lo-fi

ChrisHoepfl

Indie singer Chris Hoepfl releases introspective solo album, ‘Memoir’

This year has been amazing so far for music releases. Our current favorite bands are releasing new albums along with those we thought lost to the void of hiatus or the once-final “break-up.” But we must not stop seeking out new music each and every day as well. On Monday, May 30, Chris Hoepfl—frontman of […]

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 […]

Dick Diver Melbourne Florida

Dick Diver Share New Single “Tearing the Posters Down”

With the music world falling in love with Twerps and Real Estate’s casually cool riffs, it’s pretty evident college rock is making a return. Indie rock act Dick Diver are no exception to the new rule. The four piece dropped “Waste The Alphabet” last year from their upcoming third full-length, Melbourne, Florida, due out March 10 via […]

FF

Hear FF’s Incredible Shoegaze Single “Past Year”

If every shoegaze band could do shoegaze right, we would live in a great world. Having a limited number of bands who can nail that sound, though, really makes it all the more special. Thankfully, we don’t have to kick our shoes in the dirt waiting for a new Sonic Youth sound anymore. Turn your […]

Angel Olsen

Angel Olsen Shares New Song “All Right Now”

This year has seen folk singer-songwriter Angel Olsen taking the media by storm. Her newest album, Burn Your Fire For No Witness, got endless praise from us and saw her making TV appearances in addition to a worldwide tour. Now, months after its release in February, the album is getting a deluxe reissue full of unreleased […]

Ooo Karen O

Spike Jonze Surprises Karen O With “Ooo” Music Video Feat. Elle Fanning

Last week, Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O shared her first ever solo album, a short release filled with minute-long songs about heartbreak, love, and isolation. Even though it was released in 2014, the songs were written years ago from the comfort of her bedroom when she was much younger. To capture that spirit, her […]

Naomi Punk Television Man

Stream Naomi Punk’s Noisy New Album ‘Television Man’

On August 5, Naomi Punk will release their sophomore full-length, Television Man, and the Olympia trio are streaming the record in its entirety over at Pitchfork Advance in anticipation of that date. If you catch them on one of the opening tour dates this weekend, however, you’ll get to hear the tracks live where they take […]

Mac DeMarco video

Watch Homer Simpson on Drugs in Mac DeMarco’s “Chamber of Reflection” Video

Earlier this year, lo-fi indie rocker and stoner icon Mac DeMarco put out his third full-length studio album, Salad Days. It features songs that manage to be even hazier, slower, and more lo-fi than his last release, 2. One of the album’s hits is “Chamber of Reflection,” and now in its new music video, it’s slowed down even […]

Mega Bog

Mega Bog Announce Debut Album ‘Gone Banana,’ Stream “Year of Patience”

After 5 years of self-released material and re-writing songs, Mega Bog are finally ready to share their debut album. Titled Gone Banana, the album drops September 23 via Couple Skate and showcases the group’s lo-fi jazz rock sound. Finally, a band you and your dad can agree on. With Kevin Ayers and Steely Dan influences, the […]

Naomi Punk Television Man

Naomi Punk Announce Tour, Stream “Firehose Face”

Olympia-based punk trio Naomi Punk are coming back to the surface in 2014 with their sophomore LP, Television Man, due out August 5 via Captured Tracks. Their DIY attitude and snarling sound leave no cymbal un-crashed, and it looks like they’ll keep that record going this time around, too. They’ve just shared the opening track “Firehose Face” […]

Parquet Courts Black and white

Parquet Courts Pay Homage to Retro Films in “Black and White” Music Video

Ridgewood lo-fi punk rockers Parquet Courts drop their new album, Sunbathing Animal, today on What’s Your Rupture? / Mom+Pop. To celebrate its release, they’ve shared a new video for “Black and White.” The video, directed by Austin Brown and Melbourne-based artist Johann Rashid, blends together multiple reels of black and white film recorded in the band’s […]

Cold Beat

Get Ready For Summer With Cold Beat’s New Single “Mirror”

We’re constantly looking out for a new artist to fall in love with, so imagine our happiness when Cold Beat happened to fall into our virtual lap. With fun, lo-fi, girl-fronted surf rock and tight drumming, the San Franscisco-based band are ready to make themselves your go-to album for the summer with their new single, “Mirror.” “Mirror” […]