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Ethereal indie rock band Queue lines up a live performance video that glides by with reflective, guitar-driven finesse.
Canadian Anglo-pop band The Holiday Crowd carries the jangle-pop torch on its latest up-tempo single and video.
Anton Newcombe (The Brian Jonestown Massacre), along with Emil Nikolaisen (Serena Maneesh) and 6 top Polish musicians, took part in psych-rock SpaceFest! as Pure Phase Ensemble 6.
Peter Holsapple (the dB’s and Continental Drifters) returns with his first solo venture in more than 20 years.
Composer and songwriter Gregory Uhlmann merges minimalist chamber-pop with introspective folk on his meditative new album.
Austin, Texas-residing dream-pop trio Letting Up Despite Great Faults drops a new video before the release of its upbeat EP.
Austin, Texas-based dream-pop/shoegaze band Blushing channels the heady days of ’90s UK shoegaze on a captivating new EP.
Australian psych pop maestro Dan Webb drops a timely album about toxic politics right before Inauguration Day.
Dean Garcia (Curve, S T F U, M A D) is joined by his daughter Rose Berlin on their ongoing atmospheric music adventures as SPC ECO.
Blues singer-songwriter and musician Mark Porkchop Holder brings his struggles and truth to his upcoming blistering debut album.
After 3 decades away, British post-punk innovators Modern English motivate with 2nd single from their upcoming album.
In an exclusive scoop for The Big Takeover, Gerard Langley, poet and singer of The Blue Aeroplanes, gives a list, with details, of his Top 5 Aeroplanes Tracks.
Portland-based post-punk/psych rock band Daydream Machine drops a new video ahead of its upcoming LP due in March.
Swedish electro-punk queen Rein unloads a ferocious new single that packs an aggressive, yet exhilarating punch.
The best bets on another great year for music, old and new. (Never mind the cranks, here’s the good stuff as ever.)
Rock noir artist Rykarda Parasol reveals a bittersweet video shot in Paris, France for her latest richly stark single.
Brooklyn-by-way-of-Boston punky power pop band The Can’t Tells offers up a range of tunes on its new EP.
San Francisco-residing singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Vivian Cook makes her mark with a powerful new single.
Scandinavian transgender electro-pop duo Feel Freeze releases a new video for its recent light and uplifting single.
L.A.-based Soul Scratch channels classic 1960s soul on an emotional cut off its new album Pushing Fire.
Italian electro/synth-rock trio Electric Floor explores moody New Wave with compelling vocals on its restless new single.
NYC-based artist TheUse delivers an experimental electronic collaboration with cohorts Black Saturn and Charvak R. Jagtap.
Joel Gion, the renowned “Tambourine Man” with the Brian Jonestown Massacre, drops an exclusive track (and Q&A interview) that’s not on his upcoming album.
British ambient/dream-pop artist Daniel Land releases a richly textured piece and final track off his new album.
Brisbane, Australia indie/alt rock band Vertigo spins its spirited debut single with the American premiere of its accompanying video.
British spoken word artist Equinox drops a shadowy, ambient single driven by his voice and synth sonics from Dementio13.
Spanish dream-pop duo Lost Tapes evokes a strong sense of nostalgia on new tune “Teardrops” and upcoming compilation album.
Goodbye Heart, the Seattle electronic/dream-pop duo with NYC roots, creates an emotional, multi-layered sonic experience on its debut album.
North Wales-based psych-tinged alternative rock band CaStLes drops the mellow ‘n’ hazy folk number “Heed Your Desire”.
Singer-songwriter Chris Bowen spins a storytelling song and video conveying the inner strength of the protagonist at its center.
Exceptional, thought-provoking multi-media artist and performer Rachel Mason collaborates with LA-based art team BeckandCol on new video.
Shoegaze/trip-hop/acid house/post-rock pioneers A.R. Kane teams up with dream-pop duo Ummagma on a holiday season single.
Four-piece Honeyrude crafts ’90s-influenced reverbed rock ‘n’ roll shoegaze on upcoming debut EP and new single.
British indie rock newcomers The Velvet Hands exude classic Stones ‘n’ Strokes laid-back swagger on their 4th single.
Athens, Greece (not Georgia!) garage rock duo Film Jacket 35 brings a lo-fi, laid-back energy to its psych/surf rock single.
Folk/Americana and electronic/psych-blending artist Patrick Galactic unveils days of future past in his new video.
Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Hank Midnight gently shines on his lyrically disquieting alternative folk single.
The History Of Colour TV spins a guitar ‘n’ drums-driven tragic tale on lead single and video off its upcoming third album.
Dallas-based artists John Dufilho (The Apples In Stereo) and Brandon Carr (The Earlies) debut their new video as Corner Sons.
Good news! Big Takeover #79 Fall 2016 issue with Lush on the cover is shipping now! Great time to order or subscribe, or give a gift subscription to your friends and family for the holidays!
Al Jourgensen, the king of industrial music, is back with Ministry’s Trax! Rarities double album and a demo of an early, classic cut.
Long-running New York-based indie rock band Dryer releases its first new music since 2002 with recent EP.
Singer-songwriters Maggie McClure (pianist) and Shane Henry (guitarist) collaborate on their new holiday-themed live performance video.
New York antifolk band American Anymen partners with French songstress Lise on a bittersweet and heartfelt duet.
Ronley Teper collaborates with director/animator Davide Di Saro on a surreal, animated video for her latest single.
Veteran musician Kurt Baker and his Kurt Baker Combo drop a romping, retro-vibed video for “Baby’s Gone Bad.”
The original members of alternative band Film School are back with with a super psych-driven single/video.
onDeadWaves (Polly Scattergood, and James Chapman of Maps) unveils a hushed, haunting, hymn-like cover of Yaz’s “Only You”.
Synthesizer pop maestro Rodney Cromwell gets his new tune remixed by Hologram Teen (AKA Morgane Lhote of Stereolab).