Brooklyn harbors many fans of both David Foster Wallace and '80s dance music, but few possess the creative mind of Daniel Abary.
Bridges and Powerlines continually look for ways to improve upon their sound, citing the harmony-driven three-minute pop-song structure as a driving force behind their music. The indie-pop band has garnered critical success with their 2006 self-titled debut EP and two full-length albums, ‘Ghost Types’ (2008) and ‘Eve’ (2001), which have landed them on some bands-to-watch lists.
Queens of the Stone Age have shared a 30-second snippet of the new song 'I Appear Missing' in a teaser commercial for their new album '…Like Clockwork.' The spot aired on Adult Swim last night (May 5), but thanks to the miracle of the Internet, you can watch and listen as often as you like.
Patrick Duniven's band plays mature, almost affluent Americana-folk that evokes the spirit of classic rock heroes.
Truly an international crew, Montreal foursome Wake Island features musicians from Lebanon, Canada and the United States. It's a brainy band -- one of 'em is studying cell biology -- and that really came through on their 2009 debut, 'Fairytales From the Island,' an attempt to, in their words, "reach a common center" through elaborate, orchestral rock.
Musically speaking, TruthBeTold and Big Cats! come from wildly different places.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club dole out another dose of psychedelia-laced, blues-infused garage rock in the form of 'Hate the Taste.' BRMC are a little more stylized than some of their peers, yet they maintain the same amount of grit and fire
Britain's Mike Marlin has carved out a niche for himself by creating music that sounds the way being followed by tragedy must feel.
Scottish indie-pop luminaries the Pastels, who last released a new album 16 (!!!) years ago, have shared the the sleepy, dreamy, wistful 'Illuminum Song,' the B-side of their recent 'Check My Heart' single. It's a soothing slab of Glaswegian pop that'll do wonders on those days when you're a bundle of frayed and frazzled nerves.
You can call My My Misfire sleaze rock, but it might actually just be sleaze. Straight wit no "rock" chaser.