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Listen: Radiation, Electricity, and Pills, Oh My!

Sally’s Diner, the elusive and strange alt-rock duo has released some new, long-awaited songs. The band, consisting of Sweet keyboardist Stevie Stewart and Stage Bender comedian Kim Thomasson, have not released any tracks since TUBE.’s interview with them almost exactly two years ago. To make up for this, Sally’s Diner has just dropped four new singles off … Continue reading

Listen: Blissful Psychedelic Give and Take
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Listen: Blissful Psychedelic Give and Take

Psychedelic bliss-rockers Givers & Takers are on the rise. Their alternately soft-spoken and gritty psychedelia is catchy and full of fluid instrumentation. The band has just released their new single ‘Strangers.’ The song brings a bluesy bite to the normally keyboard heavy genre. Listen below, headphones suggested: Givers & Takers have also released ‘Start The Morning,’ a … Continue reading

Tal Wilkenfeld Paints Herself a Corner.
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Tal Wilkenfeld Paints Herself a Corner.

Bass prodigy Tal Wilkenfeld has toured with Jeff Beck, played with Prince, Ryan Adams, Ringo Starr, Brian Wilson, Jackson Browne, Joe Walsh, Toto, Todd Rundgren, and Trevor Rabin. She has performed live with Sting, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Mick Jagger, Steven Tyler, Buddy Guy, David Gilmour and Billy Gibbons – and anchored Pharrell and Hans Zimmer at the … Continue reading

The LIST. February 10 – February 16
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The LIST. February 10 – February 16

Black Lives Matter! at Sol Collective As we enter Black History Month, it’s important to remember history is still being made today. Police brutality against black people has been going on too long, and on February 10 at Sol Collective (2574 21st St.), starting at 7 PM, there is an opportunity to learn more about … Continue reading

See: Cane Morto’s Amo-Te Lisboa
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See: Cane Morto’s Amo-Te Lisboa

Italian street art collective, Cane Morto, will be releasing a film chronicling two wild months of unauthorized street painting in Lisbon. Amo-Te Lisboa: An Ignominious Street Art Movie looks to be a somewhat surrealist take on their painting endeavors, centering the story around a “cruel dead-dog deity called Txakurra, which gives [Cane Morto] the power to paint together as a … Continue reading

Listen: June songs we love.
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Listen: June songs we love.

X Ambassadors- Renegades- After bursting into the alt-rock scene last year with their song ‘Jungle,’ X Ambassadors have finally released their debut album, VHS. The album is rollicking and yet poignant, full of nostalgic 90s flashback interludes. ‘Renegades’ is a great example of the spirit of the album, the song hails the game changers, the underdogs, outlaws, … Continue reading

Listen: MS MR’s Wrong Victory
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Listen: MS MR’s Wrong Victory

MS MR has just released their song “Wrong Victory,” teasing listeners with another glimpse of thier upcoming album. It is the second single off of their highly anticipated sophomore album, How Does It Feel, due to drop July 17 via Columbia Records. The song blends beautifully poignant lyrics [ie.”When your skin doesn’t feel like home”] highlighted by singer Lizzy … Continue reading

Listen: Songs Of May
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Listen: Songs Of May

Alina Baraz & Galimatias- Show Me-  This song is a gorgeously atmospheric sonic experience, woven out of patchwork collages of sound and sultry vocals. The song is fresh off of Baraz & Galimatias’ debut EP Urban Flora. The whole EP is worth checking out, it is a beautifully crafted and subtle piece best enjoyed through headphones. Suggestion by K. … Continue reading

Listen: Young Buffalo Kicks Up New Album and Tour Dates
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Listen: Young Buffalo Kicks Up New Album and Tour Dates

After years on the music scene, five-piece rock band Young Buffalo have released their debut full-length album House through Votiv Music. The band, based out of Oxford, Mississippi began with the group’s songwriters Ben Yarbrough and Jim Barrett who wrote music together as teenagers. They began going by Young Buffalo in 2009. The band now includes drummer Tim Burkhead, bassist Andrew Guinn … Continue reading

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Listen: Hop Along to a “Texas Funeral”

Philadelphia’s Hop Along is set to release their sophomore album Painted Shut on May 4th through Saddle Creek. Known for their enigmatic indie-pop meets growling guitar grunge, Painted Shut is a record of lush compositions, fuzzed-out guitar riffs and captivating vignettes that tell vivid stories of desperation and weary awakening. On the album, recorded and mixed by John Agnello … Continue reading

Listen: Psychedelia With Chui Wan
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Listen: Psychedelia With Chui Wan

Chui Wan (吹万)Beijing experimental psychedelic rock band got their name from Daoist philosopher Zhuangzi and his work Qi Wu Lun (齐物论) on inner sageliness and outer kingliness. In it, Zhuangzi writes, “When the wind blows, every sound may be heard therein.” The band was thus inspired to seek “the infinite from the mundane” according to their press release. … Continue reading

Listen: New Songs of The Wooden Sky
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Listen: New Songs of The Wooden Sky

The Wooden Sky has announced the release of their fourth album, Let’s Be Ready, due June 16th from Nevado Music. This album marks an era of new beginnings for the Canadian band, as Let’s Be Ready was conceived amidst many changes for them, including parting ways with one of their founding members. To give each song a unique perspective and to encapsulate their raw … Continue reading

Listen: Mother Mother’s Very Good Bad Thing
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Listen: Mother Mother’s Very Good Bad Thing

This month, Canadian rockers Mother Mother released their new album Very Good Bad Thing.  Much like the band members themselves, each song has a distinct personality. The lead single “Monkey Tree” is a brightly feral song, urging listeners leave the rat race and run away to the jungle.“Modern Love” offers a chorus shimmering with anticipation. The simple but pervasive touches of “Reaper Man” … Continue reading

The Common Threads of Alejandro Naranjo, Mark Fox, and Joseph Mele
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The Common Threads of Alejandro Naranjo, Mark Fox, and Joseph Mele

The Common Threads series, run by the Red Dot Gallery, showcases three artists whose work shares threads of similar themes. The series starts its third installment next month with a trio of artists with “the unique ability to project a critical view of humanity’s social fabric”, according to the Gallery. The artists featured in this installment are Colombia-based … Continue reading