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The latest single from Swedish singer-songwriter Skogebrandt exists within an intimately operatic pop atmosphere where experience and emotion continually collide with one another.
Under the moniker of Alberta, Detroit native David Boone recalls the bluesier works of Tom Waits and the moody atmospherics of Morphine on new single.
Lexington collective Big Fresh offers feverish pop rhythms and mutated AM rock arrangements on new single.
The latest single from psych-folk outfit Nora Keyes & the Rococo Jet, “Saffron Saddled Sailing Sage,” is a 9-minute journey of revelation and consequence through the lens of mortality.
The new video from dream pop purveyors Holy Golden examines nostalgia while addressing ideas of personal awareness and consequence.
Washington, D.C. indie rock band Nah. documents the after-effects of a failed relationship through their summery and serrated new single, “Vitamin D.”
Montreal-based producer-multi-instrumentalist Ouri creates a liquid atmosphere of entrancing beats and malleable melodies in the video for “Escape.”
With his latest single, “Not Half/No End,” Daniel Colussi (under the moniker of The Pinc Lincolns) crafts a sound both dense and weightless in its pop-rock aspirations.
The new video from Simon Patrick Kerr explores a tangled subconscious while acoustic arrangements compel you to gaze further into the shadows.
Los Angeles post-punkers Broken Baby reveal both their serration and appreciation for melody on new single.
The new record from Richmond, Virginia band Neat Sweep possesses a power-pop theatricality which 2018 has sorely lacked.
East Tennessee rock band Commander Keen explores a host of Southern ghosts and mammoth riffs on new record.
On their new record, Jim Shorts drop the lo-fi bedroom project feel of their earlier releases for some fuzzed-up guitar pop that feels more muscular and matured.
Kacey Musgraves offers an unexpectedly diverse and expansive tour of the country music genre on her towering new record.
Holy Wave links the garage-pop of the '60s with the rhythms of shoegaze and dream-pop on their impressive new record.
Bristol producer Henry Green's debut record is a gorgeous blend of vintage electronica and modern atmospherics.
Metallurgists Iron Reagan and Gatecreeper have teamed up for a devastatingly brutal and bruising split EP.
Of Montreal's latest record, "White is Relic/Irrealis Mood," is their best since 2013's "lousy with sylvanbriar," and maybe even 2007's "Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?.
The latest release from plunderphonics outfit PZA explores a series of immense and involving synth soundscapes that shake with unfiltered emotion.
Soccer Mommy offers devastation through a lo-fi indie rock resonance on her debut record, "Clean."
Manuel Jiménez Vélez of Teen Valley discusses the experiences and production choices behind his latest record, "You Can Kill the Past."
In our inaugural edition of On the Record, Eric Krewson of The Chairman Dances discusses a few of his most influential records.
Ampline guitarist Mike Montgomery on the recording of "Passion Relapse," gear and how the band manages to stay inspired after nearly 20 years together.
The Southern Sounding looks at the 20 best records of 2018…so far.
Athens duo Eureka California discuss their recent bout of touring, offer details on their recent album and express their fast food preference.
From the band’s gear to their recording techniques, they shed light on the creation and inner mechanisms of their latest record.
Alex Volz looks at the dramatic rise and fall of theoretical rapper Boonk.
In this month’s edition of This Analog Life, The Southern Sounding takes a look at new cassettes from Badlands, The Widest Smiling Faces, Lips and Ribs and Arian Shafiee.
In this month's edition of This Analog Life, The Southern Sounding takes a look at new cassettes from Coastal Car, The Fun Years, Kyle & Wilbur and Indira Valey.
Why is Tommy Santee Klaws so mad?
"A Quiet Place" is both terrifying and heartfelt, an authentic horror film that crackles with tension and expertly crafted atmosphere.
Director Issa López's beautiful and terrifying new film, "Tigers Are Not Afraid," offers a glimpse into personal tragedy and childhood resilience.
Feral, savage and strangely heartfelt at times, "Lowlife" is a film that must be experienced to truly appreciate its mesmerizing weirdness.
Writer-director Philip Blue discusses his latest film, "A Ghost and the Boy with a Box on His Head," its approach to mental illness and other projects he's working on.
Eli Roth, the man behind “Cabin Fever,” “Hostel,” and “The Green Inferno,” brings audiences a remake no one was asking for.
"The Florida Project" reveals both the desperation and wonder cloaked in the area just outside the glitz and bustle of Disney World.
Alex Garland's latest film, "Annihilation," proves again that he is "a powerhouse writer and director."