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Check Ahead: Lucy Wainwright Roche, 'There's A Last Time For Everything'

Monday, October 07, 2013

There's A Last Time For Everything, is a lovely, song-rich new collection from the indie folk singer-songwriter Lucy Wainwright Roche.

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Check Ahead: Mikael Jorgensen & Greg O’Keeffe

Monday, October 07, 2013

Mikael Jorgensen and Greg O'Keefe's self-titled album is full of multi-layered synth soundscapes from the Wilco keyboardist.

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Check Ahead: Raccoon Fighter, 'ZIL'

Monday, September 23, 2013

On ZIL, the swaggering debut from the garage rock band Raccoon Fighter.

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Check Ahead: Ha Ha Tonka, 'Lessons'

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

On the tuneful and buoyant new album from the indie-Americana band.

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Video Premiere: Tremor, 'Huella'

Friday, September 06, 2013

Watch the new video from the Argentine “digital folklorico” trio Tremor.

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Check Ahead: HBS, 'In Deep Owl'

Monday, August 19, 2013

On In Deep Owl, the haunting, hard-hitting solo debut from Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd.

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Check Ahead: Rabbit Rabbit, 'Rabbit Rabbit Radio Vol. 1'

Monday, July 29, 2013

On Rabbit Rabbit's new compilation album. 

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Check Ahead: Kyle Andrews, 'Brighter Than The Sun'

Monday, July 15, 2013

On Brighter Than The Sun, the unabashedly optimistic new album from the electro-pop songwriter Kyle Andrews.

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Check Ahead: The Kingsbury Manx, 'Bronze Age'

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Over the course of six full-length albums, the long-running psych-folk foursome from Chapel Hill, N.C. has eschewed trends, and instead refined the craft they know: Their chamber pop has spark and crackle, the kind of warmth that is full of familiarity without formula. Hear the band's latest album Bronze Age in its entirety.

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Video Premiere: Little Children, 'Islands' (Live)

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Watch the Scandinavian band bring its beautiful, haunting folk to life.

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Song Premiere: Darlings, 'Little Video'

Monday, January 28, 2013

If the kings of slacker rock are Pavement, Brooklyn's own Darlings are among their heirs. Hear a song from their upcoming album, Perfect Trip.

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Check Ahead: Nightlands, 'Oak Island'

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Nightlands crafts songs that feel intimate and deeply personal, even as it sprawls into otherworldly realms. Hear Oak Islands, the new album from Nightlands until its release on Jan. 22. 

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Song Premiere: Free Energy, 'Girls Want Rock'

Thursday, January 03, 2013

The Philadelphia-based retro-rock band Free Energy returns on Jan. 15, with its sophomore album, Love Sign. Listen to our premiere of the hooky song, "Girls Want Rock."

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Video Premiere: Dom La Nena, 'No Meu Pais'

Monday, December 10, 2012

The Brazilian cellist and vocalist Dom La Nena makes her debut amidst a collage of home movies and Super 8 footage. Watch a premiere of her video for "No Meu Pais."

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Song Premiere: Nils Frahm Reworks The Presets 'Promises'

Monday, December 03, 2012

A remix is a remix is a remix. Unless it’s the German composer Nils Frahm reworking the Australian dance music duo The Presets. Listen to the premiere of the track "Promises."

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Check Ahead: Super Hi-Fi, 'Dub To The Bone'

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Super Hi-Fi's debut album Dub To The Bone will stream exclusively on our site through its release on December 4, 2012. Listen to the adventurous new album from Brooklyn's own trombone-heavy Afro-dub band.

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Check Ahead: Whitehorse, 'The Fate Of The World Depends Upon This Kiss'

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Hear two new Whitehorse songs "Cold July" and "Jane" from the band's upcoming album.

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Video Premiere: Pearl And The Beard, '40K'

Friday, November 16, 2012

Folk-rockers meet the zombie apocalypse in this exclusive video premiere from Brooklyn trio Pearl And The Beard.

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Check Ahead: Midnight Magic, 'Walking The Midnight Streets'

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Hear an exclusive premiere of the upcoming album from the New York disco band Midnight Magic. Their debut full-length, Walking The Midnight Streets, is collection of funk, soul, and psychedelic dance tracks. Listen through November 13th.

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Check Ahead: Tracey Thorn, 'Tinsel and Lights'

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

This is the time of year where we are barraged with an onslaught of new holiday albums, but Tracey Thorn's Tinsel And Lights proves to be an inventive take on the theme, featuring originals and rearranged songs from Sufjan Stevens, The White Stripes and more. Hear the album its entirety until its release on Oct. 30.

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