The DC via Omaha project's new album Torn Between Two Loves is fantastic, a refreshing record of honest "loud pop" songwriting that scratches all your itches with a raw simplicity.
It's only been a month since their last release, but the duo are back with III, a stunning EP collecting two expansive new songs and a reimagined version of a Long Days, No Dreams highlight.
Dark Tea’s self-titled debut release is folk-pop at its best. Frontman Gary Canino (who is also a member of Rips) creates simple but evocative Americana-influenced songs telling bittersweet tales of love lost.
Loom pushes the creative envelope in a variety of new directions and will reward listeners looking for something gritty and challenging.
Bedroom synth-pop is paired with images of female ennui in Saintes' new video “Melancholia” as Anne-Sophie Le Creurer crafts a dreamy homage to listless girlhood.
Just over a year after it's initial cassette release, Swim Team will be available on vinyl via Let's Pretend Records as of June 2nd. The balance of the dirt and joy is what makes Swim Team's debut so impressive; it's explosive and direct, clawing straight for your throat, but it's also feverishly catchy and easily digestible.
About A Million's latest album, his thirteenth (and third for Already Dead), revolves around his day to day activities following the loss of his job, watching life pass by and creating music with his loved ones.
"Halloween," a track from Wolf Diamond's forthcoming Linda EP displays Luke Carr's musical proficiency and penchant for simple yet evocative lyrics.
Eric Slick exudes majesty and brilliance in a markedly gentle and introspective new music video for the single, “No”.
This newest collection continues Professor Caveman’s gradual path away from its foundational mayhem to a more relaxed, cozy sort of lo-fi psychedelia.
On Grace Sings Sludge's most recent single "In Spite of Doom," Grace Cooper uses a steady jazz beat paired with bass and an achingly beautiful voice to create an apocalyptic love song.
Seth Applebaum created the Ghost Funk Orchestra moniker to allow himself a clear avenue into the world of latin music. "Fluorescent" opens along a salsa breakbeat with simmering guitar arrangements floating alongside and Razor Honey's near conversational hip-hop, utilizing clever wordplay but more interestingly experimenting with the tension between syllables.
The song rides a tight groove and an industrial beat gone haywire, moving ever forward with a rapid fire tempo.
Sweet Baby Jesus offer an escape with their full length debut Lyres Of Ur, an all shimmering, good times embrace of rock 'n' roll excess. It's not always sunny and it's not always positive, but the quintet make light from the dark.
Despite the distance between friends and family Friendship describes on "Rich Man," the awareness is that being "rich man" can be valued from love and personal relationships.
Soft and sprightly, "Wannabes" opens with a jazzy shuffle like the sun rising on a new day. The rhythm bounces around under Keen's melodic phrasing, shifting in tempo as the vocal couplets subside into quick stream of conscious thought.
The New Orleans band will release Heavy Heart on July 16th, but in the meantime, listen to singer-songwriter Grady Bell softly croon about being awkward and shy, never picked for “the make out scene”
“Sleep Eater” is a slow-churning and thoughtfully arranged track that serves as an excellent teaser for the forthcoming release.
If the record's first single "Shedding" highlighted the capable madness and explorative nature of their last album, "Steady," the EP's opening track, is all clawing ferocity.
It's been less than two months since St. Louis' Glued released their debut EP I, but surprise (!), the band are back in record timing with II, due out next Friday, May 12th via Pack Rat Records and Float Away, Dangling.