Stuff by: Steven Ward

Chelsea Wolfe and Jess Gowrie team-up on new project Mrs. Piss; share two blisteringly good new singles

Mrs. Piss, a new collaborative effort between Chelsea Wolfe and Jess Gowrie, have shared the first two single from their upcoming debut album Self Surgery. The first, “Downer Surrounded by Uppers,” is a brilliantly noisy and eviscerating track, one that Wolfe finds room enough amidst the drum-pummeled soundscape to fill it with her gutting howls. […]

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No Age get nostalgic accidentally with new video for “Head Sport Full Face”

No Age have shared a new driving, blissfully energetic punk anthem in their new single “Head Sport Full Face.” The song is accompanied by a video that uses archival footage shot by Aaron Rose (director of 2008’s Beautiful Losers) of the band from a decade ago—stitched together into a nostalgic ode to the blistering, anxious […]

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Total Recluse
Total Recluse share woozy love song “Please Don’t Break My Heart (Put Your 4AD Records In The Microwave)”

Silver Lake’s Total Recluse—aka Richard—shared a woozy ballad of the most poignant heartache in their newest single, “Please Don’t Break My Heart (Put Your 4AD Records In The Microwave).” The song was written as a nod to Ariel Pink’s cover of “Baby,” which Richard and collaborator Jack Kennedy had been listening to at the latter’s […]

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Fawns of Love
Premiere: Fawns of Love share new reworked (Part-Time Punks) version of “Someday”

Fawns of Love, the Bakersfield post-punk duo, have shared another Part Time Punks Session: Permanent Revisited 12” EP (Obeah Records), this time with a reworked version of their song “Someday.” The new versions of their Permanent EP tracks – inspired by Cocteau Twins and New Order – were created for Michael Stock’s Part Time Punks radio show […]

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frogi shares haunting new single “til i turn blue”

Los Angeles singer/songwriter frogi has a new song titled “til i turn blue,” a haunting piano ballad that sees the Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter expanding the creative world she initially started with her debut introvert EP. “We’re going through a really strange time right now and I hope this song can help a tiny bit,” shares […]

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Ambar Lucid
Ambar Lucid emerges as the burgeoning, unsilenced voice of a generation on debut “Garden of Lucid”

Dominican/Mexican-American artist Ambar Lucid has finally shared her debut album Garden of Lucid, an enchanted diary of personal triumph and strife that sees the singer/songwriter carving out her own niche. Mixing her Latin roots with an eclectic mix of genre-bending, Lucid has established herself as the burgeoning and unsilenced voice of a new generation of […]

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Alison Mosshart embarks on solo debut with “Rise”

Alison Mosshart, the fervent rockstar and one-half of The Kills has shared her solo debut with the music video for “Rise,” an enigmatic and uplifting anthem that is all hot fire and drudged-up passion. The film, shot in a home-video style, features Mosshart howling into the camera, spliced between shots of hot-rods and hydraulic gifted […]

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Spare Parts For Broken Hearts
PREMIERE: Spare Parts For Broken Hearts offer a hand to those consumed by depression on new single “Cold Wave”

Los Angeles-based trio Spare Parts For Broken Hearts have shared a new single from their forthcoming album in the form of “Cold Wave,” a haunting, but uplifting anthem that seeks to be a hand in the dark for those wrestling alone with depression. A more than appropriate release, given the fact there are so many […]

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Goth Babe
Goth Babe shares an elusively beautiful trilogy of soundscapes on new EP Mt. Bachelor

Goth Babe – the moniker of Tennessee native Griff Washburn – makes music that is all about him enjoying himself. Out of the back of his camper powered on solar power Washburn follows “good weather and good people,” and the sounds and textures of his new EP Mt. Bachelor are a testament to those sentiments. […]

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Ella Vos
Ella Vos displays raw beauty in new pop confessional “Burning Bridges”

Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Ella Vos has shared a new single from her forthcoming sophomore album, Turbulence. The song, “Burning Bridges,” is another stellar example of Vos’ intensely confessional lyricism, electric as it is when delivered via her piercing croons. With Vos there is a surging defiance that accompanies her songs, an enigmatic light at the […]

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