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Blue Glass

Video Premiere: “We Loved the Rain” by Blue Glass

8 August 2019

Recording as the post-punk/New Wave project Blue Glass, Michael Shunk of Transient Songs drops a Pacific NW-influenced video.

Nyles Lannon - Photo Credit: Flip Baber

Video Premiere: “Dreamer (Alex Kemp Remix)” by Nyles Lannon

7 August 2019

Psych-pop singer-songwriter Nyles Lannon (Film School) unveils a compelling feverdream video created by filmmaker Jonathan Caouette (Tarnation).

K Michelle DuBois

NEWS: Atlanta's K Michelle DuBois presents a high energy summertime single

6 August 2019

Atlanta-based indie pop artist K Michelle DuBois presents an upbeat and fun summer single with accompanying video.

Wayne Hussey - Tour dates

NEWS: The Mission's Wayne Hussey announces U.K. and European tour

6 August 2019

Wayne Hussey, frontman of legendary*The Mission*, announces European tour dates with alt-rocker Ashton Nyte of The Awakening and UK tour dates with dark ethereal artist Evi Vine.

Beau Jennings & The TIgers – Photo Credit: Ryan Magnani

Video Premiere: "The Thunderbird" by Beau Jennings & The TIgers

6 August 2019

Veteran musician Beau Jennings (Cheyenne) returns with his band The TIgers and drops a classic, resonant rock ‘n’ roll single.and video.

Guest Directors - Photo Credit: Don Farwell of Earwig Studio

Video Premiere: "Minor Mendings" by Guest Directors

5 August 2019

Seattle-based indie rock band Guest Directors unveils a new video that captures the vibrant tumult of a track off their latest LP.

Twinfolds 2

Album Premiere: Meet You At Dinner EP by Twinfolds

2 August 2019

Australian indie rock band Twinfolds releases a thoughtful, diverse EP that includes a scathing, electrifying and culturally relevant number.

Jonny Couch – Photo Credit: Kelsey Wagner

Album Premiere: Mystery Man by Jonny Couch

1 August 2019

Brooklyn-based synths-driven artist Jonny Couch (and former punk rock drummer) reveals a diverse and vibrant, neo-noir-inspired debut LP.

Scoville Unit - Photo Credit: Valentina Isleib

Video Premiere: "Beach Song" by Scoville Unit

31 July 2019

New Jersey-based rock band Scoville Unit drops a surf’s up summertime video for a tuneful track off their upcoming self-titled LP.

Stanley Duke & The Kindred Spirits

Video Premiere: "Collagen" by Stanley Duke & The Kindred Spirits

31 July 2019

U,K. rock musician Stanley Duke (Lost Dawn) unveils his Kindred Spirits project with a dreamy, glam number from his upcoming LP.

THe River Drivers - Photo Credit: Ron Donocoff

Song Premiere: "Children’s March (Mother Jones)" / "Going Once" by River Drivers

31 July 2019

Celtic-influenced indie folk/rock band River Drivers deliver a double A-side with a social, historical, and deeply personal message.

Luis Mojica - Photo Credit: Devin Elijah

Video Premiere: "The Ranger" by Luis Mojica

30 July 2019

Mesmerizing singer-songwriter Luis Moijca releases a deep track and video about her personal journey towards enlightenment.

Jonathan/Christian - Dark Hallways

Video Premiere: "Clearer" by Johnathan/Christian

30 July 2019

L.A.-based darkwave/post-punk project Johnathan/Christian drop a powerful video about religious corruption for a track off their recent LP.

Black Ferns – Photo Credit: Trevor Crump

Song Premiere: “Empty Lips” by Black Ferns

29 July 2019

Seattle-based post-punk duo Black Ferns unveils a dreamily captivating track off their upcoming second LP.

Spider - live

Song Premiere: "Energy Gone Wrong" by Spider

26 July 2019

SoCal classic punk band Spider ensnare listeners with the propulsive and exhilarating title track off their new EP out today.

Jack West

Album Premiere: For the Record by Jack West

26 July 2019

New York-based rock ‘n’ roll musician Jack West delivers and assured and mature debut album that belies his age (14 years old!).

Society of the Silver Cross

Video Premiere: "Take A Ride" by Society of the Silver Cross

25 July 2019

Seattle-based post-metal, mystical duo Society of the Silver Cross unveil a hypnotic video for a track off their recently released LP.

Bus Stop Poets

Album Premiere: Leave it to the Kids by Bus Stop Poets

25 July 2019

Detroit-based roots rock band Bus Stop Poets release an engaging second album that alternates between folk, soul, and Americana genres.


Song Premiere: "Medicine" by TENTS

24 July 2019

Northwest indie pop band TENTS unveil a lyrically poignant and melodic single off their upcoming second LP via Badman Recording Co.

Beach Bums - Photo Credit: Herbert Guevara

Song Premiere: "Years" by Beach Bums

24 July 2019

Los Angeles’ hybrid genre (punk, rock/hip-hop) collective Beach Bums drops a winding, post-rock-leaning title track off their upcoming LP.

A Picture Made

Song Premiere: "Heal" by A Picture Made

23 July 2019

Veteran Midwest rock band A Picture Made release a 3-part thematic track made up of the core three songs on their latest album.


Song Premiere: “When Can I See You Again?" by Beehive

22 July 2019

Northern California sharp punk duo Beehive (members of Terry Malts, Shutups) create a buzz with a desperate and scrappy lead single.

Ryan Traster - Photo Credit: Kimberly Traster

Album Premiere: Choses Obscures by Ryan Traster

19 July 2019

Cosmic-country singer-songwriter Ryan Traster unveils a captivating, lyrically restless second full-length album via Slow Start Records.

Dax Pierson

Album Premiere: Live in Oakland by Dax Pierson

19 July 2019

Storied musician and producer Dax Pierson shines a light on his and other disabled artists’ creativity with an immersive and inventive LP.

The Parlotones

Video Premiere: "Antidote" by The Parlotones

18 July 2019

Internationally known South African indie rock band The Parlotones drops a vivid narrative video for a track off their latest adventurous LP.

Richard Spitzer

Album Premiere: Richard Spitzer by Richard Spitzer

17 July 2019

Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Richard Spitzer (Loveskills) releases his lyrically timely debut album that aims to unite and enlighten.

Anton Barbeau - Photo Credit:Julia Boorinakis Harper

NEWS: Anton Barbeau fires up the cabaret in new lustrous video

16 July 2019

The renowned psych-pop singer-songwriter drops a dazzling video for a single from his latest album that caps off an LP trilogy.

Brick Briscoe

Album Premiere: From Lucky Point To Père Lachaise by Brick Briscoe

16 July 2019

Musician and radio & TV personality Brick Briscoe releases a sincere and perceptive album after battling cancer and traveling through the U.S. and France.

MountainsLikeWaxHannah Hall

Video Premiere: "Messed Up Your Hair" by Mountains Like Wax

16 July 2019

Nashville-based post-/indie rock duo Mountains Like Wax has built up an engaging video for a recent catchy and heartfelt single.

The Cult of Lip

Video Premiere: "A Glow" by The Cult of Lip

15 July 2019

Minneapolis-based psych-/shoegaze duo The Cult of Lip unveil a dreamy video for a driving, distorted post-punk track off their latest EP.

Little Slugger - Photo Credit: Meera Jagroop

Album Premiere: I Want to Live Here Forever by Little Slugger

12 July 2019

Brooklyn (by-way-of-Vermont) indie pop/rock band Little Slugger hit it out of the park with their dynamic and engaging debut album.

Michael Paul Lawson

Album Premiere: Some Fights You Never Win by Michael Paul Lawson

12 July 2019

Virginia-based Americana singer-songwriter Michael Paul Lawson drops a heartfelt and vibrant debut album that deals with real life relationships.


Video Premiere: "Carnival" and "Otherworld" by Mercvrial

11 July 2019

International shoegaze/dream-pop-band Mercvrial drop videos for two dreamy and melodic tracks from their upcoming EP.

Versus - live - Photo Credit: Chris Sikich

Song Premiere: "Gravity" by Versus

11 July 2019

Renowned and influential ’90s indie rock band Versus returns with a vibrant and spacey stunner from their upcoming full-length album.

Salt - Photo courtesy of Beehive Records

Video Premiere: "Crime Spree" by Salt

10 July 2019

Tasty supergroup Salt (Ken Stringfellow, Anton Barbeau, and Stéphane Schück) stirs up an enjoyable performance video for a track off their latest album.

Nature of Wires by Russ Dalen

Song Premiere: "Madame Serena" by Nature of Wires

9 July 2019

Stalwart British electronic band Nature of Wires returns with their forthcoming double album that includes remixes by a variety of artists.

Le Big Zero

Song Premiere: "Dryer Lint Trap" by Le Big Zero

9 July 2019

Brooklyn-based slacker-pop/rock band Le Big Zero release an engagingly shambling track from their upcoming long-awaited debut album.

BLUNDERBUSST - Photo Credit: Chris Carnel

Song Premiere: "Wicked" by BLUNDERBUSST

8 July 2019

Reno, Nevada-based shoegaze/noise pop band BLUNDERBUSST return after a hiatus with a vibrant track ahead of their double 7” release.

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7 July 2019

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Song Premiere: "Black and White" / "Cracking" by Sleepspent

5 July 2019

El Paso, TX-based indie rock band Sleepspent double the interest with the release of two dynamic and tunefully crafted tracks.

Steve Kilbey and Gareth Koch - Photo Credit: Tony Mott

Song Premiere: "Lost At Sea" by Steve Kilbey & Gareth Koch

5 July 2019

Renowned artist Steve Kilbey (The Church) and guitarist/composer Gareth Koch collaborate on a dreamily wistful and beguiling single.

Ryan Weitzel - photo credit Byran Sargent

Song Premiere: "Circle" by Ryan Weitzel

4 July 2019

Ryan Weitzel (Mystery of Two, owner of Exit Stencil Recordings) jumps into the fray with a restlessly kinetic classic post-punk track.

Origami Ghosts - Photo Credit: MJ Haha

Song Premiere: "Solitary Beast" by Origami Ghosts

3 July 2019

Austin-by-way-of-Seattle duo Origami Ghosts reveal a brisk and sparkling jangle pop/rock number from their upcoming album.

Adam Hirsch as Abe Hollow

Album Premiere: A Palace in Time by Abe Hollow

2 July 2019

Songwriter Adam Hirsch explores his Jewish roots on a contemplative and engaging debut album that delves into folk and orch-pop genres.

Temple Canyon

Video Premiere: "I Tangled With The Serpent" by Temple Canyon

1 July 2019

Seattle-based retro-vibed alt-folk-rock band Temple Canyon release a lyrically and emotively potent track from their upcoming LP.

Super City

Song Premiere: "High" by Super City

28 June 2019

Baltimore-based indie pop/rock band Super City spark it up on a slyly strutting to dreamy and rhythmic one-off mash-up single.

Royal Teeth

Album Premiere: Hard Luck by Royal Teeth

27 June 2019

New Orleans-based indie rock/electro-pop band Royal Teeth find the joy and vibrancy in creating music on their invigorating and scintillating 2nd album.

The Lows - Dan Plucinski

Song Premiere: “Love Xtinction” by The Lows

26 June 2019

Detroit-based traditional rock ‘n’ roll band The Lows drop the first catchy and dynamic single off their upcoming two-song EP.

The Pull of Autumn collage

Song Premiere: "Not Coming Down" by The Pull of Autumn feat. Luke Skyscraper James

26 June 2019

Boston-based art-rock collective The Pull of Autumn drop a new collaborative track ahead of the release of their 2nd LP via RBM Records.

Wayne Hussey

NEWS: The Mission frontman Wayne Hussey announces Salad Daze tour with Evi Vine

25 June 2019

Wayne Hussey has also been collaborating with collective Beauty in Chaos (led by Michael Ciravolo) and will release his autobiography soon.