Chicago’s Ratboys, led by singer/guitarist Julia Steiner and guitarist Dave Sagan, will release its sophomore album entitled GN on June 30th (Topshelf Records). Today they share the video for the single, “Elvis is in the Freezer” via NPR who calls it “a touching way to not only look at how we meet the important people in our lives, but why they become important.” More »

Goodwood Atoms blends ethereal melodies with insistent grooves and electronic flourishes, inspired by the likes of Yeasayer, Alt-J, Youth Lagoon and Radiohead. Since forming in 2014, they have earned accolades from the likes of Noisey, Clash, Indie Shuffle, Baeble Music, PopMatters and All Things Go and are set to release a 4 track EP on May 12 through the French label Yunizon Records. More »

The Black Angels have shared new track Half Believing, the scorched-earth centerpiece off their upcoming LP Death Song, out April 21st on Partisan Records. More »

When Happyness first burst into the public conscience with debut single “It’s On You”, their spirited take on US college rock was as big a surprise as it was an instant hit. The resulting full length, “Weird Little Birthday”, went on to feature in many End of Year album lists. Worldwide tours, an NME Award, a re-issue on the much-loved labels Moshi Moshi Recordings (Bar/None in US), and millions of Spotify plays later, it is now just a few short weeks until their long-awaited follow-up “Write In” is released. As of today, anyone pre-ordering the album will receive new track “Bigger Glass Less Full” as a free download.   More »