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A Sunny Day In Glasgow

A Sunny Day In Glasgow

The jarring first seconds of “Byebye, Big Ocean (The End),” which open Sea When Absent, the new album nearly four years in the making from A Sunny Day in Glasgow, feels like something of an admission from founder and central-member Ben Daniels that the band have been a little too quiet for a little too […]

Home Video

Home Video

If you’ve yet to hear Home Video, we suggest that you watch them instead. The duo’s video for their new single “Forget” shows just how style and substance combine in meaningful ways. And it’s not just the lead single, but the entirety of Here in Weightless Fall that’s capture our minds and ears. It’s been […]

Camera Obscura

Camera Obscura

Camera Obscura is just wrapping up a North American tour, their first string of major tour dates outside the U.K. since several members of the band added babies. Family comes first these days for the Scottish indie pop veterans, so it’s not surprising to find Tracyanne Campbell and company taking considerable time off. In fact, […]

Weatherbox

Weatherbox

Fans of Manchester Orchestra will likely find another friend in Weatherbox. That’s because Brian Warren, the sun at the center of Weatherbox, is a friend of the guys in Manchester. Andy Hull sings on Weatherbox’s latest album, Flies in All Directions, and the album was put out by Favorite Gentlemen/Triple Crown. In short, any friend of […]

Counting Crows

Counting Crows

Twenty years in, Adam Duritz is reinvigorated. So are the other members of Counting Crows. After perhaps some tiptoeing around songs penned by the front man, Duritz says a recent covers project, Underwater Sunshine, provided the musical freedom the band had lacked in the studio. Now that they’re back with another batch of original tunes, the band’s September […]

Filligar

Filligar

The new single, “Motor Shine”, will have to do for Filligar fans. While a new album is largely finished and ready to go, Johnny Mathias says he’s not sure when the band’s new album will drop. The music is just one part of the process, and the rest is yet to be figured out. Still […]

Israel Nash

Israel Nash

Israel Nash‘s latest record was proudly born in Dripping Springs, Texas, so you might be a bit surprised to hear the swell of adoration from across Europe. However, great music is great music no matter where you live, and Israel’s new record, Rain Plans, is likely going to make several year-end lists when all is […]

Trampled By Turtles

Trampled By Turtles

Trampled by Turtles will play The Late Show with David Letterman on the night that their new album, Wild Animals, releases. From there, they’ll play a sold out night at Red Rocks, headline in Europe, and undoubtedly play every festival from here to there. But it wasn’t always this way. Over the years, Ryan Young says […]

Marissa Nadler

Marissa Nadler

There is a mystery to Marissa Nadler, a cloud that covers just enough of the songwriter and refuses to give it all away. The songs on her latest album, July, are “autobiographical” but never straightforward. The songs haunt, lingering longer than you might believe. Her approach is the same, marked by a strong work ethic […]

Anberlin

Anberlin

Few of us ever really consider the ending of a life cycle. It’s the beginning that takes all of the planning. According to Nate Young, Anberlin decided pretty early on that, when the timing was right, they wanted to be a band that knew when to quit. This is that time. lowborn is the band’s […]