Features News Popular

Cola – “Pulling Quotes”

Cola’s new album The Gloss is slated for release next Friday. It’s shaping up to be a good one, with singles like “Keys Down If You Stay,” “Bitter Melon,” “Pallor Tricks,” and “Albatross” building the anticipation. Today, the Montreal post-punk crew is sharing one last taste with “Pulling Quotes.” “Ben sent us this demo with […]

Features News Popular

Bacchae – “Just A Rat”

Earlier this year, Bacchae announced their new album Next Time. It’s shaping up to be a fun one with singles like “Cooler Talk” and the title track. Today, the DC miscreants are back with “Just A Rat,” an exuberant, mischievous tune about being a rodent. “Just A Rat” is equipped with a playful bassline and […]

Features News Popular

Sonic Nurse Turns 20

Joined on third guitar and occasional bass by new member Jim O’Rourke, then at the peak of his visibility thanks to his Drag City solo albums and his work for Wilco, Murray Street (2002) has a fetching thickness. The first three tracks, sung and written by Moore, don’t fuck around. “The Empty Page” and “Disconnection […]

Features News Popular

Soccer Mommy – “Lost”

Last week, Soccer Mommy debuted new songs live at an intimate show in New York. One was “Lost,” which she also previewed on Instagram. Today, the Nashville indie musician is releasing that track. “‘Lost’ feels like something new and something old at the same time,” Sophie Allison says of the song. “It’s a song that’s […]

Features News Popular

Premature Evaluation: Charli XCX Brat

In 2010, when she was “Charli XCX” only on flyers for underground London raves, Charlotte Aitchison sang Britney Spears’ “…Baby One More Time” as a performance art piece while studying at UCL’s Slade School of Fine Art. It’s hard not to view the school project as a prophecy. Britney’s impact is woven throughout Charli’s career, […]

Features News Popular

Glimmer – “Homesick”

New York “grungegaze” band Glimmer crossed our radar earlier this year with a pair of singles called “Buried” and “Daydream.” They’re back today with another one called “Homesick” which, like its predecessors, was mastered by Will Yip. “Grungegaze” is a very accurate descriptor here. “Homesick” hits like a sucker punch, layering guitar riff on guitar […]

Back To Top