Emigrate is European alternative metal, led by Richard Z. Kruspe, the lead guitarist of the German band Rammstein.
Their 2nd album, includes the song “Get Down” featuring the wonderfully outrageous performance artist Peaches.
So hard to choose which song to feature so we will post the first two singles.
Mourn is a very young quartet out of Catalonia, Spain.
Jazz Rodríguez Bueno (frontwoman) and Carla Pérez Vas (guitarist/vocalist), both 18, began writing together and added drummer Antonio Postius and bassist Leia Rodríguez (Jazz’s sister), 18 and 15 respectively, to create music far beyond their years.
“Otitis” is from their self-titled debut album.
They now have contributed a new song for the film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1.
The soundtrack incidentally was curated by Lorde.
“Dead Air” by Chvrches
He calls himself Arca.
Xen is his first studio album.
Hear two from the innovator that is Arca.
“Now You Know”
Peaking Lights is the husband-wife duo Aaron Coyes and Indra Dunis.
From San Francisco to Wisconsin to their current home in Los Angeles, they travel with their two young sons and create music.
Here are two from the new album Cosmic Logic.
Cherry Glazerr is a young garage trio from L.A.
How young? 2/3rds of the band are still in high school including lead vocalist and guitarist Clementine Creevy.
Interestingly, the song “Had Ten Dollaz” was commissioned for the Paris fall runway show by Saint Laurent.
Belle and Sebastian offer their 9th studio album in the new year.
We haven’t heard from them since 2010 but leader Stuart Murdoch has been busy publishing a memoir and directing a feature film.
Wonderfully titled Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance, the first single is “The Party Line”.
Iconic riot-grrrl band Sleater-Kinney have returned after a 10-year absence.
“Bury Our Friends” is the lead track. And a free download of the song here.
Goat is a musical collective from Sweden.
They keep their identities secret and perform in masks and costumes.
The music is rhythmic, tribal and hypnotic.
Goat’s second album Commune has been released on Sub Pop.
“Words” by Goat
Tyranny is a vital protest record due toward the end of the month.
“Where No Eagles Fly” leads the way.
Steelism is instrumental duo guitarist Jeremy Fetzer and pedal steel player Spencer Cullum.
Fetzer hails from Canton, OH; Cullum from Essex, England. Together they update the rarely recorded tradition of instrumental music as heard here on “Marfa Lights” from their forthcoming album, 615 to Fame.