Brooklyn's Cult Of Youth, primarily the project of multi-instrumentalist/songwriter and onetime Love As Laughter bassist Sean Ragon, has released home-recorded singles and one limited-edition Dais LP…   Read Story »
Silk Flowers released a self-titled PPM full-length and the As Above So Below EP on Captured Tracks in 2009, but it's their sophomore effort, the MNDR-produced Ltd. Form, that feels like it'll bring…   Read Story »
At first blush, there's something almost grating about New York-via-Allentown duo Headless Horseman -- the music's warped, claustrophobic, Chimpmunk-y, sorta strange. After you let it sink in for a…   Read Story »
Brooklyn post-punk trio Regal Degal perform in a kind of wind-tunneling locked-groove, one that gathers steam as it circles into itself. They're fronted by onetime Dinowalrus drummer Josh da Costa,…   Read Story »
Total Warr is a newly formed Parisian duo who make rhythmic, rich pop songs. Its members -- who go by the charming French nicknames Kiki and Guigui, were longtime friends in different hardcore bands…   Read Story »
New York Jim Thompson fans Pop. 1280's shredding, scowling The Grid 12" surfaces after the self-released "Bedbugs" 7" and a split single with Hot Guts. The sharply noisy post-punk/no wave quartet…   Read Story »
Givers are a young quintet from Lafayette, Louisiana, the local openers for Dirty Projectors last year at Chelsea's in Baton Rouge. The Projectors hadn't heard them before that night but were…   Read Story »
Australian trio PVT started as a quintet called Pivot -- after being sued by an American band of the same name, they removed the vowels. The band's released a couple of albums under the old moniker,…   Read Story »
Computer Magic is the solo project of 21-year-old DJ/blogger Danielle (she goes by Danz). She moved from Rock Hill in upstate New York (population: 1,056) to New York City in 2008 to attend Hunter…   Read Story »
French coldwave (not chillwave or Cold Cave) duo Frank (Just Frank) release their debut The Brutal Wave next month via Wierd Records. You may hear the Cure in the guitar tones (or XTC's "Mayor Of…   Read Story »