Girlpool played Warsaw with Frankie Cosmos’ new band Lexie (review)
stream Mothpuppy’s ‘Cool & Pretty’
Mothpuppy hail from the same Baltimore DIY scene as Snail Mail, who they have two former members of. Their first full-band album, 'Cool & Pretty,' was produced by Hop Along's Joe Reinhart.
stream Balun’s new song “Teletransporte”
Also check out their SXSW schedule.
an interview with Hurray for the Riff Raff on activism, her Puerto Rican heritage, and new LP
We spoke to Alynda ahead of her tour to discuss getting in touch with her Puerto Rican roots, the importance of activism as an artist, and how to stay strong during Trump's presidency. Stream the new album and read on for the interview...
Priests celebrated new LP ‘Nothing Feels Natural’ @ Brooklyn Bazaar (pics & review)
Priests kicked off their tour in support of their debut album Nothing Feels Natural at Brooklyn Bazaar Saturday night (1/28). It was a record release show as well...
TWIABP played Brooklyn Bazaar (pics)
Forever Losing Sleep, For Everest, and Take One Car opened the show.
Ted Leo, Priests, Waxahatchee & more played Inauguration Night protest show in DC (pics, review)
Priests frontwoman Katie Alice Greer organized a sold-out anti-inauguration show, with a lineup that easily beat Trump's own, called "NO THANKS: A Night of Anti-Fascist Sound Resistance in the Capital of the USA" at DC's Black Cat last Friday (1/20)...
Allison Crutchfield on Swearin’ breakup, Trump, & new LP (which is streaming)
Her new album is a departure from the gritty punk of past bands she's been in, instead featuring catchy, dreamy pop songs that capture the time in her life post-Swearin', which she describes as a "scrapbook of that time."
Balún releasing ‘Prisma Tropical,’ playing Shea with Ela Minus
Brooklyn-based Puerto Rican transplants Balún are releasing their first full-length album in seven years, Prisma Tropical, sometime this year. Listen to the most recent single, "La Nueva Ciudad."
Modern Baseball, mewithoutYou, Alex G, Pinegrove, Nothing, Turnover & more played ‘Something in the Way’ (pics)
The big Run For Cover Records fest also had Basement, Citizen, Nicole Dollanganger, Teen Suicide, Crying, Petal, and more.