Aug 07, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

When the musician simply known as Jamison turned to his Teen Daze name in the past, he was looking to release electronic tracks, namely those which sweep through downtempo rhythms with grandeur.  More

Chelsea Wolfe

Abyss

Sargent House

Aug 06, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

The first taste of Abyss was "Iron Moon," dropped and drop-tuned upon the Internet like the force of a thousand doom-metal bands' extraneous guitar rigs.  More

HEALTH

Death Magic

Loma Vista

Aug 05, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

"And we both know/Love's not in our hearts" sings the trademark detached androgynous voice on "Stonefist" one last time, you gritting your teeth in anticipation of the instrumental refrain, a heavy and pounding electronic assault of synthesized distortion and kick-snare repetition, a metallic taste in the mouth, a melody, then some strangely, specifically identifiable '80s Korg keyboard sound suddenly dotting this weird landscape of Los Angeles warehouses and apocalyptic skylines. More

Mac DeMarco

Another One

Captured Tracks

Aug 04, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

The independent music world can at times seem like a snobbish, closed-off community, dangerously close to drowning in its own pretension. It is increasingly important, then, that it have a few jesters to stir up the status quo. More

Ultimate Painting

Green Lanes

Trouble In Mind

Aug 03, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

James Hoare (Veronica Falls) and Jack Cooper (Mazes) blend Twerps' college slacker rock and The Kinks' sun-kissed melodies on their second Ultimate Painting album, Green LanesMore

Aug 03, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

Ohio-grown The Lighthouse and the Whaler's Mont Royal sounds similar at times to Band of Horses, with hints of Fleet Foxes' Helplessness Blues. More

Jul 31, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

As The Strokes approach their "heritage period," where new material is received with a brief smile and an open gateway to touring, Albert Hammond Jr. finally appears to be making his own headway into a genuine solo career. More

Jul 31, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

Considering the pitiful state of arena country, Jason Isbell is a damn messiah. Something More Than Free demonstrates Isbell's songwriting prowess and the honed power of his band, The 400 Unit. More

Jul 30, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

As a band that made their name at the cutting edge of the post-punk movement, a band revered for sounding genuinely new and original, The Jesus and Mary Chain seem unlikely candidates for nostalgia.  More