After teasing a couple of excellent singles (“Ginger Ale” and “Baby” in particular), the debut EP of Vancouver’s Hotel Mira has dropped today.
Huxley Rittman is back with his merry band of Hitmen with the slinky blues-rock number, “Go Figure”.
A gorgeous country-inflected slow rocker from Fernando Perdomo featuring vocals from Pat Sansone (of Wilco, Autumn Defence fame).
Two experimental artrock bands get together to make sweet music together.
The Lemon Twigs (aka Brian and Michael D’Addario) recently announced that their second album, Go to School, would be released by 4AD on August 24th.
Vancouver-based trio Hotel Mira (fka JPNSGRLS) is building up nicely to the new EP with its latest single, “Ginger Ale”.
LA-based, indie rock outfit Harvey Trisdale recently shared their lead single “Baby” and announced their upcoming self-titled EP.
The Sleeves are back with a cracking new album! The Hong Kong – based quartet self-released their debut album Arcade Rock in 2011.
The follow-up Deliverance was recorded in Cambodia, mixed in Hong Kong and mastered at Air Studios in London.
Always a joy to discover a new artist that embraces the full potential of rock ‘n’ roll. On his new EP – Water Into Gold – Eric Frisch, digs deep into the well of country-folk goodness to deliver three gorgeous songs.
The Philly-based indie rock band Cold Fronts recently shared the music video for the title track off their sophomore album Fantasy Du Jour which came out April 20 through Sire Records. The video was produced and directed by Peter English.
It bears remembering during these times when everybody is smugly dismissing rock ‘n’ roll as a vital musical force that there are bands who demonstrate that this point of view is simply bullshit. Case in point – Lead Pony.
New song “Baby” ups the ante with a sophisticated arrangement that belies its melodic simplicity. Running gamut from funk to alt-rock to soul-pop, “Baby” is a triumph of determined songwriting without sacrificing an iota of hooky satisfaction.
The trio will be releasing a collection of six songs on August 17th. Can hardly wait!
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Love bands who put the quirky and offbeat back into rock ‘n’ roll, like Glasgow’s Peter Cat!
I mentioned new psych-rock outfit The Ego Ritual about a month ago over here. Continue reading “PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : THE EGO RITUAL – “CHAKRA MARACA””
You may laugh and scoff but I still believe in rock ‘n’ roll in whatever new forms it may take. So, here’s BATTS!
Since its formation in 2009, Iron Lamb has made it their quest to search for that original rock ‘n’ roll formula and avoid all the trends of late.
Good news for S-ROCK fans as Mannequins finally launch their new EP – Four – on Saturday 23th June.
The 131ers premiere a new video for their song “Crazy” today, from their new album Nothing’s As It Should Be out on June 15.
Valley Queen have dropped the video for their excellent title-track “Supergiant” from their debut full-length to be released July 13 on Roll Call Records.
Philadelphia-based band Oldermost, have announced the release of their fourth album, How Could You Ever Be The Same? (out July 13th via AntiFragile Music). In conjunction, the band is sharing the album’s rollicking, anthemic lead single “The Danger of Belief”.
Singer-songwriter Axel Loughrey – previously a solo artist on All Sorted!?! Records – is now part of Junky Love (with Deniz Erdal), a new three piece rock n roll band based in London.
The Coral – those Noughties era retro Brit-rockers are back with a new single and an upcoming new album due in August.
Dusted releases its video for “Dead Eyes” off the Blackout Summer album.
Enjoy the stomping new single – “Stones” from Whitney Fenimore’s upcoming EP, Battle Within.
Check out the video of “Without Applause” off Horse Feathers’ new album, Appreciation.