New Tracks

Olivia Grace – “Blackbird”

21-year-old indie-pop singer/songwriter Olivia Grace impresses mightily on new track “Blackbird”, where she shows a Fiona Apple-like lyrical and melodic playfulness. “‘Til the blackbird flies a mile,” she sings at the concluding

Tender Glue – “Hope Street”

With hints of atmospheric distortion over soaring vocals and folk-laden acoustical build-ups, Tender Glue shows itself as a powerful project with new track “Hope Street”. It’s gritty yet very visible, alternating between

Midnight Garden – “Something Blue”

Whereas Midnight Garden’s excellent single “Down” was a spacey journey that concluded with an assortment of colorful synths that reminded of Todd Rundgren’s 1973 album A Wizard, a True Star, their new

Jesse Konrad – “Spent On Nothing”

Tuscon-based Jesse Henderson formed his solo project (Jesse Konrad) after his previous group Fischer Kings went separate ways. Tinkering with his solo sound, he took the act’s folky sound and injected various

Heavy Heart – “Teenage Witch”

Based out of London, dream-rock group Heavy Heart released their new track “Teenage Witch” aptly enough on Halloween. Immediately apparent is the rich contrast between serene vocals and muscular yet tonally receptive

Go Suburban – “Heavens Harbinger”

Provo, Utah-based rock group Go Suburban impressed mightily this summer with their new album WWDK, which featured highlights like the self-titled cut and “Somewhere Somehow” that showed the project with Arcade Fire-like

OMUMO – Sampler

I stumbled across this eclectic compilation of acts currently on Washington, DC-based independent label OMUMO, formed last year by multi-instrumentalist and producer Brad Atefi. Hip-hop, electronica, folk, and rock are all fair

Lonely Benson – “Let Me Know”

I’ve had “Let Me Know” on repeat since it was submitted to me sometime last week. It went live yesterday, and to anyone listening the immediate appeal should be evident. The sixth

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New Albums

Imperial April – ‘Imperial April’

A stirring blend of ’90s alt-rock nostalgia and modern sophistication compel throughout Imperial April‘s self-titled debut album. Hailing from Christchurch, New Zealand,


Indolore – ‘Paris’ EP

Serene folk enchantments and brisk rock approaches alike show throughout the Paris EP, from Indolore. The Paris-based artist describes the release’s inspiration: