Thursday, February 11, 2016

Gideon

Today is a huge day for Tuscaloosa, Alabama, heavy metal outfit Gideon's camp. The band has announced their signing to Equal Vision Records, where they...
Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop

On April 15, Sam Beam (Iron & Wine) and Jesca Hoop will release a collaborative LP titled Love Letter For Fire, out on CD/LP/cassette and...
Pity Sex

After spending 2015 on the road with the likes of Ceremony, Eskimeaux and Colleen Green, Ann Arbor, Michigan, shoegaze quartet Pity Sex has announced...
Great Deceivers

Math-rock is not exactly the genre you pick if you're looking for fame and fortune in the music industry. The people who write and...
O'Brother

It's been a long three years since Atlanta, Georgia's O'Brother blew the doors off the alternative rock community with their excellent sophomore record Disillusion. Well,...
Landscapes

British melodic hardcore quintet Landscapes will release their new LP, Modern Earth, on April 8 via Pure Noise Records. The band's new album, following up 2013's...
Julien Baker

In case you couldn't get enough of Memphis-based solo artist Julien Baker's stellar debut album Sprained Ankle last year, re-released and mastered to its present...
Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop

On April 15, Sam Beam (Iron & Wine) and Jesca Hoop will release a collaborative LP titled Love Letter For Fire, out on CD/LP/cassette and...
Pity Sex

After spending 2015 on the road with the likes of Ceremony, Eskimeaux and Colleen Green, Ann Arbor, Michigan, shoegaze quartet Pity Sex has announced...
Great Deceivers

Math-rock is not exactly the genre you pick if you're looking for fame and fortune in the music industry. The people who write and...
O'Brother

It's been a long three years since Atlanta, Georgia's O'Brother blew the doors off the alternative rock community with their excellent sophomore record Disillusion. Well,...
Mark Mallman

Minneapolis musician Mark Mallman (how's that for a paragraph-opening alliteration?) has been turning heads for two decades and eight studio albums—his newest, The End Is...
Chuck Ragan

Let's be honest: You probably don't associate Chuck Ragan with video gamers. One spends his day outdoors, catching fish and growing a damn fine...
State To State

The beauty of making music in Los Angeles is that musicians seem to be way less concerned about being "cool" (like so much of what comes...
Sam Means

One half of Arizona alt-pop duo the Format, Nate Ruess, went on to sell millions of records and win a Grammy with his new...
Substream #50 - Basement edit

Not gonna lie: We at Substream are downright obsessed with Basement's new album Promise Everything. (I mean, duh: We even put them on the cover...
Upgrade HipHop

Albany, New York-based MC Upgrade has been in the rap game since 2010, cutting his teeth through homemade remixes of B.o.B., Rihanna, Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa...
The Joy Formidable

Welsh alt-rock trio the Joy Formidable has announced the impending release of their third album, Hitch, which will drop March 25 via their own label, C'Mon...
QunQ

Los Angeles trio QunQ is a bit of a musical oddity. The band describes their sound as a "re-imagining of ’90s math rock and...
Autolux

Experimental rock trio Autolux—featuring Failure's Greg Edwards and Jack White drummer Carla Azar—has announced details surrounding their third album, Pussy's Dead. The Boots-produced album will...
Break Anchor

Jason Navarro may be best known as the frontman for Detroit ska-punks the Suicide Machines, but he has far too much drive and passion...
Dustin Kensrue

Thrice frontman Dustin Kensrue has had a busy 12 months, from dropping a killer solo album Carry The Fire to reuniting his beloved post-hardcore group...
QunQ

Los Angeles trio QunQ is a bit of a musical oddity. The band describes their sound as a "re-imagining of ’90s math rock and...
Hot Mulligan

Michigan upstarts Hot Mulligan play a strain of pop-punk that's sincere and emotive while still upbeat enough to make you want to dance. But...
David Bowie

The world is still reeling from the news that music icon David Bowie passed away after an 18-month battle with cancer. Tributes are pouring...
Bob Nanna

Bob Nanna is best known as the energetic, passionate frontman for ’90s emo heroes Braid, but he has frequently showed his softer side throughout...
The Lawrence Arms

Last month, the punk scene suffered a shocking loss with the unexpected passing of Teenage Bottlerocket drummer Brandon Carlisle. Hundreds of fans contributed to...
Chris DeMakes

If you're a Less Than Jake fan, you already know that the band has an extremely unironic appreciation for all things ’80s rock and...
Gideon

Today is a huge day for Tuscaloosa, Alabama, heavy metal outfit Gideon's camp. The band has announced their signing to Equal Vision Records, where they...
Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop

On April 15, Sam Beam (Iron & Wine) and Jesca Hoop will release a collaborative LP titled Love Letter For Fire, out on CD/LP/cassette and...
Julien Baker

In case you couldn't get enough of Memphis-based solo artist Julien Baker's stellar debut album Sprained Ankle last year, re-released and mastered to its present...
Real Friends

For the Spring season, Chicago pop-punk quintet Real Friends is doing something a little different throughout the month of March. The band will embark...
Beach Slang

After putting out one of 2015's most heartwarming debut LPs, The Things We Do to Find People Who Feel Like Us (check out our review...
The Neighbourhood

R&B-inflected alt-pop quintet the Neighbourhood will return to the road once more this summer for an extensive U.S. headlining tour that kicks off May 6...
A Day To Remember

Are you jonesing to get in the pit? Well, let Florida popcore giants A Day To Remember help you scratch that itch with their...
Gideon

Today is a huge day for Tuscaloosa, Alabama, heavy metal outfit Gideon's camp. The band has announced their signing to Equal Vision Records, where they...
Saosin

If you're not excited about a new Saosin record with Anthony Green at the helm, you are officially doing it wrong. Today, the band...
Words Like Daggers

If you're a fan of kickass music festivals, you're probably familiar with So What?!, the multi-day music festival held in Texas every March that features...

Dream-pop quintet Radiation City has signed to Polyvinyl Records and has announced their new album coming out early next year. The Portland, Oregon, five-piece will...

Equal Vision Records has signed Houston trio Waterparks. The band has released their music video for their debut single "Crave." The song was recorded...

The Albany, New York quintet Drug Church have released a powerful new song "Hit Your Head, Greedy" off of their upcoming sophmore release Hit Your...

Driftoff, a Brooklyn quartet made up of members from Junius, Rosetta and City of Ships, have announced the release of their debut EP titled Modern...
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The Money Pit

Bobby Darling and Nic Newsham have always been prolific songwriters, but starting the chapter after Gatsbys American Dream wasn't always clear. " never said we...
La Dispute

Watching La Dispute’s new documentary Tiny Dots will truly open your eyes to the authenticity this band brings to the table. Each member gives...
Drug Church

The first thing you’ll notice about “Banco Popular,” the churning opening song to Drug Church’s new album Hit Your Head, is that singer Patrick...

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