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New Zenizen is here, and new Zenizen is coming. I’m extremely excited to tell you that Zenizen is releasing a new album! It’s called P.O.C (Proof of Concept) and it’s out July 27! Today, we have a new single off the upcoming album to listen to. read more →
Sweet Pill // new song "High Hopes" + music video !
The second Sweet Pill single is here! It's called "High Hopes" and it's a scorcher, I must say. Along with the release, the band also dropped a music video to accompany the song. read more →
Bellows // "Next of Kin" is out now! + new video for "My Best Friend"
Next of Kin is officially out in the world, and I’m so excited for you all to finally hear it in full! It’s an honest record about loss – loss of family, beloved dogs, friendships, romantic love, loss of selfhood – but it’s whimsical, imaginative, and such a damn joy to listen to. read more →
supernowhere // new single "The Hand" + music video
Pulled along by some unknown force, Kurt’s dreamself, unencumbered by lucidity or agency, soared over grassy green hills peppered with strange brick-red homes. read more →
Prompted by a dream of a snake in the basement of now defunct Seattle house venue Werewolf Vacation, “Basement Window” is about expressing an accusation of harm in cumulative iterations. read more →
Bellows // Album Announcement + Singles "Rancher's Pride" and "McNally Jackson"
Along with announcing their new album ‘Next of Kin’, Bellows has bestowed upon us two new tracks -- “Rancher’s Pride and “McNally Jackson” -- and their accompanying music videos read more →
Record Setter // "Present Tense" Music Video
"The idea for this video actually came to me in a nightmare a few years ago." read more →
Lunarette // “Low Sky” - New Single + Music Video
At the center of “Low Sky” is a gorgeous Queens sunset in which songwriter Brian Alvarez found the song’s initial inspiration. read more →
Gulfer // Behind the "Neighbours" video
"Big shouts to the OJ for letting us do our thing." read more →
Record Setter // The Best Little Disc Golf in Texas
Please enjoy this recap on what Record Setter has been up to, accompanied by 22 minutes of joyous video content wherein they play disc golf and make me laugh out loud a lot. read more →
Lunarette drop sparkling one-off "Tangerine Spritz"
Songwriter Kevin Doxsey explains feeling completely uninhibited during the writing process for Lunarette’s newest single “Tangerine Spritz” read more →
Gregory Uhlmann // New live video + curated playlist
drank a little too much last night / forgot my keys / didn’t turn off the lights read more →
"Talking to the Dead" // New live video from Olivia Kaplan
"she’s alone / but she’d never tell / she feels her lover ought to know her well / enough to call, enough to ask / enough to try though he don’t understand." read more →
Olivia Kaplan // "Ghosts" - New Single + Music Video
On "Ghosts" Kaplan light-heartedly confronts the nuanced fear and apathy towards commitment between two people. read more →
Olivia Kaplan Shares Lyric Video for Single "Wrong"
"Good news for fans of homespun pop that cuts deep." read more →
toe // DOKU-EN-KAI
toe have announced a new feature-length live release, DOKU-EN-KAI, to be livestreamed in full via Bandcamp on March 5. read more →
"Creating is a way to get out of my head, so I like to keep an open mind and try not to hold myself to any specific plan or boundaries." read more →
2020 Music Videos in Review
I thought it would be fun to look back on this year in music videos, thinking we must have had a hand in releasing 9 or 10..... little did I realize that my fragile grasp on time has erased large swathes of the last year selectively (is this relatable?) read more →
No Vacation // "Days" Music Video
"Last year's Phasing EP was easily their best yet, eschewing the promising but semi-ironic beach-punk of their early days in favor of smart, beguiling dream pop" - The Fader read more →
Gulfer // "Nature Kids" Music Video
Gulfer are back at it again with a video for their new single "Nature Kids" off their upcoming self-titled album out October 16. Check out the 90's VHS goodness now! read more →
Alexia Avina // "Horse's Mane"
Alexia Avina shares a psychedelic visualizer for her newest single "Horse's Mane" off her upcoming album 'Unearth'. Let the soothing sounds and the swirling colors captivate you and take you away. read more →
Gregory Uhlmann // "Coupon" music video
Singer-songwriter Gregory Uhlmann shares a dreamy new video for "Coupon" off of his summer album 'Neighborhood Watch'. Take in this psychedelic, stop-motion dream, and listen to Gregory's album today. read more →
Del Paxton // "Bedtime" video & BTS photos
We premiere the new video for "Bedtime" from Del Paxton, and give you a behind the scenes look including film photos & lots and lots of s'mores read more →
Alexia Avina // New single "Cups" + music video
Alexia Avina is back with a new single, "Cups" ahead of her forthcoming album. Take in the lush sounds with the accompanying music video, a beautiful ode to Montreal, nostalgia, and hope.
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Gulfer // Announcing self-titled album and lead single "Forget (Friendly)"
Our favorite French Canadian emo rockers are back with a new self-titled album, a new single, and a new music video.The album will be out Oct. 16, 2020, pre-order your copy today! read more →
Crisman // "Surprise" Music Video Premiere
Crisman premieres their music video for "Surprise", from their debut self-titled album. Link to accompanying interview with The Alternative <3 read more →
Thanya Iyer // Visual Album "KIND"
"KIND", the captivating visual album exploring healing, cultural identity, disability, and much more, is available now from Thanya Iyer read more →
Alfred. // New EP "One Trick Pony" & video for "PRNDL/DR. CALL"
One Trick Pony is a testament to the powerful clarity of Alfred.'s self-expression, whose light and intention are brought forth by their music, amidst the chaos. read more →
Ratboys // "I Go Out at Night"
Ratboys share a new video ahead of the release of their new album read more →
No Vacation and Okey Dokey // "Really Truly"
No Vacation and Okey Dokey share a kaleidoscopic video for their collaborative one-off read more →