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13 May 2014 // 7:00 AM

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.

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

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

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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.

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5 May 2014 // 10:03 AM

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.

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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.

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1 May 2014 // 12:59 PM

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.

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30 Apr 2014 // 9:24 AM

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

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

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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.

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Wesley Wolfe - ‘Numbskull’ (album premiere)

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

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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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Sabbath Assembly - “I, Satan” (video) (Premiere)

PopMatters premieres the video for "I, Satan", taken from Sabbath Assembly's portentous third album Quaternity, set for release on the 28th of March.

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Iska Dhaaf - ‘Even the Sun Will Burn’ (album stream) (Premiere)

On Iska Dhaaf's debut Even the Sun Will Burn, the bittersweet hints of '60s psychedelia lend depth and texture to catchy indie-pop melodies.

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6 Mar 2014 // 7:46 AM

Spotlight Kid - ‘Ten Thousand Hours’ (album stream) (Premiere)

While shoegaze influences are front and center for Spotlight Kid, a better point of reference for Ten Thousand Hours might be Smashing Pumpkins, circa Siamese Dream.

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4 Mar 2014 // 12:00 PM

André Cymone - “Rock and Roll” (video) (Premiere)

André Cymone has a long history of collaboration with Prince, as well as being a top notch producer and solo artist. With his latest album, The Stone, Cymone shows us why rock is always better with the funk.

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4 Mar 2014 // 8:16 AM

Lune - ‘Music & Sports’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Even though Music & Sports puts the spotlight Lune's ethereal vocals, her electropop compositions have enough texture and energy to give her a solid foundation to build on.

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19 Feb 2014 // 9:00 AM

Neil Davidge - “Sleepwalking” feat. Emi Green (video) (Premiere)

British producer and film soundtrack composer Neil Davidge steps into the limelight with his first ever solo record, Slo Light, coming out February 25th via The End Records.

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Dex Romweber Duo Announces New Album ‘Images 13’ and New Single “Roll On” (Premiere)

Dex Romweber Duo's gritty new single "Roll On" is a sampling of what's to come from the punkabilly pioneer's upcoming full-length Images 13, releasing 18 March.

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13 Feb 2014 // 9:00 AM

Thalia Zedek Band - “Fell So Hard” (stream) (Premiere)

"Fell So Hard" is a fine example of where Thalia Zedek's present and past meet, combining the broader, more open palette of 2013's Via with the heft of the blues-tinged indie sound that Come pioneered.

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11 Feb 2014 // 11:00 AM

Evan Ønly - ‘No Matter What’ EP (stream) (Premiere)

While it's accurate to describe Evan Ønly's synthpop as "future vintage", his upcoming EP No Matter What sounds wholly current.

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11 Feb 2014 // 9:00 AM

Belle Adair - “Slowest Routine” (video) (Premiere)

Off Belle Adair's 2013 debut The Brave and Blue, "Slowest Routine" combines a rootsy undertone with sleeker, modern elements, a vibe that's visualized in its stunning video.

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'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

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"The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.

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