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Kalinich and Tiven - ‘Each Soul Has a Voice’ (album stream) (premiere)

The veteran Beach Boys/Alex Chilton collaborators join forces again on their latest album.

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Scissormen - “Beggin’ Jesus” (video) (Premiere)

Blues guitarist Ted Drozdowski and his Nashville band get the cartoon treatment on their new video.

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Jake Simmons & the Little Ghosts - “Take Me With You” (video) (Premiere)

Shot in crisp black and white, "Take Me With You" finds the Michigan rock outfit Jake Simmons & the Little Ghosts diving into "ten hours of pizza, beer, and the same song over and over and over again".

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Ben Lee: Love Is the Great Rebellion

Ben Lee’s latest album unfolds as possibly his most seductive set yet, even despite its series of heady observations.

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The Revivalists - “Stand Up” (audio) (Premiere)

Funk and Fender Rhodes are out in full force in the latest single by the New Orleans outfit the Revivalists.

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Micky Blue - “Submarine” (video) (premiere)

Watch the dreamlike video for singer-songwriter Micky Blue's captivating new track, "Submarine".

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Sugar & The Hi-Lows: High Roller

Utilizing relentless rhythms to underscore their wistful resolve, Sugar & The Hi-Lows still manage to keep a subtle bond amidst their mutual admiration.

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Heartless Bastards: Restless Ones

Heartless Bastards' dusty, rusty Restless Ones finds so much joy in its detours that it’s hard to argue with its wanderlust logic.

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Neil Young: The Monsanto Years

Neil Young hits the equilibrium between songwriting and performance best when he brings his heart to the table through rebellion.

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Empty Flowers - “Comb Over” (audio) (Premiere)

Moody and brooding, "Comb Over" is a powerful rocker from the East Coast outfit Empty Flowers' new record, Four.

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11 Jun 2015 // 2:05 AM

Polar Bear: Same As You

Polar Bear return with a tense but accessible album.

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Meghann Wright - “Black Kiss” (audio) (Premiere)

With a voice that sounds like a hybrid of KT Tunstall and Adele, Meghann Wright delivers some sultry blues with her new tune "Black Kiss".

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Moonbabies: Wizards on the Beach

Swedish husband/wife duo Moonbabies take a more rhythm-centric approach on their latest, the dance-heavy indie pop Wizards On The Beach.

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Tumbleweed Wanderers - ‘Realize’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Oakland outfit Tumbleweed Wanderers describe their new LP as "a rock 'n' roll journey steeped in Americana with psychedelic twists at every turn."

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Dion: Recorded Live at Bitter End, August 1971

An archival recording of a transitional period in Dion’s eclectic career, this record offers a smattering of the styles for which he’s best known to varying to degrees of success.

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4 Jun 2015 // 3:20 AM

Kinski: 7 (or 8)

Kinski’s latest for Kill Rock Stars sweats with liberation and exhales with focus.

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Who Will Survive in America? Kanye West’s Hybridization of Hip-Hop

Kanye West's melding of multiple genres into the hip-hop fold is a complex act that challenges the dominant white notions of what constitutes true "art" music.

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Graham Parker and the Rumour: Mystery Glue

Mystery Glue has a distinctively appealing mix of hard-boiled attitude and upbeat melody.

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The Mix Tapes - “Just Don’t Get It” (audio) (Premiere)

The Mix Tapes' "Just Don't Get It" exists at the intersection between Telecaster twang, Spoon-esque indie rock, and the music of the Beatles.

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Country Fried Rock: Year of October

When you dive into Bandcamp to find new music outside of your normal circles, you sometimes hit paydirt. Enter: Year of October.

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