The New Year – “Myths” Video

The New Year, the band led by brothers and former Bedhead members Matt and Bubba Kadane, are about to return with Snow, their first album in nine years. We’ve posted the early song “Recent History,” and now they’ve shared a video for another new one called “Myths.” It’s a gorgeous,…

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(Sandy) Alex G – “Proud”

Philadelphia musician Alex Giannascoli is changing his name to (Sandy) Alex G ahead of the release of his next album, Rocket. (The official statement: “Going forward, Alex G will be known as (Sandy) Alex G. We are unable to provide further comment at this time, but would appreciate you using…

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Actress – “Dancing In The Smoke”

The cerebral UK dance producer Actress teased a retirement after the release of his last album, 2014’s Ghettoville, but instead he’s about to return with the futuristic, disorienting new album AZD. We’ve posted first single “XX2RME,” and now he’s also shared the new track “Dancing In The Smoke.” Actress himself…

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Stream Happyness Write In

2014 Band To Watch graduates Happyness are finally following up their great debut album Weird Little Birthday. LP2 is called Write In, and it finds the UK indie rockers continuing to explore the lackadaisical, sardonic indie rock pastures that made them such charmers in the first place. Yet whereas they…

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Oxbow – “Other People”

The experimental Bay Area-based rock band Oxbow will release their seventh album, Thin Black Duke, this year, and today they shared a video for the single “Other People.” Its a bleak collection of snippets shot on an overcast day, and guitarist Niko Wenner shared a statement about the forthcoming album…

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