October 29, 2014

FKA twigs - "Video Girl"

FKA twigs is having an all-star year. She followed-up her great EPs with her phenomenal debut record LP1, made her live NYC debut, and despite already dropping the dazzling video for song of the year contender "Two Weeks", she's back with the nightmarish, haunting, and downright astonishing video for "Video Girl".

October 26, 2014

Slowdive played Terminal 5

For many, shoegaze will always be defined by My Bloody Valentine's magnum opus, Loveless. However, their peers in Slowdive took things in more of a dream-pop direction favoring the grandeur magnitude of powerful psychedelics. Their classic record Souvlaki, a landmark in its own right, captured the force of My Bloody Valentine and added the paisley swirls of dream-pop for a stellar sound that was both underground and arena ready all at once.

October 21, 2014

Ought - "New Calm, Pt. 2"

Despite just releasing their great debut album, More Than Any Other Day, this past spring, Montreal's Ought are already releasing a follow-up EP before the end of the month. Once More With Feeling, is a 24 minute four track EP and you can check the video for "New Calm, Pt. 2" below.

October 17, 2014

Leon Bridges - "Coming Home"

Not much is known about Fort Worth, TX artist Leon Bridges, but as recently pointed out by Gorilla vs Bear, he's making some beautiful country-soul music.

October 14, 2014

Iceage played The Acheron

Since making their breakthrough only a few years ago with their great debut New Brigade, few bands have progressed along the same scale as Denmark's Iceage. Now, with their great new album, Plowing Into the Field of Love, the quintet are stepping out into the light and making themselves a band to be reckoned with.

October 12, 2014

American Football played Webster Hall

Emo music without a doubt draws some kind of connotation, these days usually for the worst, but American Football didn't make emo music in the traditional sense. Drawing from mathy, post-rock guitar lines and jazzy drums fills, the band made a signature sound the encapsulated so many different genres and really sparked new ideas leading into the new millennium.

October 9, 2014

Nothing - "July The Fourth"

Philadelphia shoegazers Nothing released their debut album, Guilty of Everything, this past winter. Today they've shared a new track "July The Fourth" which is off a new split 12" with Whirr(!).

October 6, 2014

Screaming Females - "Wishing Well"

New Jersey power trio Screaming Females have shared a new single, "Wishing Well", that is available for immediate download at their label Don Giovanni. While the song still features the band's killer guitar sound, it's a bit more subdued then one might expect. Lead singer Marissa Paternoster shared the following statement: