Vampire Weekend – “Classical” [Video]

Vampire Weekend unveils a third dimension of its eagerly awaited new album with “Classical,” the latest advance offering from Only God Was Above Us, out April 5th via Columbia Records. Written by Ezra Koenig, produced by Ariel Rechtshaid and Koenig and featuring an orchestral arrangement by Will Canzoneri, Koenig and Rechtshaid, “Classical” is Vampire Weekend at its most… well… classic: Gorgeous, uplifting melodies that … Read more

The Lemon Twigs – “A Dream Is All I Know” [Video]

NYC sibling duo The Lemon Twigs have shared the theatrical epic “A Dream Is All I Know”, the (near) title track and latest taste of their forthcoming album, “A Dream Is All We Know”, out May 3rd on Captured Tracks. Merging ripping guitars, zig-zagging harmonies and bittersweet nods to love and loss, today’s single captures … Read more

Karate Boogaloo – “One Hand One Bounce” [Video]

Karate Boogaloo are proud to present Hold Your Horses, a mesmerizing new long-playing disc of original instrumental tunes from Melbourne, Australia’s most dedicated. Following last month’s release of their lead single “The Early Bird Catches” KB are set to drop their latest single “One Hand One Bounce”. This track represents the overall tone of the album; spacious and introspective, with moody … Read more

Choncy – “Dead Meat” [Video]

From the foxhole of the Rust Belt, Choncy fleshes out a frenzied, multifaceted approach to punk with their sophomore album, 20X MULTIPLIER. The Cincinnati four-piece delivers an intoxicating 9-song 12” tinged with personality and dumb luck following Community Chest, their 2023 debut on Feel It Records. 20X MULTIPLIER was recorded to tape at The Bomb Shelter in Nashville by … Read more

Meatbodies – “Billow” [Video]

Meatbodies’ “Billow” plays like a long-lost single from the Creation Records heyday with a space-y Stone Roses-type groove that is immediate and unforgettable. It’s nothing short of an instant classic built on harmonizing vocals and tons of tambourine—blossoming from darkness into a hopeful groove bathed in sunlight and lysergic acid. The track is just one of thirteen … Read more

La Luz – “Strange World” [Video]

La Luz – the band led by Shana Cleveland – has announced the May 24 release of their new album, News of the Universe. The LP marks their first for Sub Pop. With a credo adapted from science fiction author Octavia E. Butler, an album title from a collection of metaphysical poetry, and an expansion in consciousness brought on by personal crisis, … Read more

The Jesus And Mary Chain – “Girl71” [Video]

A new chapter in the history of one of the most influential bands around is firmly underway. After igniting anticipation for the March 22nd release of their new album GlasgowEyes with the singles ‘jamcod’ and ‘Chemical Animal’, The Jesus and Mary Chain now unveil their latest track ‘Girl 71’ via Fuzz Club. Playing melodic, hook-laden power-pop with … Read more

Cloud Nothings – “Running Through The Campus” [Video]

Cloud Nothings are back! Cleveland’s loudest export have announced their upcoming album, Final Summer, due out April 19th from Pure Noise Records. Over the past 15 years Cloud Nothings have become part of the fabric of modern indie rock with a steady run of reliably fantastic records, and this streak continues unabated with Final Summer–an … Read more

Video Premier: Dewey Defeats Truman – “Breathe Beneath The Waves”

Today’s video premier comes from California and North Carolina-based Dewey Defeats Truman. The trio recently returned with their 2022 EP The Way You Shatter, a 7-song set of catchy indie/emo rock that showed they could pick up right where they left off. “Breathe Beneath The Waves” is a new track from the sessions for their … Read more

Les Savy Fav – “Guzzle Blood” [Video]

Following the release of their first new music in 14 years, Les Savy Fav is back again, to announce their second single “Guzzle Blood”, from upcoming LP OUI, LSF, due out May 10th.  It’s impossible to talk about Les Savy Fav without acknowledging that it’s been more than 10 years since the guys released 2010’s Root for Ruin. But it’s not like they had a messy breakup … Read more

The Ophelias – “Black Ribbon” [Video]

The Ophelias – composed of Spencer Peppet (guitar & vocals, she/her), Mic Adams (drums, he/him), Andrea Gutmann Fuentes (violin, she/her), and Jo Shaffer (bass, they/she) – announce their new EP, Ribbon, out April 12th. In conjunction, they present a new single/video, “Black Ribbon.” The Ophelias started amongst Peppet, Adams, and Fuentes in high school, with Shaffer joining in 2019. Although they began as an “all girl band,” … Read more

Babehoven – “Birdseye” [Video]

One night in the winter of 2022, Maya Bon and Ryan Albert—the duo behind Hudson Valley-based band Babehoven—were hunkered down at home to watch the snow. They turned their living room furniture around to face the window and lit candles around the house, the glow lapping at the dark. It was dusk; the sky smoldered … Read more

Old 97’s – “Where The Road Goes” [Video]

Thirty years after the release of their powerhouse debut Hitchhike to Rhome, alt-country pioneers Old 97’s are celebrating with the announcement of their lucky 13th studio album American Primitive that will be released on April 5 via ATO Records. Opening with the lyric “You’ve got to dance like the world is falling down around you, because it is,” American Primitive radiates with rambunctious … Read more

late night drive home – “Believe Me (Even If I’m Lying)” [Video]

Since forming in 2019, the El Paso natives have gained a cult following of 1 Million monthly listeners charmed by their Gen-Z perspective that also has a penchant for nostalgia.  On this EP the band looked to 90’s grunge staples such as Sonic Youth and Smashing Pumpkins to incorporate heavier instrumentation, while also boasting the modern influence … Read more

METZ – “99” [Video]

On April 12th, METZ will release Up On Gravity Hill, their first album in 4 years, on Sub Pop for the world ex-Canada and in Canada on Dine Alone. The album was engineered by Seth Manchester (Mdou Moctar, Lingua Ignota, Battles, The Body) and features guest performances from Amber Webber of Black Mountain and composer/string arranger … Read more

Waxahatchee – “Bored” [Video]

Waxahatchee shares “Bored,” the new single from her highly anticipated new album, Tigers Blood, out March 22nd on ANTI- Records. The song comes with a rollicking video shot at Devil’s Backbone Tavern in Fischer, Texas, directed by Corbett Jones & Nick Simonite.  Of the song Crutchfield says, “I feel like my comfort zone when writing songs lies somewhere on the … Read more

HOMESHAKE – “CD Wallet” [Video]

HOMESHAKE — the long-running solo project of Toronto-based musician Peter Sagar — announces his new album, CD Wallet, out March 8th via SHHOAMKEE, and shares a video for the lead single and title track. Written and recorded over a majority of 2023 at Peter’s home studio in Toronto, CD Wallet takes place in his hometown of Edmonton, and touches on memories of … Read more

The Lemon Twigs – “They Don’t Know How To Fall In Place” [Video]

NYC’s beloved sibling duo The Lemon Twigs announce their all new 2024 LP A Dream Is All We Know, arriving May 3rd on Captured Tracks. Following 2023’s emotionally charged Everything Harmony – which The Guardian called “totally perfect,” Questlove praised for going “full Debarge”, and The Needle Drop’s Anthony Fantano revealed was the source of his #1 most played song of … Read more

Beth Gibbons – “Floating On A Moment” [Video]

Beth Gibbons releases her debut solo album Lives Outgrown on May 17, 2024. Featuring 10 beautiful new tracks recorded over a period of 10 years, the album was produced by James Ford (Arctic Monkeys, Depeche Mode, The Last Dinner Party) & Beth Gibbons with additional production by Lee Harris (Talk Talk).  Lives Outgrown is, by some measure, Beth’s most personal work … Read more

Blitzen Trapper – “Cosmic Backseat Education” [Video]

Blitzen Trapper has announced their new album 100’s of 1000’s, Millions of Billions will be released on May 17, 2024 via Yep Roc. The enthralling 12-track collection arrives nearly four years after 2020’s Holy Smokes Future Jokes, and sees the Portland, OR-based band leaning into their psych rock-washed, classic songwriting roots to create one of the finest works … Read more