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Friday, September 22, 2023

Subsonic Youth


Subsonic Eye, an indie band from Singapore, recently released its fourth LP, All Around You. 

The video here is for "Yearning." 

And you can check out the band's brand of jangle pop on tour out at Baby's All Right on Oct. 22.

Friday, September 15, 2023

'Thursday' on my mind


Seattle supergroup Who Is She? recently released a new LP, Goddess Energy (Father/Daughter Records).

The catchy track here is for "Thursday," a top-3 day of the week. 

Friday, September 1, 2023

Let the 'Goodtime!' roll


After two buzzy records, the Nashville-based Be Your Own Pet called it quits in 2008. 

Here then, 15 years later, the band is back with Mommy, which shows BYOP staying true to their garage punk roots. 

The video here is for "Goodtime!"

Friday, August 4, 2023

Wet Hot American 'Stunner'


Every-Friday-at-5™ faves Osees (Thee Oh Sees!) have a new record, Intercepted Message, out this Aug. 18.

From that record, "Stunner."

See them live (no, really!) this coming Sept. 22-23 at the Warsaw

Friday, July 21, 2023

Lifeguard on duty


The young Chicago band Lifeguard has a new EP out now on Matador... this video is for the track "17-18 Lovesong." 

They were on the Summerstage bill last night in Central Park with Horsegirl, Iceage and Water From Your Eyes.

Friday, May 12, 2023

Rust never sleeps


The Pittsburgh-based quartet Feeble Little Horse is releasing their new record, Girl with Fish, on June 9 via Saddle Creek. 

The above video is for the lead single, "Tin Man." 

And you can check out the noise-pop band on June 28 at the Music Hall of Williamsburg.

Friday, April 7, 2023

The power of the dog


Last night, Australian sax/drums duo Party Dozen made their first (noisy!) NYC appearance... opening for Algiers at Racket

Looking forward to hearing more from them. 

The video here is for "Macca The Mutt," featuring Nick Cave. (Sadly, Nick was not at Racket last night!)

Friday, March 24, 2023

A 'Grave' situation


The underrated San Diego-based duo Crocodiles (Brandon Welchez and Charles Rowell) are back with a new album, Upside Down In Heaven, due out on April 7.

The video here is for one of the singles, "Love Beyond the Grave."

They'll be at Mercury Lounge on May 4.

Friday, March 3, 2023

'Bass' master


Legendary post-punk musician, artist and filmmaker Gina Birch has released her debut solo record, "I Play My Bass Loud."

Birch was a founding member of The Raincoats (🙌).

The video is for the title track, "I Play My Bass Loud." Birch has said, "The song is a celebration of the bass guitar as a voice, simple or layered, pounding or dancing or everything at once."

Friday, February 10, 2023

Ring in the new year


There's a new (great!) record out by R. Ring, a band featuring Kelley Deal (of the Breeders) and Mike Montgomery.

The video here is for "Def Sup." 

Friday, February 3, 2023

'Everybody' wants some


Bass Drum of Death's fifth full-length release, Say I Won't, is out now on Fat Possum Records. 

The above video is for "Everybody's Gonna Be There."

BDOD leader John Barrett, along with his band, his brother Jim and Ian Kirkpatrick, will be one L-train stop away at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on March 31.

Friday, January 27, 2023

'Steel' breeze


Food for Worms, the new record from Shame, comes out on Feb. 24... the video here is for the first single, "Fingers of Steel." 

And you can see Shame live at Warsaw on Driggs Avenue on May 14.

Friday, January 20, 2023

Don't worry be 'Toppy'


Canadian trio Men I Trust released several singles last year, including "Billie Toppy" (⬆️).  Their fans are hoping for a full-length release in 2023...

Friday, December 30, 2022

Built to 'Still'


A top-20 album of the year contender... here's the Irish band Just Mustard with "Still" taken from the May release, Heart Under ...

Friday, December 16, 2022

'Beat' surrender


In this season of the listicle... a top-20 record contender — Excess, the second release from the Los Angeles-based trio Automatic. The video here is for "Teen Beat."

Friday, December 2, 2022

Sweet 'Nothing'


Don’t Know What You're In Until You're Out is the just-released second record from the Philadelphia-based band Gladie ... the video here is for the anthemic indie-pop track "Nothing." 

They'll be at the Bowery Ballroom on Dec. 16, though that show is sold out.

Today is Bandcamp Friday, where the platform waives its revenue share, and all earnings go to the artists.

Friday, November 25, 2022

Oh yeah


A Thanksgiving palate cleanser with the Osees... from a recent six-song performance on Seattle's KEXP. 

The Los Angeles-based band will be out at Brooklyn Made on Dec. 16-17.

Friday, November 18, 2022

Cherry-coloured punk


Endure, the well-reviewed new record from Special Interest, is out now... the video here is for "Cherry Blue Intention." 

You can check out the glammed-up punk sounds of this New Orleans-based band on Dec. 8 at the Bowery Ballroom.

Friday, November 11, 2022

'Teen' beat


The Haunted Youth are a Belgian-based band putting out some damn good dream pop, at least based on their debut release Dawn of the Freak. 

The video is for "Teen Rebel"

Friday, October 28, 2022

'Teenage' kicks


For the Halloween weekend... the Cramps with "I Was a Teenage Werewolf" ... with live footage from August 1980 and  "Urgh! A Music War." (Not the best-quality video, unfortunately.)

The song also makes an appearance in "Halloween Kills," which you really don't heed to see.