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by Adrien Begrand

9 Oct 2015


Starting off with a wicked opening riff nicked straight from Wire, the new track by Los Angeles band the Singles (the real Singles, not the celebrity band formerly known as the Singles) quickly shifts into the kind of hooky garage punk rock ‘n’ roll that they’ve always excelled at. It’s a small taste of what you can expect from their fourth album, which will be released in early 2016.

by Adrien Begrand

9 Oct 2015

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Tom Moore

Back in early August we premiered the contagious powerpop title track from A Fragile Tomorrow’s new album. Bearing an endearing similarity to XTC and Big Star (what better bands to emulate?) Make Me Over is a rich and wonderfully catchy album by the South Carolina band, and although it comes out on 16 October, it’s too good not to share a week early. The band agreed, and the album can be streamed below.

by Adrien Begrand

8 Oct 2015


Massachusetts singer-songwriter Stephen Kellogg had a great idea for his epic new album South, West, North, East, but it’s one so cleverly complicated that it’s best to bite the bullet and commit the music writer’s sin of directly quoting a press release:

by Adrien Begrand

8 Oct 2015

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Henrik Halvarsson

Swedish band the Legends are set to release their fifth album It’s Love on 16 October. As a great little teaser they’ve just put out the new track “The Embrace”, which you can hear below. It might only be two and a half minutes, but the band creates a drop-dead gorgeous R&B slow-burner. If anything, it’s a tantalizing taste of a terrific new record by a band that loves to defy categorization.

by Adrien Begrand

8 Oct 2015


Part Low, part Hum, part Spiritualized, Washington, DC’s Polyon create a rich and enthralling brand of fuzzed-out slowcore, and their second EP Blue is slated for a 13 November release on Funny/Not Funny Records. In the meantime, you can hear the phenomenal new track “Reserve” below, which perfectly encapsulates what this promising band is all about.

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