Adrianne Lenker

Adrianne Lenker is the vocalist and a guitarist for one of my favorite bands of late, Big Thief.

Her solo project abysskiss features the delicate lovely composition “symbol”.


Tom Morello

Tom Morello, guitarist extraordinaire, founding member of Rage Against the Machine and acoustic balladeer, has a new solo album.

The Atlas Underground is his 4th but the 1st released under his own name.

The song “Every Step That I Take” features Portugal. The Man and Whethan.

“Every Step That I Take” featuring Portugal. The Man and Whethan


Atlanta-based Breathers cleverly use found-sound on their current single.

“1-800-PAIN” is included on this synth-pop trios’ new album Designed to Break.



They call themselves Ladies as Pimps, or LAPS for short.

Glaswegian lovers Alicia Matthews and Cassie Ezeji offer exotic dance fusion on their WHO Me? EP.

“Who Me?”

Miss Information

Miho Hatori is best known as the vocalist for the band Cibo Matto. She has also worked with the virtual band Gorillaz.

She now performs under the moniker Miss Information.

Her compelling experimental first album, Sequence, includes the song “Viva! Madrid!”

“Viva! Madrid!”


He calls himself Phosphorescent.

This charming singer/songwriter’s new album, C’est La Vie, comes out tomorrow.

The infectious song “New Birth in New England” leads the way.

“New Birth in New England”

Lana Del Rey

Cinematic melancholia engulfs us once again on Lana Del Rey’s forthcoming album Norman Fucking Rockwell.

2 songs pre-release the album, “Mariners Apartment Complex” and “Venice Bitch”.

“Mariners Apartment Complex”

“Venice Bitch”

180 dB

180dB is the side project of Savages rhythm section Fay Milton (drums) and Ayse Hassan (bass).

They’ve enlisted Nick Zinner of Yeah Yeah Yeahs for guitar and Meredith Graves of Perfect Pussy to sing on this debut intense rocker.

“Road Trip” featuring Nick Zinner and Meredith Graves

Bob Moses

Bob Moses, the electronic duo from Vancouver, just released their 2nd album Battle Lines.

“Back Down” pleasantly introduces their new music.

“Back Down”

Sky Ferreira

The lovely Sky Ferreira recently covered ‘Til Tuesday’s “Voices Carry”.

It reminded me how much I love this song and Aimee Mann.

“Voices Carry”

Lip Talk

Lip Talk is the nom de plume of Sarah K. Pedinotti an experimental musician based in Brooklyn.

Her debut D A Y S (due shortly) intrigues with “All This Light”.

“All This Light”

Sam Fender

Sam Fender is a new singer/songwriter from the U.K.

His latest song “Dead Boys” powerfully explores male suicide.

“Dead Boys”

Dog Party

The album Hit & Run is the latest from the female duo Dog Party.

The band that gave us one of my favorite punk songs “I Don’t Need You”, follows now with “Operator”.


Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke has scored the soundtrack for the remake of the horror film Suspiria.

“Suspirium”, the lead track and is perfect Yorke, hauntingly beautiful.


Dragon Inn 3

Dragon Inn 3 has an endearing old school synth sound.

The project of Philip Dickey of Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin (one of the best band names of all-time), Dragon Inn 3’s debut Double Line features the song “Bad Boy”.

“Bad Boy”

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