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Premiere: USA Nails Shares New Single “The Sun In The Sands”

Feb 20, 2024

Since their 2014 debut, London quartet USA Nails have built up a reputation for a bracing and scorching style of post hardcore and noise rock, releasing a prolific series of albums, the sixth of which arrived in 2022. Late next month, the band are back with their latest record, Feel Worse, their first for One Little Independent Records. More

Leeds Art-Rockers Drahla Release New Single “Second Rhythm”

Feb 20, 2024

Leeds-based experimental rock band Drahla unveil their new single, “Second Rhythm,” the second offering from their highly anticipated sophomore album, angeltape. More

Premiere: Hannah Frances Shares New Single “Keeper of the Shepherd”

Feb 20, 2024

Next month, Vermont-based singer/songwriter Hannah Frances is set to share her third full-length album, Keeper of the Shepherd. She debuted in 2018 with her album, White Buffalo, followed by her 2021 effort, Bedrock. Her latest record finds her once again evoking the progressive and avant-garde strains of folk, crafting tracks that churn with hypnotic acoustics, densely layered arrangements, and a wondrous lyrical voice. More

MGMT Share Video for New Song “Dancing In Babylon” (Feat. Christine and the Queens)

Feb 20, 2024

MGMT (Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser) are releasing a new album, Loss of Life, this Friday via Mom + Pop. Now they have shared its fourth single, “Dancing In Babylon,” which is a duet with Christine and the Queens. It was shared via a decidedly 1980s-styled music video that also features Christine and the Queens. More

Premiere: Alwyn Shares New Video for “Flowers”

Feb 20, 2024

Texas-born, Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Alwyn released his solo debut Bluebonnet in 2019, conjuring a lithe and smooth blend of soul, jazz, pop, funk, and R&B. Most recently, he followed in 2022 with his SLAB EP, recorded in Mexico with Bridget Kearney of Lake Street Dive, Benjamin Lazar Davis (Cuddle Magic, Maya Hawke), and Andrew Ybañez. Today, he’s returning with a new video for one of the EP’s highlights, “Flowers,” premiering with Under the Radar. More

Real Estate Share Animated Video for New Song “Flowers”

Feb 20, 2024

Real Estate are releasing a new album, Daniel, this Friday via Domino. Now they have shared its third single, “Flowers,” via an animated video directed by Magnus Carlsson, who helmed Radiohead’s iconic “Paranoid Android” video. More

Adrianne Lenker Shares Video for New Song “Fool”

Feb 20, 2024

Adrianne Lenker of Big Thief is releasing a new solo album, Bright Future, on March 22 via 4AD. Now she has shared another song from it, “Fool.” It was shared via a video directed by Lenker’s brother, Noah Lenker. More

13 Best Songs of the Week: DIIV, Waxahatchee, Jessica Pratt, Vampire Weekend, Maya Hawke, and More

Feb 16, 2024

Welcome to the sixth Songs of the Week of 2024. It was a stacked week for new tracks. Vampire Weekend released two songs and they both made the list (and might’ve charted even higher if they had just put out one song and not split the vote). Even most of the honorable mentions are great this week and would’ve made the main list on other weeks. More

Lizzy McAlpine Announces New Album, Shares Lyric Video for Title Track “Older”

Feb 16, 2024

On Tuesday, Lizzy McAlpine announced the April 5 release of her third album, Older, by sharing its title track on streaming platforms. Last night, the singer/songwriter released a bucolic, home-movie styled lyric video for “Older” where she lightheartedly roams about trees and green fields in a white dress, plays with dogs and takes a dip in a lake. More