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Features

Johnny Marr Is On Another Planet and Wants Us to Join Him

On his new album 'Call the Comet,' the ex-Smiths guitarist finds defiance and offers solace in escapism as the world crumbles before our eyes.
John Ochoa
7.20.18
New music

Cat Power Is Back with "Wanderer" After 6 Years Away

The short a capella song serves as an introduction to 'Wanderer,' Chan Marshall's first new LP since 2012's 'Sun.'
Alex Robert Ross
7.19.18
New music

Thelma Plum Is Sharp as Ever on Indie Throwback "Clumsy Love"

Listen to Thelma Plum's really excellent new track, her first single in four years.
Shaad D’Souza
7.13.18
Premieres

You Need to Listen to Wilder Maker's 'Zion,' an Americana Scorcher

The New York City band's new album is down home Americana music for the city streets. Stream it now.
Zachary Lipez
7.12.18
Noisey News

Richard Swift, Indie Polymath, Dead at 41

The indie artist and multi-instrumentalist had recently been hospitalized.
Alex Robert Ross
7.3.18
Noisey News

Father John Misty Staggers Through his New "God's Favorite Customer" Video

He's drunk at daybreak on the Lower East Side, just as the song promised.
Alex Robert Ross
6.20.18
New music

The Mountain Goats Honor a WWE Star on "Song for Sasha Banks"

Banks asked for the song on Twitter three years ago, shortly after John Darnielle released 'Beat the Champ.'
Alex Robert Ross
6.19.18
New music

Alt-J Bring PUSHA-T and Twin Shadow in for a New "In Cold Blood" on 'Colbert'

The unlikely supergroup got together to play a new version of Alt-J's 'Relaxer' single on 'The Late Show.'
Alex Robert Ross
6.18.18
New music

Low Are Back with Three (Mostly) Caustic New Songs

"Quorum," "Dancing and Blood," and "Fly" are the first three songs from 'Double Negative,' the band's 12th studio LP, out on Sub Pop in September.
Alex Robert Ross
6.12.18
Premieres

Gold Star’s “Half the Time” Is a Celebration of LA’s Seedy Underbelly

Listen to the cracked, joyous first single from his tumultuous third album, 'Uppers & Downers.'
Andrea Domanick
6.6.18
Essays

Destroyer's 'City of Daughters' Quietly Shaped a Generation of Indie

Destroyer’s 1998 breakthrough record set the stage for Dan Bejar’s wildly eclectic career – and the shape of indie to come.
Will Schube
5.25.18
Premieres

This Mixtape is a Who's Who of Australia's Best DIY Musicians

We're premiering the absolutely stacked new compilation from Dinosaur City Records, featuring No Local, Body Type's Sophie and Annabel, and NASHO.
Shaad D’Souza
5.23.18