Indie-funksters French Horn Rebellion announced the release of their new EP and dropped a killer end of summer mixtape that will keep you dancing into the fall.
Albany-based proto-punk band Engloria released their new full-length album ‘Evolver’ today and made it a free download. They may look like Oasis, and even sound like them a little bit, but we won’t hold that against them.
Nicole Wray went from “Making It Hot” to making it “house.” Her new band Lady is not making the same Missy-esque inspired hip-hop you once new. Expect it to hit the dance floors of America soon.
Austin-based soul band T-Bird and the Breaks have released their new single “Waxin” as a free download. The music video for the song is a tribute to some of Austin and San Antonio-based DJs. #chunk
Welcome to Hurtsville, brooders of the world. After Jack Ladder’s debut Not Worth Waiting For and sophomore album Love is Gone, the Aussie is back along with Dreamlanders Laurence Pike, Kirin J Callinan and Donny Benét. Recorded in the New South Wales countryside, Holloweyed Records brings you Hurtsville. The two-time Australian Music Prize nominee has […]
Promo photo by Patrick Wright Seattle’s Unnatural Helpers are back. Since the band’s last collection Cracked Love and Other Drugs in 2010, Unnatural Helpers have been working on new minute-long tracks of the raw sound that has come to define Seattle rock. The new LP Land Grab (Hardly Art) will feature songs not only written […]
Blues-rock duo Black Pistol Fire are one of the few bands I’ve gotten excited about in the past few years. After hearing so many bands that flood my inbox everyday, it is rare that something stands out to me or makes it to my personal collection. Yes folks, Black Pistol Fire are that good. The […]
Hard rock group The Memorials are finally back on their grind. Composed of ex-Mars Volta drummer Thomas Pridgen and vocalist Vivica Hawkins, The Memorials are preparing for a North American tour in support of their latest release, Delirium. Delirium picks up where the group’s self-titled debut left off. Heavy, drum and guitar-filled, Delirium may leave […]
Australia’s very own Emma Louise has a promising future ahead of her. Aside from her debut EP Full Hearts & Empty Rooms going gold with over 35,000 units sold, the singer-songwriter is preparing for her debut LP, scheduled for release some time next year. Louise’s future in music was inevitable. At the age of 16 […]
Brooklyn, NY dance-punk ensemble The Toothaches, want you to be joyful with their latest single, “Pretty and Loud.” Comprised of Zimmermann Ayer (guitar, vocals), Rose Blakelock (keys, vocals), Monica Hubbell (percussion, vocals), Kiril Bauch (drums, vocals) and Christopher Rapoza (bass, vocals), The Toothaches have made a name for themselves, and “Pretty and Loud” is proof […]
Sara Radle’s music career is varied and diverse like the cities that cultivated her sound. From her punk-pop upbringing with San Antonio-based trio Lucy Loves Schroeder, to meeting up with ex-Weezer bassist Matt Sharp in power-pop group The Rentals, Radle’s eclectic career has contributed significantly to her success, having spawned five solo records, including the […]
Written by Kathy Garin. Promo photo by Sarah Creighton. Seattle’s alluring quartet TacocaT have meowed the world with their charming personalities and adoration of cats and tacos. The boisterous foursome has graced the stage with many bands including Best Coast, Vivian Girls, and Leslie and the Lys. Embracing the culturally popular cat fascination, the pop-punk […]
Promo photo by Suzy Poling. Hairdresser by day, flamboyant rock star by night, Seth Bogart, commonly known as Hunx, has made a name for himself as the sole proprietor of the ‘Hairdresser Pop’ movement. What does it exactly mean? Not even Bogart himself knows, but his branch of jangling, pop-rock has hit a nerve in […]
Promo photo by Sebastien Dehesdin. Electronic percussion spews through the darkness, searching for light as atmospheric synths loom behind menacingly, an innocent voice lost in the distance. This is Nedry: a trio that finds beauty in minimalism, combining Aphex Twin mystery, with Portishead intensity. The group will be releasing their sophomore album, In a Dim […]
Photo courtesy of Victor Yiu. 2012 marks the 10 year anniversary for progressive-psych rockers, The Boxing Lesson. At the turn of a new era, the band is looking at taking the initiative cultivating and mastering a new refined sound with a new attitude. For 2012, the band has already announced a new full-length album for […]
Promo photo by David Myrick. Electronic music phenomenon The Glitch Mob intensifies the hearts of electronica fanatics worldwide. With raving reviews from their debut album Drink the Sea, the LA based group has been sampled in many films and television shows including CSI, Top Gear, and Tron: Legacy. The Glitch Mob released single We Can […]
Who would have thought Chino Moreno had such a soft side? Known for being the frontman of alternative rock group Deftones, Moreno shows a more softer, yet still haunting persona in side project Crosses, featuring long time friends and collaborators Shaun Lopez of FAR, and Chuck Doom. Having debuted with their well-received EP Cross (also […]
Promo photo by Marianne Williams. There is an euphoric pleasure that can be discovered in Big Sir’s music. From Juan Alderete’s fluid and fretless bass, slithering smoothly over electronic snare hits and explosive percussion, to Lisa Papineau’s eerily enchanting vocal delivery, this electronic, experimental collaboration between The Mars Volta musician and occasional M83 vocalist, has […]
Just when you thought Sargent House had gotten their dynamic duo fix with Hella, think again. Combining the technical skill of their Northern California counterparts, with the power rock riffs of Death From Above 1979, Toronto’s Indian Handcrafts delivers with unrelentingly gritty melodies, accompanied by the intertwined vocal deliveries of drummer/vocalist Brandyn James Aikins, and […]
The triad of Brooklyn-based individuals SoftSpot use the creatively diverse talents of each member to personify indie rock through classical expertise. Sarah Kinlaw, operatically trained vocalist and bassist provides a emotive penetrating voice that reaches into the depths of the unkown. Bryan Keller, multi-instrumentalist, and Andrew Spaulding, conductor of the Cagean “Hypnagogic Tape Orchestra,” complete […]