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Tuesday, May 13 2014

Sad Brad Smith - “On the Beach” (audio) (Premiere)

Sad Brad Smith lives up to his name on "On the Beach", but there's just enough melody to sweeten his pensive sound.


Monday, May 12 2014

Wet Leather - “Secret Preference” (audio) (Premiere)

"Secret Preference" is all big boom-clap drums, silky falsetto, and funk bass.


The Everymen - ‘Givin’ Up on Free Jazz’ (album stream) (Premiere)

This is as populist as a rock party gets, and yet despite the common tropes the band visits (and revisits), the emotions still feel specific and dig almost as deep as the hooks do.


Monday, May 5 2014

Collin Herring - ‘Some Knives’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Texas singer-songwriter Collin Herring is back after a five-year absence with an exciting new album. Sometimes things really are worth the wait.


Hallelujah the Hills - ‘Have You Ever Done Something Evil?’ (album premiere)

PopMatters is pleased to premiere Have You Ever Done Something Evil?, the new album by Boston's Hallelujah the Hills.


Thursday, May 1 2014

The Dollyrots - “Under the Same Sky” (lyric video) (Premiere)

Los Angeles-based punky poppers the Dollyrots have lovingly made lyric videos for each of the songs off their new album. Here the band shares their favorite track with us.


Wednesday, April 30 2014

Ela Stiles - “Kumbh Mela” (video) (Premiere)

On "Kumbh Mela", a cappella artist Ela Stiles' meditative, sublime voice is a force of nature.


Carsie Blanton - “Laziest Gal in Town” (audio) (Premiere)

Jazzy New Orleans singer Carsie Blanton releases her new album Not Old, Not New on June 24th and today we premiere her sultry take on a Cole Porter classic.


Monday, April 28 2014

Wesley Wolfe - ‘Numbskull’ (album premiere)

PopMatters is pleased to premiere Numbskull, the latest power-pop nugget from North Carolina's Wesley Wolfe.


Monday, March 31 2014

Tapioca and the Flea - “Take It Slow” (Red Bull Sound Select 7”) (stream) (Premiere)

Don't let the title fool you: Tapioca and the Flea's "Take It Slow" is a brisk, catchy dance-pop number.


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