Taking their name from an Arctic Monkey song, Reckless Serenade are normally a fast-paced pop-punk band. However, their new song "Autumn Eyes" slows things down a bit, sounding kind of like Thriving Ivory meets The Rocket Summer - something like that. Give it a listen in the replies, where you'll also find the band's upcoming tour dates. The band will release a new album later this year.
War Games are releasing their debut album called Holding Patterns on March 6th. We are streaming the first single - "Foundations." The band's first EP was recorded by Ace Enders, and this album has an early 2000's sound that fans of bands like The Receiving End of Sirens or more recently Pistolita or Conditions should enjoy. Give the song a listen in the replies.
A while back, we premiered a track from Hawk & Son's then-upcoming debut LP ATK. Well ATK is out now, and today we're excited to premiere the band's first video, "Dark Afternoon." Check that out in the replies.
Today, I'm very excited to share a brand new music video from Heart To Heart for their song "Hellbound". The song can be found on their 2014 Pure Noise Records release, Dulce, which was one of my favorite records of the year. If you liked what you heard, you can pick up the record. Head to the replies to check out the video.
Choke Up will release their debut full-length, Black Coffee, Bad Habits, via Black Numbers on February 3. The band takes cues from acts like Hot Water Music, as BrooklynVegan pointed out when they streamed their first single "Thicket And Vine," but I also hear a fair amount of newer-school gruff-punk-ish emo like Captain, We're Sinking in the song we're debuting today, titled "KC." Check it out in the replies, and if you dig it, you can pre-order Black Coffee, Bad Habits via the Black Numbers webstore.
Progressive indie alt rockers The Dirty Jacks dropped their new EP, All Part of the Plan, on Tuesday. You can watch the Maryland-based group's new music video "God I Never Felt This Nice" in the replies, where you can also stream the EP. Their unique sound might appeal to fans of Circa Survive, Coheed and Cambria, Incubus or Glassjaw.
Isaiah Dominguez recently recorded a new song called “No Matter Where” that was produced by Casey Bates (This Providence, Gatsby’s American Dream). Gavin Phillips from This Providence plays lead guitar on the song. We are streaming the track today - give it a listen in the replies. Fans of the slower pop-rock side of This Providence should enjoy this one.
On the fifteenth, Stolen Houses and Shiver will be releasing a split. Today we're excited to premiere one of Stolen Houses' songs. You can hear "Waves" in the replies, and if you like what you hear, be sure to preorder it.
On December 26th, Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties played their first ever full-band show at The Paradise in Boston, MA, and I was on hand to film it. You can watch the entire set - 36 minutes of songs about getting used to being alone - in the replies. In addition to The Wonder Years frontman Dan Campbell, the talented group includes Ace Enders (The Early November), Nick Steinborn (The Wonder Years), Tom Ryan (Young Statues) and John James Ryan (We Are the Union), among others.
Author, who recorded their first EP with Aaron Marsh (Copeland), are releasing their beautiful debut album Of Brighter Days on January 15th. Today, we are premiering a new song called "Wander" and as expected, fans of Copeland should like what they hear. Give it a listen in the replies.
Esta Coda have been working on a new EP called Miles Away with Will Yip (Title Fight, Circa Survive) and Mike Watts (The Dear Hunter, As Cities Burn). We are premiering a new song off of it called "Rain" - give it a listen in the replies. The EP will release in early 2015, but if you like what you hear, you can catch the band on Saturday the 20th at a holiday show in Scranton, PA with The Menzingers, Captain We're Sinking, Tigers Jaw, and more.
No Sleep Records has signed San Diego, CA alt-rockers Anakin. The band's No Sleep debut, Celestial Frequency Shifter, will see the light of day on February 3rd and is up for pre-order. We're streaming the first single, titled "Satellite," in the replies. The group draws influence from Weezer, HUM, Nirvana, Failure and The Rentals, all of which are reflected in their fuzzy, melodic sound.
We're streaming Its Teeth's new EP, Pulses, in the replies. The instrumental, ambient post-rock solo project of Jacob Belcher has been compared to the likes of Explosions in the Sky, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Russian Circles and the film scores of John Carpenter. If you like what you hear, you can grab a digital copy on bandcamp; 100% of proceeds go to a no-kill animal shelter. Otherwise, we'll all assume you hate puppies.
Quiet Country Audio is back with a session from San Diego punk rock royalty Weatherbox. Head to the replies to watch them perform "Bring Us The Head of Weatherbox," "Dark All Night," "Mountain" and "Broken Glowsticks."
Pure Noise Records has welcomed Toronto pop-punk act Like Pacific to the family. Their self-titled EP will be released on January 20th. We're streaming the first track, "Suffering," in the replies. You can pre-order the EP physically and digitally. Recommended for fans of The Story So Far, The Wonder Years and Knuckle Puck.
We're excited to announce the launch of Fireworks guitarist Brett Ayala Jones' solo project. He enlisted the help of Teddy Roberts (Fireworks) on drums, Adam Mercer (Fireworks) on organ and friend Sam Harris on upright bass to track a 3-song EP titled Tramp, due out in 2015. Head to the replies to hear "Sweet Tooth."
You might know of Ian Anderson from singing for One for the Team and owning Afternoon Records. He has another new project called Dream Brother. We are premiering a new song called "Uppr Dwnr" - give it a listen in the replies. Fans of music from Vampire Weekend and Hellogoodbye's more recent material should like what they hear.
The Attending will release their debut LP, Deep Peace of the Singing Earth, on February 23 via Full City Sour Records. Today we're excited to bring you the group's first single, "Not the Books to Read." You can check that out in the replies, and if you enjoy it, it's up for preorder. The first hundred come with free 7" singles featuring "Not the Books to Read" and another album track. That 7" is also available for free for any show-goers to their Pawtucket, Rhode Island, show on December 12 at Machines with Magnets.
1. Picking Up Speed
2. Not the Books to Read
3. Black-Fantasy Guitar
4. No Gospel
5. Leaning Backwards
6. Neighbor's Lawn
7. All Their Sprouted Grains... read more
Indian School and Watch For Horses are releasing a new split 7" in January. We are streaming each band's side a month early - check it out in the replies. The pressing will be 300 white vinyl, 100 purple, and 100 teal - out January 12th via Wiretap Records. If you like what you hear, you can pre-order it. Fans of punk rock should enjoy this one.
Dream Ritual will release its new self-titled EP on December 9th via 6131 Records. But today you can get a taste of it early by checking out our premiere of the band's EP in the replies. If you dig what you hear, pre-order it today.
GutterLIFE will be releasing its new EP Don’t sleep on February 17 via We Are Triumphant Records. Today we are premiering the band's new song "Pursuit of Hopelessness" which you can stream in the replies.
The Amsterdam Red-Light District released their sophomore full-length Gone For A While last week via Red-Light Records, and today we're premiering a new music video from that album, "A Chance To Change". Head to the replies to check it out, and if you liked what you heard, you can pick up the album here.
I'm excited to share yellowbirddd's CENTINELA with you all. It's a really special album that will fit perfectly in your winter listening rotation. It'll be released tomorrow and can currently be pre-ordered digitally and on vinyl through Bandcamp. The indie/folk singer-songwriter is recommended for fans of Bright Eyes, Kevin Devine and Elliott Smith.
Slingshot Dakota is featured on a very cool 7" split that comes out tomorrow via Soft Speak Records, for which they recorded a cover of Rainer Maria's "Rise." We are premiering the cover song in the replies, which is a very chill indie take on the tune that then turns into a slightly-less-chill-but-still-pretty-chill take on the tune when it kicks up a notch near the end. Slingshot Dakota's partner in crime on this split, which benefits Hopeline, an organization focused on suicide prevention and awareness, is Pet Symmetry, one of Emo Mayer Evan Weiss' many bands, whose contribution you can stream here. Buy the split here.
West Virginia melodic hardcore band Threads have signed to Broken Rim Records and will release their full-length debut, All I've Ever Known, digitally on December 15th and on vinyl in early 2015. Head to the replies to watch their new music video for "Still Searching." The minute-long track brings to mind the raw power and emotion of Defeater, Verse and Touche Amore.
Lion In The Mane have a sound similar to pop-rock bands like Go Radio or This Providence, heavily using pianos to pace the music. We are premiering the lyric video for their new single "Bright Sunny Beautiful." Check it out in the replies.
After a long hiatus, Sullivan are back and releasing their first new album in 7 years called Heavy Is The Head on December 9th via Spartan Records. You may remember the band from their Tooth & Nail days, back when they toured with bands like Anberlin, Underoath, Bayside, and Jack’s Mannequin. We are premiering a new song called "You Don't Mean It" - give it a listen in the replies. If you like what you hear, be sure to pre-order the album.
Rozwell Kid's new record, Too Shabby, is out today via Broken World Media, and we're celebrating the West Virginia-based slacker-rock act's album release by bringing you a brand-spanking-new music video for "Sick Jackets," which you can watch in the replies! The easy RIYL here is Weezer, but in general this band just kinda turns up the fuzz and lets the head-bobbing come easy. Take a listen and pick up the record via one of the links above if you dig.
Turnstile is one of the best new hardcore bands currently out in the scene, and they're set to release their brand new album Nonstop Feeling on January 13th, 2015 via Reaper Records. And today, we're premiering a brand new video for their song "Drop", one of the groovier songs off the album. If you liked what you heard, you can pre-order the album. Hit the replies to check out the video, as well as upcoming tour dates.
Thomas Giles - the nom de plume of Between the Buried and Me frontman Tommy Rogers - will release his latest solo effort, Modern Noise, on November 25th via Metal Blade Records. Head to the replies to stream a new song tilted "We Wander Lonely." The moody, electronic-driven track brings to mind the likes of Spiritualized and Radiohead.
WLFPCK is the new alternative-pop-rock quintet featuring members of Anarbor and Lydia, and today we’re premiering their track, “Take Me In.” Check it out in the replies, and you can listen to the rest of their new songs on their soundcloud.
XTRMST is the hardcore side project of AFI's Davey Havok and Jade Puget. The band will release their debut album this Tuesday via Steve Aoki's Dim Mak Records. We are premiering a new song called "The Way" - give it a listen in the replies. If you like what you hear, you can pre-order it.
Brooklyn, NY punk rock group The Reveling will release their new EP, Consider Everything an Experiment, on December 9th via Secret Audio Club. You can stream it now in the replies. Don't miss this if you're a fan of The Gaslight Anthem's early work.
We Are Triumphant Records have signed the UK band Omaha. The band's debut album, Chapters, will release on January 20th and you can hear the first single off it titled "Devilish Acts" in the replies (as well as the band's acoustic cover of Bring Me The Horizon's "Drown").
Female-fronted UK rockers Marmozets' music video for "Move, Shake, Hide" can be viewed in the replies. The video captures the band's energetic live show, which caught many listeners' attention on last summer's Warped Tour as well as on the current Journeys Noise Tour with Issues. The song comes from their debut album, The Weird and Wonderful Marmozets, which is out now on Roadrunner Records.
I'm really excited to premiere a brand new lyric video from The Classic Crime, this time for their song "All The Memories (Re-visited), off What Was Done Vol. I, their new album where they've gone back over the last decade of material and re-visited some of their favorites. Hit the replies to check out "All The Memories", and you can pick up the album over here.
Northbound started in 2012 as the solo project of Jonathon Fraser of hardcore act Sleep Patterns. You may remember when we streamed their album Death Of A Slug back in April. We are streaming their new EP, Trigger Relief, which can be heard in the replies. It was recorded, mixed, and mastered by Mat Kerekes of Citizen, who also plays drums on "Piano Hands" and guitar/guest vocals on "Nice Boy."
The Moms are currently on the Buy American Tour with Everything Ever. We will be premiering a video tour diary series throughout the tour. You can watch the first part in the replies, along with the rest of the tour dates. Buy American is out now.
If there's one thing we're all familiar with, it's the sentiment that intimate and personal lyricism is a huge part of the music we love to listen to on this website. Chicago-based indie-punk act The Downtown Struts may be an unfamiliar name for most, but their new EP Hope You're Dope, out November 18 via Pirates Press Records, is worth keeping an eye on because of the starkly blunt nature of its content. Frontman Dan Cooper chronicles his battles with bipolar disorder throughout the EP's four tracks, and it makes for a riveting listen because it's rare to see artists open up about such sensitive topics in such big ways. Stream the song "Abused" in the replies, and if you like what you...
Perfect Future will release its new album, Manifesto, on December 2nd via Count Your Lucky Stars. Today we are premiering a new track from that album titled "Our Best Years" which you can stream in the replies.
I often find myself listening to a lot of indie/folk this time of year, so now is perfect time to share yellowbirddd's new single, "Thinking Out Loud," with you. The singer-songwriter will release his fourth album, CENTINELA, digitally and on vinyl via flower/flour records on December 2nd; you can pre-order it now on bandcamp. If you enjoy the reflective stylings of Bright Eyes/Conor Oberst, you're not going to want to miss this one.
Project 86 will be releasing its ninth studio album, Knives To The Future next Tuesday, November 11th. Today we are premiering a new song from that release titled "Ambigram" which you can stream in the replies.