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UK-based pop-rock band The Room in the Wood unleash a sharply, and rightly, pointed and socio-politically relevant song/video
Los Angeles-based alt-rock band Yard Of Blondes release a heartfelt and dynamic performance video of their new EP while in quarantine.
Beauty in Chaos (helmed by Michael Ciravolo) features members of The Mission, Hate Dept, Pigface, My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult on new LP.
SAVAK is back! With a blazing new single — in a most unusual format!
Multi-instrumentalist Josiah Wolf (Why?) drops an airy and atmospheric electronics and synths-based single from his upcoming solo EP.
North Jersey punk-influenced rock band The 65s drop an atmospheric video for a vivid and driving one-off single via Pyrrhic Victory Recordings.
Renowned veteran singer-songwriter Bruce Sudano returns with a nostalgic video for a reflective and heartfelt track off his latest record.
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Led by Dan Cuddy (Hypnolovewheel), veteran indie band The Special Pillow commemorate their 25th year with a catchy and carefully wrought EP.
San Diego, California-based synth-/dance-pop band Glass Spells drop a sleek and sparkling EP crowned with dreamy vocals.
San Francisco-based indie power pop outfit Cocktails release a punk and rock-influenced pop album that overflows with catchy and dynamic tracks.
New York City-based vintage soul/gospel/rock band Jeremy Beck & The Heavy Duty Horns release their Southern-steeped debut EP.
New experimental music group Caustics (John Dieterich of Deerhoof, w/ Josiah Wolf, Devin Hoff, and Yasi Perera) drop an eye- and ear-opening video/track.
German darkwave outfit Vlimmer (led by Alexander Leonard Donat) releases a longing reverie/rumination as part of an 18-chapter story via Blackjack Illuminist.
Original Rude Boy Neville Staple, along with Sugary Staple and Steve Armstrong, release a new lockdown tune with accompanying video.
Colorado-based alternative/dreamgaze act A Shoreline Dream release a fiery track from their upcoming album via Latenight Weeknight Records.
Dream-/psych-pop band United Ghosts release psychedelic touring video for a dreamy and Orwellian track from their new album.
Notable Swedish veterans Easy drop a trippy, graphics- and lyrics-based video for a timely opus from their recent LP on A Turntable Friend.
Danbert Nobacon (ex Chumbawamba) is joined by Kira Wood Cramer, & The Axis of Dissent on the video for a track of their new double album.
Seven Ash Green (Heidi Berry, Sumishta Brahm, and Keith Williams) deliver a delightful performance of a the black watch cover song.
Ohioan indie/college rock band Slimfit drop a spirited to reflective EP that captures the vitality and optimism of twentysomethings.
Oakland, CA-based rock ‘n’ roll/power pop band The Bye Bye Blackbirds offer up a vibrant video that celebrates dynamic life forces.
Indie rock/power pop supergroup Hawk (led by David Hawkins) drops an engaging performance video for a dynamic and emotive track.
Renowned psychedelic/post-rock band The Asteroid No. 4 unveil their latest captivating single from their forthcoming album.
Swiss art-pop duo DIVVAS drop an intriguing song/video from their forthcoming EP that explores what can go wrong with love.
Psych-rock/dream-pop outfit Cold Beaches (the brainchild of Sophia Nadia) unveils a captivating lead single/video from their upcoming LP.
At once muscular, cerebral, melodic and angry, Um’s tightly-controlled chaos is epitomized here, delivering moments that sparkle and terrify in equal measure.
New Zealand (w/ one member originally from Texas) release an on-tour video for an austere, and socio-politically right-on post-punk number.
Alternative/noise/post-rock outfit Permanent Collection (AKA Jason Hendardy) unleash a blasting and propulsive track to crank to the max.
Stiletto Feels (founded by Geoff Earle) reveals a atmospherically simmering future electro-pop/old-school piano lament from their upcoming LP.
Renowned folk/rock ‘n’ roll singer-songwriter Robert Francis drops a captivating performance video for a heartfelt track off his upcoming album.
Melodic pop-rock outfit Soft Set unveil a wistfully dreamy single, mixed by Mark Gardener of Ride, from their upcoming EP.
Fall in love again with The Zombies three times over with vinyl reissues of classic LPs, out July 31st via Craft Recordings.
German post-punk band XTR HUMAN unveil an engaging performance video for a driving and dancey number from their new album.
Split Moon releases an 11-minute lo-fi psych-rock freakout jam as a free download (or for a donation to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund) via Bandcamp.
Airships on the Water (AKA Take Shapes’ Russel Hensley) offers a well-crafted, contemplative, and catchy second album via Somewherecold Records.
The New Brunswick, NJ’s band’s latest is a roaring, madcap rollercoaster of indie-rock art-craft!
Indie rocker David Roller, recording under the moniker Coast Off, drops a laid-back, but extremely infectious single from his upcoming album.
Swiss indie pop band Alois drop a pleasantly escapist, tropical-tinged synth-pop track from their upcoming album via Red Brick Chapel Records.
Alt-pop/rock band The Republic Tigers release a dynamic and stylistically diverse album after it languished nearly a decade in record label limbo.
Good news! Big Takeover #86 Spring 2020 Special 40th Anniversary Issue with Guided By Voices on the cover has nearly been completed and will be out shortly! But hurry to order—this issue will not be sold in stores (that are closed for now!).
And there’s still time for the perfect birthday, or other gift: 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 or our CDs!
San Francisco-based indie rock band Cough Drop Acid unveil a gently compelling and lyrically perceptive debut EP via Urban Scandal Records.
Desert/post-rock band Household Gods (w/ members of Slint, Unwound, Conan Neutron & the Secret Friends, and LKN Band unveil a compelling single.
Renowned guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Vince Melouney (the Bee Gees) delivers his tuneful take of The Easybeats’ classic track.
NJ-based 15-year-old Juniper (with her father, Michael Shelley, and an indie all-star guest roster), delivers a delightful and tuneful debut LP.
Renowned Mark Gardener of Ride returns with a captivating and lyrically bittersweet collaboration with French electronic producer 2Square.
California-based dark alt-pop artist Darwin drops a seductive, yet ruminative track that plays with light and darkness in its sound and lyrics.
Bay Area indie rock/folk punk outfit Little Shrine (led by Jade Shipman) drop an enjoyable and peppy video for a track off their latest LP.
Chapel Hill, NC-based indie rock/post-punk band with a dreamy edge Winfield unveils a hazy, but restless video for a driving track.