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Purling Hiss – High Bias [2016]

Purling Hiss – High Bias [2016]

At his best, Purling Hiss frontman Mike Polizze simultaneously embraces, tweaks, and subverts all kinds of vintage garage, punk and grunge moves. High Bias is their most classic-rock record so far.  Where most pop songwriters would throw in some guitar jangle, Mike Polizze ...

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March 25th, 2017

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Conor Oberst – Salutations [2017]

Conor Oberst – Salutations [2017]

Salutations is the eighth solo studio album by Conor Oberst, released on Nonesuch Records. The album is a companion piece to 2016’s Ruminations. Growing up is hard to do. Growing up a wunderkind in public – your youth commodified as a talisman of sensitive youth – creates an

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March 23rd, 2017

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The Charlatans – Different Days [2017]

The Charlatans – Different Days [2017]

The Charlatans announce new album ‘Different Days’. It features contributions from New Order, Verve, Smiths, Paul Weller, Ian Rankin & many more. The Charlatans have announced plans for new album ‘Different Days’ – featuring a plethora of ...

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March 22nd, 2017

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Spoon – Hot Thoughts [2017]

Spoon – Hot Thoughts [2017]

Spoon’s Hot Thoughts is a Triumphant Experiment.  The rockers’ ninth album dabbles in mystery and psychedelia without sacrificing the band’s appeal. Despite remaining perennial indie rock favorites over the last decade, Spoon have always been about that small-stakes ...

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March 19th, 2017

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Cherry Glazerr – Apocalipstick [2017]

Cherry Glazerr – Apocalipstick [2017]

On Apocalipstick, their sophomore album, the Los Angeles rock trio, Cherry Glazerr, fronted by Clementine Creevy, have offered their fiercest recordings yet, full of shredding jams, furious howls, and self-aware swagger. In the few short years since Cherry Glazerr released ...

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March 18th, 2017

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Real Estate – In Mind [2017]

Real Estate – In Mind [2017]

Real Estate have announced a new album, In Mind — the follow-up to their 2014 LP Atlas. It’s out via Domino Records. They have also shared the first song from the record, as well as its accompanying music video. The “Darling” video (directed by Weird Days) features the band ...

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March 17th, 2017

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The Shins – Heartworms [2017]

The Shins – Heartworms [2017]

The Shins’ Heartworms is an understated and charming production of orchestral rock, surfy riffs cresting summery melodies and experimental streaks of reverb. It even includes a couple of just-about-danceable dashes of synth-heavy trips glowing with a glammy new-wave ...

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March 12th, 2017

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Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – The French Press EP [2017]

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – The French Press EP [2017]

Blending critical insight and literate love songs, ‘The French Press’ cements Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever as one of Australia’s smartest working bands. In early 2016, the release of ‘Talk Tight’ put Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever on the map with ...

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March 7th, 2017

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Tim Kasher – No Resolution [2017]

Tim Kasher – No Resolution [2017]

Tim Kasher – singer/guitarist for bands Cursive and The Good Life – will release his third solo album No Resolution on March 3, 2017 via 15 Passenger, the newly launched label owned and run by Cursive. Following a more exuberant sophomore LP that diverged from his debut with

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March 6th, 2017

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Tim Darcy – Saturday Night [2017]

Tim Darcy – Saturday Night [2017]

The debut full-length solo release, Saturday Night, for the Ought frontman, Tim Darcy, was produced by Ross Gillard and Amy Fort. Tim Darcy is no stranger to introspection. As the singer/guitarist of exuberant Montréal-based art-punk quartet Ought, he’s wrought thoughtful ...

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February 17th, 2017

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Leland Sundries – Music for Outcasts [2016]

Leland Sundries – Music for Outcasts [2016]

Leland Sundries return with more folk rock awesomeness on their new album, Music For Outcasts: the band’s first full-length album. Six years ago, Leland Sundries’ The Apothecary EP came as a smart folk-rock album, well into the country side of alt-country. Now, after ...

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February 16th, 2017

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Miniature Tigers – I Dreamt I Was a Cowboy [2016]

Miniature Tigers – I Dreamt I Was a Cowboy [2016]

Like its titular Western hero, Miniature Tigers’ I Dreamt I Was a Cowboy is unpolished. Frontman Charlie Brand recorded pieces of his band’s fifth album on couches all over the country. When it came time to clean up his ideas for public presentation, he decided to keep ...

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February 8th, 2017

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Menace Beach – Lemon Memory [2017]

Menace Beach – Lemon Memory [2017]

Lemon Memory is a markedly different creature to the Leeds band’s debut and all the stronger and more tantalising for it – Menace Beach seem to be taking the opportunity of a rather ominous looking 2017 to create a pretty attractive alternative musical universe ...

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February 7th, 2017

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TOY – Clear Shot [2016]

TOY – Clear Shot [2016]

Clear Shot, TOY’s third album released on the eminent Heavenly Records, blends late ‘80s synth sounds with their notable gothic tone. Altered consciousness, dreamy detachment and a healthy streak of escapism have long been hallmarks of psychedelic music. TOY is well ...

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February 5th, 2017

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Wall of Death – Loveland [2016]

Wall of Death – Loveland [2016]

Loveland, Wall of Death’s second album, is a repository of several genre stylistics, with psychedelic, classic rock, and prog intermixing into one reverb-heavy affair. The Parisian trio Wall of Death is well versed in the value of nostalgia. On its Facebook page, the ...

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February 4th, 2017

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Grandaddy – Last Place [2017]

Grandaddy – Last Place [2017]

Grandaddy announce Last Place, their first new album in a decade. Grandaddy reunited way back in 2012, but it wasn’t until last month that they shared their first new music in nearly 11 years. Today, they complete the comeback by announcing their long-awaited follow-up to ...

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January 30th, 2017

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