I’m Glad It’s You: Curbside

I’m Glad It’s You are an indie rock/emo band from Redlands, California and their music follows the same vein as Dikembe and You Blew It! Check out the track “Curbside” below.

The Republic of Wolves: Mitama

I have listened to The Republic of Wolves often over the years and I am amazed at how great this band is. The band recently released their newest album shrine featuring the single “Mitama.” The track is heavy and full of killer riffs. Check it out below.

The Neighbourhood: Scary Love

The Neighbourhood is back with a self-titled album that shows the band delving deep into their dark pop sound. “Scary Love” is one of the new tracks from the record and has the band exploring the 80’s pop aesthetic. Check it out below.

Beach House: Dive

Beach House have returned with their second new single “Dive.” The track has the band going in a more aggressive direction than their previous works. Check it out below.

Special Explosion: Perfect Song

Special Explosion released their debut album To Infinity last year. “Perfect Song” is one of the best songs from the record with its melancholy sound. Check it out below.

Benjamin Booker: Believe

Benjamin Booker is a young blues-rock musician that has released two amazing albums that are a mix of gospel, blues, and indie rock. His raspy voice and phenomenal guitar work are invigorating especially on the track “Believe.” Booker howls out his belief for something more to his existence. Check it out below.

Algiers: Cry of the Martyrs

I forgot to add Algiers excellent The Underside of Power album to my list of the top albums of 2017. The post-punk band’s second record is a display of controlled chaos and anger with its hypnotic songs. “Cry of the Martyrs” is one of the best tracks from the album with its industrial sound and…

King Krule: Czech One

King Krule’s second studio album The Ooz is truly a wonderful and absorbing experience. The record has various musical styles with jazz-like guitar chords proving to be the driving force behind many tracks. The album is both melancholy and introspective which makes it a perfect record for the fall season. Every track is noteworthy in itself…

King Krule: Dum Surfer

There is no one more excited than me to hear that King Krule is releasing his new album The Ooz next month. I have been waiting for years to hear new music from Archy Marshall under the King Krule moniker. His first album 6 Feet Beneath the Moon was one of my favorite albums of 2013 with…

Deer Leap- The Last of Us

Deer Leap’s Impermanence was one of my favorite records of 2016. The band’s emo and indie rock sound are both reflective and somber.  There are many great tracks on the album including “The Last of Us” with its amazing guitar riffs and xylophone use. Check it out below.