The new solo album, ‘Reason to Live’ from the legendary Lou Barlow, is shambolic and grand yet intimate and doting, warmly acoustic and crackling with grit.
Reigning Sound return with new album ‘A Little More Time With Reigning Sound’ out 21st May on Merge Records
For this new LP, Greg Cartwright has reunited with Reigning Sound’s original ‘Memphis line-up’. Another welcome dose of garage rock and Memphis soul.
Montreal based Japanese band TEKE::TEKE create music reminiscent of 60’s and 70’s era psychedelic Japanese soundtracks that wouldn’t be out of place in a Quentin Tarantino movie,
‘The Deep End’ builds upon the acid house influences of The Lucid Dream’s former album but ventures into many new paths. Hip hop, techno, drum ‘n’ bass and other ‘genres’ sneak into their creative palette.
Born and raised in southwest Louisiana, Renée Reed describes her music as dream-fi folk from the Cajun prairies.
‘The Falling’ sees The Underground Youth trade their acerbic post-punk melancholy for a more refined and stripped-back sound that enters the world of romantic, shadowy folk-noir.
Tucson’s mystical psychedelic-cumbia-rock band features Giant Sand members, Brian Lopez and Gabriel Sullivan.
Tele Novella sign with Kill Rock Stars for second album. ‘Merlynn Belle’ out 5th February on Kill Rock Stars
A heartfelt band from small town, Texas, with a penchant for pop melodies and medieval harmonies, Tele Novella write songs the old-fashioned way and perform them in a minimal style filled with delicate arrangements.
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah return with new album ‘New Fragility’ out 29th January on CYHSY/Secretly Distribution
Prolific and enigmatic as ever, Alec Ounsworth’s recent works marry the quirky, left-field spirit of the early years with a well-earned confidence, and grander sense of scale and ambition. After nearly two decades, Ounsworth remains one of music’s most distinctive voices.
From her previous bands to her current eponymous project, Tamar Aphek has risen to prominence in her home of Israel, toured across the United States and Europe, and sits poised to be heard globally with her new record,
The Mountain Goats return with their new album ‘Getting Into Knives’ out 23rd October on Merge Records
John Darnielle armed his band with new songs and and headed to Sam Phillips Recording in Memphis, TN, the Mountain Goats spent a week capturing the magic of a band at the top of its game.
…Keep Dreaming, Buddy is a portal into Palace Winter’s new reality of brighter colors, more disparate influences, and their constant reminder of life’s teetering balance.
Garcia Peoples return with their new album ‘Nightcap at Wits’ End’ out 9th October on Beyond Beyond is Beyond
“I am tempted to say it is the band’s best record, except Garcia Peoples are too restless to settle for plateaus. Just do as the title says. Raise a glass at your wit’s end, and let the music blow away the night.” David Fricke
‘Creation Myth’s makes subtle nods to Americana and spooky, blissed-out folk, but never lights for too long on any one spot.
Featuring a home-recorded blend of folk-rock and psychedelic pop that incorporates electronics, Sing Leaf is the project of Canadian musician David Como.
El Ten Eleven to release trio of full-length albums on 18th September on Joyful Noise Recordings. ‘Tautology I, II & III’.
‘Tautology’ is not a typical rock album, and El Ten Eleven are not a typical rock band.
Jerry Joseph announces new album ‘The Beautiful Madness’ (produced by Patterson Hood) out 21st August on Decor Records
‘The Beautiful Madness’ was recorded with the Stiff Boys aka all the Drive-By Truckers as Jerry’s backing band. Its the first time the Truckers have recorded with Jason Isbell since he left the band in 2007.
‘Blonde On The Tracks’ (produced by Wilco’s Patrick Sansone) is Emma’s ‘reimagining’ of some of her favourite Bob Dylan songs.
Ganser evoke the Midwest noise-rock legacy of bands like Jesus Lizard and Shellac, while embracing a more colorful palette of post-punk and art rock influences.
Feynman uses his dual persona like a needle and thread to stitch art pop, Nigerian highlife, and worldbeat into a musical quilt that displays his eccentric songcraft.
Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs share video for “Rubbernecker” and announce more shows for November!
‘Viscerals’ is incisive in its riff-driven attack, infectiously catchy in its songcraft and more intrepid than ever in its experimental approach,
TENGGER is a traveling musical family, made up of itta and Marqido, who craft synthy new age meditations indebted to the earth around them.
Jade Hairpins is the brainchild of Jonah Falco and Mike Haliechuk of Fucked Up infamy.
Jason Simon brings together ideas from his band’s records displayed on a new instrumental dimension lying somewhere between cosmic psychedelia, backwoods Americana, and intimate folk.
SAVAK’s new album shows the truths about our delusions in the decay of democracy, but the songs also invoke dreams for the future.
On ‘Flight of Ideas’, space-rock duo Warm Digits burst into technicolour with a pounding post-punk pulse.
‘Best Wishes’ balances ethereal musicality with visceral expressiveness.
Maserati return with their first new album in five years, ‘Enter The Mirror’ out 3rd April on Temporary Residence
Mixed by Grammy-winning producer John Congleton, this is Maserati’s most compelling mélange of triumphant guitar hooks, abstract synth-pop, and Wax Trax-inspired noise anthems.
Viscerals is incisive in its riff-driven attack, infectiously catchy in its songcraft and more intrepid than ever in its experimental approach. Catch the band on tour this April!
Horse Lords are the Pied Piper of experimental music and radical thought. Their music is unabashedly fun, and experiencing it in a live context is an experience of collective ecstasy.