New Music

Mercury Rev & Hope Sandoval – “Big Boss Man” (Bobbie Gentry Cover)

Next year, Mercury Rev are releasing a full-length covers tribute album to the country star Bobbie Gentry. They've recruited some amazing artists to cover the…
James Rettig | December 11, 2018 - 10:30 am

Meat Puppets Reunite Original Lineup, Share New Song “Warranty”

Last year, the influential '80s punk outfit Meat Puppets --perhaps best known to younger listeners for their role in Nirvana's MTV Unplugged -- were inducted…
Julia Gray | December 11, 2018 - 10:03 am

Dave Harrington Group – “Well”

Dave Harrington used to be one half of Darkside, the spaced-out electronic duo who made exactly one stunner of an album. But just like his…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2018 - 9:58 am

Judiciary – “Temple”

Judiciary are a Lubbock, Texas band who land somewhere on the spectrum between old-school hardcore and old-school thrash metal. That's a pretty common combination, and…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2018 - 9:40 am

American Football – “Silhouettes”

In 2016, 17 years after releasing their self-titled debut and 16 years after breaking up, the beloved Illinois emo band American Football finally returned with…
Peter Helman | December 11, 2018 - 9:17 am

Cass McCombs – “Estrella”

Cass McCombs teased a new album called Tip Of The Sphere back in October, matching dazed reflections on environmental decay with an uncharacteristic programmed beat.
Chris DeVille | December 11, 2018 - 9:06 am

Rico Nasty – “Guap (LaLaLa)” Video

Rico Nasty's impressive major label debut mixtape Nasty made it onto our list of the 50 Best Albums Of 2018 right and #50 and, honestly...
James Rettig | December 10, 2018 - 1:59 pm


Watch Rolo Tomassi Play A Towering “Contretemps” At Their Biggest-Ever Show

Rolo Tomassi closed out 2018 with a string of big moments. They did their second-ever US tour -- comprising 12 dates on the West Coast…
Michael Nelson | December 10, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Stream Columna’s Debut La Cosas Que Perdemos

Columna come from Zaragoza, Spain, and they make big, clean, catchy punk rock. More than most of their peers in the global DIY punk universe,…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2018 - 10:58 am


Ludovic Alarie – “We’re a dream nobody wrote down”

Montreal’s Ludovic Alarie makes gentle, R&B-infused French pop. After moving away from his classical guitar training, the 25-year old singer-songwriter put out 2014’s self-titled debut…
Gil Green | December 10, 2018 - 9:30 am

Night Flowers – “2000 Miles” (Pretenders Cover)

The Pretenders' 1983 single "2000 Miles" is one of the all-time great new-wave Christmas songs, and it gets even better once you realize the depth…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2018 - 9:25 am

Lambchop – “The December-ish You”

In the years since Lambchop’s electrified 2016 release FLOTUS, Kurt Wagner’s legendary alt-country ensemble have covered Prince’s "When You Were Mine," debuted a mini-documentary, and…
Gil Green | December 10, 2018 - 9:11 am


Gurr – “Christmas Holiday” (Feat. Eddie Argos) Video

Berlin garage-pop duo Gurr released the anti-summer banger "Hot Summer" back in May, following their 2016 debut album In My Head. Today, they return with…
Julia Gray | December 7, 2018 - 12:51 pm

Diva Sweetly – “Wax On My Candles”

A couple months back, Diva Sweetly released their first-ever song, "Detox Island," and I've been playing it pretty much non-stop since then, so I am…
James Rettig | December 7, 2018 - 12:41 pm

The Faint – “Child Asleep” Video

A couple months ago, Omaha synth-punk legends the Faint released a new track, "Chameleon Nights," and it turns out that was a precursor to a…
James Rettig | December 7, 2018 - 11:44 am
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