Christian O’Connor blends blues and rock traditions to create a perfectly poised, yet anthemic new single.
NYC-based musician Dylan Sparrow releases a soulful and political track/video (with Martin Bisi cameo) about the Gowanus area in Brooklyn.
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!
Sacramento, CA-located dreamy indie rock band Best Move unpack their nostalgic, melodic, and contemplative debut EP via Park The Van.
NYC darkwave/ambient noir duo R. Missing (Sharon Shy and ‘Toppy’ of The Ropes) return with an atmospheric single and remixes from GusGus and The KVB.
Linda Perry protégée, singer-songwriter Willa Amai, unveils a heartfelt and yearning live performance video for a track off her upcoming LP.
Californian indie/dreampop outfit Sugar Candy Mountain melt into a dreamily submerged number from their upcoming third album.
Super collaborative group Last Ice (industrial future punks Bloody Knives and darkwave act We Are Parasols) unveil an atmospheric and bewitching performance video, with Q&A.
Austin, Texas-based jazz-inspired bedroom pop band Indoor Creature release a mellow and tuneful track from their upcoming full length.
British psych-pop outfit The Gorstey Lea Street Choir unveil a retro-driven number from their upcoming LP on 500 Broadcast Recording Co.
Finnish outfit Pennies By The Pound drop a classic/psych-rock-imbued tune from their upcoming 2nd full length mastered by Mark Gardener of Ride.
Renowned and prolific psych-pop/rock musician Anton Barbeau unveils a trippy performance video for a peppy track off his latest album.
London/Brighton-located indie rock/post-punk band Hadda Be (formerly Foundlings) unleash their compelling and melodic album, with insightful Track-By-Track rundown.
Rejuvenated UK-based post-punks Cult Figures premiere an atmospheric new video for a jangle pop track from their first album in 40 years.
The indie folk singer-songwriter unveils a music video directed by Roman Coppola and starring Furches’ cousin, actor Jason Schwartman.
The Mod-influenced retro-rock band Star Collector have also released a rollicking performance music video for a catchy track off the LP.
Leeds, England-located synth-infused post-punk/darkwave four-piece Last Tourist rolls out a slowly dawning and vocally droning third single.
The dance-pop/synthwave music project of Eddie Olguin, Ender Bender releases a delightful track to dispel the gloomy blues.
Also a member of art-rock outfit The Academy Of Sun, the multi-talented/-platform artist delves into neo-classical and emotive compositions.
New NYC-based art-rock & roll outfit Disturbios (veteran musicians Rocio and Matt Verta-Ray) unveil a hypnotic outer-space set music video.
Renowned singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Eric Bazilian (The Hooters) returns with a heartfelt and nostalgic ode to life ahead of his upcoming LP release.
Boise, Idaho-based Riot Grrrl-influenced alternative rock trio Blood Lemon release a socio-politically relevant and potent self-titled album.
ATTITUDE! release their first single that takes a stand against anti-Asian racism via ESP-Disk.
SLC-based indie rock/post-punk outfit Sculpture Club unveil an engaging and emotionally ranging music video for an atmospheric track off their upcoming LP.
The story of the Lunachicks is writ big and bold in their autobiography out June 1st via Hachette Books; plus news on shows and new music from Gina Volpe.
The outfit have also released a relevant accompanying music video that continues a storytelling Amazon forest-theme from their previous videos.
Rochester, New York-based indie rock band Cusp release an introspective to invigorating single ahead of their debut EP via Dadstache Records.
Nashville-residing musician and author Doug Hoekstra delivers a nostalgic baseball-themed video for a track off his upcoming album.
Canadian indie alt-rock band Elephants and Stars offer up a robust and rousing EP of vibrant anthems with bittersweet lyrics about life.
Los Angeles-based psych-/alt-rock band Tombstones In They Eyes unveil a fantastical stop motion video that tackles lockdown anxieties.
LA-based indie rock band Buckets preface the release of their dynamic and tuneful LP with a celebratory birthday party video and Q&A.
German musician Alexander Donat is back with a delightfully upbeat new video for his indie rock-pop/dream-punk project Fir Cone Children.
British indie rock band Ernest Moon drop a kicky rocknrolla storyteller in lyrics/video form ahead of their new album out via Violette Records.
Dancehall dominator Garrison Hawk unveils a seductively corporeal music video for a track that explores the beauty of the body and heart.
French Canadian synth-pop outfit Paupière a sparkling dance pop track with accompanying video that questions the endless-party lifestyle.
LA-based psych-/space rock band Triptides go on a vibrantly far-out ride in their new music video for an engaging track from their new LP.
New Orleans-located art-pop/electronica outfit People Museum release a captivating EP that shapes diverse styles into an engaging whole.
(Post-)punk outfit Street Eaters unleash a vibrant and dynamic EP, featuring guitars for the first time, and Marissa Paternoster (Screaming Females) on a track.
Los Angeles-located indie/space rock outfit Les Biches unveil an atmospheric performance video for a pensively dreamy track off their new EP.
Fast-rising UK indie rock ‘n’ roll band The Luka State delivers a compelling performance video for a passionate and dynamic track from their debut LP.
Far-out space-aquatica outfit Galactapus unleash a wild performance video for a psychedelic/punk track from their upcoming album.
Veteran musician (Two Dollar Guitar, solo) and actor (Orange is the New Black) Tim Foljahn returns with a whimsical video for a ruminative lament.
Chicago-based singer/songwriter Thomas Comerford unveils an animated video for a poignant narrative track about his late mother.
SKiN GRAFT Records releases a wild and exciting double-shot digital single and comic set from Japanese cult faves Melt-Banana and Space Streakings.
The San Francisco-located outfit also exclusively run through a Track-By-Track of the LP’s dynamic, melodic, and mesmerizing tunes.
Manchester-based DIY collective Caulbearers release a calm and heartfelt effort that is a celebration of modern urban existence.
The pair from legendary band Dead Can Dance offer up intriguing sounds and moods on their new single ahead of an album drop in May
Chicago-based rock instrumental act OUTRONAUT launch a socially relevant video for a dynamic and gritty psych-surf/garage rocker.