“Unstoppable Me” is a sunny pop charmer from Chicago-area prog/roots-pop collective Jeff Elbel + Ping. The song’s boundless confidence sets up a twist in The Threefinger Opera LP’s storyline. The video is campy fun from the team at Mecoclub.
“Experimental World” is a new single from songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Evan Taylor being released on Taylor’s own Loantaka Records.
Big Takeover is excited to host the premiere of Useless Users “They Put Tears In Cigarettes” from the debut LP “We Are All” due out on Emotional Response Records July 3.
Pioneering Boston punk band Nervous Eaters, contemporaries of bands like the Ramones, The Police, Iggy Pop, The Pretenders, and a host of others, has released a new single, “Wild Eyes,” ahead of a new album due out this fall on Little Steven Van Zandt’s Wicked Cool Records.
PREMIERE: partygirl Explores Survivorship as Radical Political Identity in Debut Single “good night”
Premier of “Matador Bell,” the second video from the upcoming Treat Her Strangely album, the latest album from doubleVee featuring former Starlight Mints frontman, Allan Vest.
Big Takeover is excited to host the premiere of new music from City of Four from the upcoming jazz compilation “Standard Issue” on Mint 400 Records / Raining Music.
Acclaimed gypsy punk collective Gogol Bordello, led by charismatic Eugene Hütz, calls for solidarity with and aid for Ukraine in the face of barbaric invasion.
Big Takeover is pleased to host the premiere of “The Drugs Don’t Work” (Verve cover) by The Art Of The Soul.
Big Takeover is pleased to host the premiere of the new “Anti-Hate” single “Ouroboros” from post-hardcore band Luminous Beings, from their upcoming album ‘Horrors’ due out June 24.
The Boston alt-rock band reaches cruising altitude on the first single from this September’s Sparkle Baby 2000 EP.
Gentlemen Rogues come from the fertile lands of Austin Texas with their brand of no holds barred power-pop. Big Takeover is thrilled to bring you a premiere of their new single, “Black Film”!
Boston’s Coo & Howl premiere their newest single “Nightglow” exclusively at Big Takeover.
Invoking ravens and the afterlife, the mythological tale spun in the video for rock artist Jeremy Little’s “Witching Hour” feels like Edgar Allen Poe meets David Bowie.
Niina Soleil is Los Angeles’ newest pop artist with the refreshing quality of realness. Big Takeover is excited to host the premiere of the new single and video, “Make It Summer.”
Pony Girl’s “Age of Anxious” explores themes of isolation in the digital age through dark comic vignettes & absurdist situations. It’s a sitcom for rats with a side of existential dread.
A high speed convertible of indie rock and jangle pop, the Charleston-based outfit puts a new spin on the 1990s classic. Listen to the exclusive single premiere today — only at The Big Takeover.
Spaghetti Eastern Music Shifts into Singer-Songwriter Mode
With New Single, “I Believe in Love”
Covert Stations shakes the sheets from the window on their rendition of The Cult’s long-standing arena anthem, “She Sells Sanctuary” from 1985’s Love album, for their second cover single.
Son Parapluie recalls late 60’s swinging Paris with Isobel Campbell, Jah Wobble & more – ‘Paris n’existe pas’, available 3rd June. Listen to the title track now!
Album stream premier of Burn The Rails, 4th studio album from Chicago’s The Handcuffs featuring Brad Elvis of The Elvis Brothers and The Romantics — a heady mix of early 1970s glam, indie, garage, art and blues rock.
Chicago-based keyboardist and alt-pop artist Cole DeGenova captures the feeling of fleeting youth on his new standalone single “Before I’m Gone.”
The Shelter People say “Rock N Roll” saved their soul and we believe after hearing this rocker!
Los Angeles-based indie rock super group Sons Of Silver premiere their latest video, “Cause Of My Pain,” a haunting track which teeters between a head-nodding bounce and a hypnotic refrain.
Roanoke’s “Juna,” the B-side to the single “Selene,” premieres exclusively via Big Takeover.
“I think breakups have these turning points where you realize things can no longer be fixed,” frontman Kevin Marksson explains. “‘Too Late’ is about those moments—recognizing when you’re being taken for granted and saying enough is enough.”
Dez Dare takes to space with his puppets in the new video for his second single for the upcoming album Ulysses Trash.
Big Takeover is excited to host the premiere of “Suedehead” (Morrissey cover) by The Art Of The Soul.
Big Takeover is excited to host the premiere of “Yours Is a Face From a Dream” by Boris Pelekh.
Big Takeover is excited to host the premiere of “Wishing Well” (Juice WRLD cover) by Yoshi Flower.
NJ hardcore outfit Scary Hours return with yet another seditious social critique from their highly anticipated full-length “Symptoms of Modern Hegemony” which is due out this summer.
Chicago Latinx indie-rock band Así Así infuses traditional cumbia with dark 60s psychedelia on “Me Quedo Ahí”
The Wheel Workers’ new single “Suck It Up” premieres exclusively with Big Takeover.
Sacramento, California’s Desario premieres “Strange Shapes” with The Big Takeover, including a remix by Peter Holmström of The Dandy Warhols.
A Fragile Tomorrow’s first track/video, “Lost In Art”, ahead of the highly anticipated release of their new album It’s Better That Way, (out July 15th) is the anchor of the upcoming album.
Big Takeover is excited to host the premiere of “Stomp the Devil”, the debut single by The Mortal Prophets, from their upcoming debut EP of the same name due to drop July 8.
Big Takeover is pleased to host the premiere of the new video “Problem” by The Dreadnoughts in anticipation of their upcoming full-length out June 24th.
Big Takeover is pleased to host the premiere of “Park Bench”, the second single off The Claudettes forthcoming Oct 14th release, Go Out.
Phoenix, Arizona’s KITIMOTO premieres their charging punk single “Bats!” with The Big Takeover, imploring listeners to “pray to the sand.”
Good news! Big Takeover Issue #90 Spring 2022 with Billy Bragg on the cover has nearly been completed and will be out shortly! But hurry to order—pre-orders and subscriptions are best/crucial! (And Important!!: If you are a subscriber and you need to update your address, please tell us right away. The post office almost never forwards our issues even if you have a forwarding order in place.)
Big Takeover is excited to host the premiere of “Don’t Mind the Merry Go Round” by Chicago-raised and L.A.-based musician and songwriter Crandelion.
Madeline Rosene drops her new single and video Everyday Existential Crisis
On their new album The Things We Get Wrong, the Cincinnati-based, husband-and-wife duo dive deep into the reflection they see in the mirror, swimming across the landscape of college, friendships, faith, marriage and parenting to reach a new kind of clarity.
Yarovenko is preparing to release his debut solo LP, Start Somewhere, an evocative instrumental journey through disillusionment in the face of late-stage capitalism.
The Big Takeover is pleased to present “There Goes a Brooklyn Girl”, the first single off Freedy Johnston’s 9th album, Back on the Road to You out September 9, 2022 via 40 Below Records.
LIVE AND I LEARN from The Weird Sisters is a funk rock banger that merges the duo’s eclectic musical backgrounds.
Big Takeover is pleased to premiere a new compilation to raise awareness about domestic abuse released by Mint 400 Records.
South Florida’s Ex Norwegian keep the music going with their 13th album, blending classic influences such as Bowie, Reed & the Kinks into an enthralling blend of alt. powerpop, stoner rock and light psychedeliia.
“Never Heavy” is both celebratory and contemplative — the sound of an artist getting it all right, without forgetting what it took to get there.