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Wolf Alice

ESSENTIAL LISTENING: Wolf Alice – “Bros”

North London rock group Wolf Alice has been getting plenty of hype in the last few years, but the teens have yet to let it get to their head. The four-piece dart between ’90s rock, moody grunge, aerial electronics, and dusty atmospherics similarly to the Smashing Pumpkins or The Breeders. After releasing several EPs over […]

Heyrocco

Hear Heyrocco’s New Summery Single “Elsewhere”

Sometimes I get sad the 2000s are over. Alt rock saw its resurgence prime with bands like The White Stripes, The Starting Line, and The Vines. A lot of that talent came from British acts, but America had plenty of excellent contributions. It’s been a decade now since most of those bands’ hits rode the […]

Torres

Watch a Video for Torres’ Intense New Single “Sprinter”

Singer-songwriter Mackenzie Scott is a deadly powerhouse. She may seem sweet onstage as Torres, shuffling her shoes with witty banter, but once she grabs her guitar and tilts her head back to sing, she becomes a force to be reckoned with. Her sophomore album, Sprinter, drops May 4 via Partisan Records. In anticipation of its […]

Jessica Pratt

Jessica Pratt Announces US Tour

California folk singer-songwriter Jessica Pratt is a bit of a deity. She plays her guitar as if she has just returned from the ’60s, using her whimsical voice to turn austere guitar playing into something much darker. After releasing her debut self-titled LP in 2012 and the excellent full-length On Your Own Love Again at the beginning […]

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Jamie xx Announces Debut Album ‘In Colour,’ Shares “Loud Places”

If you couldn’t stop playing Jamie xx‘s single “Girl” last year, get excited. The xx member and electronic musician has announced his debut album, In Colour, drops June 2 via Young Turks and features collaborations with The xx’s Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim, Young Thug, Popcaan, and Four Tet. Pre-orders are ongoing here. In […]

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Pile Share Ridiculous “Rock and Roll Forever With The Customer In Mind” Video

Boston has a handful of incredible bands that are too modest to enjoy their own time in the spotlight. Without a doubt, the leaders of that are Pile. The rock band wield guitars to let out some of the best guitar solos you’ve heard in the last ten years all while seemingly unaware of their own […]

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Elliott Smith Documentary ‘Heaven Adores You’ Screening Dates Revealed

Last year, we reported that a new Elliott Smith documentary was on its way to reaching the public’s eye. The film, titled Heaven Adores You, is directed by Nickolas Rossi. For the first time, it features unheard tracks, interviews with Smith’s friends and collaborators, and more previously guarded. Today, Rossi’s team announced the film’s theatrical release. Starting on […]

Ryley Walker

ALBUM STREAM: Ryley Walker – ‘Primrose Green’

On  March 31, singer-songwriter Ryley Walker will be releasing his brand new full-length, Primrose Green, via Dead Oceans. It’s a highly anticipated release riding on the 24-year-old’s ability to create ’70s-style folk with mindblowing ease. If you’re a fan of Tim Buckley, John Martyn, or Van Morrison, give it a listen asap. It’s streaming in […]

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Warpaint Share New Single “I’ll Start Believing”

Los Angeles dream rockers Warpaint shared a new single a few months ago called “No Way Out.” Today, we find out it’s part of a 7″ split with another new single titled “I’ll Start Believing.” Both are available to purchase now on iTunes, but you can stream them via Spotify below. As promised, “No Way Out” […]

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Hear Sufjan Stevens’ Gorgeous New Song “Should Have Known Better”

On March 31, Sufjan Stevens will release his brand new folk album, Carrie & Lowell, via Asthmatic Kitty. Pre-orders are ongoing in a variety of formats here. In anticipation of the release, he’s sharing another new single: “Should Have Known Better.” As the second track on his album, “Should Have Known Better” acts as an introductory phrase to […]

MALL WALK

Stream MALL WALK’s Catchy Single “Criminal Code”

Oakland trio MALL WALK may not be a household name yet, but it’s only a matter of time. The post-punk indie rockers are following up last year’s eponymous debut EP with 7″ Criminal Code which drops March 31 via Vacant Stare Records. The two-song release sees the musicians whipping up equal parts psych, rock, and punk for […]

Paul de jong

Hear Paul de Jong’s New Single “This Is Who I Am”

On April 28, Paul de Jong will drop his debut LP, IF, via Temporary Residence. Pre-orders are ongoing here. De Jong, who was one half of experimental duo The Books back in the 2000s, can work his cello through and through with ease, digging the bow into its strings to pull out some silver, liquid magic that feels […]