On April Fool’s Day 2022, the New York emo band Tree River released a monstrously catchy album called Time Being. They followed it up with one-off single “Get Up” last fall, and now they’re back with another new track. “Earthside” shows off many aspects of Tree River, beginning as an earnest pop-punk track and morphing into a soaring, mathy, multi-vocalist epic in the vein of The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die. It’s a winner, and you can hear it below.
For the past 20 or so hours, Taylor Swift fans have been in a puzzle-solving frenzy. Yesterday, Swift posted a cryptic message to her social media accounts referencing “Blank Space”: “You can tell me when the *search* is over… if the high was worth the pain.” It turned out that, ahead of the release of […]
Like many who heard it at a pivotal point in their lives in 2013, Chvrches’ breakthrough debut The Bones Of What You Believe holds a striking place in time for me, but it’s lost none of its luster even as it turns 10 today. The synths and melodies still feel fresh and vibrant, the hooks […]
Sufjan Stevens basically never posts on social media, but he’s chosen something important to share on Instagram today: Last month he was hospitalized due to complications from the autoimmune disorder Guillain-Barré Syndrome. “Last month I woke up one morning and couldn’t walk,” he writes. “My hands, arms and legs were numb and tingling and I […]