Buzz-worthy indie pop phenom Cigarettes After Sex share a new song off highly anticipated eponymous debut – dropping June 9th.
Power Pop Rockers Fastball recently released their 6th album, Step Into Light.
Revered 90s pop-rock band BMX Bandits are back with a fab new album, BMX Bandits Forever!
Jason Loewenstein has been a major force behind lo-fi pioneers Sebadoh ever since their pivotal 1991 record, III. Along with fellow partner in crime Lou Barlow, Loewenstein has co-created some of the most influential releases in indie-rock, including the pivotal 90’s albums Smash Your Head on the Punk Rock, Bubble & Scrape, and Bakesale. Continue reading “THE LISTENING BOOTH | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : JASON LOEWENSTEIN – SUPERSTITIOUS”
Exciting news as Tunabunny announces the release of an ambitious new project with new song “Incinerate”.
Known for her eclectic blend of 80’s pop-rock, LA-based Lily McQueen announces her debut album Electric Love set for release on June 23rd via Concierge Records.
Elf Power formed in 1994 and over the last 23 years the band has released thirteen albums, two EPs, and a handful of singles while touring North America, Europe, and Japan many times.
Sweet Spirit released its sophomore album – St. Mojo – in April.
Seattle four-piece Hoop, share “To Know Your Tone” which features Mount Eerie collaborator Allyson Foster.
After ten years in the instrumental ensemble Balmorhea, Rob Lowe is releasing his first R&B-inflected solo LP, Slow Time, under the moniker RG Lowe.
Aussie alt-rock band Screamfeeder return with their first album in 12 years!
The Whistles & the Bells, the moniker of acclaimed singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Bryan Simpson, returns with his sophomore album Modern Plagues via New West Records.
Pop classicist Captain Wilberforce is back with a exciting new album, Black Sky Thinking.
Our first impression of Third was hazy – there was something seemingly askew about Cait Brennan’s match of husky vocal and power pop rock n roll musicality.
Do you feel the need for something completely different in the Singapore music scene? Well, look no further than The MadHatter Project!
Plasticsoul is basically singer-songwriter Steven Wilson and the folks he drags along for the ride – in his present case – Marc Bernal, Daniel Conrad, and Steve Markowitz.
Check out the debut 7″ from Filthy Friends. Who?
Last year, Matthew Logan Vasquez (frontman of Delta Spirit) released his first solo album Solicitor Returns to critical acclaim for its earthy fuzzed-up pop-rock.
Brisbane indie heavyweights – Screamfeeder – are one of Australia’s most-loved bands, capturing hearts and ears with their blissfully noisy pop-rock. Now they’re back, better than ever, with a new album on the way.
Winnipeg’s emotive garage pop-rock quartet Mise en Scene has returned with their sophomore full length album, Still Life On Fire, due out June 30 on Light Organ Records.
So this Singapore pop band called AVANEER followed our Instagram account and when we checked out the only song on its Soundcloud account, we were blown away!
On his previous albums, Japanese multi-instrumentalist Shugo Tokumaru had brilliantly showcased his ability to push the boundaries of what pop music can be — crafting infinitely rewarding songs built on layers upon layers of sounds produced by instruments both familiar and unique.
Brandon Carr of folk-psychedelia band The Earlies and John Dufilho of experimental pop group The Apples In Stereo and indie rockers The Deathray Davies have joined forces to create Corner Suns.
Back in the 2000s, we used to cover positively Boston mod-pop band The Pills. Since breaking up the band, Corin Ashley has been periodically releasing solo material and functioning as a session player with the likes of Cardinal & Martin (Boo Radleys) Carr. In January of last year, Ashley suffered a stroke which threatened to curtail his musical career but Ashley never gave up on himself and new album Broken Biscuits is a testament, not only to his talents, but to his resilience.
Considering how traditional pop-rock is no longer commercially viable (and let’s face this hard truth, puh-lease), we should celebrate this state of affairs instead as it guarantees that – most of the time – new music made in this tradition is going to be genuine and true to the artistic vision of its creator/s. Case in point: Gretchen’s Wheel.