Archive for the Indie Rock Category
Serfs Up! is Fat White Family’s third album and their first for new label Domino. It marks the most gratifying and unexpected creative volte face in recent musical history. Having released their second album, Songs For Our Mothers in January 2016, core-members Lias and Nathan Saoudi relocated to Sheffield and […]
With his four acclaimed solo albums and myriad records of various collaboration, Kevin Morby has become a true musical auteur. Each record possesses its own unique persona and explores intriguing themes and fertile terrain through shifting, focused textures and dexterous, dedicated skill. And now, with the lavish, resplendent, career-best double […]
Icons Karen O and Danger Mouse release their debut album as a duo, Lux Prima. “Title track Lux Prima is the first song we wrote for the record,” says O. “After making music for the past twenty years and embarking on making this record with Danger Mouse I knew a […]
Billie Eilish’s meteoric rise to global stardom has been nothing short of phenomenal and arguably unparalleled to date. Since her ‘ocean eyes’ debut, Billie has quietly, yet unapologetically infiltrated the forefront of pop. Thanks to a growing legion of loyal followers across the globe, an EP that has sat in […]
TAMARYN has been crafting gothic dreampop and soaring shoegaze records for the better part of a decade. With each subsequent release she has both expanded her sonic palette and playfully deconstructed it, the project itself an iconoclastic exploration involving a variety of collaborators and genre-melding that has spanned three previous […]
“Nitro. Astro. Boogeyman from space. My name is Sonny Smith. This is a Sonny And The Sunsets recording. We started a label. Rocks in Your Head Records, named after a record shop I used to spend time in, in Soho New York two decades ago that uplifted me in a […]
Almost two years on from 2017’s Plum, Californian scrap polymorphs WAND are prepared to launch their fifth, and newest long-playing record, Laughing Matter. By now, Wand is the shifting but unmistakable collaboration between SOFIA ARREGUIN (keys, vocals), CORY HANSON (guitar, vocals), ROBERT CODY (guitar), LEE LANDEY (bass) and EVAN BURROWS […]
Received an 8.6 Best New Reissue rating from Pitchfork. On March 29th, Dischord will release AUTOCLAVE’s discography on a single LP for the first time ever. This 12-inch combines the band’s 7-inch and 10-inch singles as well as two extra demo tracks. The music has been remastered from the original […]
This album captures the chaotically catchy, visceral sound that has already made PUP punk rock torchbearers and critical favorites, and continues to push and propel their music to the next level. They say in the world of punk music nothing is given and everything is earned. Over the course of […]
Insomnium’s “Above the Weeping World” now available as transparent orange gatefold double vinyl, re-mastered by Turan Audio, with all vinyl artwork being carefully restored by Dan Capp to create beautiful vinyl reissues.
Shovels & Rope is one of the hardest-working bands out there today. Throughout their career, Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent have constantly been touring, and all the while they’ve made music wherever they can, and recently they’ve taken on two giant new challenges; raising a (growing) family, and helming […]
A notoriously self-reliant band, Silkworm swelled it’s ranks considerably on Italian Platinum (originally released in 2002). Kelly Hogan (solo, The Pine Valley Cosmonauts) contributed backing vocals on several tracks and sang the hell out of “Young,” an outsized ballad that has no precise equivalent in the band’s catalog. And Matt […]
Less than a year after their last album Performance, the ever-prolific White Denim are back with their eighth record Side Effects. More in line with the experimental, freewheeling spirit of their fan-favourite record Last Day of Summer than anything else they’ve done since, Side Effects is a record that captures […]
Debut album from this fantastic Dublin based singer and musician. Stirring and beautiful songs, with a consistent optimism underlying even the murkiest moments. TOP TIP! Recorded in Connemara and Dublin (in a studio space shared with mates). Mixed by Brendan Jenkinson. Mastered by The Bastard.
The phantom zone, the parallax, the upside down—there is a rich cultural history of exploring in-between places. Through her latest, Titanic Rising, Weyes Blood (a.k.a. Natalie Mering) has, too, designed her own universe to soulfully navigate life’s mysteries. Maneuvering through a space-time continuum, she intriguingly plays the role of melodic, […]
Shana Cleveland has been beguiling listeners for years in her role as the superlative frontwoman for elastic surf rockers La Luz. Now Cleveland is evolving her sound on the new solo full-length Night of the Worm Moon, a serene album that flows like a warm current while simultaneously wresting open […]
Title may not arrive until April 1st. Feel free to email or call to check arrival date. San Jose’s sonic cure-all for the Y2K hangover that never materialized, Duster emerged from a cloud of lonely bong rips to take indie rock to the moon, and beyond. Scotch-taped guitars toggle between […]
Title may not arrive until April 1st. Feel free to email or call to check arrival date. Limited Edition PUP – Self Titled Picture Disc Vinyl to celebrate the 5 year anniversary of their debut album.
Helado Negro returns with This Is How You Smile, an album that freely flickers between clarity and obscurity, past and present geographies, bright and unhurried seasons. Miami-born, New York-based artist Roberto Carlos Lange embraces a personal and universal exploration of aura – seen, felt, emitted – on his sixth album […]
SASAMI (Sasami Ashworth) has been making music in the Los Angeles area, in almost every way you can, for the last decade. Between playing keys, bass, and guitar within Cherry Glazerr and Dirt Dress; contributing vocal, string, and horn arrangements to studio albums (Vagabon, Curtis Harding, Wild Nothing, Hand Habits, […]
1982, Brussels: Living on busking wages and next door to Tuxedomoon, Antena manage to make a contemporary bossa nova record that provides the missing link between Antonio Carlos Jobim and Kraftwerk. The original Camino Del Sol has been given back its spacious mini-LP quarters, recasting this short-lived combo’s forward-thinking mile […]
Here comes the ultimate Ween ‘La Cucaracha’ re-issue on audiophile 180-gram brown vinyl. Here is what Dean Ween had to say about the last studio album from the band for now: ‘The album kicks ass, I’m not really sure what else to say. There’s not a wasted minute of music […]
New album from Sydney’s fuzzed out, psychedelic punk quartet STRAIGHT ARROWS.Overflowing with unbridled energy, you’d be forgiven for thinking On Top was the band’s debut album, but the third record for the Sydney quartet sounds as vital and as exciting as ever. Having spent years touring their incendiary live show […]