Posts Tagged ‘song’

Wildcat! Wildcat!

Hear Wildcat! Wildcat!’s New Single “Holloway (Hey, Love)”

Los Angeles trio Wildcat! Wildcat! recently recorded their full-length debut, No Moon at All, set to come out on August 5 via Downtown Records. Co-produced with collaborator Morgan Kibby (M83, White Sea), the record sees the electronic indie pop group creating “an emotionally rousing world” all of which is captured on ten tracks. We’ve already heard the lead single “Hero,” and today we get to hear “Holloway (Hey, Love).”

The new song is a bright blend of reverb drums, thin layers of synth, and harmonies worth singing with friends that maintains an intimacy throughout. Give it a …

Boardroom Heroes

Stream Boardroom Heroes’ New Song “Never Ready,” Pre-Orders for ‘New Wage’ EP Live

The punks in DC-based band Boardroom Heroes just released a killer new track, titled “Never Ready,” which comes off of their latest EP, New Wage. The song is fast, catchy, and sounds like that late night skate session you have with your buddies on a cool Summer night. Is that a weird comparison? Probably, but it fits.

Boardroom Heroes also put up the pre-orders for the new record; the 10-inch vinyl version of the record is limited to 500 copies, and you can pre-order that here, or you can pick up a digital copy on Bandcamp. It’s …

Bishop Allen Lights Out

Listen to Bishop Allen’s New Single “Why I Had To Go”

Brooklyn indie pop group Bishop Allen will be returning to the scene this year when their first album in five years, Lights Outdrops August 19 via Dead Oceans. They reminded us why we love them with their uber catchy lead single “Start Again,” and now they’re keeping us wrapped around their finger with “Why I Had To Go.”

“Why I Had To Go” has an effortless smile strung on its face, reminding us why we first fell in love with Bishop Allen back in 2003. The single starts with punchy keys that lean back gently when …

ODESZA In Return

ODESZA Announce New Album ‘In Return,’ Stream “Memories That You Call”

Seattle producer duo ODESZA have been rising in popularity with quiet confidence and noticeable talent for a short time now. Their sold out shows and buzzing festival crowds gather around to hear the band that Pretty Lights, Bonobo, and Emancipator have brought with them on tour out of a love for their music. Today, at long last, the two have announced they’ll be releasing a new album in the fall.

The album, titled In Return, drops September 9 via Counter Records with the promise of being more mature, coherent, and absolutely stunning. Finally As usual, there will be pop hooks …

Perfume Genius

Perfume Genius Announces New Album ‘Too Bright,’ Streams Single “Queen”

Seattle songwriter Mike Hadreas, aka Perfume Genius, is back with his third full-length LP, Too Bright, and it’s due out September 23 via Matador. The follow-up to 2012′s gorgeous Put Your Back N 2 It was self-recorded along with Portishead’s Adrian Utley and features a guest appearance from PJ Harvey collaborator John Parish.

Hadreas has shared single “Queen” and it takes on a much braver, bolder stance than his previous record. As a gay musician who has undergone all sorts of traumatic experiences, he has a way of crafting his life experiences into songs that touch at intimate …

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Listen to Speedy Ortiz’s New Single “Bigger Party”

Boston indie rock group Speedy Ortiz were one of several bands listed on Adult Swim’s Summer Singles series for this year, joining the list alongside Wye Oak, The Field, Miguel, Run the Jewels, Dan Deacon, and more. Today we get to hear their contribution to the series, “Bigger Party.”

Keeping in line with the grunge pop of 2013’s Major Arcana and this year’s Real Hair EP, Speedy Ortiz serve up a joyful slew of alt-rock riffs and and power chords that, much like before, keep you smiling with snark. With a chorus like “I’m sorry for the time I made …

Bat For Lashes

Listen to Bat For Lashes’ New Song “Skin Songs”

What do pathologists, neurologists, stem cell researchers, and hospital surgeons have in common? They’re all recording an album, of course.

Okay, okay, so it’s not just medical nerds gathering around to see how sine waves match up with sound, but rather some seriously smart medical experts teaming up with UL musicians to create a collection of songs inspired by the body’s organs. Ghostpoet, Goldie, and Bat For Lashes are the first three artists to step up to the plate. When working with the medical experts, these musicians have learned “why a chosen organ works and fails” and how to create …

Whirr Sway

Whirr Announce New Album, Share “Mumble”

Nick Bassett is a busy guy. After leaving Deafheaven to play bass in Nothing, he later started a new shoegaze project called Whirr and, throughout all of this, toured. Now Whirr is releasing their second full-length, Sway. The LP, which was recorded by Sunbather producer Jack Shirley, drops September 23 via Graveface and can be pre-ordered here.

Whirr have shared “Mumble” off the album to prove that it will indeed be a succinct, celestial, doom-drenched piece of shoegaze. The song keeps things short, staying under three minutes, but stomps around with the soft but heavy padding of a …

Interpol El Pintor

Hear “All the Rage Back Home,” Interpol’s First Single Off ‘El Pintor’

On September 9, Interpol will drop their brand new album El Pintor via Matador Records. The ten-track LP has been something of a mystery so far, with the only audio clips available so far being live recordings from fans and professional cameras. But today, at long last, we get to hear a studio version of their first single, “All the Rage Back Home,” thanks to BBC Radio 1′s Zane Lowe.

El Pintor is the follow-up to 2010′s self-titled and is, surprisingly, only their fifth record to date. After smashing into the scene with the highly-praised classic Turn on the Bright

Blonde Redhead

Blonde Redhead’s “Dripping” Is The Summer Song You’ve Been Looking For

There are ten new summer playlists uploaded each day telling you which hits you’ll be blasting from your car stereo and which ones are perfect for holding that special person’s hand by the boardwalk. But there comes a time in the summer where even the happiest people need to put on a hat, walk under the trees’ shadows, and watch summer from a darker side of it all. That’s where Blonde Redhead come in.

The Brooklyn alt rock group are known for merging trippy rhythms, dream pop tones, and sharp guitar lines together for truly unique music. So it comes …

Kanye DJ

Kanye West Played 20 New Songs in London Yesterday

When it comes to Kanye West, it’s best to expect the unexpected. Shortly after dropping the excellent Yeezus out of nowhere last summer, he’s already dishing up new material despite getting married, working on his fashion line, and doing court-ordered community service. That’s right. After London’s Wireless festival last night, Kanye and consigliere Virgil Abloh manned a London club’s DJ booth where he supposedly spun new material.

According to Complex and several eyewitness Twitter accounts, they played around 20 new songs. People described it as “dark,” “hellish,” and (surprise) “groundshaking.” Who knows if the songs are …

Bleachers

Stream Bleachers’ New Song “Like A River Runs”

Jack Antonoff is popping up everywhere this year. The fun. member started a new project titled Bleachers in February and they’ve been nailing their sound since their first single dropped. We’ve already heard “Shadow” and “I Wanna Get Better,” and now we get another new track, “Like A River Runs,” which features an impressive set of vocals from Antonoff.

Anthemic drumming and a chorus of Killers-esque guitar builds for the type of song that gets you teary-eyed during teen drama movies or that great lovers chase scene. The longer it goes, the more the vocals seem …