Italian shoegaze band We Melt Chocolate unveil gauzy, expansive, and propulsive dreamscapes on their transporting self-titled LP.
Great gifts including Big Takeover magazine subscriptions and back issues (even the big enchilada, complete set 1980-2019)! Plus six children’s sizes for our T-Shirts (to go with several Mens’ and Womens’ sizes) in three colors, as well as our Big Takeover Beer Cozies and (signed if you like) Color 30th Anniversary Festival Posters!
Oakland-located self-described outer space punk/psych-hardcore band Dots unleash a rambunctiously rampaging debut LP via Dirt Cult Records.
Pittsburgh-based indie grunge duo Hearken unveil an introspective, yet powerful, lyrically potent song about addiction from their debut LP.
Brooklyn-based A. harlana release a long-form video directed by their frontman for a recent beguiling track off their latest EP.
Norwegian pop-punk band The Needs delivers a catchy, anthemic alt-‘90s-inspired alt-rock/power pop single from their new album.
Canadian indie rock duo Figure Walking get remixed by Philadelphia’s experimental music band Tulipomania and producer Richard Hartline.
Alexander Leonard Donat, the man behind the mask of Vlimmer, reveals another atmospheric darkwave cut from his upcoming EP.
The Karyn Kuhl Band (led by Karyn Kuhl of Gut Bank and Sexpod) kick up some righteous, uplifting rock during these turbulent times.
San Francisco-located indie pop/rock band The Bobbleheads deliver a tuneful performance video for a catchy track off their recent LP.
London-based alt-rock/shoegaze hybrid band The Microdance release a dreamily abrasive single with a gentle reverie B-side via Somewherecold Records.
Long-running experimental art-rock band Pere Ubu take on pop music and unveil a disorienting video that mirrors their off-kilter music.
Canadian post-punk/indie rock band The Black Fever release an entrancing, lyrically resonant, darkly shining and dynamic EP.
L.A.-based indie pop artist Caroline Kingsbury unleashes her latest spirited, catchy, and thoughtful track.
NYC-based anti-folk/punk band American Anymen returns with founder Brett Sullivan front and center in an intriguing video.
British indie rock band The Velvet Hands unleash a kicky and melodic, high-energy single from their upcoming second LP.
Kentuckian shoegaze/melodic rock band Daydream Deathray unleash a spacey and radiant single from their upcoming EP.
Acclaimed NYC-based melodic pop singer-songwriter Richard X. Heyman delivers his 13th album, a love letter to the Baby Boom generation.
St. Petersburg, Russia-located dream-pop/synthwave artist Lexi Freider unveils his sparkling to driving debut album.
Brooklyn-based space-rock/ambient act Dead Heart Bloom unveil an atmospherically foreboding and nocturnal single via Ephemeral Arts.
Washington, D.C. indie rock band The 5:55 release a stylistically diverse debut EP that moves through indie, alt-, and pop-rock.
Parisian shoegaze band Nebula Glow radiates exquisitely shimmering and powerfully eruptive sonics on their thrilling debut EP.
NYC-based prog-rock/art-pop singer-songwriter Alan Chapell, as Chapell, delivers a vibrant and melodic classic-‘70s-style folk-pop song.
Fresh off a world tour with Peter Murphy, David J Haskins (Bauhaus, Love & Rockets) teams up with Rose McGowan on a lyrically relevant track.
NYC-born-and-raised Oliver Kennan delivers a heartfelt, soulful single-shot live performance video featuring him in full band mode.
L.A. indie pop/rock band Rat Fancy adds punk spirit/lyrics to the melodic and dynamic mix on their debut LP, as well as a track-by-track rundown.
Paul Taylor and David Hancox, under the moniker Def Robot (their 4th act together), release an eclectic and exciting album.
Post-punk legend Jowe Head (Swell Maps, Television Personalities) joins fantastic and foreboding forces with Jasmine Pender (AKA Rotten Bliss) as Eleventh Day Adventists.
Indie rock stalwart Stewart Anderson revs up the new line-up of beloved Boyracer, with Christina Riley (Burnt Palms, Art Sick) and others along for the ride.
Irish shoegaze/noise-rock duo Submotile surface with a vivid and dynamic to dreamy debut album via Midsummer Madness.
“We bring these people into our lives. The music makes them feel like family.”
Eli Raybon, at 21 years of age, channels ’80s-retro synth/electro-pop into melodic, catchy, and nostalgic tune from his upcoming LP.
Good news! Big Takeover #84 Spring 2019 issue with Bob Mould on the cover has been completed and will be out shortly! And there’s still time for the perfect holiday (or birthday, or other) gift: Big Takeover magazine subscriptions and back issues (like the big enchilada, complete set 1980-2019)! Plus six children’s sizes for our T-Shirts (to go with several Men’s and Women’s sizes) in three colors, as well as our Big Takeover Beer Cozies and (signed if you like) Color 30th Anniversary Festival Posters!
Boston-based power pop singer-songwriter and occasional guitarist Tim Cawley releases and indie and anthemic album as The Flashpot Moments.
Heavy/prog-rock band Relaxer are set to go on an imminent tour of Japan with Boris and unveil an atmospherically shot performance video.
The Virginia band’s propulsive new single owes its title to the Screaming Trees’ drummer.
Rock/Americana act Leon III introduce a twangy and gritty stand-alone single that comes between LPs produced by Mark Nevers.
Notable British electronic music act Rude Audio delivers a fresh, vibing track that’s perfect for a chill-out spring with summer-time sunshine.
Renowned Athens, GA band Pylon, have reformed as Pylon Reenactment Society with original frontperson Vanessa Briscoe Hay at the helm.
Californian country-rocker Ryan Thompson and his Delicate Hounds coolly swagger on a single from their upcoming debut album.
Philadelphia-based Americana/rock band The End of America begin a run of singles with a warm, wistful, and restless track.
L.A.-based shoegaze/post-punk band The Meeting Places release an expansive, driving, and scintillating EP via Saint Marie Records.
Philadelphia-based indie rock band twentythreenineteen delivers the catchy and harmony-laden second single off their upcoming LP.
Brisbane, Australia ‘70s’/‘80s retro-fresh hard rock band Wizard Rose deliver rip-roaring and heavy to lightly reflective tracks from their debut LP.
Kansas City-by-way-of-Memphis traditional folk singer-songwriter Kelly Hunt delivers a spare, sincere, and spellbinding debut album.
Renowned indie rock band Thee Oh Sees (among other appellations) see the reissue of their 2008 live performance album and short film.
Indie rock icon Kristin Hersh (Throwing Muses, 50FOOTWAVE, solo) recently released her turbulent and mesmerizing Possible Dust Clouds LP.
Ukrainian-Canadian indie pop/electronic rock duo Ummagma unveil a funkily strutting to dreamily chill number from their upcoming exploratory LP.
Legends and brothers Chip and the late Tony Kinman (the Dils, Rank and File) shine as the act Blackbird on a previously unissued cover song.