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Band To Watch: IAN SWEET

"You don't let someone you love feel afraid," Jilian Medford sings on the opening track of IAN SWEET's debut full-length, Shapeshifter. Falling in love is…
James Rettig | 10:10 am

Dinosaur Jr. – “Goin Down”

Next month, bleary-eyed, feedback-bombing American underground rock godfathers Dinosaur Jr. will release their new album Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not, and it's exactly…
Tom Breihan | 10:06 am


Communions – “Don’t Hold Anything Back”

Communions were one of our Best New Bands of 2015, and it's looking like the Copenhagen outfit will end up one of the best continuing…
Pranav Trewn | 10:03 am

Pansy Division – “He’s Trouble”

Queer punk progenitors Pansy Division paved the way for acts like PWR BTTM to survive in the today's music scene, and the San Francisco band…
James Rettig | 10:00 am


Dysrhythmia – “Internal/Eternal”

New York's Dysrhythmia sit at the intersection of some important threads in the metal world. The most obvious set involves the band's personnel. This is…
Doug Moore | 9:49 am

Massive Attack Debut New Songs “Come Near Me,” “The Spoils,” & “Dear Friend” On Their App

Last year, Massive Attack, the ancestral Bristol trip-hop group, launched a new iPhone app called Fantom and used that app to release Ritual Spirit, a…
Tom Breihan | 9:31 am

Jenny Hval – “Conceptual Romance”

Jenny Hval has been spending her summer giving some wild festival performances, in which her music serves as the background for high-concept performance art demonstrations.
Chris DeVille | 9:13 am

Creative Adult – “Moving Window”

San Francisco post-punks Creative Adult are gearing up for the release of Fear Of Life, their cheerily titled sophomore full-length. The album, which comes out…
Peter Helman | July 25, 2016 - 8:06 pm

Wild Beasts – “Tough Guy”

English art-pop veterans Wild Beasts are putting out their new album Boy King next week. We've already heard early singles "Get My Bang," "Big Cat,"
Peter Helman | July 25, 2016 - 7:46 pm


Doug Gillard Rejoins Guided By Voices, Starts Another New Band With Robert Pollard Called ESP Ohio

2016 has been a big year for fans of Robert Pollard (though really, isn't every year?). He re-reactivated Guided By Voices after they broke up…
Pranav Trewn | July 25, 2016 - 3:27 pm


Stream Adam Remnant When I Was A Boy EP

For almost 14 years, Adam Remnant was the weary howl out front of Ohio folk-rockers Southeast Engine, one of the ever-transforming band's two constants along…
Chris DeVille | July 25, 2016 - 2:30 pm


Fern Mayo – “New Ketamine”

Last year, Fern Mayo released their studio debut, Happy Forever, and the Brooklyn-bred group is following that up with a three-track EP called Hex Signs,…
James Rettig | July 25, 2016 - 1:10 pm


Space Mountain – “Never Lonely” (Feat. Forth Wanderers’ Ava Trilling)

Space Mountain is the songwriting project of Boston-based musician Cole Kinsler, who has released a new album under the name every year since 2013. Big
James Rettig | July 25, 2016 - 12:52 pm


Dark Forest – “The Undying Flame”

There probably are finer ways to slice this song from the forthcoming Beyond The Veil, Dark Forest's fourth full-length: NWOBHM, trad, power metal, etc. But,…
Ian Chainey | July 25, 2016 - 12:12 pm

Mass Gothic – “A Run”

Former Hooray For Earth frontman Noel Heroux has a new band with Zambri's Jessica Zambri called Mass Gothic, and they released an impressive self-titled debut
Tom Breihan | July 25, 2016 - 12:11 pm

Stream Krill Krill

A very important band broke up on September 16, 2015. Their name was Krill. On that fateful day, I wrote a eulogy for the trio,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 25, 2016 - 12:08 pm


Stream iji Bubble

iji has existed in various forms throughout the past decade, all centered around the unique pop sensibilities of Zach Burba, who now lives in Seattle.
James Rettig | July 25, 2016 - 11:50 am

Okkervil River – “The Industry” Video

Will Sheff's literate rock project Okkervil River is returning soon with the new album Away, and we've already posted the "Okkervil River R.I.P." video. Today,…
Tom Breihan | July 25, 2016 - 11:50 am



NY-based singer and songwriter Charlene Kaye, better known as KAYE, is the frontwoman of the indie rock collective San Fermin. While on tour with San…
Collin Robinson | July 25, 2016 - 11:26 am

inc. no world – “Waters Of You”

Los Angeles brothers Andrew and Daniel Aged have gone by a few names over the years: First Teen Inc., shortened to Inc. after they signed…
James Rettig | July 25, 2016 - 11:05 am
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