CHAI's PUNK is out March 15 on Burger.
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March 7, 2019 The sugar-coated experimental pop band works to redefine and undermine the concept of "kawaii" — the pervasiveness of delicate cuteness in Japanese culture.
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April 26, 2018 Alejandro Rose-Garcia forgoes his boot-stomping, cheeky folk for a sound that fluctuates between finely-tuned rock and full-band pop.
Crumb's video for "Locket" is art in motion. By the time the viewer adjusts to it, so do the characters within it.
March 7, 2018 Plastic hearts cooked in a skillet, a lizard chopped with chives, a world absorbed into a marble. It's all part of a pleasant trip in the psych-pop band's new video.
Camp Cope's How To Socialise & Make Friends is out March 2 via Run For Cover Records.
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February 22, 2018 The Melbourne rock trio's new record walks confidently through difficult topics, often with an emotional tug in its wake.
Vundabar's Smell Smoke comes out Feb. 23.
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February 7, 2018 Vundabar mocks hedonism by warping the titular lyric from Mission of Burma's post-punk rallying cry "That's When I Reach For My Revolver."
Blush's self-titled debut album comes out Dec. 8.
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December 5, 2017 Maura Lynch tries to control a newfound crush from getting out of hand in an indie-pop rush of giddiness.
Kal Marks' Universal Care comes out Feb. 23, 2018.
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November 8, 2017 For its new album, Universal Care, Kal Marks decided to get uncomfortable by reeling the noise in — and they hit a sweet spot in the process.
Bat Fangs' self-titled debut album comes out Feb. 2, 2018.
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November 1, 2017 Ex Hex's Betsy Wright and Flesh Wounds drummer Laura King have assembled a new band that already stands out amid rock's wave of revivalists.
Bad History Month's Dead And Loving It: An Introductory Exploration Of Pessimysticism comes out Nov. 3.
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September 6, 2017 For the first time, the glum anti-folk act understands what it means to have peace of mind after facing constant dread and sorrow.
Tera Melos' Trash Generator comes out Aug. 25.
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July 26, 2017 On its first song in four years, the aggressive, jazz-like punk of the trio's earlier self remains — it's just being utilized in a subtler manner.