Shop our Big Takeover store for back issues, t-shirts & CDs
Follow The Big Takeover
Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Alexis Pastuhov, recording under the moniker Bad Galaxy, delivers a riveting live performance exclusive to The Big Takeover.
NJ-based Elk City covers a classic The Motels tune while announcing the band’s signing to Bar/None Records.
Texas-based modern synth-pop act Night Drive lights up on its latest video for a track of its debut self-titled album.
Retro synthwave band Retroglyphs unveils a new ’80s throwback video to celebrate the impending release of a deluxe edition of its debut album.
Contemporary composer, pianist, and producer Bowrain bows a new restless single off his upcoming mainly instrumental album.
Arctic dub DJ and producer David Wesley branches out with experimental music project The Mayhem Lecture Series that explores human behavior.
Singer-songwriter Robert Francis releases an engaging and insightful single from his upcoming lyrically trenchant album.
Susan Hwang and Charlie Nieland of Lusterlist debut a new video inspired by Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem and filled with images that capture the magic of Brooklyn, NYC.
London-based garage rock band The Franklys drops a dynamic video for its third single off of debut album Are You Listening?
Rock ‘n’ roll living legend Little Richard’s debut album Here’s Little Richard gets the royal treatment with a deluxe reissue for its 60th anniversary.
England-based indie rock band The Yada Yada Yadas blends melodic pop with feedback and fuzz on latest single with accompanying video.
German shoegaze/noise rock trio Jaguwar sparkles on a new dream-pop single and video released ahead of its next album in the new year.
NYC rock ‘n’ roll band The Sweet Things and The Liza Colby Sound team up on a new song released on the day of their joint tour kick-off.
Eclectic DJ Mooji drops a love story narrative cartoon video inspired by the famous CERN particle collider in France.
Ukrainian alternative rock outfit On The Wane drops a lyrically dark, but dynamic new song ahead of its upcoming album.
Spanish psych-rock band Stay unveils an entertaining video for its fast-jangling indie rock single off of its upcoming EP.
Atlanta-based indie rock quintet PLS PLS introduces its latest single, with video, from new album Jet Black.
Manifesto Records releases never-before-heard audio footage of legend Tim Buckley from his performances in 1969 at the Troubadour.
Canadian electro/dream-pop duo Twin Rains publicly unveils a protest song that had been part of Rough Trade’s exclusive A Song A Day campaign.
Members of dream-pop/indie pop band The Luxembourg Signal give a track-by-track rundown of their dynamic, yet reflective and melodic new album.
Canadian country-blues/Americana singer-songwriter releases his robust to reflective, roots music-based new album.
Darkwave and post-punk maestro Slade Templeton (as Crying Vessel) unveils even more brooding darkness and mystery.
Long Island ’90s alt-rock-influenced, garage rock duo Fool Heavy exclusively details each track of its new album Gusto.
French electronic producer Emmanuel Mario, recording as Astrobal, unveils a entrancing song, with video, featuring Stereolab’s Laetitia Sadier.
Singer-songwriter John Davis, formerly of The Folk Implosion, tackles corporate corruption and more on his upcoming concept album.
Veteran dream-pop/shoegaze band Pia Fraus returns after a decade with a melodic, harmonic, and sweeping to reflective new album.
Danish folk/pop band Northern Assembly delivers a rhythmically spirited, harmony- and strings-drenched single.
Atmospheric, melodic, and hotly tipped British guitar band Pale Seas arrives with its sonically and emotionally spell-binding new album.
UK avant-rock band Gad Whip delivers a rhythmic, emotive 4-song 12” EP via New York City’s Ever/Never Recordings.
Brooklyn-based indie rock band Shining Mirrors introduces themselves with a ‘day-in-the-life’-vibed music video for their first single.
Writer and director Michael Cuenca’s 3rd film spotlights the Xennial generation’s angst and its post-punk and postmodernism upbringing.
Scottish indie rock band The Decrees unleashes a fresh, dynamic, and melodic double A-side single
Quebec indie-folk singer/songwriter Gabrielle Shonk unveils a new live video for a treasured song of hers off her self-titled debut album.
Elizabeth Nelson of The Paranoid Style rages less about politics and more about matters of the heart on her latest single.
Psych-folk outfit Historian releases a yearning and stirring single (and desert-set video) from upcoming album Expanse.
New York-based ‘part punk, part surf’ band Galanos gets dark and explosive on a track (and video) off new album Deceiver Receiver.
Australian dream-pop band Miniatures gets a big release on Saint Marie Records of its dynamically sweeping and radiantly ethereal debut album.
Australian modern blues ensemble Kings & Associates bow its second album which is currently #1 on the Australian Blues Charts.
Indie dream-pop duo Red Rosie releases a dreamy to reflective double A-side single with a reimagining of OMD’s “Secret” for the B-side.
Renowned sonic architect and producer John Fryer is joined by legend Bill Leeb (Front Line Assembly, Delerium) for a collaborative track and video.
Singer-songwriter/musician Sluka releases an enigmatic and panoramic video for his reflective, but expressive piano piece.
Serbian down-tempo electro duo Boisterous Men goes on a mesmerizing electronic-soul trip with its debut tune.
Singer-songwriter Courtney Farren enlists Brett Sullivan of American Anymen for a Super 8-filmed video shot in the Big Apple.
Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Robin Jackson drops a lyrically reflective, but upbeat track from his upcoming album.
Troubadour Luke Callen roams through a lyrically insightful, finger-picked guitar number off his recent debut album.
Drew Forsberg, the founder, guitarist, and vocalist of indie rock/power pop band The Persian Leaps, gives a behind-the-scenes view of the new EP.
Canadian chamber folk/pop multi-instrumentalist/singer-songwriter Jordan Klassen bows his richly diverse, deeply engaging new album.
Bushwick, NY-based Ikebe Shakedown drops a rhythmically intoxicating, retro-cinematic instrumental groove from its upcoming album.
The sisters of roots music band Rising Appalachia put their own contemporary spin on an African American spiritual.