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Indie rocker David Roller, recording under the moniker Coast Off, drops a laid-back, but extremely infectious single from his upcoming album.
Swiss indie pop band Alois drop a pleasantly escapist, tropical-tinged synth-pop track from their upcoming album via Red Brick Chapel Records.
Alt-pop/rock band The Republic Tigers release a dynamic and stylistically diverse album after it languished nearly a decade in record label limbo.
Good news! Big Takeover #86 Spring 2020 Special 40th Anniversary Issue with Guided By Voices on the cover has nearly been completed and will be out shortly! But hurry to order—this issue will not be sold in stores (that are closed for now!).
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San Francisco-based indie rock band Cough Drop Acid unveil a gently compelling and lyrically perceptive debut EP via Urban Scandal Records.
Desert/post-rock band Household Gods (w/ members of Slint, Unwound, Conan Neutron & the Secret Friends, and LKN Band unveil a compelling single.
Renowned guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Vince Melouney (the Bee Gees) delivers his tuneful take of The Easybeats’ classic track.
NJ-based 15-year-old Juniper (with her father, Michael Shelley, and an indie all-star guest roster), delivers a delightful and tuneful debut LP.
Renowned Mark Gardener of Ride returns with a captivating and lyrically bittersweet collaboration with French electronic producer 2Square.
California-based dark alt-pop artist Darwin drops a seductive, yet ruminative track that plays with light and darkness in its sound and lyrics.
Bay Area indie rock/folk punk outfit Little Shrine (led by Jade Shipman) drop an enjoyable and peppy video for a track off their latest LP.
Chapel Hill, NC-based indie rock/post-punk band with a dreamy edge Winfield unveils a hazy, but restless video for a driving track.
Athens, Georgia post-punk swamp rockers Vincas unleash a macabre track off their upcoming third LP via Learning Curve.
Singer-songwriter NAT reveals what it’s like to escape into love on a buoyant song featuring Jack Merucci.
Melodic pop/rock band Ex Norwegian, led by Roger Houdaille, deliver resonant live versions of their tracks “Comfort Sands” and “Jet Lag.”
Seattle-based post-punk band Altar of Eris unveil an ominously atmospheric and noir second EP that was recorded under quarantine.
Long-running London-based indie rock band The Wolfhounds unleash a powerful number ahead of the release of a new LP in early July.
Portland, OR-based post-punk/darkwave band The Criminal World unveil the atmospheric and driving opener off their upcoming mini-LP.
Italian shoegaze band We Melt Chocolate deliver a tasty delight with a hypnotic video for their drifting to driving track off their debut LP.
UK indie pop/post-punk veterans Beth Arzy, Shaun Charman, Kerry Boettcher, and Hannes Müller release a captivating album as Jetstream Pony.
Renowned bluegrass hip-hop hybrid band Gangstagrass are back with a fresh and relevant lead single that tackles race and politics.
Virginia-based retro garage rock ‘n’ roll band The Ar-Kaics drop a briskly driving outtake from their upcoming compilation LP on Dig! Records.
Long-running indie rock/pop band Boyracer returns with an enjoyable fan-made video for a catchy and driving track off their upcoming LP.
British power pop collective Beat Hotel are back with a lively music video for the catchy lead track from their eponymous EP.
Retro-‘80s-inspired post-punk/New Wave outfit Vision Video (named after the now-defunct video rental store) drops a captivating 2-song single.
Indie (post-)punk supergroup Ghost Work (Aaron Stauffer of Seaweed and members of Minus the Bear, Snapcase, and Milemarker drop a vivid single.
Kansas native, Hong Kong-living acoustic folk singer-songwriter Todd Warner Moore releases a warm and insightful 6th LP in only 2 years.
Nacho Cano of music project Harmless recovers and returns, overcoming the odds after being hit by a drunk driver while biking.
Michael Soiseth, the musician at the core of the band Raygun Carver, offers up a ruminative, but compelling Americana/downtempo LP.
Brooklyn post-rock/electronic duo Reliant Tom release an emotionally vulnerable and primal album about grieving and catharsis.
Veteran musician Chris Broach (Braid, The Firebird Band) ventures forth with his wife Sonja Rae as compelling synth-rock project SNST.
North Jersey punk rock/anti-folk veteran Ryan Struck (The 65’s) returns to his punk/hardcore roots, unleashing an incendiary single/video.
Renowned indie/post-rock/post-punk band I LIKE TRAINS return with a politically trenchant video for a track off the upcoming album.
LA-based singer-songwriter Ethan Gold uses his gentle and perceptive new music as a call for unity in troubled times.
Veteran NYC musician Diane Gentile returns with her band the Gentle Men for a captivating pop-rock album out now via Velvet Elk Records.
Brooklyn-based Andee Blacksugar (KMFDM, Peter Murphy’s touring band) unleashes relevant, industrial-driven music on his upcoming LP.
Renowned musician Anton Barbeau bows an engaging performance video for a revamped melodic track from his latest LP out via Big Stir.
Tacoma/Seattle indie rock legends BOAT return after a 7-year hiatus with an engaging indie rock/power pop album that hits the sweet sonic/lyrics spot.
LA-based art-rock/jazz-punk ensemble Oozelles (w/ members of Warpaint, Dante Vs Zombies, Swahili Blonde, more) unveil a trippy single.
Katiejane Garside (Daisy Chainsaw, QueenAdreena, Ruby Throat) and her partner Chris Whittingham return as the totally transfixing Liar, Flower.
NYC-based rock ‘n’ roll/garage-punk band The Electric Mess offer up a unique 4-song video EP with some seriously entertaining A/V vignettes.
Renowned music producer John Fryer (Black Needle Noise) and the legendary < PIG > (KMFDM) join forces on a new video.
Renowned producer and musician Tim Friese-Greene, along with his life partner Lee Friese-Greene, release an engaging single.
International synthwave specialists Loveblind reveal a mesmerizing reverie/video from their stunning new LP via Saint Marie Records.
Downtempo/dreamwave duo Lunar Twin unveil a hypnotic single and accompanying video ahead of the release of their latest LP.
Legendary UK punk rock outfit 999 return after 13 years with a stormin’ and tuneful new studio album, out via Cleopatra Records.
Canadian post-punk/shoegaze band The City Gates unveil these atmospheric video for a captivating single off their latest album.
The UK-based singer-songwriter revels in pop, electronica, R&B, and ambient music on her latest LP out via Accidental Records.
Electronic project 6TH CROWD (Dari Maksymova of post-punk band On The Wane) drops a lyrically/visually relevant video during the pandemic.
The reinvigorated indie alt-rock veterans will release new music in May, ahead of their 4th studio album via Atlantic Curve.