News

10 Best Songs of the Week: The Good, The Bad, & The Queen; Piroshka; Cherry Glazerr; and More

Plus Murray A. Lightburn, Julia Jacklin, Nilüfer Yanya, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 09, 2018

There might still be nearly two months left in 2018, but 2019 album announcements have been coming hard and fast of late. The Top 10 of this week's Songs of the Week is packed with first and second singles from albums due out next January or February, although not our #1, that album is due out next week. More

Nov 07, 2018

These New Puritans have returned with a new song, "Into the Fire." It's their first new song in five years, since their last album, 2013's Field of Reeds. Listen below. More

Mar 10, 2014

Last month UK experimentalists These New Puritans announced a series of select U.S. showsMore

These New Puritans Announce Select U.S. Shows

New Album Field of Reeds Finally Out in the U.S. March 4

Feb 18, 2014

Poised to release their brand new album Field of Reeds on March 4, These New Puritans have announced plans for a select number of U.S. shows.  More

Nov 06, 2013

These New Puritans have premiered a impressively animated music video for their new Fields of Reeds single "V (Island Song)." More

Aug 15, 2013

British four-piece These New Puritans have unveiled a new music video to accompany their Field of Reeds track "Organ Eternal." More

Jun 14, 2013

British quartet These New Puritans have shared a music video for "Fragment Two," featured off their newly released third album Field of ReedsMore

Mar 25, 2010

These New Puritans convert their spastic energy to visuals in new video "Attack Music." In it, dancers dance and writhe artistically against an ever-moving backdrop. Surprisingly safe for work despite occasional flashes of borderline nudity. We have the video. More


Interviews

Remembering First Concerts

Greatest Stories Ever Told

Jul 30, 2010

Musicians reflect on their first concerts. Includes stories from Tegan & Sara, Camera Obscura, Girl Talk, Owen Pallett, Art Brut, The Hold Steady, MGMT, Broken Social Scene, Ariel Pink, !!!, Mew, Real Estate, The Dears, Vivian Girls, Mayer Hawthorne, The Drums, Telekinesis, Fuck Buttons, El Guincho, and more. More


Reviews

Hidden

Hidden

Domino

Mar 02, 2010

These New Puritans make songs that are spastic, harsh, and urgent, founded on coats of electronics and repetitive, vague, and half-spoken vocals from frontman Jack Barnett. Hidden, the young British group's sophomore full-length, was made much in the same vein as 2007's Beat Pyramid, but at times it's even less coherent. More