By Ben Kaye

Deer Tick are there for you on new song “Jumpstarting”: Stream

Deer Tick have taken four years to follow up 2013’s Negativity, but they’re making up for that lost time by releasing two new albums. Entitled simply Deer Tick Vol. 1 and Deer Tick Vol. 2, each album focuses on a different side of the Rhode Island rockers. Vol. 1 is an acoustic folk record, while Vol. 2 highlights the band’s garage and punk […]

By Michelle Geslani

Sheer Mag unveil debut album Need to Feel Your Love: Stream

Photo by Marie Lin Next week, July 14th, Sheer Mag will release their debut album, Need to Feel Your Love. In anticipation, the record is streaming in full over on NPR. Need to Feel Your Love collects together 12 tracks, including early singles “Suffer Me”, “Just Can’t Get Enough”, and the title track. Though the LP […]

By Michelle Geslani

Death From Above side project American Lips premiere new song “Definition” — listen

Yesterday, Death From Above 1979 officially knocked the numbers off their name, as well as returned with single “Freeze Me”. That’s not all from the DFA camp this week, either: The band’s drummer Sebastien Grainger is pulling double duty with his new garage punk side-project American Lips. The Montreal/Los Angeles-based outfit, which also features singer/guitarist Adrian […]

By Ben Kaye

Deer Tick announce two self-titled records, share “Sea of Clouds” and “It’s a Whale” — listen

It’s been four years since Deer Tick released their last album, 2013’s Negativity. This fall, they’re set to make their return with not one but two brand new records. Eloquently entitled Deer Tick Vol. 1 and Deer Tick Vol. 2, the distinct efforts are due out September 15th on Partisan Records. Both albums were recorded at Ardent Studios in Memphis, Tennessee. Each […]

By Ben Kaye

Sheer Mag announce debut album, Need to Feel Your Love, share “Just Can’t Get Enough” — listen

Photo by​ ​Marie Lin ​​Despite being notoriously press-shy, Sheer Mag have built quite a reputation for themselves over the past few years. Having released three EPs since 2014, the Philadelphia rockers have become live favorites, performing everywhere from Coachella to Primavera Sound. 2016 saw them methodically build upon their success, delivering one of the best late night […]

By Philip Cosores

Album Review: PWR BTTM – Pageant

Pop punk’s not dead. But it’s not not-dead in quite the way that nostalgic attendees of New Found Glory’s Pop Punk’s Not Dead Tour and lifetime Blink-182 devotees may think it’s not dead. Pop punk isn’t dead because, thanks to bands like PWR BTTM, it’s evolving. And thank fucking god. Because nostalgia is great, but […]

By Michelle Geslani

The Coathangers announce new Parasite EP, share “Captain’s Dead” — listen

Photo by David Brendan Hall Last month, The Coathangers debuted a boisterous number called “Parasite”. Turns out the song is off a new EP of the same name, due out June 30th via Suicide Squeeze. Spanning five tracks, the upcoming release was written in the wake of the election, emotions running at an ultra high level — a […]

By Michelle Geslani

The Coathangers unveil boisterous video for new song “Parasite” — listen

To celebrate the launching of their North American tour, The Coathangers have let loose a brand new song. Dubbed “Parasite”, it’s a piercing, rowdy cut that’s meant to serve as “an allegory for what we are witnessing in our country. It’s an expression of frustration,” guitarist Julia Kugel explains to WhatYouth. “A parasite eats you from […]

By Robert Ham

Album Review: Ty Segall – Ty Segall

There are historical precedents for a prolific artist like Ty Segall. Poet and garage rock imp Billy Childish has, since the late ‘70s, released dozens of albums and singles with an assortment of associates from the UK underground scene. And Segall’s buddy and occasional collaborator John Dwyer set the template in the ‘90s with projects […]