By Michelle Geslani

Company of Thieves return with first single in six years, “Treasure”: Stream

This past spring, indie rockers Company of Thieves announced they’d be reconvening for a reunion tour set for September. The three-piece, made up of Genevieve Schatz, Marc Walloch and Chris Faller, went on hiatus three years ago with two albums under its belt, 2009’s Ordinary Riches and the excellent Running From a Gamble from 2011. However, that’s not […]

By Michelle Geslani

Beach Slang announce US headlining tour

Photo by Lior Phillips Beach Slang played to crowds across North America earlier this year when they hit the road alongside Jimmy Eat World. The Philly punk rockers are set to revisit a number of those same cities on a new fall US tour they’ve just announced today. Set to commence October 22nd and run through […]

By Michelle Geslani

Waxahatchee announces US tour dates, shares dreamy new “Recite Remorse” video: Watch

Katie Crutchfield celebrated the release of her impressive new Waxahatchee album, Out in the Storm, this month. Today, she returns with a batch of fall US tour dates in support and new a music video for LP highlight “Recite Remorse”. The new shows take place in November and feature Canadian post-punk outfit Ought. They also follow […]

By Ben Kaye

Dashboard Confessional and The All-American Rejects cover each other to celebrate co-headlining tour: Stream

Photos by David Bean and Eliot Lee Hazel Emo stalwarts Dashboard Confessional and The All-American Rejects are currently on the road together making the teenaged hearts of older millennials burst on a North American tour. To celebrate the joint jaunt, the two projects have each covered a trademark song by their tourmate’s, which are both […]

By Michelle Geslani

Downtown Boys wield “Lips That Bite” on thrashing new song: Stream

Photo by Miguel Rosario Rhode Island’s Downtown Boys are using their punk rock protest music to repudiate oppressors worldwide while simultaneously give a voice to the marginalized. We heard that on the white supremacy takedown piece “Somos Chulas (No Somo Pendejas)” earlier this year, as well as on May’s politically “The Wall”. Now, the band has returned […]

By Michael Roffman

Chicago rockers Melkbelly announce debut album, Nothing Valley, share “Kid Kreative”: Stream

There’s something in the water around Chicago. Something good. It’s why we get bands like The Orwells. Or Twin Peaks. Or The Kickback, whose sophomore album is among this year’s best. Keeping that trend alive is fuzzy punk quartet Melkbelly, an act that has lived and breathed the city’s DIY art and music scene for […]

By Randall Colburn

Japanese Breakfast share spooky, amusing new video for “Road Head”: Watch

Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner certainly seems to be a genre fan. After releasing a deliciously sci-fi video for “Machinist”, the songwriter is debuting another new video in advance of the band’s new album, Soft Sounds from Another Planet, this one more indebted to horror (and a touch of domestic thriller). The song, “Road Head”, is infectiously […]

By Michelle Geslani

Ted Leo announces 13th album, The Hanged Man, shares fiery “You’re Like Me”: Listen

Photo by Mindy Tucker On September 8th, Ted Leo will return with his first solo album in nearly a decade, The Hanged Man. While its predecessor, 2010’s The Brutalist Bricks, was issued via Matador, this upcoming LP will be self-released, funded by a successful Kickstarter campaign. Leo’s 13th studio effort overall, it was recorded at a […]

By Alex Young

Arcade Fire announce 2017 Latin American tour dates

Photo by Philip Cosores Arcade Fire are currently touring the world in advance of their new album, Everything Now. They’re set to wrap up a leg of European dates later this month, after which they’ll embark on an extensive North American outing. Now, they’ve lined up a brief Latin American jaunt. During the month of December, […]

By Eddie Fu

Jeff Rosenstock shares two new songs on Split with SKASUCKS EP: Stream

Photo by Carlo Cavaluzzi Former Bomb the Music Industry! frontman Jeff Rosenstock released his first solo album, the excellent WORRY., last year. Now, the punk rocker has returned with a new pay-what-you-want split 7-inch with South Korean band SKASUCKS, fittingly entitled Split with SKASUCKS. The release includes two new songs from Rosenstock, including a cover […]