Ahead of their first UK tour, starting in just under a fortnight, NYC’s Charly Bliss have released another excellent music video, this time for “DQ”, one of the stand outs from their critically acclaimed debut album, Guppy. Noisey, who premiered the video today and interviewed the band, called the band’s debut “one of the coolest, most exciting things I’ve heard in a very long time”. Guppy is available now via Barsuk Records. More »

Work marks Pope’s seventh studio album. To date, he has surpassed one million monthly listeners on Spotify, sold out shows in more than 20 countries, sold over 2 million digital tracks, had over 200 million streams on Spotify, 630 million plays on Pandora and 150 million views on YouTube. More »

Atlanta flower punk pioneers Black Lips today release the captivating video for album highlight “Crystal Night” following the release of Satan’s Graffiti or God’s Art? earlier this year through Vice Records. Front man Cole Alexander has called the song, and subsequent video, the band “showing love will always trump hate”. More »

Holy Boy have released a new single, ‘The Blood Moon’, which you can stream now via Soundcloud. Her previous track ‘Deep Sky’ had premiered at Popdust. More »

NPR’s All Songs Considered are premiering the powerful new track from modern soul innovator SON LITTLE today. More »

Young States are pleased to share their new single and video, ‘Over It By Now’ on Upset. Taken from the forthcoming EP, ‘Past Truths | Present Lies’ – out 29th September. More »

The last twelve months of Darling West’s musical career can’t be described as anything other than fantastic. Since the release of their second album, “Vinyl and a Heartache”, they have played concerts all over the world, been playlisted on the biggest radio stations in Norway, appeared on the Top 100 Country charts in the US, amassed more than 2.5 million plays on Spotify, been booked for the biggest festivals in Norway, Americanafest in Nashville, and won a Norwegian Grammy. More »

Following on from the April release of their new album ‘The World’s Best American Band’ on Polyvinyl Records, Louisville indie/garage band White Reaper have announced a short run of EU/UK tour dates for this October. The band will be playing the following dates: More »

Fassine are pleased to share a new video on The Independent, taken from their forthcoming second album, ‘Gourami’ – released 28th July. The song ‘Palio’ is the next track to be released after ‘Ursa Minor’ appeared on Clash earlier this month. More »

Loved Ones are today premiering a video for their new single “One Big Kiss”. Specially created for the band by acclaimed American songwriter Bill Baird as a thank-you for a recent collaboration with lead singer Nik Glover, it has been painstakingly assembled by layering individual images on top of one another. Glover offers some further insight; More »

Rolling Stone Country premieres Ron Pope’s video for “Can’t Stay Here” as part of their July “10 New Country Artists You Need To Know” feature. The track is taken from the Nashville-based independent artist’s forthcoming album Work, due August 18 on his own Brooklyn Basement Records. Pope begins an international tour on September 28 with a pair of dates at New York’s Irving Plaza. More »

Los Angeles based Prism Tats (the project of South African transplant Garett van der Spek) quietly unveiled a brand new two-song single last week, featuring the fuzzed-out rocker “The Liar” and harmony-drenched B-side “Apples”. More »

Hailing from Ghent, Belgium Hypochristmutreefuzz are at the forefront of Ghent’s noise-rock scene. Other than a secret weapon for passionate Scrabble-fanatics (their name comes from an avant-garde jazz piece by Misha Mengelberg) the band, formed around Belgian musician Ramses Van den Eede, is a frontal attack to all of the senses, thanks to a crushing groove, the use of a power drill as an instrument and inconveniently lovable bone-shattering and shamanic vocals. More »

With their critically acclaimed new album Write In now released world-wide, and a whole host of festival appearances coming up across the summer, Moshi Moshi Records signings Happyness have confirmed another London UK headline show of their own for October 27th at The Garage. Tickets will be on sale from Friday June 23rd. The band are also celebrating signing to Rough Trade Publishing and the release of a new single Uptrend / Style Raids. More »

Last week Finnish rockers VARVARA go​t​​​ some pretty cool news from across the pond. Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich picked up, discussed and played their latest single ”Weatherman” ​on his​ radio show on worldwide Apple Music radio station Beats 1 ”It’s Electric!”. More »

Today, Baltimore’s Us and Us Only share the video for their debut album’s title track. “Full Flower” captures the band in an intimate, live setting with CLRVYNT praising their “moody, heartfelt indie rock that’s catchy, weird, and refreshing.” More »

Following on from the recent announcement of their new album ‘Auburn Rule’, London-based progressive sludge/noise-rock four-piece Wren, have premiered a new video for their latest single ‘The Herd’ with Invisible Oranges. More »

Fassine are pleased to share the animated video for ‘Gold’ today, taken from their forthcoming second album, ‘Gourami’ – released 28th July. The song comes after taster track ‘Feather Jesus’ was released earlier on in the year to solid acclaim across the blogosphere. More »

NY’s Diet Cig have today shared the video for “Barf Day,” a single off their debut album Swear I’m Good At This. “Barf Day” premiered via Noisey alongside a feature on the band. Of the video they say, “Watch as The World’s Most Energetic Band™ turns a bummer birthday into a full-on ice cream bash in their video for “Barf Day” with just a few frozen treats and some minor auto theft. The song is off the band’s debut LP, Swear I’m Good at This, one of the most refreshingly fun albums of the year.” More »

Billboard is premiering Nashville-based independent artist Ron Pope’s new video for the track “Bad For Your Health.” Read their interview with him HERE and watch/share the video HERE. Billboard describes the “upbeat, gritty rocking” track as “something of a calling card for Work.” Pope’s upcoming studio album, “Work”, is due August 18 on his own Brooklyn Basement Records and he’ll begin an international tour on September 28 with a pair of dates at New York’s Irving Plaza, plus 2 live dates in London and Manchester, UK. More »

Today, Vagabon has shared a music video for “Fear & Force.” NPR, who premiered the Zadie-directed video, say this of it: “The love it portrays is not interested in your labels; the world it creates is too expansive and realistic for that.” More »