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Sports Bra's New Power Pop Gem "Survival" Is An Ode to Trans Rights

The first single from the Sydney band's second album is a statement to the world that trans people won't be erased.
Shaad D’Souza
10.22.18
Premieres

Tony Molina’s New Album Is a Low-Key Ripper, Like the Man Himself

‘Kill the Lights’ finds the Bay Area songwriter further indulging his love for rich, harmony-laden guitar pop songs. It's basically perfect, but not on purpose.
Colin Joyce
7.23.18
Premieres

Sick Things Rock Out and Embrace the Mythology of Power-Pop in "Sick Thing"

The Montreal rock and rollers have a video and song for the kid in all of us, so we talked to them about 'Almost Famous' and watching Quebecois men flying on jetpacks.
Daniel G. Wilson
7.6.18
Premieres

MUNA's "In My Way" Is Your New Love Song to Your Best Friend

We're premiering the band's first new song and video since their debut album 'About You' dropped in February.
Avery Stone
9.15.17
Premieres

Partner's Shredding Power-Pop Will Be Your "Ambassador To Ecstasy"

We talk to "Atlantic Canada's Best Lesbian Garage Band” about first dates and their debut album In 'Search of Lost Time.'
Josh Terry
9.6.17
Premieres

Little Junior's "Crybaby" Video Is a Tantrum for the Brat in All of Us

"I want to destroy my reputation." Extremely same.
Phil Witmer
6.21.17
Premieres

Hear a Song from the New Pornographers' New Album and Read Our Interview With Carl Newman

The group's seventh full length album, 'Whiteout Conditions,' is out April 7.
Larry Fitzmaurice
2.24.17
Premieres

Saint Pé Bids Farewell to Valentine’s Day with “Kiss It Goodbye”

The former Black Lips guitarist's new album 'Fixed Focus' is out April 7.
Noisey Staff
2.15.17
Scrapbook

Chaps, Crop Tops, and O-Zone Destroying Amounts of Hairspray: This Was Nelson

"Don't we look like the hottest Swedish chicks you've ever seen?" The identical twin duo take us through their ostentatious 80s/90s style choices. #fbf
Joanie Wolkoff
2.3.17
Remembering Things

'Pinball Summer,' a Terrible 70s Bawdy Teen Comedy, Had the Greatest Power Pop Soundtrack

The hooks on the soundtrack were bigger than the holes in the plot.
Tim Scott
1.30.17
Interviews

Get Savvy to Savak, Punks for Life

The supergroup of DC hardcore scene vets shares their new video for "Alive in Shadows," and vocalist Sohrab Habibion discusses why he's still punk after all these years.
Zachary Lipez
7.26.16
Interviews

MUNA On Their Own Terms: "If We’re Lucky Enough to Have a Platform, We Should Use That to Help People"

The tipped trio discuss the storytelling, the importance of being open about their sexuality, and defining yourself for yourself.
Avery Stone
5.10.16
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