By Alex Young

Donald Trump is a terrifying alien in Green Day’s new song/video “Back in the USA”: Watch

Today marks the release of Green Day’s new compilation package, Greatest Hits: God’s Favorite Band. Appearing alongside pop punk classics like “Longview”, “Basket Case”, and “She” are two new songs: “Back In The USA” and a reworked version of “Ordinary World” featuring Miranda Lambert. “Back In The USA” is what you’d expect from a Green Day […]

By Ben Kaye

Screaming Females share new single, “Deeply”, reveal new 2018 tour dates: Stream

Photo by Grace Winters Screaming Females are set to release their new full-length album, All At Once, on February 23rd via Don Giovanni Records. The DIY Jersey punks’ seventh overall LP features 15 tracks, including the previously revealed “Glass House” and “Black Moon”. Today, the band has shared a third single, “Deeply”. The plodding and determined […]

By Eddie Fu

Charlotte Gainsbourg returns with first album in seven years, Rest: Stream

Photo by Collier Shorr Charlotte Gainsbourg is set to release to her first album in seven years, Rest. Ahead of the collection’s arrival on November 17th, it’s streaming in full on NPR. The IRM follow-up runs 11 tracks long. It includes appearances from Sir Paul McCartney, Owen Pallett (Arcade Fire, Caribou), Connan Mockasin, SebastiAn, and Daft Punk’s Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, […]

By Eddie Fu

Charlotte Gainsbourg shares Soulwax remix of “Deadly Valentine”: Stream

Actress/musician Charlotte Gainsbourg is preparing to release Rest this Friday, her first album in seven years. In anticipation, she’s shared a new remix of “Deadly Valentine”. The fresh take was remixed by Belgian DJs Soulwax and runs nearly eight minutes long. Although it’s not drastically different from the SebastiAn-produced original, the Dewaele brothers do some manipulating with Gainsbourg’s ethereal […]

By Ben Kaye

Wilco share previously unreleased track “Dynamite My Soul” from Being There reissue: Stream

On December 1st, Wilco will re-release their first two albums, 1995’s A.M. and 1996’s Being There. Each deluxe reissue will include a number of rare demos and alternate takes, as well as some never-before-released tracks. The band previously shared the newly unearthed “Myrna Lee” from the A.M. sessions, and today they’re unveiling the Being There outtake “Dynamite My Soul”. (Read: Wilco in 10 Songs) The gentle […]

By Eddie Fu

Superchunk announce first album in four years, What a Time to Be Alive, share title track: Stream

Superchunk has spent 2017 sharing a steady stream of standalone charity releases, including last month’s 7-inch benefiting the Southern Poverty Law Center. Now, the North Carolina indie rockers have announced a new full-length album, their first in four years. It’s called What a Time to Be Alive and arrives February 16th through Merge Records. (Read: […]

By Eddie Fu

Pussy Riot share new song “Police State” and video starring Chloë Sevigny: Watch

In October, Pussy Riot shut down New York City’s Trump Tower with a political protest, forcing its closure for 30 minutes. A few weeks later, the Russian protest punk group has now made a statement through a different medium with their new song, “Police State”, and its accompanying music video. Just like last year’s “Make America […]

By Ben Kaye

QWAM shout down pretension on new single “Doggie Door”: Stream

Photo by Karen Sophia Colon 10 Things… is a recurring new music feature in which an artist goes H.A.M. on a particular topic. Certain parts of Brooklyn are seen by some as the birthplace of hipster pretension. (Here’s looking at you, Williamsburg.) But punk upstarts QWAM are here to shake down the too-cool facade that casts […]

By Randall Colburn

Drum virtuoso Ryan Hassan teams with UK rapper Kofi Stone for debut single and video, “Bomb Squad”: Watch

Origins is a recurring new music feature in which an artist charts the influence of their latest hit single. Ryan Hassan is a drummer and DJ whose spent his career supporting rappers and electronic outfits like Tinie Tempah, Clean Bandit, Fat Man Scoop, and more. It’s never easy for a drummer to pummel his or her […]

By Michelle Geslani

The Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon announces new solo album, Sleepwalkers, shares “Forget Me Not”: Stream

Brian Fallon, singer/guitarist of The Gaslight Anthem, is gearing up to release his sophomore solo album. It’s titled Sleepwalkers and due out February 9th through Island Records. The follow-up to 2016’s Painkillers was recorded earlier this year at Parlor Recording Studio in New Orleans alongside Ted Hutt, who previously worked on The Gaslight Anthem’s 2008 […]