news

Keep Shelly In Athens shares haunting new single, “Dark Light” — new album Philokalia due Sept. 29

Keep Shelly In Athens shares haunting new single, “Dark Light” — new album Philokalia due Sept. 29

STREAM: “Dark Light” –  SoundCloud / Spotify / Apple / Dork The ethereal and swirling sounds of Greece’s Keep Shelly in Athens capture the transient feelings of city life and the inevitable passing of time. With lush melodic beats and dreamy vocals Keep Shelly’s production is an accessible and lighthearted entry into the world of down-tempo electronica. With previous releases on

Continue Reading

Adam Ostrar shares second track “Another Room” from upcoming album via Tiny Mix Tapes

Adam Ostrar shares second track “Another Room” from upcoming album via Tiny Mix Tapes

Brawls In The Briar’ is due October 13 on Super Secret Records Stream: “Another Room” – Soundcloud / Tiny Mix Tapes Photo Credit : George McCormack Today on Tiny Mix Tapes, Adam Ostrar shares the second track “Another Room” from his upcoming album Brawls In The Briar.    Click here to pre-order the album.  Check out Adam Ostrar on tour in the US, dates below. A veteran

Continue Reading

Aaron Roche shares new single/video for “Bang,” a song about having a panic attack

Aaron Roche shares new single/video for “Bang,” a song about having a panic attack

VIDEO: “Bang” – YouTube / Self-Titled HaHa HuHu is the beautiful new album by Brooklyn-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Aaron Roche. Released through figureight records, the album acts as an anchor for Roche’s contrasting narratives: a singer-songwriter with an ear for the avant-garde; a contemporary composer who sings American folk music; an instrumentalist who works as a recording engineer.

Continue Reading

Nurses announces first new album in six years, shares “In The Mirror” via FLOOD

Nurses announces first new album in six years, shares “In The Mirror” via FLOOD

STREAM: “In The Mirror” – SoundCloud / FLOOD Nurses is the long-running musical project of Aaron Chapman and John Bowers. Raised in the isolated and predominantly Mormon town of Idaho Falls, Idaho, the duo met through music and a shared restlessness that is still evident in their music today. The project has seen many iterations, but the

Continue Reading

Úlfur announces new album, Arborescence, shares gorgeous new track “Fovea” via Stereogum

Úlfur announces new album, Arborescence, shares gorgeous new track “Fovea” via Stereogum

STREAM: “Fovea” – SoundCloud / Stereogum NYC-based Icelander Úlfur announces his stunning new album Arborescence through figureight records – a new label founded by musician mastermind Shahzad Ismaily –  in October 2017. A unique talent, Úlfur (Luxembourg-born, Iceland-raised, NYC-residing Úlfur Hansson) is known as much for his genre-defying experiments with homemade instruments and electronics as he is for his work with prominent Icelandic trailblazers Jónsi (of Sigur Rós) and Ólöf Arnalds, and

Continue Reading

Shannon Lay shares new track/video, “Coast” — on tour with Kevin Morby now

Shannon Lay shares new track/video, “Coast” — on tour with Kevin Morby now

VIDEO / STREAM: “Coast” –  YouTube / Apple / BandCamp / Spotify Shannon Lay recently announced her new LP, Living Water which will be the inaugural release on Kevin Morby’s new Mare Records imprint (you can pre-order it now). Mare will operate as an imprint of the Woodsist label, which also released Morby’s first two solo albums. Today Shannon shares “Coast,” the second single / video from

Continue Reading

The Blow shares new track/video via BUST, shares full details of upcoming tour w/ EMA

The Blow shares new track/video via BUST, shares full details of upcoming tour w/ EMA

STREAM: “The Woman You Want Her To Be” – YouTube / BUST The Blow recently announced its new album, Brand New Abyss, with a Pledge Music campaignand today shares the third track from it, “The Woman You Want Her To Be,” via BUST. ICYMI, check out the previous two singles, a re-working of “Greatest Love of All” via NYLON and “Get Up”

Continue Reading

Hand Habits’ new Saddle Creek single is out today, listen to new track “Carpenter’s Daughter”

Hand Habits’ new Saddle Creek single is out today, listen to new track “Carpenter’s Daughter”

STREAM: “Carpenter’s Daughter” – Spotify  / YouTube Document is a new series from Saddle Creek which aims to highlight artists and music scenes from around the world that the SC crew has fallen in love with, but aren’t necessarily already part of the Saddle Creek family. The third release in the series is the yr heart 7-inch from Los Angeles’

Continue Reading

Beaches share new track and music video for “Arrow” via Tiny Mix Tapes

Beaches share new track and music video for “Arrow” via Tiny Mix Tapes

Second Of Spring’ is due September 8 on Chapter Music Watch: “Arrow” – Soundcloud / Youtube / Tiny Mix Tapes Photo Credit : Darren Sylvester Iconic Australian psych rock quintet Beaches return with epic double LP Second Of Spring – Chapter Music’s first ever double album by a single artist.  Yesterday on Tiny Mix Tapes, Beaches shared the third track and music video for “Arrow” off their upcoming album Second Of Spring. Click

Continue Reading

Hear Gyda Valtysdóttir of Múm revive Earth’s oldest surviving composition, “Seikilos Epitaph,” from her solo debut

Hear Gyda Valtysdóttir of Múm revive Earth’s oldest surviving composition, “Seikilos Epitaph,” from her solo debut

New album Epicycle will be released via figureight records this fall STREAM: “Seikilos Epitaph” – SoundCloud / Stereogum The wonderful Epicycle by Iceland’s award-winning Gyda Valtysdóttir (of Múm) will finally be issued worldwide through figureight records this fall. Hear the first track from it today via Stereogum. The album collects Gyda’s new and unique visions of existing classical pieces, covering a range broad enough to

Continue Reading

Keep Shelly In Athens shares new single, “Game Over (Daniel’s Scene)” — new album Philokalia due Sept. 29

Keep Shelly In Athens shares new single, “Game Over (Daniel’s Scene)” — new album Philokalia due Sept. 29

STREAM: “Game Over (Daniel’s Scene)” –  SoundCloud / YouTube The ethereal and swirling sounds of the ambient-influenced pop of Greece’s Keep Shelly in Athens captures the transient feelings of city life and the inevitable passing of time. With lush melodic beats and dreamy vocals Keep Shelly’s production is an accessible and lighthearted entry into the world of

Continue Reading

SISTERS share second track “Let Me Go” from upcoming album ‘Wait Don’t Wait’

SISTERS share second track “Let Me Go” from upcoming album ‘Wait Don’t Wait’

Wait Don’t Wait’ is due October 13 on Tender Loving Empire Stream: “Let Me Go” – Soundcloud / Northern Transmissions Photo Credit : Stanton J Stephens “A revolution without dancing is not a revolution worth having” is a quote famously attributed to Author Emma Goldman. These words could be the motto of Emily Westman and Andrew Vait; better known as

Continue Reading

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart shares new single, “My Only” via Billboard – album due Sept. 1

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart shares new single, “My Only” via Billboard – album due Sept. 1

STREAM: “My Only” –  Billboard / SoundCloud Today the Pains of Being Pure at Heart shares “My Only,” the third single from its recently announced fourth album, The Echo of Pleasure, over at Billboard. The album, due Sept. 1 (digital) and Sept. 15 on CD, vinyl & cassette, on the band’s own Painbow label – is available for pre-order here in all formats. The band

Continue Reading

The Blow shares re-working of “Greatest Love of All,” new album due in Sept. & tour w/ EMA

The Blow shares re-working of “Greatest Love of All,” new album due in Sept. & tour w/ EMA

STREAM: “Greatest Love of All” – SoundCloud / NYLON  The Blow recently announced its new album, Brand New Abyss, with a Pledge Music campaignand today shares the second track from it, a re-working of “Greatest Love of All” via NYLON. ICYMI, check out the previous single “Get Up” via NPR’s All Songs Considered. The album’s out Sept. 22 and the band will also

Continue Reading

The Mad Walls share their music video for “Somewhere Anywhere”, out today on Birth Records

The Mad Walls share their music video for “Somewhere Anywhere”, out today on Birth Records

Somewhere Anywhere’ is out today on Tim Presley’s Birth Records Watch : “Somewhere Anywhere” – Youtube / Northern Transmissions Today on Northern Transmissions, The Mad Walls share the music video for the title track of their album.  Somewhere Anywhere is out today on Birth Records.  Click here to pre-order the album. “I happened across Somewhere Anywhere like a troll… walking down web street, I walked

Continue Reading

Frankie Rose shares new track / video for “Dyson Sphere” via Stereogum, launches tour this week

Frankie Rose shares new track / video for “Dyson Sphere” via Stereogum, launches tour this week

Pre-order the new album Cage Tropical now, out Aug. 11 VIDEO: “Dyson Sphere” –  Stereogum / YouTube     Slumberland Records and Grey Market are excited to release Cage Tropical, the new album from Brooklyn-based artist, Frankie Rose, due this Friday, August 11. Today Frankie shares the third single / video from the record, for “Dyson Sphere,” a performance based video directed by Daniel Carbone, via Stereogum.

Continue Reading