the connells

The Connells releasing 'Ring' 30th anniversary edition (listen to "Carry My Picture" demo)

The deluxe edition of ’Ring’ features 21 bonus tracks and will be out August 11 via Craft Recordings.

What's Going on Thursday?

Thursday’s NYC-area show options include Nation of Language, Goodie Mob, Surfbort, Snow Patrol, and more.

Indie Basement (9/24): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more

This week in Indie Basement: reviews of Velvet Underground tribute ‘I’ll Be Your Mirror,’ albums by The Connells, Cold Beat and Absolutely Free, plus Pixies’ ‘Trompe Le Monde’ turns 30 and lots more.

The Connells prep first album in 20 years (hear 2 songs), touring

North Carolina‘s The Connells were alt rock and college radio mainstays in the ’80s and ’90s — Steadman‘s Wake is their first album since 2001.

Superchunk, Mountain Goats, dB's & more contribute cover songs to benefit NC club Cat's Cradle

Superchunk, The Mountain Goats, Iron & Wine, The dB’s, Hiss Golden Messenger, Don Dixon & Marti Jones, Erich Bachmann (Archers of Loaf), and more North Carolina artists have contributed cover songs to a new benefit comp that aims to help much-loved, long-running Carrboro, NC rock club Cat’s Cradle through COVID-19.