Modernlove (Photo by Marc Shelley)
modernlove. are still figuring it out and that’s okay. Like their name suggests, the Irish four-piece explores the complexities of the modern lives of twenty-somethings. Even though their lives are still complicated, Barry, Cian, Danny and Graham of Drogheda have already nailed their sound; they deliver polished, indie-pop with a glossy ’90s sheen and intricate details.
Recently, the band announced their debut EP “monochrome blue” and shared the new single. “lmk (if you wanna see me)” along with a music video.
Gary Kemp (Photo courtesy the artist)
Gary Kemp, best known for his dazzling work with Spandau Ballet, releases a solo album, titled INSOLO, on July 16. Gary now shares a single and video for “Too Much” from the upcoming album.
CHVRCHES and Robert Smith (Photo by Sebastian Mlynarski & Kevin J Thomson)
CHVRCHES recently announced their highly anticipated fourth studio album, Screen Violence, due out Aug. 27 on Glassnote Records. The band has also shared the second single from the forthcoming record, titled “How Not to Drown,” featuring one of the trio’s ultimate heroes, Robert Smith.
Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen (Photo by Dana Trippy)
Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen recently unveiled a true knockout of a song, “Like I Used To,” with a gorgeous accompanying video.
The track opens less with a chord than with a crash, an announcement to stop what you’re doing and stand at attention: Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen are singing together.
Big Thief (Photo by Robbie Jeffers)
Big Thief have announced a North American Tour and also recently released a live album, Big Thief – Live at The Bunker Studio, including video footage of all the songs.
The bulk of these recordings are culled from 2019’s widely praised Two Hands and UFOF.
American Television (Photo by Craig Hall)
DC punk rockers American Television recently released a new EP, Adolescence, via Wiretap Records, paying tribute to their punk influences with five tracks of covers from Black Flag, Green Day, Bad Religion, Operation Ivy, and Fugazi.
Andrew WK (Photo courtesy Napalm Records)
Hark, disciples of partying — the long wait is finally over! Napalm Records and Andrew WK are thrilled to announce the impending release of the iconic Party God’s fifth full-length studio rock album, God Is Partying. The long-awaited nine track opus of maximalist rock grandeur is set for release on Sept. 10.
Today, audiences can experience another early serving from the album, in the form of Andrew WK’s latest single, the structurally unconventional and atmospherically unnerving, “I’m in Heaven”, alongside an equally idiosyncratic new music video.
Dustin O’Halloran (Photo by Anna Maggý Grímsdóttir)
Oscar-nominated, Emmy-winning US composer and pianist Dustin O’Halloran unveiled his new single, “Opus 56,” recently.
The track is the second single from his forthcoming Deutsche Grammophon debut, Silfur, which arrives on June 11.
Lightning Bug (Photo by Ingmar Chen)
Lightning Bug’s upcoming album A Color of the Sky is an album of many firsts: the band’s first album with their new label home, Fat Possum, the band’s first time recording together as a live band.
Recently, Lightning Bug released “September Song, pt. ii,” the second single from the album.
NoMBE and friends (Video still courtesy Press Here Publicity)
Singer, songwriter, and producer NoMBe has released his new single and music video for “Boys Don’t Cry,” the latest track off his highly anticipated sophomore album, CHROMATOPIA, out May 7 via TH3RD BRAIN Records.