Steady

Nov 25, 2022 Web Exclusive By Michael James Hall On the 30th anniversary of their underrated, classic fuzz-rock debut Smeared, Canadian alt-pop legends Sloan mine a seam of melodious, ’60s-tinted guitar jangle on Steady, their 13th album. While it may be a long way from their grungier origins, their knack for a neat hook and […]

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Premiere: Bea Stewart Shares New Video for “Nicest Song I’ve Ever Written”

Nov 25, 2022 By Caleb Campbell Photography by Dan Lindegren Belfast indie singer/songwriter Bea Stewart makes music centered on stirring storytelling and plaintive vulnerability, inspired by her heritage in Irish folk and talent for indie pop craftsmanship. She debuted earlier this year with her track, “Screaming At Traffic,” the first from her forthcoming debut EP, […]

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Working Men’s Club, SCALPING @ The Mill, Digbeth, Birmingham, UK, 20th November, 2022

Nov 23, 2022 By Dom Gourlay Web Exclusive ​It’s been another successful year for Working Men’s Club. Having earned a reputation as one of the most exciting live acts to emerge from the UK in recent years before the Covid-19 pandemic stopped them in their tracks, they’ve somehow managed to surpass expectations with their exquisite […]

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Premiere: Sunny War Shares New Single “Higher”

Nov 23, 2022 By Caleb Campbell Photography by Joshua Black Wilkins Nashville-based singer/songwriter Sunny War has already made a name for herself in the world of punk-inflect blues and folk, crafting songs that fuse caustic reflections and soulful world-weary beauty. Over the past few years, she’s built a cult following with her self-released records, including […]

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See You in the Stars

Nov 23, 2022 Web Exclusive By Austin Trunick Although it’s been more than a decade since we’ve heard from Lightning Seeds, little dust has accumulated on Ian Broudie’s production skills or pop songcraft. Given he’s one of the guiding forces for the British pop sound of the ’90s, a sensibility from that era has always […]

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Premiere: WILSN Shares New Single “Hurts So Bad” feat. Josh Teskey

Nov 22, 2022 By Caleb Campbell Photography by Kristen Augeard Early next year, Australian singer/songwriter WILSN一real name Shannon Busch一is set to share her forthcoming debut album, Those Days Are Over, out February 3rd via Ivy League Records. Recalling vintage soul songstresses, pop vocal powerhouses, and tinges of jazz and Motown, the record is an indelible […]

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serpentwithfeet Shares New Song “The Hands” From the Soundtrack For “The Inspection”

Nov 22, 2022 By Joey Arnone Photography by Emily McCartney Experimental R&B/gospel vocalist serpentwithfeet has shared a new song, “The Hands,” which is featured in the new A24 film The Inspection. The song was produced by Sensei Bueno and features musical contributions from Animal Collective and StemsMusic Choir. Listen below. In August, serpentwithfeet shared the […]

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