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 Andi Harriman

Psyche premieres new song “Youth of Tomorrow”

It’s no surprise that the Canadian synth band, Psyche, is embedded in the very history of the 1980s dark underground scene with tracks like “Unveiling the Secret”, “The Saint Became a Lush” and the heart-wrenching cover of “Goodbye Horses”. But with their new track, “Youth of Tomorrow”, Psyche proves they are more than a band […]

By Michael Roffman

The World Spins: Johnny Jewel Talks Twin Peaks, David Lynch, and What’s Next for Chromatics

It’s been a wonderful and strange time for Johnny Jewel. For the last couple of years, the Italians Do It Better founder and multi-instrumentalist of Chromatics, Glass Candy, Desire, and Symmetry has been shuffling in and out of a multitude of realities. He’s devoted much of his time to Dear Tommy, the followup to the […]

By Michelle Geslani

Toro Y Moi shares new album Boo Boo via short film: Stream/watch

Tomorrow marks the official release of Boo Boo, the latest album from Toro Y Moi. In advance, the synthpop musician has shared the LP in full via a short film. Directed and produced by Company Studio, it follows Toro Y Moi as he’s driven around the beautiful Bay Area. Stream/watch it up above. The follow-up […]

By Michelle Geslani

Blonder talks love and desire on debut $5 EP: Stream

Photo by Shervin Lainez People who refer to Paris as the only true City of Love clearly haven’t been to New York City. More than a concrete jungle where dreams are made of, its 24-hour nightlife, radiant skyline, and panoramic views of the harbor and Atlantic beyond make for the perfect backdrop for getting swept up […]

By Michelle Geslani

Toro y Moi announces new album, Boo Boo, shares video for “Girl Like You” — watch

Photo by Andrew Paynter Toro y Moi will return with his fifth studio effort on July 7th. Titled Boo Boo, the follow-up to 2015’s What For? is said to be “the most personal work to date” for Chaz Bear (formerly Chaz Bundick). The intimate and revealing nature of the LP’s 12 tracks is the result of […]

By Michelle Geslani

Death From Above side project American Lips premiere new song “Definition” — listen

Yesterday, Death From Above 1979 officially knocked the numbers off their name, as well as returned with single “Freeze Me”. That’s not all from the DFA camp this week, either: The band’s drummer Sebastien Grainger is pulling double duty with his new garage punk side-project American Lips. The Montreal/Los Angeles-based outfit, which also features singer/guitarist Adrian […]

By Eddie Fu

Phoenix unveil new song “Ti Amo” — listen

Photo by David Brendan Hall Ahead of their forthcoming new album, Ti Amo, Phoenix have already shared the synth-speckled lead single, “J-Boy” and its retro music video. To give listeners another preview of their first full-length in four years, the French indie pop outfit has now unveiled its title track. Although “Ti Amo” has a harder edge compared to the […]

By Ben Kaye

Peter Hook & The Light share complete live recordings of four Joy Division and New Order albums: Stream

Since forming in 2010, Peter Hook & The Light have brought fans of Hook’s former outfits, Joy Division and New Order, utter delight by delivering full-album performance after full-album performance. He’s fine tuned the presentation so much that some say he’s arguably putting on better concerts than the current incarnation of New Order themselves. This Record Store Day, you’ll […]

By Michael Roffman

Album Review: Future Islands – The Far Field

The Letterman performance was never the full story. When Future Islands performed the soon-to-be smash single “Seasons (Waiting on You)” in March 2014, the band went viral in a way that indie rock bands didn’t at that time and haven’t since. Frontman Samuel T. Herring captivated the world with his intensity, passion, and dated dance […]