Single Premiere: Big Girl – “Summer Sickness”

If you’re not feelin’ it this season, Big Girl’s brand new single, “Summer Sickness” is for you. Big Girl is a scorching New York 6-piece band, led by Kaitlin Pelkey, and featuring Crispin Swank on guitar, Christina Schwedler and Melody Stolpp on backup vocals with Josh Strmic on drums and Nico Astudillo on bass. TheContinue reading “Single Premiere: Big Girl – “Summer Sickness””

Breanna Barbara Announces New Album with a Charming New Video

Fierce psych rocker Breanna Barbara announced her next record today, Nothin’ But Time, by releasing an infectiously catchy, retro-kissed new single, “Diamond Light.” The album, which will be released on Fuzz Club Records on November 11, features Barbara and friends (like The Dead Weather’s Jack Lawrence and Champagne Superchillin’s Charles Garmendia and Ben Trimble) whippingContinue reading “Breanna Barbara Announces New Album with a Charming New Video”

Francie Moon – What Are We Really Even Doing?

Francie Moon is a New Jersey garage rock staple, and their latest album is a prime example of why that’s true. What Are We Really Even Doing?, which came out this week on Halfshell Records, is a blazing mix of fierce psychedelic rock and riotous surf punk. Elements of The Ventures, Shannon and The ClamsContinue reading “Francie Moon – What Are We Really Even Doing?”

May 2022 Roundup

This month’s Roundup post covers includes fine examples of garage rock to ambient music and Sudanese jazz, as well as many other cool sounds. Check ’em out! Jeff Gburek – Vigilance Suite I & II Available through the great Ramble Records, Vigilance Suite I & II is Jeff Gburek utilizing guitar, zither and an e-bowContinue reading “May 2022 Roundup”

Weak Signal – War and War

Weak Signal has come roaring back into our lives with the smoldering War and War. Available today on their Bandcamp page, this album finds Weak Signal at perhaps their grittiest. The guitars on this album rumble and snarl with the deepest and darkest fuzz imaginable while the drums and bass thump deeply with the gravityContinue reading “Weak Signal – War and War”

The Prefab Messiahs – “Bubble” Music Video

(cover image photo by Samuel D. Quinn) Start your week off on a surreal note with a brand new music video from The Prefab Messiahs. Boston’s psych-garage pop legends, The Prefab Messiahs, are back with “Bubbles,” a catchy new song with a trippy and sardonic animated video. Ripe with sizzling riffs and a biting socialContinue reading “The Prefab Messiahs – “Bubble” Music Video”

Holiday Music Roundup

While COVID is still stalking us like a pissed off Krampus, we have to stay in and avoid celebrating the holidays in groups this year. With that in mind, you need to party even harder at home on your own to make up for it, so you’re going to need plenty of great new holidayContinue reading “Holiday Music Roundup”

October 2020 Roundup

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, this autumn has been an especially phenomenal season for new records. With everything going on in the world right now, we needed it. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the very fine releases that we’ve been digging this month… SPAZA feat. Ariel Zamonsky, Gontse Makhene,Continue reading “October 2020 Roundup”

Brooklyn Drum Collective Presents​.​..Live at Our Wicked Lady

The Brooklyn Drum Collective and Our Wicked Lady are both invaluable resources to indie and fledgling artists in the Brooklyn area, so it’s a total thrill seeing them team up together with a hellishly tight roster of indie garage and punk bands on this killer live release. The Brooklyn Drum Collective is a totally grassrootsContinue reading “Brooklyn Drum Collective Presents​.​..Live at Our Wicked Lady”

September 2020 Roundup

Seeing that so many amazing albums came out on the same day last week, I figured I’d get September’s Roundup post done early and cover them here along with a few other new releases that have been getting constant airplay around RCU Towers. Hip to it below… L.A. Witch – Play With Fire West CoastContinue reading “September 2020 Roundup”