New Music from Alpine – “Foolish” from the upcoming album Yuck – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Apr 23, 2015
New Music from Alpine – “Foolish” from the upcoming album Yuck – Digital Servicing Only

Australian six-piece Alpine has released “Foolish,” the first single from the pop group’s wildly anticipated second album, Yuck, due June 16 from Votiv. The group’s last album earned much-deserved accolades from the likes of NPR, LA Weekly, and Pitchfork, which described Alpine as an “unforgettably light and charismatic gem.” According to guitarist and co-producer Christian O’Brien, […]

The Staves Cover Bruce Springsteen w/ Justin Vernon – New CMJ Peak

Posted on Apr 23, 2015
The Staves Cover Bruce Springsteen w/ Justin Vernon – New CMJ Peak

UK sister-trio The Staves continue gaining new fans at radio with their graceful harmonies and intimate arrangements. With the help of Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon, they crafted a record in his Eu Claire, WI studio that speaks to the ups-and-downs of their ascending career. Recently at a concert in London, Vernon assisted the group with […]

Clash Music Premieres Young Buffalo’s “My Place” Music Video

Posted on Apr 23, 2015
Clash Music Premieres Young Buffalo’s “My Place” Music Video

Clash Music has the new video from Oxford, Mississipi five-piece piece Young Buffalo. The band dons its Sunday best for the video, which features them performing in a Southern-styled living room and mugging for the camera with a jovial abandon that matches the “sheer, joyous pop” sound of their debut album, House. Check out the […]

Also at Radio

Posted on Apr 23, 2015
Also at Radio

Built to Spill – Untethered Moon (Warner Bros. Records) Vetiver – Complete Strangers (Easy Sound Recording Company) Kathryn Calder – Kathryn Calder (File Under: Music) Kuroma – Kuromarama (Votiv) DTCV – Uptime! (Unsatisfied Records) Tigran Hamasyan – Mockroot (Nonesuch Records)

New Music From Sam Cohen

Posted on Apr 22, 2015
New Music From Sam Cohen

After years fronting Apollo Sunshine and the Yellowbirds, Sam Cohen took the idea of a “solo album” to heart with his first offering under his own name, Cool It. The multi-instrumentalist, who has worked with a diverse array of musicians including the National, Norah Jones, Cee-Lo and the Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir, self-recorded an album of lush, psychedelic […]

Built to Spill “Never Be the Same” Video – Album Going for Debuts

Posted on Apr 22, 2015
Built to Spill “Never Be the Same” Video – Album Going for Debuts

Built to Spill made waves across the Internet on 4/20 with the release of their hilariously meta video for “Never Be the Same”, the second single from new studio album Untethered Moon. The video, which debuted on Pitchfork.tv and can be viewed here, follows frontman Doug Martsch‘s obsession with Hairy Canary – a mysterious pirate and wonderful actor […]

Complete Strangers by Vetiver Reviewed by The 405 & MusicOMH – New CMJ Peak

Posted on Apr 22, 2015
Complete Strangers by Vetiver Reviewed by The 405 & MusicOMH – New CMJ Peak

With a US tour fastly approaching, Vetiver is making a run for the top of the CMJ Radio 200 chart. The latest album by Andy Cabic & Co. reached another peak on the chart, landing at #38. For those that missed it, “Vetiver‘s sixth album is a smooth, steady unfurling of understated jangle, celestial hum […]

Also At Radio

Posted on Apr 22, 2015
Also At Radio

Kathryn Calder – Kathryn Calder (File Under: Music) Kuroma – Kuromarama (Votiv) The Staves – If I Was (Nonesuch) DTCV – Uptime! (Unsatisfied Records)

Built to Spill Going for Adds

Posted on Apr 20, 2015
Built to Spill Going for Adds

One of the most endearing and enduring bands of its generation, Built to Spill, is ready to release their 8th studio album, Untethered Moon. The band, fronted by Doug Martsch, create resonate and sonorous songs that “a whole lot of bands might try to sound like…but only one can do it” [Stereogum]. Hailing from Boise, Idaho, […]

DTCV Album Reviews – Looking to break at Radio 200

Posted on Apr 20, 2015
DTCV Album Reviews – Looking to break at Radio 200

The new album by DTCV is starting to pick up momentum at radio. Their 4th album, Uptime!, saw chart support from stations like KHNS, KHOL, Ohio.fm, WLFR, WMCX, WNCW, WRRG & WUNH – putting it just shy of reaching the CMJ Radio 200. Northern Transmissions said the new album “build[s] upon [their] indie rock foundation that harks back to […]