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Pink Mountaintops are gearing up to release Get Back, their first album in nearly half a decade. Outside of the head-scratchingly strange "North Hollywood Microwaves," featuring a guest rap from…   Read Story »
What first inspired me to write a Band To Watch on PUP last year was the way the Toronto band blended pop and hardcore with such effortlessness. These were songs where sharp dissonance mixed right in…   Read Story »
We can go back and forth for days on the question of "But is it metal?" and not reach anything approaching a consensus, but Brooklyn duo Psalm Zero force that debate to another level: It's probably…   Read Story »
It seems like Twilight is passing the torch to The Hunger Games when it comes to up-and-coming artists featuring prominently on their soundtracks. Catching Fire's soundtrack comes out next week and…   Read Story »
Sebadoh's latest round of tour dates begins tonight in New York. To get the two week jaunt kicked off on an extra fresh note, today the band premieres a B-side from comeback vehicle Defend Yourself.…   Read Story »
Holy Ghost! are the latest to remix a classic Donna Summer track from the upcoming tribute compilation Love To Love You Donna for the late disco queen. With "Working The Midnight Shift," the DFA duo…   Read Story »
Ponytail may have been a casualty of 2011, but the band's once-guitarist Dustin Wong has moved on in stride, releasing a slew of loop-heavy, experimental solo albums. His newest, Mediation Of…   Read Story »
UK experimental rock trio London Grammar's sound is usually marked by an atmospheric and largely electronic aesthetic, and by singer Hannah Reid's striking, powerful vocal delivery (which she…   Read Story »
Dads are a Jersey punk-inspired emo duo who started playing in 2010. (Not to be confused with the Merchandise side project also called Dads.) Following a recent tour with Pity Sex, the NJ band just…   Read Story »
Last year, Tim DeLaughter's psychedelic cult choir the Polyphonic Spree released a holiday record, but the forthcoming Yes, It's True is being promoted as their first real LP since 2007. We heard its…   Read Story »