Seasoned musician and fine arts creative Lawrence Matthews shines under the moniker Don Lifted with his alluring new tune/video.
Singer/songwriter Molly Jenson unveils a deeply personal, poignant, powerful, – and cathartically self-empowering – song/music video.
Good news! Big Takeover Issue #88 Spring 2021 with Dinosaur Jr. on the cover is now on the stands, being sent out, and available digitally via Flipsnack!
And it’s just in time for the perfect Father’s Day, birthday, or other gift, even to yourself: Big Takeover Magazine subscriptions and back issues (like the big enchilada, complete set 1980-2021)! Plus 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, or our CDs!
UK indie pop band The Catenary Wires (with Amelia Fletcher and Rob Pursey of beloved acts Talulah Gosh and Heavenly) unveil their endearing and insightful LP.
Veteran garage rock/pop band The Prefab Messiahs drop a new music video for a psychedelic-tinted track that tackles the climate crisis.
The Shins’ classic debut album Oh Inverted World came out 20 years ago. Fans/tour-mates Surfer Blood celebrate the anniversary with a cover of “Know Your Onion!”
Singer-songwriter Ryan Horns pays tribute to our very own writer Chip Midnight’s late daughter Olivia on a poignant new single.
Los Angeles-located music producer Adam Gunther announces his new electronica EP and shares the video for the lead single.
Charlotte, North Carolina-based indie pop collective The Mystery Plan and featured guest Big Supreme drop an engaging single.
AMMO’s aesthetic can be described as ethereal/dreampop with percussive rhythms, lush, atmospheric guitar lines, and haunting vocals.
Tennessee-based singer-songwriter/musician Eagle Johnson flies high with a warm and retro pop/rock single from his upcoming album.
Tempe, Arizona-based rock/punk/pop band Miles To Nowhere release a dynamic and tuneful skate punk number/performance video.
Renowned songwriter/musician/producer John Vanderslice is set to release a tribute and rarities collection in honor of his late friend David Berman.
London/Los Angeles shoegaze band Sky Is Alright melds dynamically restless dream-rock sonics with ethereal vocals on an enchanting album.
Philadelphian indie rock/post-punk outfit Courier Club release a stirring new single and chat about their exploratory hybrid-genre music.
Wisconsinite indie post-rock band Sleepersound drop a shimmering and reflective single from their upcoming second album.
UK-based acclaimed alternative dream rock outfit Amusement Parks On Fire return with a dazzling and driving single/video from their upcoming LP.
Parisian shoegaze band Pam Risourié unveil their captivating third EP joint-released by Pyrrhic Victory Recordings and French/UK record labels.
Canadian post-punk/shoegaze outfit The City Gates unveil their restlessly transporting and atmospherically mesmerizing new album.
Canadian singer-songwriter Evan Cheadle delivers a quiet, pastoral, yet powerful alternative folk album imbued with the cycle of nature.
UK shoegaze-inspired Minneapolis, MN post-/art rock/post-punk outfit Jeweler release a captivating and fully wrought debut album.
Legendary musicians of the Winston-Salem, NC sound celebrate with live performances that show their contribution to the roots of indie rock.
Jordan Smith of Twinsmith drops a nostalgic soft rock track as Steady Wells and talks about this flexible new music project.
Shoegaze/dreampop outfit Whimsical release two restlessly buoyant and airy songs as a 7” single via Shelflife Records, with a new LP on the way.
Melodic, melancholic Goth-poppers True Body and dark trap/electronic act Digital Hell find common ground with their new cassette recording.
Indie pop outfit The Umbrellas are sure to impress with their new self-titled debut album, out August 6th on Slumberland Records.
NYC-based outfit Children Having Children release an meditative music video for a lyrically relevant track about climate change.
Acclaimed Scottish singer-songwriter Dot Allison (One Dove) unveils poignant and pristine lyric video/single from deeply personal upcoming album.
Dream-electronic artist FLDPLN (AKA Andrew Saks, formerly in Sway) unveils the blissful and nostalgic new track from his upcoming record.
Chris Connelly has teamed up with Monica Queen for a new collaborative album to be released on June 15 via Jnana Records.
Australian folk-pop/rock singer-songwriter unveils a briskly sweeping jangle popper with performance video from his upcoming EP.
Renowned singer-songwriter Chris Eckman (The Walkabouts, Dirtmusic) unveils an insightful and revelatory album via Drums & Wires Recordings.
Renowned musicians Jad Fair and Kramer, as indie rock duo Jad Fair & Kramer, are set for US release of remastered/remixed version of their 3rd collab LP this June.
Oxford, MS singer-songwriter Anne Freeman unveils a moody and nostalgic track from her upcoming album via Muscle Beach Records.
The former hardcore music frontman is now set to release a densely melodic album this summer via the esteemed Bar/None Records.
The single was originally released as part of Do You Feel That Way Too? A Tribute to The Sound, aimed at increasing awareness of mental health issues.
Finnish vocalist Johanna Kuvaja is back with a soulful single that digs into the complexity of relationships in a culture of instant gratification.
Denver, Colorado-located veteran punk rock outfit Reno Divorce unleash a potent music video about substance abuse and making amends.
The Tremolo Beer Gut, featuring Jon Spencer, Cristina Martinez, Jacob Gram Alsing, and Mikkel Borg Bjergsø, release a seductively slinky number.
Good news! Big Takeover Issue #88 Spring 2021 with Dinosaur Jr. on the cover has nearly been completed and will be out shortly! But hurry to order—this issue will mostly not be sold in stores (many are still mostly closed or have limited customers!), and pre-orders are best/crucial.
And it’s just in time for the perfect Father’s Day, birthday, or other gift, even to yourself: Big Takeover Magazine subscriptions and back issues (like the big enchilada, complete set 1980-2021)! Plus 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, or our CDs!
Portland, Oregon-located rock ‘n’ roll/punk duo The Mistons (veteran musicians Sean Croghan and Micah Kassell) release their dynamic and direct new album.
Brooklyn-based synth-pop artist Johnny Dynamite unveils a Gothic-/post-punk-inspired, restless and airy dream pop number from his upcoming LP.
The seminal hardcore Rasta-punk outfit who spearheaded the hardcore movement are delivering their relevant back catalog to the public.
San Diego-located indie rock outfit Smiling (helmed by Annie Shaw) releases a colorful and trippy video for a dynamic track off their upcoming LP.
The artist/outfit are signed to Dimple Discs, just released a restless lead single, will release the EP on June 18th digitally.
Hoboken, NJ-located indie pop stalwarts The Cucumbers return with an entertaining music video for a track off their upcoming album.
Post-punk bands, NYC’s Clone (ex-Dead Leaf Echo) and New Zealand’s Swallow the Rat, each unleash a gritty, guitar-driven track.
Deeply self-deprecating new music duo Ghosttail materialize with their hazy and dreamy debut EP influenced by ’80s UK post-punk bands.
Acclaimed alt-rock (with emo/trap elements) outfit Love Ghost materialize with a powerful music video for a track that delves into mental health issues.