Sep 22, 2017

We're back down to eight Songs of the Week, after promising last week to stick with a Top 10 for awhile. But it was a slow week for new tracks. Still, there were some clear gems this week, as you will see below, with an easy choice for top song.  More

Sep 22, 2017

Fazerdaze is the promising new bedroom recording project of New Zealand's Amelia Murray. She released her debut album, Morningside, on the venerable Kiwi label Flying Nun back in May. We previously posted the videos for "Lucky Girl" and "Take It Slow." Now she has shared a video for "Bedroom Talks" in which she wanders Times Square at night with headphones on while she sings along to the song. More

Sep 22, 2017

Moses Sumney released his debut full-length albumAromanticism, today via Jagjaguwar. He has now shared a video for "Lonely World." Allie Avital directed the black & white clip, which features Sumney on an alien world where he is seduced by a strange creature.  More

Sep 22, 2017

The Horrors released their fifth album, the fittingly titled V, today via Wolftone/Caroline. Usually for our Album of the Week posts we have an especially written detailed write up of why the album is the week's best, but these week various factors prevented us from pulling that off. More

Sep 22, 2017

The Verve recently put out a deluxe 20th anniversary reissue of the British band's classic 1997 album Urban Hymns (the one with "Bittersweet Symphony," "The Drugs Don't Work," and "Lucky Man" on it). It includes various unreleased tracks and demos, but now, as Stereogum reports, even more unreleased tracks not included in the reissue have mysteriously surfaced on YouTube.  More

Sep 22, 2017

The backgrounds that form the soaring orchestral pop echoing out on Gracie Coates and Rachel Ruggles' self-titled debut as Gracie and Rachel can be reduced to a west coast/east coast duality. Hailing from California, and now based in New York, there's the majestic lightness of the golden state, and the urban isolation of NYC. More

Sep 22, 2017

Australian psych-rockers POND released a new albumThe Weather, back in May via Marathon Artists. The album was produced by Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker. Now they have shared a video for "Colder Than Ice." More

Sep 22, 2017

Depeche Mode released a new albumSpirit, earlier this year via Columbia. Now they have shared a cover of the David Bowie classic "Heroes," in honor of the song's 40th anniversary. Tim Saccenti directed the video of the band performing the song in the studio.  More

Sep 22, 2017

Cults (the duo of Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivion) are releasing a new albumOffering, on October 6 via Sinderlyn. Previously they shared its title track (also its opening track), which was one of our Songs of the Week, the album's second single, "I Took Your Picture" (which was also one of our Songs of the Week), and a combined video for "I Took Your Picture" and "With Your Eyes Closed." Now the band has shared another song from the album, the catchy "Right Words."  More