Legendary producer (Galaxie 500, Low, Ween) and artist (Bongwater) Kramer returns with his first solo album in two decades via his label Shimmy-Disc.
L.A. shoegaze/space rock band Split Moon releases the video for their new single “Drifting Through” this Friday.
London-based singer-songwriter Simon Bromide (AKA Simon Berridge) joins up with the Easycome Choir on a relaxed and flowing tune/music video.
UK indie retro-pop outfit Modesty Blaise bring the good cheer on a buoyant performance music video for a holiday-themed track.
The multi-genre ensemble helmed by Johnny Manchild have recently released a compilation album of long-awaited demos and new compositions.
Veteran retro indie pop/rock band the black watch, led by John Andrew Fredrick, unveils a beguiling, nature-steeped music video for a reflective track.
Oakland, CA-based retro-pop/rock outfit The Bye Bye Blackbirds channel vintage British vibes on a mellow to vibrant new tune and nostalgic music video.
Good news! Big Takeover Issue #89 Fall 2021 with The Chills on the cover has nearly been completed and will be out shortly! But hurry to order—this issue can be hard to find in stores in this COVID era, and pre-orders and subscriptions are best/crucial!
And it’s just in time for the perfect Christmas, Chanukah, other holidays, 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!
Swedish-Australian collective Tiny Fighter are back with the first taster of their upcoming album via Bay Terrace Records.
Brighton, UK-located indietronic / dreampop project Collect Call (AKA multi-instrumentalist/producer Joseph Thorpe) unveils a surreal music video.
German indie rock/dreampop project Fir Cone Children (Alexander Donat of Vlimmer) unveils a dreamily melancholic tune from his upcoming LP.
New Jersey-based rock ‘n’ roll outfit Vakili Band, led by Lily Vakili, delivers a heartfelt and hopeful rally cry for everyone who dreams of a better world.
Toronto-located avant-garde artist Wrené unveils her mysterious and ethereal, noir and noisy EP that delves into mental health issues.
A lucid, proactive nostalgia radiates from Painted Friends’ music and accompanying visuals for a new single about immortal jellyfish.
Alexander Sheppard mixes clever melodies with dark soundscapes to create truly original pieces of American art on his new album.
Chris Jackson (Lookwell), recording as Citified, delivers a scintillating slice of indie rock nostalgia on a warm single via Fort Lowell Records.
Veteran musicians (David J of Bauhaus and Love and Rockets, Victor DeLorenzo of Violent Femmes, and multi-instrumentalist Darwin Meiners unite on new project.
Brooklyn-area outfit Travis Duo (core of veteran musicians Jarvis Earnshaw and Trevor Dunn) release a trippy color-contrast music video.
The Dublin-based tour de force’s new album was just released on CD and limited-edition cassette via Ireland’s FIFA Records.
Projekt Records mainstay and found of Goth/darkwave act Thanatos, Patrick Ogle releases a sincere and contemplative cover of a classic track by John Anderson.
San Francisco-located indie dreampop/shoegaze outfit Seablite unveil a stirring and dreamy track/performance music video via Emotional Response.
Nashville-based, garage-punk/dark surf duo The Serpenteens offer up guitar power, infectious rhythms, and biting social commentary on their new LP.
Featuring the spoken words of legendary poet Allen Ginsberg, renowned producer/musician Kramer unveils a rambling, yet reflective track from his new LP.
Chicagoan indie rock supergroup (members of Material Issue, Veruca Salt, more) celebrate their dearly departed drummer Joe Camarillo on their potentially last LP.
NYC-based funk art collective Loud Apartment drop a socially relevant single about the use and misuse of technology in our modern world.
The acerbic and nostalgic musical pair have a debut album slated for release in February via Dimple Discs, and have released a new music video.
Long-standing synth-/electro-/dreampop duo Shoestrings unveil their absolutely enchanting, yet lyrically bittersweet second album via Shelflife, with Track By Track rundown.
Oakland, California-based noise-pop/shoegaze duo The Acharis materialize with a dreamy, yet darkly ominous and noise-spiked album, with Track By Track rundown.
Seattle-based electro/synth-pop noir duo Body Unltd drop a darkly sparkling and atmospherically alluring EP of dancefloor-driven tracks.
Mint 400 Records band Swiims release an atmospheric cover of a Blondie classic as part of the label’s second comp of songs written for movie soundtracks.
Sydney, Australia-located shoegaze band Trillion unveil a brightly shimmering music video for a textured and driving track from their upcoming LP.
NYC-based (by way of California) rock ‘n’ roll musician Dmitry Wild releases an uptempo, catchy, and hopeful track from his upcoming LP.
Bay Area alternative funk-rock/metal hybrid trio No Captains are ending 2021 on a dark and brooding musical note with an ominous new tune.
San Francisco Bay Area genre-melding outfit Quick Fiction deliver an exciting to reflective math-/prog-/post-rock/pop punk/folk hybrid album.
South Arkansas folk-rock outfit Ruark, led by Ruark Inman, release a graphics animation music video for a casual and lo-fi track.
Los Angeles-based veteran musician Abby Posner teams up with the band Luci for an engaging live performance music video for a heartfelt song.
Canadian melodic punk rock band The Last Mile (made up of veteran musicians) radiate dynamic and tuneful music on their new album.
Seasoned musician Miski Dee Rodriguez and her bandmates unleash a rock ‘n’ roll EP driven by guitar fuzz and kinetic drumming.
Washington/Massachusetts indie/alt-rock outfit New You deliver not one, but two fresh singles that drench power pop in guitar-driven fuzz.
Canadian super-group (members of Eric’s Trip, Husband and Knife, Moon Socket) Diamondtown unveil a dreamily copacetic and captivating psych-folk-pop single, with Q&A.
Portland-based folk artist Eddie Berman Invokes Alan Watts and the “placid preparedness” of ancient Japanese soldiers on reflective, yet plucky new single.
Prolific British composer/performer Nick Hudson and bandmate Kianna Blue roll out an eerie, yet humorous music video for a heartfelt synths-driven track.
Veteran music artist Jenn Vix unveils a personal and profound track bound to resonate with the many folks who have experienced this psychological condition.
Los Angeles-located indie rock trio Frieda’s Roses unveil a mysterious, foreboding, but ultimately freeing music video for a new single.
Seattle-based Smokey Brights drop a heartfelt and vibrant love song after an acclaimed 2020 full length via Freakout Records.
Seasoned Chicago-based instrumental post-rock outfit Rocket Miner reissue their debut LP, remixed and remastered by Matt Bayles, for its 10-year anniversary.
Brooklyn-based roots music outfit The Hollows unveil a reflective and heartfelt, harmony-laden folk song from their upcoming EP; with band Q&A.
NY-based Americana/rock band Handsome Jack release a heartfelt and socially relevant track from their upcoming album via Alive Naturalsound Records.
Cleveland-located singer-songwriter Kevin Bianchi collaborates with a rotating cast of musicians on his heartfelt new album with real life themes.