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Omnivore Recordings is set to release a collection of previously unissued demos from the renowned Alex Chilton of power pop legends Big Star.
North Carolina-based singer-songwriter Matthew Paul Butler releases his heartfelt and forthright new album via Epifo Music.
Post-punk/darkwave band Shadowlands unveils an ethereal and atmospheric track from their upcoming 3rd LP via Icy Cold Records.
Louisville, KY-based atmospheric indie/dream-pop band Twin Limb offer up a restless and rhythmic single from their upcoming LP.
British socio-politically active electronic collective Cabinet of Millionaires reveal a potent anti-Boris Johnson protest song/video.
Dark electronic collective Dispel unveil their debut single (and accompanying video) which is cut from their forthcoming album Lore.
Seattle-based indie/psych-rock band Bodies On The Beach (spearheaded by Planes on Paper’s Navid Eliot) release a vibrant rock track.
Hypnotic dreamwave duo release a mesmerizing and meditative song and video from their full-length coming out in early 2020.
Singer-songwriter Sasha Bell (the Ladybug Transistor, The Essex Green, The Sixth Great Lake) goes solo on an engaging, ’70s-inspired LP.
1990s lo-fi pop/folk music project Little Wings (led by Kyle Field) reissues their endearing 2002 album Wonderue via Moone Records.
Steak-and-potatoes rock n’ roll from Jersey’s own power-pop juggernaut
Iconic NYC, socio-politically relevant noise rock band Live Skull have reformed and will imminently release their first album in over 30 years.
Joshua Tree-located high desert rock band The Adobe Collective release an engaging narrative video for a track off their upcoming LP.
Renowned enigmatic singer-songwriter, actress, and David Lynch muse, Chrysta Bell unveils a mesmerizing dreamworld video.
Canadian ’80s New Wave band gets the reissue treatment for their album Cold War Night Life via Universal Music Canada.
Creation Dream Machine to host fifth LA event in collaboration with Alan McGee. Magic Wands, JUGGS, and LUCKYANDLOVE perform. Guest DJ set by L.A.Drones.
Dream-pop/rock band Whimsical unveil an enchanting and restless second album that features ethereal vocals and swirling sonics.
Multi-talented, multi-platform artist Ann Magnuson releases an engaging new video from the vaults for a track from her reissued 2nd LP.
New York based rock band Lulu Lewis de- and reconstruct a clutch of songs,reshaping them into a dub version of their original album.
Just in time for Halloween, a spooky-cool treat from dark soundscape duo Inkraktare, AKA Dean Garcia (Curve, SPC ECO) and Mark Wallbridge.
British garage rock ‘n’ roll band The Velvet Hands deliver a boisterously kicky and casually brash performance video.
NYC-based avant-/alt-punk collective The 1865 release a bold, illustrated music video that tackles historically important social issues.
FOXES Magazine, Club FOXES, Peroni & El Silencio Mezcal presents their 1st annual HALLOWEEN EXTRAVAGANZA ‘Welcome To Our Nightmare’ at The Lodge Room in Highland Park.
Shamanistic singer-songwriter Blind Boy De Vita offers up a colorful and fun video for a rich and wild track off his upcoming record.
New Jersey-based power pop/indie rock band Joy Cleaner release a bright, abrasive, and driving track from their upcoming album.
Canadian globe-trotter and alternative singer-songwriter Paul Farran (Pacer) as The Camino Side Project delivers a reflective and perceptive new EP.
Master soundscaper Martin Kennedy (All India Radio) is set to launch a new album and prefaces it with a mesmerizingly spacey song/video.
Indie rock/power pop band The Persian Leaps delve into the details of each track off their fantastic new album out now via Land Ski Records.
Australian minimalist experimental rock/funk band Scizzorman deliver a positive-themed, peppy track that comes off of their new LP.
Wayne Hussey of UK alternative rock legends The Mission will be playing a new wave of UK dates with London-based dark ethereal artist Evi Vine
Currently Seoul-based indie pop artist Christoph Mark (ampersand) returns with a delightful and nostalgic end-of-summer second EP.
Swiss indie pop/ambient band Bleu Roi unveil a reflectively breezy single that comes off of their upcoming second LP.
American rock singer-songwriter Aaron Semer relates a touching and relevant narrative on an acoustic track from his upcoming LP.
Australian musician Chris Cox (previously in the band Hound) drops an EP for a new post-rock/punk/pop music project named Distant Witch.
Brothers Robin and Wade Divver pay tribute to their late father and promote positive change on a powerful and masterfully crafted album.
New Jersey-based rock ‘n’ roll band The Skullers (led by Jack Skuller) deliver a lively video for a stirring track off their new EP.
New Zealand collective Fly My Pretties (formed by Barnaby Weir and Mikee Tucker) turn their live hits into studio recordings on a new LP.
Pioneering shoegaze and progressive soul band The Veldt unveil an exciting and absorbing live performance video shot in Raleigh, NC.
Chicago-based ambient-soul/synth-pop songstress Heazza drops an engaging video for an ethereal to soulful track off her new EP.
Garage/glam-rock singer-songwriter Gabriel Delicious (AKA Gabriel Nardin) delivers an insouciant, lyrics-driven, retro-‘70s single.
LA-based (by way of Australia) darkwave/post-punk duo Night Tongue unveil their darkly mesmerizing and hauntingly atmospheric debut LP.
San Franciscan, self-described “doo wop rock” band Tino Drima keep it emotionally intense and soncially groovin’ on their new EP.
Marty Willson-Piper (The Church, All About Eve, The Saints, Anekdoten) and producer Dare Mason aim to recoup funding lost to PledgeMusic with upcoming EP.
San Francisco-based alt-music artist Morsifire offers up a deeply personal, but relatable and cathartic debut album about life and loss.
Canadian/American synth-punk band Gone Sugar Die (members of The Bravery, The Cut Losses, more) unveil their latest scintillating track.
Creation Dream Machine presents RIDE After Party with JUGGS, Kav Blaggers (Blitz Vega), and Rose Knows (Lethal Amounts) on October 14th.
Fresh LA-based slowcore band Milly drop a new video and cassette EP in support of their upcoming tour with shoegaze veterans Swervedriver.
LA-based indie rock/pop band Populuxe drops a rhythmically swaying R&B-touched number from their upcoming concept album.