From an Empty Bar in Marfa: An Interview with Motel Radio on their Debut Album

Today marks the one month anniversary of Motel Radio’s debut album, Siesta Del Sol. The album, whose title comes from a song the band heard together at a bar in Marfa, TX, is the band’s debut album.

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Club Night, ‘What Life’ Review

It becomes difficult to point out the standouts in the track listing due to the fact that each song on the album is split into sub-songs of their own, however, never taking advantage of the time they are given, Club Night fills each corner of the time they are given with beautiful instrumentation and lovely vocals to accompany.

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PUP’s ‘Morbid Stuff’ Album Review

Canadian emo/pop-punk band, PUP, have released their third full length album titled Morbid Stuff, a title that more than describes this album as a whole. Within the opening moments of the album, PUP delivers a lyrically angst filled with ridiculously dark and somewhat humorous situations the protagonist gets involved in.

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New Aterciopelados Video is Eccentric & Colorful

The iconic Colombian band, Aterciopelados, have released a collaboration with renown Colombian photographer, Ruvan Afanador. The video for “Tu Amor Es,” was an impromptu experience in Bogota with Afanador who has photographed people like Oprah, Hilary Clinton, Bjork, and others.

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The NTVG Audiovisual Album is Out Now

The Uruguayan band, NoTeVaGustar, released their audiovisual album, Otras Canciones. The album spans over the band’s whole career, celebrating 25 years together and features artists such as Julieta Venegas, Jorge Drexler, Draco Rosa, Catalina García (Monsieur Periné), Flor de Toloache and Hugo Fattoruso.

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Maya Stoner’s ‘Gray Pop’ is a Product of Love and Resilience: An Interview

Maya Stoner is the musician creating gray pop. Her dark lo-fi sounds mix with her poignant and personal lyrics to create music that serves as a catharsis from toxic relationships and sexual assault. She embodies the DIY spirit, helping run Good Cheer Records, a music label out of Portland, OR, and is a college student on top of the music career.

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The Mythical Tale of ‘Guava Island’ & How the People Won Their Day

A master of the rise, Guava Island illustrates just what Donald Glover has been continuously striving to communicate to his fellow dreamers to keep fighting for their dreams by using himself, his music, and his culture to convey this message.

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Priests Share New Single, Album Out April

With their latest album set for release on April 5th, Priests have released a new single, “Good Time Charlie,” ahead of their upcoming album The Seduction of Kansas. This latest track is was inspired by Charlie Wilson.

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Mdou Moctar Releases New Song Ahead of Album

Mdou Moctar, the Nigerian virtuoso, has released another track from his upcoming album, Ilana (The Creator). The new track, “Wiwasharnine,” is one of the album’s standouts and one of the more popular tracks from the album in Niger. The album will be out March 29th via Sahel Records.

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Louise Lemón Announces Debut Album and New Single

Louise Lemón announced her debut album and accompanied the announcement with the release of the single, “Not Enough.” Her album, A Broken Heart is an Open Heart, will be out March 15th via Icons Creating Evil Art.

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Estrella Panameño, Cienfue Estrena Sencillo en Ingles Fascinante

Cienfue, también conocido como Camilo Navarro Quelquejeu, ha estrenado su debute en Ingles, “Life in the Tropics.” El sencillo viene su nuevo album, y su primero que sera en Ingles. El sonido único y original de Cienfue muestra una mezcla eléctrica de genero y crea una sensación autentica de tropical psicodélico.

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3x Latin Grammy Winning Aterciopelados to Attend Grammys for Nomination

The iconic Colombian band, Aterciopelados, were nominated for Best Latin Rock, Urban, or Alternative Album for Claroscura. The band will be in attendance at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards this Sunday, now having been nominated for the fourth time.

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The Panamanian Rising Star, Cienfue Released a Mesmerizing English Debut Single

Cienfue, aka Camilo Navarro Quelquejeu, has released his English language debut, “Life in the Tropics.” The track comes from his upcoming album which will be his first ever in English. Cienfue’s unique sounds shows an eclectic blend of genre that create a true psychedelic tropical sensation.

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Flamingods Invite You On a Colorful Psychedelic Road Trip

The UK psychedelic band, the Flamingods, have announced their latest album Levitation will be out via Moshi Moshi. The album announcement comes along with a video single for the track, “Marigold,” which follows the Flamingods taking a road trip to Nizwa, Oman.

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Emma Ruth Rundle Announces Tour Dates, Premieres Documentary

Emma Ruth Rundle has announced tour dates with Thou, and MONO, starting tomorrow. But along with the tour dates, Rundle has also released the documentary she made on her 2017 album On Dark Horses which came out on Sargent House.

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CHAI Share New Song and Video Month Ahead of New Album

CHAI, the Japanese four piece, released the latest track from their forthcoming album, PUNK which will be out March 15th on Burger Records. The video for the newest track, Choose Go!” was directed by Team Makensei, a Japan based creative collaborative.

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Foxygen Announce New Album

Foxygen, the band of Sam France and Jonathon Rado, released “Livin’ a Lie,” their newest track to announce their new album: Seeing Other People. The album will be out April 26th via Jagjaguwar Records. The album takes the band in a new direction being entirely written and produced by the band in Sonora Recorders in Los Feliz, CA.

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Homeshake Shares Final Single Before Album and World Tour

You can now listen to Homeshake’s “Another Thing,” the latest and last track from his upcoming album Helium, which will be out February 15th via Sinderlyn. Homeshake, the project of Montreal based Peter Sagar, will follow the release of his album and embark on a world tour.

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Light the Fire Debuts Video with New Album Release

Light the Fire released their third album, Compassion in Unlikely Places, last Friday via Standby Records. The latest album is the first with Seth Davis as the lead vocalist and featuring guitarist and back up vocalist, Trey Hawkins.

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Pokemon, Fama, y Siendo Queer: Una Entrevista con (me llamo) Sebastian

Sebastian Sotomayor, mas bien conocido como (ma llamo) Sebastian, es el artista queer chileno que acaba de terminar gira en los EE.UU. Pero Sebastian y su música superan los prejuicios. En una entrevista exclusiva, Sebastian platica sobre su vida y el inicio de su carrera, su adoración para Pokemon, las acusaciones de acoso sexual contra el ex guitarrista de su banda, y mucho mas.

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Allison Anuncia Gira en los EE.UU. por su álbum más Reciente

Allison, una de las bandas más exitosas de Latinoamérica, ha anunciado una gira en los EE.UU. por su álbum más reciente, Todo Está Encendido, que estreno en su propio sello musical, Nítido Records. La gira comenzará en San Francisco, CA en Longboard Margarita Bar.

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Allison Announces U.S. Tour for Latest Album

Allison, one of the most successful Latin-American bands, have announced a tour in the U.S. for the latest album Todo Está Encendido, which came out under their own label Nítido Records. The tour will commence in San Francisco, CA at the Longboard Margarita Bar.

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Jackie Mendoza is the New Luminelle Recordings Talent You Have to Know

Jackie Mendoza has signed to Luminelle Recordings and has released “De Lejos,” a hot new track that sways between electro-pop and classic Mexican ballads. Just as Mendoza grew near the border between San Diego and Tijuana, her music confronts both cultures by switching between English and Spanish.

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Tim Heidecker Releases Scathing Satirical EP on Jagjaguwar Records

Today marks the release of Tim Heidecker’s Another Year in Hell: Collected Songs from 2018 EP out via Jagjaguwar Records. This is a follow up to Heidecker’s 2016 EP, Too Dumb For Suicide: Tim Heidecker’s Trump Songs. His subtle yet sharp satire pushes forward the soft melodies.

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HÆLOS Announce New Album Out May, Release New Song & Video

HÆLOS have announced their sophomore album, Any Random Kindness, will be out May 10th via Infectious. Accompanying the album release date, the band has also released a new track from the album, “Kyoto,” and its video.

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Sexy Time in Kansas: Priests New Album Will Be Out April

Now in their 8th year together, Priests are back with a new album, The Seduction of Kansas. The album will be out on their own label, Sister Polygon Records (who had a great 2018 helping kickstart the careers of artists such as Snail Mail) on April 5th. The eponymous track is out now with an accompanying video that shows the eclectic energy that has made Priests so popular.

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Escucha el Primer Sencillo del Próximo Album Colaborativo Entre Rubén Blades y Making Movies

El ícono de la salsa Rubén Blades y los Latinx psych rockeros Making Movies se están juntando y han estrenado la primera canción, “No Te Calles,” de su próximo album colaborativo cual se espera en Mayo. El album esta siendo producido por Steve Berlin de Los Lobos y también sera con colaboraciones con Los Lobos, Flor de Toloache, y Las Cafeteras.

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Listen to the First Single From the Upcoming Collab Album Between Rubén Blades and Making Movies

Salsa icon Rubén Blades and Latinx psych rockers Making Movies are teaming up and have released the first track, “No Te Calles,” from their upcoming collaborative album due May. The album is being produced by Steve Berlin of Los Lobos and will also being in collaboration with Los Lobos, Flor de Toloache, and Las Cafeteras.

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Jonny Kosmo Releases Sweet Mellow Track Featuring Guerilla Toss’ KC Rabbit

LA based artist Jonny Kosmo has released a new song, “Strawberry Vision,” a mellow calming track that’s perfect chilling out. The song features KC Rabbit of Guerilla Toss. The track is off Kosmos’ upcoming self-titled and self-released album.

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Ohmme 7″ Out This Friday, Including B-52’s Cover

This Friday the Chicago duo known as Ohmme, consisting of Sima Cunningham and Macie Stewart are releasing a 7″ with a new original track, “At Night,” b/w a cover of the B-52’s “Give Me Back My Man,” out via Joyful Noise.

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Lady Lamb Announces Third Album, Out April

Lady Lamb is back with her first album in over three years. Her next, Even in the Tremor, will be out April 5th via Ba Da Bing Records. She also released the eponymous track with an accompanying video directed by Erica Peplin outside of Mexico City.

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Get “Happy” With the New Blaenavon Single

Blaenavon released a new track, “Catatonic Skinbag,” from their forthcoming album Everything That Makes You Happy. The album will be out via Canvasback Music and was produced by Catherine Marks who’s worked with Foals, St. Vincent, and Wolf Alice.

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