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LA (via Indiana) indie pop singer-songwriter meshes cerebral lyrics with heartfelt emotions on a new CGI video for a brisk and wistful song.
Veteran NYC art-rock/punk band Disturbed Furniture have reformed and release a spirited missive accompanied by a vintage footage video.
Good news! Big Takeover #85 Fall 2019 issue with Vivian Girls on the cover is out now! Super gifts: 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!
Power pop punkers The Whiffs whip up a tasty, stirring, and satisfying sonic stew on their debut album out via Dig! Records.
Liverpool’s The Room in The Wood stick it to the upper class in new ‘Charmed’ single, out via A Turntable Friend.
Veteran hardcore musician Duncan Barlow (Endpoint, Guilt, By the Grace of God) returns on an engaging solo outing of guitar-based indie pop.
Neo-folk singer-songwriter Jo Beth Young, recording as RISE, unveils a contemplative video for an emotionally intense song.
Postpunk pioneers The Membranes and Kitty Lectro team up for stunning ‘Nocturnal’ EP.
NYC-based post-apocalyptic disco/funk/punk 20-strong brass and drums outfit Funkrust Brass Band release a spirited and fun video.
Canadian rock ‘n’ roll/pop band Sunday Morning drop a gritty, vivid, and rousing piano-rock number from their upcoming independent EP.
LA-based Mod/psych-pop band The Gentle Cycle, led by Derek See (Rain Parade, The Chocolate Watchband) unveil a vintage-vibe video.
British indie pop/rock band Beat Hotel, formed from veteran musicians, will release their self-titled mini-LP in late January.
Arizona-based band Audra, once a fixture on Projekt Records, releases their first album in 10 years that deals with loss and letting go.
Milwaukee-based psych-pop/rock band Trolley release a Paisley Underground-esque single as a taster for their upcoming 5th LP.
LA-based indie rock/dream-pop act Winter (AKA Samira Winter) is coming back with an intimate and enchanting EP via Bar None.
NYC-based veteran roots and blues musician Phil Gammage releases a laid-back, likable video for a matching song off his latest album.
Musical luminaries Luke Haines (UK pop-rock band The Auteurs) and Peter Buck (R.E.M.) join forces on a trippy new album due next year.
Swiss future-retro electro-pop duo True return soon with their enticing second album that gives a light sonic touch to heavier topics.
London-based psych-pop band Caramel take the listener on a dreamy, retro (‘50s/‘60s/‘70s), and quirky trip on their debut album.
Italian shoegaze/dreampop/synthwave band Novanta (led by founder Manfredi Lamartina) release a dreamy and brightly luminescent EP.
North Carolinian rock band Morning Bells rings in with a vintage-sounding psych-tinged pop-rocker from their upcoming debut EP.
The music heavyweights will release their 11th studio album, The Book Of Fire, in January 2020 and will tour in support starting in March.
The film is a chronicle of the band recording their 2015 Carrier Wave EP in Chicago with renowned recording engineer Steve Albini.
Canadian post-punk/shoegaze band The City Gates unveil a historically relevant (Berlin Wall-era video for an atmospheric single.
Omnivore Recordings is set to release a collection of previously unissued demos from the renowned Alex Chilton of power pop legends Big Star.
North Carolina-based singer-songwriter Matthew Paul Butler releases his heartfelt and forthright new album via Epifo Music.
Post-punk/darkwave band Shadowlands unveils an ethereal and atmospheric track from their upcoming 3rd LP via Icy Cold Records.
Louisville, KY-based atmospheric indie/dream-pop band Twin Limb offer up a restless and rhythmic single from their upcoming LP.
British socio-politically active electronic collective Cabinet of Millionaires reveal a potent anti-Boris Johnson protest song/video.
Dark electronic collective Dispel unveil their debut single (and accompanying video) which is cut from their forthcoming album Lore.
Seattle-based indie/psych-rock band Bodies On The Beach (spearheaded by Planes on Paper’s Navid Eliot) release a vibrant rock track.
Hypnotic dreamwave duo release a mesmerizing and meditative song and video from their full-length coming out in early 2020.
Singer-songwriter Sasha Bell (the Ladybug Transistor, The Essex Green, The Sixth Great Lake) goes solo on an engaging, ’70s-inspired LP.
1990s lo-fi pop/folk music project Little Wings (led by Kyle Field) reissues their endearing 2002 album Wonderue via Moone Records.
Steak-and-potatoes rock n’ roll from Jersey’s own power-pop juggernaut
Iconic NYC, socio-politically relevant noise rock band Live Skull have reformed and will imminently release their first album in over 30 years.
Joshua Tree-located high desert rock band The Adobe Collective release an engaging narrative video for a track off their upcoming LP.
Renowned enigmatic singer-songwriter, actress, and David Lynch muse, Chrysta Bell unveils a mesmerizing dreamworld video.
Canadian ’80s New Wave band gets the reissue treatment for their album Cold War Night Life via Universal Music Canada.
Creation Dream Machine to host fifth LA event in collaboration with Alan McGee. Magic Wands, JUGGS, and LUCKYANDLOVE perform. Guest DJ set by L.A.Drones.
Dream-pop/rock band Whimsical unveil an enchanting and restless second album that features ethereal vocals and swirling sonics.
Multi-talented, multi-platform artist Ann Magnuson releases an engaging new video from the vaults for a track from her reissued 2nd LP.
New York based rock band Lulu Lewis de- and reconstruct a clutch of songs,reshaping them into a dub version of their original album.
Just in time for Halloween, a spooky-cool treat from dark soundscape duo Inkraktare, AKA Dean Garcia (Curve, SPC ECO) and Mark Wallbridge.
British garage rock ‘n’ roll band The Velvet Hands deliver a boisterously kicky and casually brash performance video.
NYC-based avant-/alt-punk collective The 1865 release a bold, illustrated music video that tackles historically important social issues.
FOXES Magazine, Club FOXES, Peroni & El Silencio Mezcal presents their 1st annual HALLOWEEN EXTRAVAGANZA ‘Welcome To Our Nightmare’ at The Lodge Room in Highland Park.
Shamanistic singer-songwriter Blind Boy De Vita offers up a colorful and fun video for a rich and wild track off his upcoming record.
New Jersey-based power pop/indie rock band Joy Cleaner release a bright, abrasive, and driving track from their upcoming album.
Canadian globe-trotter and alternative singer-songwriter Paul Farran (Pacer) as The Camino Side Project delivers a reflective and perceptive new EP.