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Framed by churning guitars and classic rock tendencies (think Neil Young rocking out with Dinosaur Jr.), “Refills” delves into the catastrophic consequences of opioid addiction.
“Champagne” is another step forward in Superbody’s continued growth as an experimental musical transmitter and points to even greater pop transformations in the future.
“Introspecter (Part 1)” is a lucid statement of intent from a band flexing its creative muscles and reveling in the connections it creates between itself and its spellbound audience.
Kindora recently shared the video for “5 for 5”-cut “I’m Shy,” a particularly catchy slice of luminous pop filled with wavy synths, throbbing beats and her own wraithlike voice.
Whether you’re looking for complex post-rock catharses, a potent alt-rock swagger or just stories of heartache, love and desolation, Magnificent Lions have got you covered.
Dylan Ireland’s new EP, “Once Upon a Time in the South,” is a brief but complex glimpse into Southern life and how hip-hop’s divergent sounds have shaped his perspective on the world around him.
The Mailboxes play host to stray fragments of haunting voices, sparkling keys and bits of background percussion to create something otherworldly and mournful on new single, “All I Know.”
On recent single, “Mind Control,” LRNZ. blends soulful vocal rhythms with vivid synths and old-school beats that seem to rattle around in your chest for hours.
On their new single, “Sheepshank,” the band veers closer to modern rock territory without sacrificing the crunchy guitar licks and complicated pop-rock mechanics which have come to characterize their music.
Reminiscent of an old Willie Nelson shuffle, “Shiver” offers a sincere homage to the traditions of country and folk music and revels in the band’s charismatic distillation of familiar inspirations.