Brooklyn dream pop darlings, Cigarettes After Sex re-emerge from the touring circuit with their second record of lust, longing, and nicotine-stained regret.
IDLES released an animated video for "Never Fight a Man With a Perm" and will tour the US again this fall, as will Fontaines D.C.
The Hold Steady's Craig Finn stays in his comfort zone to finish his solo trilogy, but the writing remains sharp on I Need a New War.
TENDER create a rudderless sense of melancholy married to truly memorable, hook-filled songs that leave lasting impressions even as the consciousness is enveloped by sleep.
While many punk albums look to encourage a wider, smash the system uprising, Idles focus on the revolution that comes from within on Joy As an Act of Resistance.