfelt “Wings”

The single arrives ahead of Britton’s “I Love You” EP, which drops June 18.

Body Meat, “Year of the Orc”

The latest EP from the Philly glitch-pop experimentalist is like Mentos in Diet Coke.

In Conversation: Crumb Talk Making Colorful Music in Dark Times

The Brooklyn-based four piece on their newly released second LP “Ice Melt” and staying independent.

Moontype, “Bodies of Water”

The Chicago trio’s knack for uplifting lyricism and energetic arrangements sets them apart from their peers.

Lunarette, “Clair de Lunarette”

Released at the dawn of a verdant, hopeful spring, this debut EP shimmers with the golden glow of nostalgia.

Jane Inc., “Number One”

The solo debut from U.S. Girls’ Carlyn Bezic packs a glamorous punch while simultaneously flaunting an ominous energy.


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