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Exclusive Song Premiere and Interview: ‘Townie,’ Mitski

September 16, 2014

Mitski’s forthcoming full-length Bury Me At Makeout Creek turns the fidelity down and the volume up. It’s the first record she’s made since she graduated, learned guitar, and started playing shows in basements.

Exclusive Song Premiere and Interview: ‘Ski Vacation,’ LVL UP

September 9, 2014

We spoke with everyone except Dave Benton from LVL UP about the new record and the challenges Mike Caridi faces juggling an active band with a busy label.

Saint Pepsi’s Sugar Rush

August 11, 2014

Since he started releasing his crackling disco collages online in 2012, Saint Pepsi has slowly permeated the music-obsessive corners of the Web.

Exclusive Album Premiere and Interview: ‘Random Nostalgia,’ Rivergazer

August 4, 2014

Kevin Farrant plays lead guitar in the indie-pop group helmed by New York’s Aaron Maine, but this summer is an exciting one for another reason, too: He’s debuting his first record with Rivergazer, a rock project that lets him turn the spotlight on his own songwriting.

Exclusive Song Premiere and Interview: ‘Cop Car,’ Liam Betson

July 1, 2014

After three albums as Liam the Younger, Liam Betson is finally taking his own name. The Cover of Hunter, his first collection of songs written since he dropped the pseudonym, grasps at wider dynamics and higher fidelities than the tape-hissy first steps heard on the Younger records.

Free Range Acid

December 27, 2013

Sam Ray doesn’t do acid. Ricky Eat Acid, the name of the 22-year-old songwriter’s electronic solo project, links back to subtler things: driving all night with his best friend through long stretches of the Southeast made alien by sleeplessness and euphoria.