Big White

Australian band Big White released ‘Teenage Dreams’ (listen), in the midst of 10-show NYC run
Australian band Big White released ‘Teenage Dreams’ (listen), in the midst of 10-show NYC run
Big White are from Sydney, Australia and make the kind of heartfelt indie pop that is a direct descendent of bands like The Triffids, The Go-Betweens and NZ's The Chills. (It's also a little like Wild Nothing.) Their debut album Teenage Dreams is well worth checking out and you can listen via Spotify, and watch a couple music videos, below...
Atlantic Thrills released ‘Vices’ and “Bed Bugs” video, touring
Atlantic Thrills released ‘Vices’ and “Bed Bugs” video, touring
Providence, RI's makers of good-time surf garage, Atlantic Thrills released their second album, Vices, at the end of 2015. You can stream it below along with the video for their earworm single "Bed Bugs." Though bed bugs are every NYC apartment-dweller's nightmare, this video, directed by Eric Aguiar, shows them to be misunderstood creatures just looking for a party...
Scully releasing ‘No Sense’ EP (listen to “Wave”), touring in April and playing Northside Fest
Scully releasing ‘No Sense’ EP (listen to “Wave”), touring in April and playing Northside Fest
Brooklyn band Scully, which features most of The Splinters' splinters, will release their debut EP, titled No Sense, via Fire Talk this summer. (The cassette is out via Burger.) Like on their previous two singles, this six-track 7" EP shows off the band's knack for memorable melodies, embellished with a poppy psych-garage sound and just tidy enough mid-fi production...
SXSW announces third round of 2016 artists
SXSW announces third round of 2016 artists
SXSW already announced two rounds of 2016 artists, and today a third round was announced, including L7, Bloc Party, The Cult, Loretta Lynn, Waxahatchee, Frankie Cosmos, D∆WN, Polica, Dilly Dally, Eleanor Friedberger, Protomartyr, Holy Fuck, Ra Ra Riot, Fat White Family, Domo Genesis, Hodgy Beats, Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, All Dogs, Judy Collins & Ari Hest, The Dandy Warhols, Des Ark, Mick Jenkins, Lady Leshurr, Mitski, Supersuckers, Teen Suicide, together PANGEA, Turnover, Younghusband an...