We are sick and tired of pre-fabricated soul-less boring poop that poses as pop music in 2017. So thank fuck for Wolf Alice and their new single, “Yuk Foo”!
One of the most exciting new bands we have come across in recent times. Starcrawler!
Check out the impressive music video of a studio rendition (at Berklee College of Music, no less) of Emma Charleston’s “Don’t Wait Up”.
Self-styled indie folk-pop trio Moonrise Nation released their debut album, Glamour Child, yesterday on Zinc Records, a label formed by Bobby Z of Prince’s band, The Revolution.
Synth-pop pioneer and legend returns with a new song and music video.
Weezer pays tribute to GNR with the new music video for “Feels Like Summer”
Synthpop pioneers Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark share the title track of their new album, Punishment of Luxury.
New video from Deap Vally provides a visual interpretation of “Julian”, the 2nd track on 2016’s Femejism album.
80s throwback is the name of the game for retro pop-rocker Lily McQueen.
Whole lotta shakin’ going on this new music video of “Bendover”, off A Giant Dog’s upcoming new album on Merge Records, Toy.
We are truly loving the power pop goodness of this awesome new single from The Tomboys.
Heartening to note that the major labels are still supporting pop-rock! Check out the music video for Billy Raffoul’s debut single, “Driver”.
Gold Coast pop-rock songstress San Mei adds a music video to her pleasing single “Until You Feel Good” and has just announced her debut EP, Necessary out Friday July 14.
Cool Ghouls is a rock’n’roll band from San Francisco on Empty Cellar Records. A band for playing rock’n’roll – that electric American folk art – without pretence. Think of rock’n’roll less as a genre and more as an action. A ritual performed with electric guitars and a drum kit to conjure a certain youthful spirit.
Sunshine psychedelic rock is certainly welcome in 2017, and San Francisco band Sleepy Sun have that in huge dollops!
Always great news when a fresh OMD single is released and “Isotope”, off upcoming new album The Punishment of Luxury, is no exception.
Our favourite track off iNCH’s wonderful Letters to Ubin EP gets its own music video and it’s a cracker!
Moscow (a.k.a. Russian songstress Elizaveta Tursunova) wants to ‘make rock sexy again’.
Ahead of her upcoming EP (due August 2017) Empty Drinks/Empty Hearts, Alexa Dark has shared with us the video of “Empty Drinks” which showcases Dark’s penchant at penning a driving alt-rock anthem that would not be out of place in the 90s.
One of our favourite albums of 2017 comes courtesy of the very talented pop artist Gabriel Garzón-Montano.
Chicago’s Ratboys, led by singer/guitarist Julia Steiner and guitarist Dave Sagan, will release its sophomore album entitled GN on June 30th (Topshelf Records).
Japanese Breakfast (a.k.a. Michelle Zauner) has shared a music video for “Machinist,” the lead single from her new album, Soft Sounds From Another Planet, available for pre-order now and due out July 14th on Dead Oceans.
The enigmatic Beth Ditto (Gossip) releases her debut solo album Fake Sugar on June 16 via Virgin Recordswill. Fans who pre-order the digital album will instantly receive the first single, “Fire”.
Alt-rock artist Pete Lynch went on a large road trip across America last year and captured a first person point of view of the entire trip on his GoPro and cell phone. He decided to compile all the footage and create a music video for his new single “Till The Rivers Run Dry”.
The Stevenson Ranch Davidians have announced they will release their new album Amerikana in June, but are teasing whats to come with the lead single “Holy Life” and accompanying video. This is The Davidians first album since 2009, scheduled for release in June 2017 on Minneapolis-based Picture In My Ear Records.