Petrol Girls

Petrol Girls, the dynamic feminist punk band from London, pulls no punches.

Here are 2 songs from their 2nd album Cut & Stitch.

“The Sound”

“Big Mouth”

Fontaines D.C.

Fontaines D.C. is an new exciting Irish punk band to add to your playlist.

“Boys in the Better Land” is from their debut album Dogrel.

“Boys in the Better Land”

ALASKALASKA

English art band ALASKALASKA debut with the album The Dots.

Blending multiple genres, the band beguiles us with “Tough Love”.

Iceage

Iceage, the Danish punk band, released the album Beyondless last year.

The best track “Pain Killer” featuring Sky Ferreira is now a video and a re-release of the single.

“Pain Killer”

Japanese Breakfast

Japanese Breakfast is easily one of the best names in years for a musical artist.

Michelle Zauner, a Korean-American, created the clever moniker and has a memoir, Crying in H Mart, due soon. 

Her new song “Essentially” was recorded in Bali as part of the W Hotels label W Records, a new player in the world of music.    

“Essentially”

Charly Bliss

Charly Bliss give us their sophomore album Young Enough in a few days.

This delightful Indie quartet out of Brooklyn enchants us with “Hard to Believe”.

“Hard to Believe”

Middle Kids

Middle Kids hail from Sydney, Australia lead by Hannah Joy and Tim Fitz, wife and husband.

“Real Thing”, my new favorite, will appear on their forthcoming EP New Songs for Old Problems.

“Real Thing”

Sunn O)))

Sunn O))) (pronounced sun) an experimental heavy metal drone duo out of Seattle have teamed up with legendary producer Steve Albini on their latest album Life Metal (an inside joke on the genre Death Metal).

The very intense opening track “Between Sleipnir’s Breaths” should be played at maximum volume.

“Between Sleipnir’s Breaths”

 

FKA twigs

FKA twigs is one our most iconoclastic artists blending electronic, R&B and trip-hop into unique musical experiences.

Her latest is song, “Cellophane” is her first in 3 years.

“Cellophane”

Drab Majesty

Drab Majesty is the musical project of Los Angeles artist Deb Demure (Andrew Clinco). 

He employs an androgynous aesthetic into dynamic visual stage performance.

“Ellipsis” is from the forthcoming album Modern Mirror.

Ellipsis”

Rose of the West

Rose of the West, a quintet from Milwaukee lead by Gina Barrington, offers luscious dream-pop.

“Roads” from their self-titled debut.

“Roads”

Palehound

It’s been a couple of years since the last Palehound album.

This Boston trio fronted by Ellen Kempner now has given us a new song of murderous fantasies:  “Killer”.

“Killer”

Morrissey

Morrissey will soon present California Son, a record of cover songs from the 60s and 70s.

One of the songs will be “Wedding Bell Blues” originally by the great Laura Nyro.

In her song she sings to her love BillMorrissey tongue-in-cheek sings the song with Billie Joe Armstrong.    

“Wedding Bell Blues”

“Wedding Bell Blues” by Laura Nyro

 

 

Tara MacLean

If you cover a song, you should make it your own.

Canadian singer/songwriter Tara Maclean’s new album Deeper is due in late June.

Included is her hauntingly beautiful version of “Lovesong” by The Cure.

“Lovesong”

Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish’s 1st album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, has just been released.

Hard to believe this is her debut as her songs have hundreds of millions of streams.

And this L.A. singer/songwriter is a mere 17.

“Bad Guy” is a sample of her talent.

“Bad Guy”

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