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Norwegian punk/rock/hardcore band Nyresvikt unleashes a roaring, raging, infectious, and aggressive beast of a debut LP.
NYC-based production duo Nightcaller join forces with renowned vocalist Imani Copolla on a vibrant and defiant track/video.
Ohioan retro-rock band the Roof Dogs drop a nostalgic and rollin’ single with passionate vocal exclamations from their upcoming EP.
Folk/rock singer-songwriter Anna Connolly unveils a compelling, two-way confessional track from her upcoming debut album.
Veteran retro-rock/pop band The Purrs deliver a rueful psych-pop/rock number and colorful performance video from their latest full-length.
Renowned veteran post-punk/electronica band The Venus Fly Trap returns with a mesmerizing noir LP via Glass Modern Records.
Scottish folk/orchestral singer-songwriter duo The Jellyman’s Daughter releases a warmly rich, sonically varied, and enchanting second album.
Rock ‘n’ roll/power pop stalwarts Fastball will release 20th Anniversary Edition of LP All The Pain Money Can Buy via Omnivore Recordings.
Appalachian Mountains (and NYC) rooted post-rock band Old Faith unearth their expansive, dynamic, and reflective debut LP.
Canadian shoegaze/post-punk band The City Gates release a captivating, nostalgic beach-set video for a track off their latest LP.
Arizona-based rock ‘n’ roll band Wyves throw down a fiery, heavily stompin’ rock track with timely lyrics off their upcoming LP.
Aussie sonic overload rock ‘n’ rollers Ragtime Frank drop a sizzling lo-fi Big Beat EP via NYC’s Ever/Never Records.
Alt-rock powerhouse collaborative outfit Viva Death unleashes a dynamic pop-punk/‘90s rock lead single from their upcoming 4th LP.
Canadian indie alt-pop/rock artist Jeen (Cookie Duster) delivers a galloping rock track and timely message from her upcoming LP.
Wild Detroit bunch Electric Six, fronted by charismatic Dick Valentine, unleash powerful and infectious forces with their 14th LP.
Pittsburgh musician Dan Koshute (former frontman of glam rock act Dazzletine) delivers an accomplished, passionate solo LP.
Charismatic and dynamic LA-based singer-songwriter/guitarist Pete Wilde lets loose on his latest energetic rock ‘n’ roll number.
Philadelphia indie rock band The Chairman Dances (Eric Crewson, bandmates, and guests) drops an engaging, instrumentally diverse LP.
Rural farm-raised, Nashville-residing singer-songwriter Charlie Treat releases a reflective, plaintive Americana number from his upcoming EP.
Brazilian post-punk duo The Lautreamonts release their beautiful and moody debut EP via Rio de Janeiro-based Efusiva Records.
Nuke The Soup (AKA Mark Davison and guests) drops an upbeat number with thoughtful lyrics about war, news, and commercialism.
Seattle experimental rock band Darto drop a change-of-pace single with female vocals and electronics from their upcoming EP.
After the tragic stabbing death of his nephew, renowned ska artist Neville Staple shares message to stop knife violence and releases new tune.
Three decades after their formation, New York’s legendary proto-dreampop/shoegaze/indie-rock/post-punk trio Springhouse—including our own Big Takeover editor Jack Rabid on drums and occasional lead vocals—has accepted an invitation to come out of retirement with all original members, to play their first show in eight years as part of the 12th edition of Kalamazoo, MI’s premier dreampop/shoegaze/beautiful noise festival, Kalamashoegazer 12!
Renowned veteran street punk band Swingin’ Utters unleashes a tuneful, politically charged LP that fights the good fight against nationalism, sexism, and racism.
German-French-American band Fenster opens to the door to varied musical possibilities on their upcoming recorded-live-in-one-room LP.
Australian sisters Phoebe and Harriet Robertson keep it simple, rough, and fresh on a video for track with a nostalgic narrative.
Washington-based indie trio Crushwater deliver sweet harmonies, thoughtful lyrics, and acoustic folk with a side of rock on its new video.
Portland, OR rock ‘n’ roll husband-wife duo The Mutineers deliver a warm and harmonious Americana/rock song from their upcoming EP.
Veteran producer Martin Bisi and his Brooklyn studio, BC Studio, are celebrated on an LP with contributions from members of Swans, Cop Shoot Cop, Angels of Light, and more.
LA-based shoegaze act Modern Time Machines drops a video for a dreamily reflective track (with Jason Ruck of Film School on keys) off its latest LP.
Logan Heights-located garage-punk/rock/pop band Beach Goons drop their new sharply produced, tuneful, and stirring LP via GRNDVW.
Philadelphian indie rock/post-punk band Church Girls drop a heartfelt Americana single (with rock ending) from their upcoming EP.
Brooklyn-based dream-rock band Mars Motel deliver an engaging live performance video of a B-side from their recent live sessions album.
Introspective Swedish singer-songwriter Helga reflects on the state of the environment on an intense, driven new single.
Austin, TX singer-songwriter Clark Twain releases a serene and harmonious 2nd single from his upcoming debut album.
London-based dub/electronic act Rude Audio drop a new video for the crisp lead tune off its upcoming EP on Zirkus Records.
The 6th album from garage rock/pop band Dot Dash is out now and showcases the act’s poppier, janglier side while retaining its punk energy.
San Francisco-based psych/alt-rock band The Spiral Electric unleashes its heavy and dynamic lead single from an upcoming double LP.
LA-based exploratory dream-pop duo United Ghost add energetic psych and electronic elements to their indie pop/shoegaze sound.
French-Canadian atmospheric alternative rock band Jet Black release a transporting, dynamic to reflective post-rock/ shoegaze/space rock album.
Buzzed-about Philly rock band SPiN (known for viral “Zombie Girl” video) take a chance on a new pop/electro sound for their upcoming LP.
Renowned Canadian band Great Lake Swimmers resurface with a gracefully engaging and lyrically poignant alt-folk/chamber-pop LP.
Atlanta, GA-based pop-rock singer-songwriter K Michelle DuBois drops the sparking, melodic lead single from her upcoming third LP.
Summer Magic (AKA Kevin Bachmann, previously in shoegaze band Troubadour Dali) releases a sunny, propulsive power pop track.
German post-punk/electronic duo WHOLE (AKA Alexander Leonard Donat and Thomas Schernikau) bow their driven, noir first single.
Atlanta-based singer-songwriter Austin Coleman radiates luminescent, engaging alt-country vibes on his second album.
British indie rock band Social Room expand their vivid palette with a reflective, classic singer-songwriter number from their upcoming EP.
LA-based composer/singer-songwriter Gene Micofsky reveals a cinematic video for a slowly building, dramatic song from his upcoming LP.