Monday, January 26 2015
British dark folk guitarist Matt Elliott is the subject of the documentary What a fuck am i doing on this battlefield, which you can now rent online.
Featuring what might become the official surf rock jam of Brooklyn, Sarah McGowan's Indian Summer is an EP filled with ebullient sing-alongs and hooks aplenty.
Low-key bluesiness defines "Beginning of the End", a track by the Canadian folk project Astral Swans, which arose from a disturbing case of seagull cannibalism.
Dark and brooding, "By the Waves" finds the Swedish collective Baron Bane playing off the grim sonic world of bands like Massive Attack and Porcupine Tree.
After teaming up with Broken Social Scene's Kevin Drew, the reputable singer/songwriter Andy Kim reinvigorated his musical passions with his new LP, It's Decided.
Friday, January 23 2015
"The Night Air" finds a black-and-white look into the past is met by an intoxicating, moody tune by the Denver group Shady Elders.
Canadian indie rock outfit Arkells gives you a behind-the-scenes glance at the "choose your own adventure" video for "Leather Jacket". Disclaimer: several beers were involved in the making of this video.
The latest tune by the Water Liars drummer Andrew Bryant comes from "more than enough nights in a Motel 6 to last a lifetime".
Thursday, January 22 2015
Americana hero Steve Earle returns with Terraplane releasing via New West on 17 February.
Wednesday, January 21 2015
Guarantees may be an early-year indie sleeper, but with any luck its killer guitar riffs and subtle hooks will bring the Athens, Georgia group a new host of attention.