Loma

Loma

Sub Pop

Feb 21, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Unconventional rhythms, melodies, and instrumentations drape themselves across the tracks of the self-titled full-length debut by Loma, a recent signing by Sub Pop that consists of Jonathan Meiburg of Shearwater and Cross Record's Emily Cross and Dan Duszynski.  More

Feb 21, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

When you've carved out a solid career for yourself as a cult-favourite of California's throbbing garage psych scene, and are capable of releasing more good material in a single year than most artists could hope for in a lifetime, where do you go next?  More

Feb 20, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

The solo project of songwriter and musician Will Toledo, better known as Car Seat Headrest, garnered attention with his two previous releases Teens of Style (2015) and Teens of Denial (2016) for good reason. They're loaded with energetic fuzz-rock that's gritty, sassy and honest, and occasionally very catchy. More

Feb 20, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Anna Burch's debut album for Polyvinyl, Quit the Curse, is heavily reminiscent of '90s singer-songwriter Liz Phair, both honest and confessional. The Detroit-based folkie is no stranger to the Detroit music scene, having released albums both independently and alongside Detroit bands Frontier Ruckus and Failed Flowers since 2010. More

Feb 20, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

It's not a new idea to "revisit" old materialeveryone from Cheap Trick to Joni Mitchell have had a go, but normally, artists will leave a respectful distance between the new version and the old one. In the case of The Shins' reworking of Heartworms, they've only given it a little less than a year. More

POLIÇA and s t a r g a z e

Music For the Long Emergency

Totally Gross National Product/Transgressive

Feb 19, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

"How is this happening?/How is this happening?/I can't breathe/I can't see," sings POLIÇA vocalist Channy Leaneagh on "How Is This Happening," the 10-minute-long lead single off the Minneapolis-based band's collaboration with s t a r g a z eMore

Shame

Songs of Praise

Dead Oceans

Feb 19, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Appearing initially to ride the jagged crest of the filthy wave created by Fat White Family, South London's Shame have taken a clutch of influences as sonically and geographically disparate but similar in attitude as The Fall and The Jesus Lizard and created, here on their debut, a personal ocean in which to violently splash.

Dream Wife

Dream Wife

Lucky Number

Feb 19, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Leading lights of the U.K.'s burgeoning DIY Feminist punk scene, Brighton-based Dream Wife's self-titled debut is a sparking pop delight laden with lashings of glamour and attitude.  More

Feb 16, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

What a Time to Be Alive combines the energetic catchiness of classic Superchunk with a raw punk rock that both harkens back to the band's early days and rallies against the current political climate like the spirit of punk is meant to do.  More