Articles tagged rock

The Modern Electric - “Same Old Haunts” (audio) (premiere)

The Cleveland band returns with a new helping of working-class pop music.

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Jeff Beck: Performing This Week… Live at Ronnie Scott’s

Recorded at the famed London jazz club of the same name, this sensational double disc set recasts many -- though not all -- of the individual highlights of Beck’s nearly 50-year career.

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The Delta Saints - “Heavy Hammer” (audio) (premiere)

This new track finds the Nashville band doing what they do best: melding barroom rock with swampy blues.

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The Ivory - “I’m a Mess” (audio) (download)

The Alesana bassist heads in a mellower direction on his new solo project.

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Sydney Eloise and the Palms - “Tell Me What I Want to Hear” (audio) (premiere)

The Atlanta band wows on this wistful track from their forthcoming debut album.

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The Moons: Live at Bush Hall

Live at Bush Hall is an excellent high-energy audio capture of a rock band's average night on tour.

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Pete Townshend: Truancy: The Very Best of Pete Townshend

With the Who hitting their golden anniversary, we get another pocketing-picking Pete Townshend retrospective with two new songs.

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7 Jul 2015 // 2:02 AM

The Myth of Elvis Presley

Rock critic Greil Marcus holds that Elvis' songs are simply a facade. But is there not a creative person behind the facade?

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Owl - “Star Up” (audio) (premiere)

The hard rock band channels a little vintage glam on their latest track.

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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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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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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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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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Robert DeLong Upgraded for 'In the Cards' (Rough Trade Photos + Tour Dates)

// Notes from the Road

"Robert DeLong ups his musical game with his new album In the Cards and his live show gets a boost too.

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