Good news! Big Takeover #84 Spring 2019 issue with Bob Mould on the cover has been completed and will be out shortly! And there’s still time for the perfect holiday (or birthday, or other) gift: Big Takeover magazine subscriptions and back issues (like the big enchilada, complete set 1980-2019)! Plus six children’s sizes for our T-Shirts (to go with several Men’s and Women’s sizes) in three colors, as well as our Big Takeover Beer Cozies and (signed if you like) Color 30th Anniversary Festival Posters!
Boston-based power pop singer-songwriter and occasional guitarist Tim Cawley releases and indie and anthemic album as The Flashpot Moments.
Heavy/prog-rock band Relaxer are set to go on an imminent tour of Japan with Boris and unveil an atmospherically shot performance video.
The Virginia band’s propulsive new single owes its title to the Screaming Trees’ drummer.
Rock/Americana act Leon III introduce a twangy and gritty stand-alone single that comes between LPs produced by Mark Nevers.
Notable British electronic music act Rude Audio delivers a fresh, vibing track that’s perfect for a chill-out spring with summer-time sunshine.
Renowned Athens, GA band Pylon, have reformed as Pylon Reenactment Society with original frontperson Vanessa Briscoe Hay at the helm.
Californian country-rocker Ryan Thompson and his Delicate Hounds coolly swagger on a single from their upcoming debut album.
Philadelphia-based Americana/rock band The End of America begin a run of singles with a warm, wistful, and restless track.
L.A.-based shoegaze/post-punk band The Meeting Places release an expansive, driving, and scintillating EP via Saint Marie Records.
Philadelphia-based indie rock band twentythreenineteen delivers the catchy and harmony-laden second single off their upcoming LP.
Brisbane, Australia ‘70s’/‘80s retro-fresh hard rock band Wizard Rose deliver rip-roaring and heavy to lightly reflective tracks from their debut LP.
Kansas City-by-way-of-Memphis traditional folk singer-songwriter Kelly Hunt delivers a spare, sincere, and spellbinding debut album.
Renowned indie rock band Thee Oh Sees (among other appellations) see the reissue of their 2008 live performance album and short film.
Indie rock icon Kristin Hersh (Throwing Muses, 50FOOTWAVE, solo) recently released her turbulent and mesmerizing Possible Dust Clouds LP.
Ukrainian-Canadian indie pop/electronic rock duo Ummagma unveil a funkily strutting to dreamily chill number from their upcoming exploratory LP.
Legends and brothers Chip and the late Tony Kinman (the Dils, Rank and File) shine as the act Blackbird on a previously unissued cover song.
San Francisco-based fuzz/dream-pop band Seablite unveil an engaging video for a darkly dreamy single off their upcoming LP.
Milwaukee-based dream-pop/shoegaze band Blue Unit (w/ members of Brief Candles and Trusty Knife) release their dreamy to stormy debut EP.
NYC-based hip-hop/jazz collective Nickel and Dime Ops release a powerful video for a socially relevant track off their latest album.
Los Angeles-based Split Moon debuts the new video for “Shades” from their forthcoming LP Slow Satellite.
Brooklyn-based indie rock/power pop band Onesie (led by Ben Haberland) delivers a fresh ‘n’ culturally relevant video for a track off their upcoming LP.
Canadian downtempo duo Catacomb Saints unveil a poignant narrative about loss from their upcoming EP, with a full-length LP to follow.
Canadian psych-pop/rock duo (of brothers) Fever Feel delivers a brief, but jauntily breezy slice of retro-pop from their upcoming LP.
Eastern Germany-native pop/rock duo Para Lia drop a gritty, driving, and tuneful new single with dual vocals after the release of their debut LP.
Liverpudlian singer-songwriter (and member of The Red Sided Garter Snakes) Paul Den Heyer releases a gently radiant track off his new LP.
Seattle-based dream-pop duo Golden Gardens release an enchanting and mysterious track with alluring and ethereal vocals.
The Parson Red Heads founder Evan Thomas Way goes solo on a warm, nuanced, and insightful album, and he also gives details about each track.
NYC-based pop/rock band Council (a trio of brothers) officially premieres their rousing video for an anthemic track used during the Winter Olympics.
Captivating Brooklyn post-/indie rock band Grand Kid (led by Dan Kleederman) drop a spellbinding live video and play Brooklyn Bazaar tonight.
Minneapolis indie rock band Porcupine delivers an artful de- and re-construction video of the album’s cover image for a laid-back track.
Veteran Hoboken musician Karyn Kuhl and her talented band (including Larry Heinemann of Springhouse) captivate on an empowering single
Ska legends Neville (The Original Rude Boy) and Sugary Staple return with a catchy and relatable tune that radiates party vibes.
Liverpudlian Ben Thomas (founder of rock outfit Big Tide) releases a bucolic retro-pop single from his upcoming LP via A Turntable Friend.
Teenage indie rock trio Frieda’s Roses, working with Azalia Snail and Dan West, deliver a delightful, up-tempo romp in sonic and video form.
Australian psych-/heavy rock band Dantura4 have released their 3rd studio LP and a cool performance video for a gritty and burning track.
Each member of the atmospheric electronic-slowcoregroup also reveals details about a especially meaningful track from the LP.
Vocalist and composer Cat Hall releases a new uptempo electronic dance album as Dissonance via Hakatak International.
Seattle-based psych-pop singer-songwriter Patrick Galactic releases a crooning, insouciant single that puts a spotlight on toxic masculinity.
Fever-pop duo Home Body drop a vivid blend of electronic, New Wave, and avant-pop on their captivating new album, and a track-by-track rundown.
An off-shoot of Aussie favorites The Ocean Party,Snowy and the late, lamented Zac Denton are featured on the LP out via Emotional Response Records.
Seattle-based shoegaze/psych-rock band New Age Healers, led by Owen Murphy, drops a fun and trippy video for a dreamy and driving track.
Brooklyn-based power pop/indie rock band Holy Tunics release a tuneful and upbeat lead single from their forthcoming album.
San Francisco-located cellist/multi-disciplinary artist Cellista offers an involving contemporary dance video for a baroque classical music/ hip-pop track.
Brooklyn-based hybrid band (Americana, classic rock, alt-country) release their self-titled 2nd album that’s chock full of heartfelt and tuneful songs.
Seattle-based veteran Americana-rock band Massy Ferguson deliver a rousing and engaging video/song from their upcoming 5th LP.
New Jersey-born, New York based blues-rock artist Danielia Cotton releases a socio-econo-politically powerful and relevant video.
Canadian singer-songwriter Tim Baker, of indie rock band Hey Rosetta!, releases his heartwarming, vibrant, and insightful debut solo LP.
The band’s 8th studio album, What Nature Gives… Nature Takes Away, will arrive on June 7th via Cherry Red Records.