The Midnight Hollow's songs tend to build, born from electronic whispers. Soon, a beat brimming with bottled-up energy comes in, then vocalist Spencer Draeger joins with a crystal clear and brooding…   Read Story »
In Boston's smoky basements and smaller rock clubs, Fat Creeps have played tirelessly over the past year, surfacing as one of the city's best new bands, with their dark, grungy riffs and distant…   Read Story »
TEEN is the Brooklyn-based, sisterly project of Teeny Lieberson, setting out under her own name (more or less) after logging time with Here We Go Magic. Lieberson's TEEN formed last spring and…   Read Story »
Looking at the cover image of On A Passing Cloud, the debut LP from Louisville's Murals, you get the feeing the band has maybe dabbled in recreational hallucinogens -- it's four guys, eyes half-mast,…   Read Story »
Even though the Beach Boys sang about California girls over four decades ago, it’s easy to imagine they were thinking about HAIM when they wrote it. The band is comprised of three sisters from Los…   Read Story »
Ed Schrader's Music Beat are a two-piece band from Baltimore who play elemental, stripped-down postpunk, and who find a surprising amount of variation in that description. Frontman Schrader sings…   Read Story »
Much has been made of the reanimation of New York's present day rap scene, thanks to the style-encompassing, radio-friendly rap of Harlem's A$AP Rocky, the gritty, precise flow of Brooklyn's Mr.…   Read Story »
Out this week is Slow To Love, the album by Brooklyn-based torch-song singer Doe Paoro. She comes with some steam and production vision behind her already, which you can see in the crisp videos for…   Read Story »
Mirel Wagner, a singer-songwriter born in Ethiopia and raised in Finland, is 23 years old. When she wrote "To The Bone," the opening track from her shivery self-titled album, she was 16. But her…   Read Story »
From the vibrant enclave of Burlington, VT comes an artist one of you called the North Country's "best kept secret." Verily, after spending the last week with Ryan Power's latest release I Don't Want…   Read Story »