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A Fragile Tomorrow’s first track/video, “Lost In Art”, ahead of the highly anticipated release of their new album It’s Better That Way, (out July 15th) is the anchor of the upcoming album.
Big Takeover is excited to host the premiere of “Stomp the Devil”, the debut single by The Mortal Prophets, from their upcoming debut EP of the same name due to drop July 8.
Big Takeover is pleased to host the premiere of the new video “Problem” by The Dreadnoughts in anticipation of their upcoming full-length out June 24th.
Big Takeover is pleased to host the premiere of “Park Bench”, the second single off The Claudettes forthcoming Oct 14th release, Go Out.
Phoenix, Arizona’s KITIMOTO premieres their charging punk single “Bats!” with The Big Takeover, imploring listeners to “pray to the sand.”
Good news! Big Takeover Issue #90 Spring 2022 with Billy Bragg on the cover has nearly been completed and will be out shortly! But hurry to order—pre-orders and subscriptions are best/crucial! (And Important!!: If you are a subscriber and you need to update your address, please tell us right away. The post office almost never forwards our issues even if you have a forwarding order in place.)
Big Takeover is excited to host the premiere of “Don’t Mind the Merry Go Round” by Chicago-raised and L.A.-based musician and songwriter Crandelion.
Madeline Rosene drops her new single and video Everyday Existential Crisis
On their new album The Things We Get Wrong, the Cincinnati-based, husband-and-wife duo dive deep into the reflection they see in the mirror, swimming across the landscape of college, friendships, faith, marriage and parenting to reach a new kind of clarity.
Yarovenko is preparing to release his debut solo LP, Start Somewhere, an evocative instrumental journey through disillusionment in the face of late-stage capitalism.
The Big Takeover is pleased to present “There Goes a Brooklyn Girl”, the first single off Freedy Johnston’s 9th album, Back on the Road to You out September 9, 2022 via 40 Below Records.
LIVE AND I LEARN from The Weird Sisters is a funk rock banger that merges the duo’s eclectic musical backgrounds.
Big Takeover is pleased to premiere a new compilation to raise awareness about domestic abuse released by Mint 400 Records.
South Florida’s Ex Norwegian keep the music going with their 13th album, blending classic influences such as Bowie, Reed & the Kinks into an enthralling blend of alt. powerpop, stoner rock and light psychedeliia.
“Never Heavy” is both celebratory and contemplative — the sound of an artist getting it all right, without forgetting what it took to get there.
Big Takeover is excited to bring you the video premiere of “Brighten the Corner” by Night Court.
Boston band, Autumn Hollow, releases their single “Meantime/Between Time,” off the Americana EP, Throw the House, due out June 17.
“Choker”, the first video from “If Only” — the keenly-awaited full-length debut from LA quartet Walker Brigade — introduces the band’s signature postpunk pop sound.
One of the finest records released so far in 2022, Post- is a collaboration between two stalwarts of twenty-first century contemporary classical music: pianist David Friend and composer Jerome Begin.
Big Takeover is excited to host the premiere of Australian musician Wesley Dean’s new single “Leave Adelaide Alone”, from his upcoming album unknown, out April 29.
Irish singer-songwriter Davie Furey’s new single, “History,” is a Celtic-folk-infused, synth-bolstered anthem begging to echo off arena walls. It’s a sound as big as its carpe-diem call to action.
The Asbury Park-based songwriting team of former Psychic TV bassist Alice Genese and Shaune Pony Heath, who operate as Ov Stars, are releasing their debut, Tuesdays.
With a handful of releases already under their belts (most recently 2021’s Highly Fascinated), Weiss and his collaborators return in 2022 with an ambitious double album, Sunglass & Ash.
A frequent collaborator in the Brooklyn music scene, Willis Willis is releasing his debut album Predazzled on April 22. The project explores themes of transformation with a refreshing emotional candor, mixing in elements of ’90s grunge, gothic Americana, and classic alt-rock.
Shot entirely at iconic Pete’s Candy Store in Brooklyn, Blake Morgan’s new video “Baby I Would Want You” re-teams the artist with New York City indie-filmmaker Alice Teeple.
“Orbit” is a video for song that’ll be included on songwriter/producer Alpha Cat’s upcoming Venus Smile EP. The track was written and produced by Alpha Cat aka Elizabeth McCullough and features Doug Pettibone (Lucinda Williams, John Mayer) on guitar, bassist Reggie McBride (Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Parliament) and Jason Harrison Smith on drums. It was mixed and mastered by the late Brett “Cosmo” Thorngren.
Alpha Rabbit recently released their compelling new single, “Eternity,” through New Jersey Indie label Mint 400 Records. Coming on April 15t,h the band drops their new album which is also titled Eternity. Today the Trenton, NJ trio brings you the premiere of the video for “Eternity”.
Equal parts melancholy and glitter, Chateau Chateau is an evolving community of musicians from Tuscon, Arizona making cathartic indie pop for weirdos, outcasts, queer folks, and anyone else who needs it.
Putnam’s urgent melodies, wrapped in just-slick-enough production, draw you in and keep you there. “Tension In The Air” is one of The March Divide’s best examples of this trick to date.
Today The Big Takeover is excited to be premiering “Open The Line,” the first single from Datura4’s new Neanderthal Jam LP.
Pleasingly loud, blown-out-speaker, hard-hitting melodic alt-rock from Lansing, Michigan
As the sun sets on an ever-heating planet, strange synthesizers converse in the distance, punctured by disco rhythms and interjected by saxophone growls, akin to a jukebox of divine sadistic temptations, oozing goth rock-esque melodies that forever haunt you… You have just been exposed to the groovy sonic onslaught of CSDM a.k.a. Celebrity Death Slot Machine, a collective based in Atlanta, Georgia that features current and former members of alternative outfits: Material Girls, Neighbor Lady, Mothers and Rose Hotel.
“I’m an eternal intern, celebrating the buzz.”
“Wound Too Tight” will be available to stream and download on all digital platforms this Friday, April 1.
A goldmine of dream pop and psychedelic folk, it’s the second take from the Atlanta-based outfit’s upcoming sophomore album. Listen to the exclusive single premiere today — only at The Big Takeover.
Sleepersound is a five-man collective, combining elements of Indie-rock, Jazz, and Krautrock, to a live mixed visual aesthetic weaving a real time soundtrack.
The Big Sway had played a particularly rowdy late-night set at a local festival.
Campbell’s version of “Shivers” appears on her sophomore EP Leave No Trace, which was released on Friday, March 25, and the lyric video was conceived, directed and edited by Joe Dean Hinkle.
Like a musical multivitamin, Caleb Nichols’ music weaves together the experience of a micro-mushroom-dosed pizza for your gay date night with the magnesium/iron combo of queer comedy and tragedy.
Shoe-gazing singer/songwriter Taylor Barefoot is priming a new album for release on April 8 — but the Big Takeover has an early peek at the record with the self-effacing, cinematic escape anthem “Why So Serious.”
Rhode Island-based alternative-pop artist El Valerie returns this spring with Tender Ardor, a new
album of expressive, endlessly catchy songs. Raised in Queens, New York, and currently residing
in Providence, she draws from various cultural and artistic influences to build a colorful creative
Caterer reunites with bassist John San Juan (Hushdrops) and drummer John Perrin (NRBQ) for an electrifying performance recorded at SPACE, an intimate concert hall on Chicago’s north side.
Tomorrow, Calgary’s post-punk meets psychedelic pop outfit Sunglaciers will be releasing their new album, Subterranea, via Montreal imprint Mothland. Ahead of the album’s release, the Big Takeover is happy to premiere an early album stream of the record.
Politics, creativity, love, family relations and just telling a good storytelling have inspired the New York musician’s relationship with the art of writing and an ease with the insanity that is creativity.
Today, the Big Takeover premieres a new video by Fred called “Latest Jesus.” The song appears on his Creature, EP out Friday on Mother West.
On April 1, the raucous outfit from Bakersfield, California, will deliver their second full-length, Invisible Self. In their corner this time around is producer Jim Ward of At the Drive-In and Sparta fame.
The indie-pop quartet’s long-awaited debut LP is due to arrive later this year. But in the meantime, the Vancouver crew is feeding us a colorful new video to whet our appetite.
Due to drop Friday, Where Were We? might reference the pandemic, but its ebullient, smooth sound resembles anything but fear and frustration. Today, the Big Takeover is excited to present one of the tracks from the record.
With the horrors occurring in Ukraine amid Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s invasion of the country, the Big Takeover has the distinct honor today of exclusively debuting a musical ray of hope originating from one of the best bands Ukraine has to offer.