Skating Polly – Video and Tour Dates

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Born from an impromptu jam at a Halloween party in 2009, Skating Polly is a punk/rock/pop duo made up of stepsisters Kelli Mayo and Peyton Bighorse. On their second album Lost Wonderfuls (produced by Exene Cervenka and mixed by Flaming Lipsdrummer Kliph Scurlock), the Oklahoma City-based band revealed itself as a wildly vital force in the … [Read more...]

Debut Album from Tiny Empires out now

MEMBERS OF O PIONEERS!!! AND NEW BRUISES FORM TINY EMPIRES; DEBUT ALBUM, WEIRD HEADSPACE, RELEASED in APRIL Tiny Empires, a new outfit from O Pioneers!!! founder/vocalist Eric Solomon and New Bruises’ guitarist and Kiss of Death label owner Bryon Lippincott, release their debut album, Weird Headspace, on April 15. “After playing a few … [Read more...]

New Video From Billie Van

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Minimalist agit.funk is what Billie Van's newest release 'I Let You Down' is about, and its skewed charms have gathered praise from a lot of the Euro press, with Clash magazine comparing the video to the work of film maker David Lynch. Not a comparison you'd make lightly, and the combination of the delicately sinister song added the video's tale of … [Read more...]

New Album from Brooklyn-based band Challenger in May

Brooklyn's Challenger to release sophomore LP Back to Bellevue May 27 https://soundcloud.com/#challengerforever Album Teaser here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kPFR_33DK4&feature=youtu.be&mc_cid=e62f510c85&mc_eid=fc7407c90c Challenger is an indie band from New York City, helmed by producer/songwriter John Ross and … [Read more...]

New Single and Video from William Gruff

"Don't Remember Your Name" is the first single in a new chapter for the Gruff boys. Edgier 80's inspired sounds are heard throughout the track. The video was shot by Pierre Taisne and directed by Paul Bomba. Matt and Paul worked out the concept together, and will be continuing their collaboration on an upcoming video for the next single as … [Read more...]

New Album from London-based band Electric Litany

Electric Litany Inner Ear proudly announces the release of the long awaited sophomore album of Electric Litany, entitled "Enduring Days You Will Overcome", produced by Alan Parsons. Album Stream here: http://innerear.bandcamp.com/album/enduring-days-you-will-overcome Four years after their debut album "How to Be a Child and Win the War", … [Read more...]

New split EP from Sheridan Riley and Hand Habits

Avi Buffalo Drummer Sheridan Riley Debuts Her New Solo Project PEG on Split Album with Dream-Pop Band HAND HABITS "Take Too Much": http://eschatone-peg.bandcamp.com/track/take-too-much A new split 10” limited edition vinyl release from Eschatone Records (also available digitally) pairs Peg, a new psych-rock solo project from Avi … [Read more...]

New Single from Melbourne’s Icypoles (ex-Architecture in Helsinki)

The new track  "Babies" by Melbourne's The Icypoles (ex-Architecture in Helsinki) is out now. This all female foursome is reminiscent of what might happen if the XX met the Shangri-Las with a modern, minimalist vibe: UK blogs have been effusive. Gold Flake Paint called them "simply brilliant."  The 405 says, "They create atmosphere with sparse … [Read more...]

Album from New Jersey’s Overlake out in April

New Jersey's Overlake preps Sighs for an April 15 release, via Killing Horse Records "Disappearing": https://soundcloud.com/#teamclermont/02-disappearing Photo: Stacy Swane Overlake was formed in Jersey City, NJ by Tom Barrett and Lysa Opfer, who found a shared love of 80’s & 90’s alternative and indie rock while performing in … [Read more...]

New Album and Video from U.K. duo Smoke Fairies

UK DUO SMOKE FAIRIES SHIFT GEARS ON CELESTIAL NEW ALBUM SMOKE FAIRIES OUT MAY 6TH IN NORTH AMERICA (4/14 EU) ON FULL TIME HOBBY "Eclipse Them All": https://soundcloud.com/#fulltimehobby/eclipse-them-all/s-bXYmb (photo: Steve Gullick) Smoke Fairies’ new album, the eponymously titled Smoke Fairies, shows the band in top form, combining … [Read more...]