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Premiere: Hoorsees Debut New Single, “Get Tired”

Jan 20, 2021

Parisian indie quartet Hoorsees have returned with another single from their upcoming self-titled debut record, “Get Tired,” premiering with Under the Radar. The jangly indie track is the third single released from the album, following the lush melodic escapism of last year’s “Overdry” and “Videogames.” With a scruffy slacker demeanor coupled with emotive, heart-on-their-sleeve writing, the band perfectly encapsulates young adult boredom and frustration.  More

Bernice Share Quirky Video for New Song “It’s Me, Robin”

Jan 20, 2021

Toronto five-piece Bernice are releasing a new album, Eau De Bonjourno, on March 5, 2021 via Telephone Explosion. Now they have shared another song from it, “It’s Me, Robin,” via a quirky video for the jazzy single. More

Premiere: The Pink Stones Debut New Single, “Blueberry Dream”

Jan 20, 2021

Athens Georgia, the college town that introduced R.E.M., The Drive-By Truckers, and the B-52s to the world has once again produced an exciting rising new band. The Pink Stones formed around frontman Hunter Pinkston after the longtime punk fan began to gravitate towards country in college. The band, joined by founding Drive-By Truckers member John Neff, conjures an other-worldly mix of country, indie, and barn-storming rock on their upcoming debut, Introducing...The Pink Stones. More

Premiere: Badlands Debut New Single, “Southbound Call”

Jan 20, 2021

It has been a long time since we’ve heard from Swedish producer, composer, and sound designer Catharina Jaunviksna, a.k.a. Badlands. After drawing acclaim for her 2016 solo debut, Locus, Badlands remained mostly quiet for several years. Jaunviksna first started teasing towards a new release in 2020 with a handful of singles and she’s now approaching the release of her long-awaited follow-up, Djinn, due out March 5 on Jauviksna’s self-run label, RITE.  More

Hand Habits Announces New EP, Shares Video for New Single “4th of july”

Jan 19, 2021

Hand Habits (the project of Meg Duffy) has announced a new EP, dirt EP, which will be released on February 19 via Saddle Creek. Duffy has also shared a video for the first song and lead single from the EP, “4th of july.”  More

Nilüfer Yanya Shares Video for “Day 7.5093”

Jan 19, 2021

Nilüfer Yanya has shared a video for the song “Day 7.5093” from her critically acclaimed EP Feeling Lucky?, which came out last month on ATO. The video, which features live touring footage, was directed by Molly Daniel. More

Small Black Announce New Album, Share Video for New Single “Duplex”

Jan 19, 2021

Small Black have announced a new album, Cheap Dreams, and shared a stop-motion video for their new single “Duplex.” Cheap Dreams will be out on April 9 via 100% Electronica. The album, which the band describes as a “Long Island gothic surf epic,” will be their first in five years.  More

Premiere: Sanya N’Kanta Debuts New Single, “Waste My Time”

Jan 19, 2021

North Carolina-based singer/songwriter Sanya N’Kanta has returned with his newest single, “Waste My Time,” premiering with Under the Radar. The Jamaican-born musician previously made his name for a genre-blurring style, bringing together rock, reggae, hip-hop, house music, and electro-pop. For his new EP, These Are The Days, N’Kanta decided early on to build a record around his longtime love for rock.  More

CHAI Announce New Album, Share Video for Lead Single “ACTION”

Jan 19, 2021

Japanese rock band CHAI have announced a new album, WINK, which will be released on May 21 via Sub Pop. This will be their third studio album and debut under Sub Pop, which they were signed to in October of last year. The band has also shared a self-directed video for the album’s lead single “ACTION.” More