PUP

Morbid Stuff

Little Dipper/Rise

Apr 19, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

With their first two albums2013's self-titled debut and 2016's The Dream Is OverToronto's PUP quickly established themselves as one of the most interesting bands around.  More

Apr 18, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Cage The Elephant have been on an upward trajectory since their self-titled debut dropped in 2009, leaving a trail of alternative rock hits along the way. Ten years and four studio albums later, the Nashville-based six-piece shows no signs of slowing down.  More

Apr 17, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Twenty years ago, American Football, a trio of college students then located in Urbana, Illinois, released their debut self-titled album, American Football, and restructured the path that emo rock would take for the following decades.  More

Apr 16, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

This much-vaunted Dublin five-piece follow a series of increasingly successful 7-inch releases and acclaimed support slots with the likes of Shame and IDLES, with Dogrel, named for the "lowest" form of working class Irish poetry, and a debut to die for. More

Apr 16, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

With an output of 14 albums in two decades, singer/songwriter Damien Jurado exhausted pretty much every avenue. On his new album In the Shape of a Storm, Jurado resigns to just the bare elements that anchor his restless career: his voice, his words, and his guitar. Opening cut "Lincoln" concedes as much: "There is nothing to hide." More

Apr 15, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

British songwriter Benjamin Francis Leftwich has always made beautiful musiccalming and celestial songs held together by his soothing, solemn vocals.  More

Apr 12, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

In 2017, Washington, D.C post-punks Priests announced themselves to the world with, despite the claims for the contrary, a big bang. More

POND

Tasmania

Interscope

Apr 12, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

On "The Boys are Killing Me," one of the centerpieces of POND's groove heavy psych-pop opus Tasmania, frontman Nick Allbrook sings "So we staggered off into the night/Drunk, but overjoyed just to be employed." More

Jess Ribeiro

LOVE HATE

Barely Dressed

Apr 12, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

For Jess Ribeiro, the creative process often out outshines the finished product. The Melbourne-native (whose 2015 effort, Kill It Yourself, was shortlisted for the Australian Music Prize) recorded her third studio album, LOVE HATE, in the remote seaside town of Lyttleton, New Zealand. More