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Dirk Knight, founder of dream-punk collective Seasurfer, and his current line-up unveil a hazy video for an ethereal noir track off their upcoming EP.
Tim Arnold and Keith Goodwin of Philadelphia-based indie band Good Old War team up on new music project Found Wild.
Siobhan de Maré (Mono, Violet Indiana) and Gary Bruce, as sophisticated and atmospheric duo Swoone, will release a debut LP soon.
Supergroup The Pull of Autumn, with members from Fashion, Johanna’s House of Glamour, and Thowing Muses/Belly is set to release a new LP.
NYC-based (by way of California) singer-songwriter Evan Jewett releases a bass-steeped piano/synths rumination from his upcoming LP.
Canadian noise rock duo Not Of reveal their raw, dissonant, and explosive second LP and run down the deep meaning behind each track.
Texas-based indie folk singer-songwriter Austin Basham bows a vintage-looking DIY video for a track off his upcoming debut LP.
Boulder, CO-located singer-songwriter Aya Maguire delivers a delicate to passionate debut LP that is an expression of her musical and personal growth.
Classic rock/pop band Echo Courts unveils a vivid, melodic, and captivating new LP and co-founder Kelly Fahey talks about the record.
Get lost in your creative mind with exploratory indie pop duo Well Well Well’s 2-EP release, Poptimism and Ships, ahead of a collaborative ‘Choose Your Own Disaster Tour’ and zine.
Punk legend Walter Lure (The Heartbreakers) and his band The Waldos unleash the raw and spirited track from their upcoming LP.
Irish singer-songwriter Linda Em unveils a passionate ballad with dual male/female vocals from her forthcoming EP.
Good news! Big Takeover #82 Spring 2018 issue with L.A.’s 41-year greats X on the cover has been completed and is shipping! Great as gifts including Big Takeover magazine subscriptions and back issues (even the big enchilada, complete set 1980-2018)! Plus six children’s sizes for our T-Shirts (to go with several Men’s and Women’s sizes) in three colors, as well as our Big Takeover Beer Cozies and (signed if you like) Color 30th Anniversary Festival Posters!
In a special premiere, Berlin’s dream punks Fir Cone Children drop 2 catchy songs from a child’s viewpoint off their upcoming LP.
New Jersey-based indie surf rock band balance assuredly between buoyant pop and aggressive, fuzzed-out rock on their upcoming LP.
July 4th is the perfect day to celebrate our independence the “American Way” with romping roots rockers Greg in Good Company.
UK orchestral pop/rock trio KIN deliver another beautiful, nuanced, expansive to dynamic track from their monthly run of singles.
London-based experimental art rock duo The Wrong Brothers release their noisy rock and groovin’ P-Funk-influenced EP.
Seven-member French instrumental group PinioL deliver an intricate, hypnotic, and rhythmic math-/avant-rock number from its new LP.
Dutch singer-songwriter Kim Janssen, who was raised in Asia, unveils a bright and wistful symphonic piano pop number and international video.
Long-running dream-rock/shoegaze band DulceSky returns with a richly vibrant, textured, and dynamic alternative rock EP.
Seattle, Washington-based electronica/synthwave duo Static Shore drop a dreamy summertime video for a number off its new EP.
Portland, Oregon-based indie pop band Rocket 3 a sweet, upbeat 3-chord track from its upcoming second album.
Experimental musician/dancer Raquel Bell drops a hypnotic video for a vocally intense and expressive track off her upcoming LP.
Psych-rock/shoegaze band Film School returns after 8 years with a dreamy to rockin’ new tune from their inspired upcoming LP.
Seattle-based expansive rock band Lost Chocolate Lab bows an atmospheric shoegaze-inspired lead track off its forthcoming LP.
Psych-/stoner/desert rock band Tombstones In Their Eyes drop a heavy, yet dreamy tune from its upcoming EP.
Rock ‘n’ roll band The Blanks return with a new album and video/song that recalls the ’90s golden era of MTV’s 120 Minutes.
Australian indie/alt-rock band Lost Worlds mixes garage rock, punk spirit, and a touch of electronica on their exciting new LP.
Power pop intercontinental (Japan and California) act Curling release the vibrant opening track off their upcoming LP.
Instrumental group Whale Fall mesmerizingly merges (post-)rock with pastoral touches on its wide-ranging, nuanced, and absorbing LP.
Americana singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Ric Robertson casts a captivating spell with his authentic rock, blues, and country tunes.
Meménto Mori, AKA Pål-Andrè Rauan, reveals a contemplative, deeply personal, yet universal, and absorbing album.
Leeds, England-based post-punk band Klammer deliver a darkly captivating ’80s-throwback number off their upcoming album.
Martin Nyrup and Ian Harling of electronic-based band Perpacity drop a video for a track off their upcoming album.
Music veterans James Williamson (The Stooges), Frank Meyer (The Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs), and Petra Haden (The Haden Triplets) joins forces on a new album.
Indie pop/rock band Four Star Riot offers a dynamic and relevant album that questions our escape from real life via social media.
London-based fast-rising hip-hop act Too Many T’s blends catchy pop with quicksilver vocal flow and classic hip-hop rhythms.
Seattle-located garage-punk band The Black Tones release a potent second single from their upcoming EP.
Seattle rock band Sound of the Hunter, led by Natalie Bayne, delivers a performance and storytelling video for a track off its upcoming LP.
Utah-based indie rock band The Solarists jam it out on a chill, buoyant title track from its soon-to-be-released EP.
Rock band/music veterans The Eyebrows release a dreamy, retro cut awash in bittersweet regret from their upcoming LP.
Fred Abong (formerly of Throwing Muses and Belly) releases his debut solo EP and announces a UK tour with Kristin Hersh.
Stereolab’s long-term keyboard player Morgane Lhote releases a new tune under her solo project moniker Hologram Teen ahead of new LP.
Tuscany, Italy-based alternative rock band Piqued Jacks delves into the interesting details about their new song and video.
Brooklyn-based indie rock band The Exits is causing a stir with its performances and new eerily atmospheric video for a dreamy number.
Outlaw country-soul singer-songwriter Ben Bostick delivers a vivid video about being frustrated by the rat race and finding an escape.
Chicago-located indie rock band Kate Renegade bow their latest rambunctious to reflective LP recorded by the renowned Steve Albini.
Bay Area, California’s Strange Culprits mix garage rock with Americana, pop, and soul on their stirring and heartfelt debut LP.