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Mark Mallman - The Cancer (Hygh Tension Records/Virgin Music Group)

22 June 2024

Minneapolis legend Mark Mallman steps away from his synth-pop stylings and embraces the sound of a string quartet in this chamber pop gem. “The Cancer” drops the same day of its zodiac namesake.

The Exhales - Bouquet (self-released)

22 June 2024

Following the success of their previous releases, including the introspective “Kick the Chair,” The Exhales continue to impress both fans and industry insiders. “Bouquet” is expected to further solidify their reputation as one of Scotland’s most promising alternative bands.

ANTHMZ - Soft Core (The Vengence Sound)

22 June 2024

Band leaders Kyle Gordon (MammaBear) and Houston B Perry III started collaborating on these devil-may-care garage funk/punk songs after they were miserably bored with the mindless pop craze of modern times. The title track, “Soft Core,” is a melodic banger that tells the relatable story of self-sabotage, self-doubt, and keeping people at arm’s length.

Anna Josephine - Care At All (Grooveberry Records)

22 June 2024

In “Care at All,” Anna Josephine tells of her own resilience through emotional turmoil. Through her desire to give her partner the benefit of the doubt and grant compassion during hard times, she takes on the weight of upholding the relationship and subsequently takes on the brunt of its demise. “Care at All” is honest and forthright if nothing else

Jacob Johnson - Jessica ft. Mickey Raphael (self-released)

21 June 2024

Part virtuoso and part storyteller, you might say that Jacob Johnson does with a guitar what Gene Kelly did with dance. Although his songwriting has won awards and his guitar-playing has put him on stage with Tommy Emmanuel and Phil Keaggy, his ability as an entertainer is what has won fans throughout the southeast. He refers to himself as “a ham that just wants to be on stage” but he’s much more than that. Jacob is an amazingly talented guitarist and songwriter which, combined with a bit of a personality, makes for a wildly impressive stage performance.

Tojo Yamamoto - Heroes (Jarrett Welch Wrestling Co)

21 June 2024

Their debut E.P. received glowing reviews while quickly selling out the limited-edition vinyl. Musically, Tojo Yamamoto is both conceptual nod to 70s and 80s professional wrestling in the south AND a punk/new wave-driven style reminiscent of bands like Killing Joke, Gang of Four and with a dash of the guttural venom of Antiseen and Killdozer.

Kallai - Kallai (nomme de mort)

21 June 2024

Portland-based shoegaze band Kallai is excited to announce the release of their self-titled debut EP on June 21, 2024. Featuring their singles “Always/Never” and “Palisades” the EP explores topics ranging from one’s contributions to the failure of past relationships to the difficulties of embracing new opportunity after surviving trauma. With introspective lyrics combined with a driving mix of shoegaze, post-punk, and alt-rock influences, the EP resonates with emotion and honesty.

Tomasz Stanko Quartet - September Night (ECM)

21 June 2024

Recorded in Munich in 2004, September Night documents an especially fruitful show.

Beauty in Chaos ft. Wayne Hussey and Cinthya Hussey - Diving For Pearls (33.3 Music Collective)

21 June 2024

LA-based collective Beauty In Chaos presents ‘Diving For Pearls’, featuring The Mission main-man Wayne Hussey and Cinthya Hussey, his wife and partner in Archeometre.

Accompanied by an alluring overlapping-reality video, this is the first offering from the forthcoming record by the revolving evolving sonic entity that is Beauty In Chaos, formed in 2018 by guitarist Michael Ciravolo. Entitled ‘Dancing With Angels’, the full-length album is set for world-wide release on July 24. As BIC’s curator, Ciravolo describes the new track as “a torrid earworm of a song with lots of swirling layers”.

The Ultra Violets - Castle of Vezio (self-released)

20 June 2024

The Ultra Violets, an indie pop/rock quintet from Cornwall, feature Perran Nicholls (vocals, guitar), Marc Willoughby (lead guitar, vocals), Adam Knucky (bass), Stuart Morrall (keys, vocals), and Tyler Harris (drums). Formed in 2020, the band debuted with “ROMANCE” in April 2021, amassing thousands of streams and gaining airplay on Radio X and Amazing Radio. Their follow-up singles, “WATERGATE BAY,” & “SEX,” continued their ascent with “the latter being described by Illustrate Magazine as a “riveting rock anthem”.

The Savage Hearts - Gang War/Speed Kills (Blowtorch Records)

20 June 2024

Since forming in 2022 The Savage Hearts have gone from strength to strength as a live act – festival appearances include * Sessions*, Electric Picnic, Kaleidoscope, Howth Roots & Blues Festival and more, and the band have racked up several support slots with legendary acts such as The Boomtown Rats and The Undertones. Their debut single ‘Gang War’ released Feb 2024 shot to Number 1 on the Irish Download Chart the first week of release and the band is set to make its UK debut with shows at legendary venues the Dublin Castle and Gaz’s Rockin’ Blues in July of this year.

Vazum - Western Violence (self-released)

20 June 2024

With a fusion of raw energy and unapologetic satire, each track serves as a mirror reflecting the tumultuous landscape of contemporary America. Dive into the depths of alternative post-punk, where pulsating rhythms collide with piercing lyrics, beckoning you to confront the chaos with open ears and open minds. This is more than an album; it’s a manifesto for the disillusioned, a rallying cry for the restless souls seeking truth in the midst of the madness. Get ready to be shaken, stirred, and ultimately transformed by the sonic revolution that is Western Violence by VAZUM.

Perry Blake - Death of a Society Girl (Moochin' About Records)

20 June 2024

Hailing from Sligo county, Perry Blake has been dubbed one of music’s great untapped resources. Polydor UK released his debut album ‘Perry Blake’ in 1998 (with three singles chosen as ‘Singles of the Week’ on Jo Wiley BBC Radio 1), after which he moved to France. He achieved cult status there and across Europe, releasing a string of critically-acclaimed studio albums, a live album recorded at Cirque Royal Brussels with a full orchestra, as well as the soundtracks for ‘Presque Rien’ and ‘Trois Petites Filles’.

Trapt - The Fall (New Legacy Recordings)

20 June 2024

Trapt’s newest album (their eighth) The Fall has officially been released today after a year of releasing new songs each month!

The Dandy Warhols – Rockmaker (Sunset Blvd.), Live at Levitation 2014 (Reverberation Appreciation Society)

19 June 2024

The Portland, Oregon alt-rock heroes return with an adventurous new studio album and a live album including old favorites.

Attic Theory - Dare To Dream (ThunderGun Records)

19 June 2024

Award-winning rock band Attic Theory share a motivational message with their latest track, ‘Dare to Dream’. This powerful and emotionally charged song serves as a rallying cry for hope and resilience, inspiring listeners to overcome adversity and fearlessly pursue their dreams. ‘Dare to Dream’ signifies more than just a musical creation for Attic Theory’s frontman, Lewis Wright. Lewis explains, “The track represents a personal journey of perseverance. During a challenging period in my life, I faced an obstacle and underwent throat surgery. However, I refused to let these setbacks define me or hold me back from finishing our debut album.” Wright continues, “I believe the song reflects my determination to rise above adversity and encourages others to do the same.”

The Early Swerve - In A League Of His Own (Staunch Nut Sounds)

19 June 2024

The Early Swerve is thrilled to announce the release of their latest single, “In a League of His Own,” available on all major streaming platforms starting June 19th. With a unique sound that fuses the spirit of the 1960s British invasion with vibrant Latin influences, The Early Swerve continues to innovate within the music scene, carving out their own genre dubbed Gangster-Folk/Nu-Skiffle.

Mortal Prophets - Meine Liebe (Lux Astralis)

19 June 2024

In a Munich record store in 2018, John Beckmann, frontman for the Mortal Prophets, unearthed a mysterious acetate record bearing the name “Meine Liebe.” It had no artist, no musician’s name, only the haunting strains of German opera mingled with European electronica and new-wave echoes. Entranced by its wild and untamed beauty, Beckmann guessed it hailed from 1977. Yet despite his search, reaching out to historians of German Electronica, the creators of “Meine Liebe” remained shrouded in shadows. The enigma of the record sparked a fire in Beckmann. He vowed to revive and reimagine this lost musical artifact. He brought his discovery to David Sisko, a producer in New York City, and the project seized Sisko’s imagination too. Together, they journeyed to resurrect “Meine Liebe,” crafting a bold new EP.

The Stolen Moans - Bard-Inspired, Treachery, Chaos & Heartbreak (Trophy Bruise Music)

19 June 2024

The Stolen Moans is a female-fronted, Los Angeles, CA & Dublin, Ireland based and gloriously unhinged DIY trio.

Their new single, “Bard-Inspired, Treachery, Chaos & Heartbreak”, is a dynamic collision of punk rock ferocity and alt-pop melodies, that promises to reinvigorate your playlists with the perfect ‘Summer Revenge’ sing-a-long.

Fans of Foo Fighters, Arctic Monkeys, Royal Blood, Wolf Alice, and the Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs will love the tracks atmospheric intro and drum-pounding energy, that takes you on a journey through betrayal and resilience.

Tidal Water - Imperfection (Prorigg)

18 June 2024

Tidal Water is a dynamic band blending the rich heritage of rock with the spirited rhythms from ’60s until now, with elements of funk, punk, blues, rock and hints of jazz. Their debut album, Polarity, offers a musical odyssey from introspective ballads to explosive punkish anthems, tackling societal issues across a tapestry of sound that echoes six decades of musical evolution

Miles East - Between Lightning and Thunder (ECR Music Group)

18 June 2024

Miles East has won himself a newfound global audience ahead of the release of his new record— Rolling Stone coverage, more than 300,000 streams for the album’s advance singles, and a fervent fanbase on five continents have fueled the eagerly-anticipated release of Between Lightning and Thunder, out June 7th on ECR Music Group.

Repeat - Rat Race (Torbjörn Hallberg)

18 June 2024

Rat Race is the band’s most intense and energetic music to date. The album moves between stoner rock, punk and post-hardcore. Through nine songs in a total of 18 minutes, the band explores several moods and styles. Songs like “Not Enough” and “Man on the Moon” coincide with the melodious focus track “Reasons”.

Federale - Advice From A Stranger (Jealous Butcher Records)

18 June 2024

Federale’s sixth studio album, this record marks the band’s twentieth anniversary.  Their most immersive and varied album to date, with do-it-all frontman Collin Hegna at the height of his powers, this is a tour-de-force road trip from psych rock to country duets, never straying too far from the spaghetti western roots that inspired the band many blood-moons ago.  These musical homages involve a new lineup of well-known Portland rock-scene vets, including talents from The Dandy WarholsThe Shivas, Roselit Bone, Rogue Wave and Delines

Chris Wicked - Northern Heart (Raven Black Recordings)

17 June 2024

Known for his work with the dark rock band Malice in Wonderland, Chris Wicked ventured into a solo career in 2021 with the release of his album Aleine. Featuring black metal legends such as Gaahl, Hoest, and Niklas Kvarforth, the album received critical acclaim and national radio play for its singles. Now, Chris Wicked is back with an atmospheric new single titled “Northern Heart.”

fxrrvst - CBAYAOM (self-released)

17 June 2024

Matt and Holly met for the first time the day after Holly, moving from Indonesia, landed in Canada back in 2015 (August 22nd to be exact). Later that night, at the local Mississauga Krispy Kreme donut shop,the band was basically started over a dozen original glazed. After countless band “break-ups” and name changes, the name was settled and the rest is history.

Talk In Code - All In (Regent Street Records Ltd)

16 June 2024

“All In” is the 5th release from 80’s flavoured, energy-packed, indiepop pioneers Talk in Code on Regent Street Records. The song is up-tempo to great the crowd bouncing with a punch-the-air chorus made for festival crowds this summer! The band’s base stretches along the M4 corridor with deep roots in Reading, Swindon and beyond. Get behind a band on the rise, that’ve carved out a lane all of their own.

CS Hellmann - In A World Gone Wrong (self-released)

16 June 2024

CS Hellmann is a Nashville based artist and songwriter. He started playing in bands when he was 16 in Ohio and toured professionally for most of his 20’s – opening for the likes of OneRepublic, Better Than Ezra, and The Academy Is.

He has played SXSW several times, sold out shows at The Metro in Chicago and Bogarts in Cincinnati and played every small club on the East Coast and Midwest.

Eddie Cohn - Wave Goodbye (self-released)

16 June 2024

Eddie Cohn is one of those rare artists where you never know what you’re going to hear next. An uptempo rock song like Pearl Jam, maybe a dreamy down tempo groove with lush strings that reminds you of Beck or an electronic dance song that could be played in the Los Angeles night clubs. Eddie is a self taught multi-instrumentalist, singer, producer, DJ and composer.

Red Tree Religion - Quick n' Dirty (self-released)

16 June 2024

Red Tree Religion is a funky rock band coming from Pireas, Greece. Apart from the funky thing, their music also contains elements from noisy and classic rock, punk, and Greek traditional music.

The Hollywood Stars - Live at the Sunset Strip/Starstruck (Rum Bar)

14 June 2024

Nearly fifty years after their supposed heyday, the Hollywood Stars still have plenty left in the tank.

Former Lives - Some Things Never Change is Inevitable (FLR)

14 June 2024

Former Lives is a love letter to overdriven guitars, analog synthesizers, and arcane pop music started by Sean Joseph Klassen and his dog, Bruce Beagle. Some things never change is inevitable, the latest in a line of singles from Former Lives, is melancholy but blissful indie for dreamers that explores themes of isolation and perseverance through the vivid description of an asthma attack. The track’s evocative narrative and lush production make it a good fit for fans of nostalgic shoegaze, dream pop, and indie rock.

Foot Squeaker - Pass It On (Creagh Records)

13 June 2024

Bursting into Summer fresh off their Ubh Bhriste Irish tour and the March release of their single ‘Friends Like These’, Foot Squeaker strike while the sun is hot with their new single, ‘Pass It On’.

The song was written two years ago as (lead singer/guitarist) **Diarmuid’s eldest son turned eighteen. The idea of writing a song giving advice to your younger self brought ‘Pass It On’ to life very quickly. Simple effective advice; be yourself, stand tall, be kind, watch out for the disingenuous.

The Kiss That Took A Trip - Victims of the Avantgarde (self-released)

13 June 2024

The Kiss That Took A Trip is an exotic artistic project that doesn’t sit right with the mainstream because of its unadulterated vision of music and creativity: a one-man-band, almost 100 % synthetic in its production, that feels comfortable exploring many alternative subgenres, operating in relative obscurity and now reaching its 18th year of existence.

Stay For Tomorrow - Crushing Down (self-released)

12 June 2024

For fans of Black Stone Cherry, Guns N Roses and Velvet Revolver – ‘Crushing Down’ invites you into a world where inner demons reign supreme and the struggle to break free feels insurmountable. With roaring guitars, growling bass, thunderous drums and fierce vocals, the band look to continue to carve their path in the rock scene with a single that will resonate with anyone who has ever felt the weight of the world bearing down upon them.

The Pulltops - Waiting Here (self-released)

12 June 2024

The Pulltops’ latest single, “Waiting Here,” is a compelling addition to the alternative rock scene. This track seamlessly blends funky guitar riffs with a rich synth bass, creating a unique soundscape that is both nostalgic and refreshingly modern.

Sundialer - Sundialer (Joel C Bennett)

12 June 2024

Sundialer announces release of new self-titled album. Recorded in Ventura, CA and mixed/mastered by Christopher Colbert (the Walkmen, Pedro the Lion, Richard Swift) in Oregon,Sundialer is an exploration of the mystic; incorporating electronic and experimental elements with anthemic melodies and vibrating guitars. Single ‘Salvo’ introuces bendy brit-rock guitars over a bed of Beach Boys harmonies and roaring overdrive. ‘Heatseeker’ features chiming arpeggiated guitars over pulsing synths.

Marky Wildtype - Tomorrow (self-released)

12 June 2024

Marky Wildtype is a fully DIY independent songwriter/producer from Edinburgh. He’s been gigging and writing in bands for many years, and only ‘went solo’ a couple of years ago, recording an album of largely acoustic-based songs. The years since then have been… tumultuous to say the least, which has had the upside of being fruitful for writing. From this, he has recorded a new album, which has a much more developed sound than its predecessor, while keeping the focus on memorable hooks and layered harmonies. And when he says DIY, he truly means it having written, arranged, performed, recorded and mixed everything himself, at home.

Love Ghost x Monde - Scream (Love Ghost LLC)

11 June 2024

Welcome to Love Ghost, a musical project which combines rock, grunge, metal, Emo and other genres. The songs tackle trauma and Mental Health challenges. Selected for Rockpalast (broadcast throughout Germany), they have played live on 4 continents. In Mexico, they have collaborated with artists including Adan Cruz, Santa RM, Dan Garcia, Ritorukai, Go Golden Junk, Wiplash, Blnko, ND Kobi, and upcoming songs with Rayben, and many others. They have gained co-signs from Rolling Stone Magazine, Playboy, TimeOut Mexico, and many others.

The Haunt - Can People Really Change? (Brenner Pass Management LLC)

11 June 2024

The Haunt is an American rock band from South Florida. The band consists of siblings, Anastasia Grace Haunt (lead vocals), and Maxamillion Haunt (vocals, guitar and production). The band first gained recognition after the success of their debut EP, The Haunt EP, in 2018 and subsequent tours with rock band, Palaye Royale.

Suddenly - Chapell (Chapell Music)

10 June 2024

Alan Chapell is an 80’s and 90’s influenced singer/songwriter that prides himself on using small stories as a vehicle to paint broader messages about life. Storytelling drives both Chapell’s writing and his live show – drawing comparisons to Jonathan Richman and Elvis Costello. Streamed over 1.5 million times and counting, Chapell’s solo performances are gaining notoriety by the minute – having been invited to play with Gin Blossoms, Everclear, Lisa Loeb, 38 Special, Bighead Todd, Iron Butterfly, Flock of Seagulls and Jackopearce.

Beebee and the Bluebirds - The World of the Witch (self-released)

10 June 2024

Beebee and the Bluebirds was founded by singer and guitarist Brynhildur Oddsdóttir in 2010 and they have been very active in the Icelandic music scene since. They have played various festivals, f.ex. Iceland Airwaves, Reykjavik Blues festival, Reykjavik Guitarama, where Brynhildur shared the stage with the legend Robben Ford. In 2019 they toured in Sweden with the swedish hammond player Andreas Hellkvist.

No See Ums - Weekend (Not Saints)

8 June 2024

Introducing Brighton’s new Garage/Punk/Rock supergroup ‘No See Ums’. Featuring Phil and Nick from seminal psychedelic-prog band The Qwarks, and Jax Burley of Queer Punks the Daffodildos, No See Ums sound is a raw unadulterated view from the parapet of modern life. Relying on satire, innuendo, and wry humour, amid grinding guitars, punching bass, and thundering drums, No See Ums leave no stone unturned in sharing their views of modern society, the state of the nation, and the socio-political elite.

The Castros - The Boys (Switched Lanes Records)

8 June 2024

Following the release of their debut music video for previous single ‘The 90s’, Scotland based Indie 4-piece The Castros are set to release their latest single – ‘The Boys’. Originally written by frontman Brad Walker as a gimmick to himself following some writers block, the track became the first the band would complete together and a cult favourite from gig number 1.

Golem Dance Cult - Feels Like Tuesday (Deja Vu)

7 June 2024

We (GOLEM DANCE CULT) just released our video for “Feels Like Tuesday (Deja Vu)”. The song, which is from the album Legend of the Bleeding Heart (released exactly a year ago). has been described as “best example of the slight genre-bending the band does whilst also highlighting their surprising knack for emotionally adept lyrics” (Music is to Blame) or “the duo hit pop paydirt” (RPM Online) and feature a cello, a first for the band.
To follow on with “first”, for this video we collaborated with “start and stop animation” Melbourne artist “ithinkimightbeclay”. The result, directed by Klaus Karloff, is our own ghostly, Hammer movie vibe take on “Groundhog Day”.

BlackieBlueBird - A Symphony of Shadows (T&E Records)

7 June 2024

The mesmerizing Copenhagen dream pop duo, BlackieBlueBird, is back with their highly anticipated fourth album, A Symphony of Shadows This latest release presents a fresh take on their beloved old songs, weaving together delicate torch songs with an innovative twist.

Goddamn Wolves - Seven Days a Week (self-released)

7 June 2024

Goddamn Wolves is an indie rock trio from Raleigh, NC. Their sound centers on hard-hitting riffs combined with catchy melodies and male/female vocal dynamics. They are influenced by classic alternative rock like Pixies as well as current bands like the Beths. Thanks for listening!

Magua - Silence Sirens Storm (Volodymyr Valuiskyi)

7 June 2024

“Silence Sirens Storm” – is the most recent Magua single which came out on 24 April 2024. The song and music video depict the inner state of a person caught in the midst of war.

Noiz Ritual - Embrace The Noize (self-released)

7 June 2024

Noiz Ritual is a 5 piece alternative metal/post grunge/nu metal band, starting out on their music journey with their first release! There sound is a blend of hard hitting and intensive riffs and grungy melodic hooks. The band’s explosive energy is coupled with engaging and witty lyrics with a splash of humor, and a dynamic music production. The band is inspired by the music of the 90s and 00s like Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Disturbed, but is not afraid to fuse elements from other genres like funk and prog to create their own, signature sound.