This month’s IndieMatters column highlights some of the best rising indie releases from August 2022, featuring Emily Elbert, Dendrons, Lifeguard, Thanya Iyer, Hellrazor, and Spielbergs.
The first edition of our new monthly column IndieMatters highlights some of the best rising indie releases from July 2022, including PACKS, Queen Kwong, Rusty Santos, Atmos Bloom, and Seasoning.
Three decades ago, the lucid yet obscure (and antiquated yet postmodern) first entry in Stereolab’s superabundant catalog foreshadowed greatness. Peng! is 30.
Kathleen Hanna’s “Mirrorball” is the effusive first single from LAND TRUST, a benefit album spearheaded by Bikini Kill alumni and featuring feminist punks.
On Belle and Sebastian’s first album in seven years, A Bit of Previous, the cozy Glaswegians prioritize candor and retain a bit of their previous magic.
The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn tackles familial forgiveness with his new single “Birthdays” from his upcoming album, A Legacy of Rentals, out 20th May.
Chicago teens Horsegirl repackage lovesickness into cozy noise-pop on their new single “World of Pots and Pans” with their debut LP due out in June via Matador.
Ahead of their summer reunion shows, Pavement belatedly reissue their crepuscular goodbye, Terror Twilight, with a trove of additional context and offcuts.