London-based duo Straylings have been a little quite since releasing their 2016 record ‘We Gather We Take Shape’. However, back in a big way, the band have unleashed their new song ‘Umpteenth’ which is definitely a tidal wave of a tune. Fostering a psychedelic/garage rock/sun-pop concoction, the pair elegantly tie together the sounds of late 60s – early 70s rock with the now, making ‘Umpteenth’ an incredible come back. ‘Umpteenth’ is out now via Deadpan Records. Have a listen. Read more […]
London singer PARKER has been moving on the scene for a few years now. Kicking in the door with early tracks like ‘Night Flights’ and ‘Boy’, the artist makes her return with a fierce single titled ‘Doubles’. Stripped back in all the right ways, the seductive blues rock meets soul is an excellent comeback and follow-up from her previous dark pop track ‘Runs & Rides’. Stream ‘Doubles’ below. Read more […]
Big stadium vocal pop isn’t the only thing coming out of the country of Sweden. There are definitely bands bringing forth a gritter sound of rock & roll as well. Basement Bout are a group hailing from Växjö who are firing off with garage, punk sound that is raw and ripping. Their new single ‘Another Night’ harks back to the golden era of late 70s punk rock, driven by a raging energy that is truly exciting. You can check out ‘Another Night’ down at the bottom. Read more […]
With their self-titled debut LP forthcoming September on 8th Suicide Squeeze Records, punk band L.A. Witch have shared another track taken from the LP. Their latest cut ‘Drive Your Car’ is a smoked-out and hazy dash of garage rock and punk, equipped with reverb-splashed vocals and sun-filled guitars, something that fans have grown to expect from the Los Angeles-based trio. Touching on the song, “‘Drive Your Car’ was written about power and being in control. I borrowed my ex boyfriend’s Read more […]
Garage/punk foursome The Darts have announced the release of their forthcoming LP ‘Me.Ow’, out Septmeber 30th via Dirty Water Records. The record follows their debut self-titled EP which dropped in October of last year. Having already conquered ground in both America and Europe, the new album will be available in digital format as well as a pre-order package which features a 12″ pink vinyl, polaroid photos and a poster. The record continues their steamy style of fuzz-packed psychedelic and garage Read more […]
Next month will see the releasing of L.A. Witch’s self-titled debut LP landing via Suicide Squeeze Records. Having already shared their song ‘Untitled’ a month ago, the Los Angeles-based trio have stepped up with another single called ‘Baby in Blue Jeans’. The wooing garage rock/punk tune, soaked with vocals dipped in reverb and hazy guitar riffs, would be the ultimate soundtrack for a drive throughout the dreamy California desert. You can listen to the song below. Read more […]
If the music of Canadian-born, Georgia-raised singer Earth Girl Helen Brown sounds like a nomadic engulfing of styles, that would probably be due to the fact that she has trekked around the U.S. in a gypsy like manner, not to mention living in a mountaintop of Alaska. What has culminated as an aritst is an interesting mix of psych meets pop meets garage rock with an Americana sensibility that literally sounds like an entity on to itself.
Glassmaps is the moniker of Howling Bells guitarist Joel Stein. Some may remember his EP ‘My Head My Heart’ that was released about three years ago. He followed up with his ‘Hypnotised’ single in late 2016. Now ready to step forward with his debut LP ‘Strangely Addicted’, forthcoming this October via Lost In The Manor, Joel Stein has unveiled his latest single ‘Summer Rain’. Swinging with the sounds of psychedelic and blues rock with a pop sensibility, the single also features Mark Stoermer of The Killers. Embedded with an undouted swagger, you can stream the tune below.
Having flown the flag for NYC rock & roll for 12 years now, The Baby Shakes released their third studio album ‘Turn It Up’ earlier this month. Fusing the sounds of classic punk and garage with a notch of power pop, the group have unveiled the title track taken from the LP. Keeping it stripped and raw with the meat and potatoes of punk, the tune is perfect for a day time drive with the top down.
The Kills have announced the release of their new EP ‘Echo Home – Non-Electric’. Schduled to land June 2. Recorded at Electric Lady Studios, the record celebrates the 15 years since the band’s ‘Black Rooster’ EP. Aside from a digital release, there will also be limited edition 10″ vinyls available for purchase on August 18th. Included on the EP is an acoustic cover version of Rihanna’s ‘Desperado’, which was shared via an acoustic performance video.