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Ditches – “Fear Shifter”

San Diego’s Ditches provides a deep-rooted and brooding track to muddle through the long winter nights with. “Fear Shifter” takes shape by way of gently listless vocals, dynamic guitar lines, and steadfast drum work to hammer home an emotional complexity that spans the gamut. The brainchild of seasoned musician Tim Donnelly, Ditches takes on a…

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Patawawa – “Patagonia”

UK trio Patawawa craft synth-driven disco to melt even the coldest heart with their single “Patagonia.” This track is all groove, all the time, featuring strident synths, bumping beats, and guitar lines to write home about. 2017 proved to be a big year for the band, earning nods from notable press, brands, and BBC Radio…

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Peace on Earth – “Where We Are”

Spacey rock trio Peace on Earth head up their debut album release with their sweepingly atmospheric single “Where We Are.” Set in a subtle lo-fi haze, the track combines fuzzily sustained guitar, driving drum tracks, and gently impassioned vocals to make up their layered conglomerate of sound. There’s a dreamy, intangible quality to the track,…

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Stonefield – “Delusion”

As HAIM is to sisterly American pop-rock, Stonefield is to Australian prog-rock. The band of four sisters make up an unstoppable aural force in their latest track, “Delusion.” Leaving behind their former psych-pop ways in favor of a heavier rock-meets-metal sound, Stonefield prove they can shred with the best of them and take no flak….

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Brother Moses – “Bowling”

Arkansas band Brother Moses concoct the ultimate coping mechanism for a broken heart via an alcohol-fueled evening of knocking pins in their single, “Bowling.” This track’s charm lies in its bubbly syncopation, melding playful guitar interjections with condensed crooning, and building in both complexity and fervency. The band keeps things exciting with changes in tempo and style,…

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Beechwood – “Heroin Honey”

Beechwood may seem like just another New York City band of misfits making drowsy psych rock, but the reality falls far from it. The trio’s track “Heroin Honey” seems to piece together the best of rock throughout the ages, tying in temperate group harmonies, arcing melodies, meddling guitar lines, and concrete percussion to drive it…

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Gentle Ivanhoe Death Skulls – “Green Hang Ten”

Stockholm-based Gentle Ivanhoe Death Skulls serves up a fresh take on indie rock-meets-dream pop with their single “Green Hang Ten.” The song combines lo-fi vocals, a formidable bass line, ambient synths, and fuzzy percussion to fill out a shoegaze-inspired sound fronted by prominent guitar tracks. It’s the kind of track that’s totally unique in execution,…

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Ruler – “Easy Life”

Seattle’s Ruler fits into the city’s historic music scene with years of pent-up ambition that pours through in their single “Easy Life.” The brainchild of frontman Matt Batey, Ruler supplies clarion vocal melodies, garage-rock inspired guitar lines, and drum tracks built for precision. There’s a definite light-hearted breeziness to the track, sending out a ‘let the…

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Western Scene – “Going Back”

LA indie rock band Western Scene provide a sun soaked followup to their first EP with a new single, “Going Back.” Channeling ambient rock soundscapes similar to M83, the band blends together soaring vocal melodies with running guitar lines and crisp percussion, providing momentum while giving the track a bright, uplifting feel. It’s the ideal…

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Corniglia – “But It Wasn’t That Long Ago”

Dreamy shoegaze duo Corniglia wistfully reflect on the past in their new single “But It Wasn’t That Long Ago.” Hailing from Perth, Australia, the band combines stirring, psychedelic guitar lines with languid vocals to make for a calming, yet emotive experience. Lead songwriter Matt channels his work in physiotherapy into the narrative, capturing a deep-rooted…

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