Friday, September 11, 2020
Friday, September 4, 2020
Friday, August 14, 2020
Here's a track from the well-reviewed new (as of July 31) record by Fontaines D.C., the Dublin-based post-punk band... this is "Televised Mind."
Friday, August 7, 2020
The Birmingham UK-based Cherry Pickles have a new LP out this fall on PNKSLM Recordings ... this video is for the first single "Out Of This World," which sounds like another lo-fi retro contender for a show at the Roadhouse.
Friday, July 31, 2020
Friday, July 10, 2020
Friday, June 5, 2020
London-based rapper Simbi Ajikawo, aka Little Simz, surprised fans with a new EP (part of her ongoing early-career Drop series) last month, recorded while she was on lockdown during the COVID-19 crisis ... the audio track here is for "Might Bang, Might Not."
Friday, May 29, 2020
British post-punk band IDLES released a new single last week ahead of rumored new full-length record.
The video here for "Mr. Motivator" offers some colorful workout-at-home ideas ...
Friday, May 22, 2020
Friday, May 1, 2020
Friday, April 24, 2020
Here's a video for "Male Bonding," from the Dutch trio the Homesick's album titled The Big Exercise. (February 2020, SubPop). It would be on a top-10 list if we cared about those at the moment.
Friday, April 10, 2020
Been listening to healthy doses of the Cure these days. (More than usual.) Here's "Grinding Halt" from the soundtrack to the 1980 NYC classic "Times Square." (Not sure when this video was recorded in the 1980s...)
Friday, April 3, 2020
In lieu of any live shows in the foreseeable future... here's a recently (March 21!) released video of Oh Sees rehearsing their new record (not sure which one, given that they release about eight LPs a year!).
Enjoy all 56 minutes. Depending where we are in the world, Oh Sees are currently scheduled to play Webster Hall in September.
Friday, March 27, 2020
Friday, March 20, 2020
Friday, March 13, 2020
Friday, March 6, 2020
The Brooklyn-based Lightning Bug (aka Audrey Kang) have released a new song called "The Onely Ones," as seen in the above video.
In other Lightning Bug news, the band's second record will get a vinyl release next month via Fat Possum.
Friday, February 28, 2020
Friday, February 21, 2020
NYC's Peel Dream Magazine has a new record, Agitprop Alterna, due out on April 3 via Slumberland. The video here is for Pill. RIYL: My Bloody Valentine, (early) Stereolab and Rocketship.
Friday, February 7, 2020
San Francisco's synth-pop group Cold Beat is back with a new LP (titled Mother) coming out on Feb. 28. The video here is for the record's second single, "Prism."