BADABADNOTGOOD is the talented young quartet who took the music world by storm with their 2014 LP, III, a brash yet refined record of angular jazz improvisations, lush ballads, kraut rock, & futuristic hip-hop tinged rhythms. That release led to a couple years of touring the world & collaborating with some of the best and brightest artists around the globe. The boys are back with the new album IV, their most impressive and highly anticipated project yet. Check out the track “Time Moves Slow” featuring the haunting vocals from guest  Sam Herring of Future Islands, it’s WFPK’s Download of the Week.

Download “Time Moves Slow” by BADBADNOTGOOD

featuring Sam Herring of  Future Islands


Summer Cannibals – Say My Name

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Portland,OR rock band Summer Cannibals took their name from a song by Patti Smith, which may give you a hint of their influences. Their third album ‘Full Of It’ on Kill Rock Stars, is a tirade of pure anarchic rock ‘n’ roll that smacks you round the chops and invades your ears. A noise so large and fuzzy it will leave a ringing in your brain. Led by guitarist/vocalist Jessica Boudreaux, the band is often compared to late 90’s Sleater-Kinney.  Check out their lates single “Say My Name”.

Stream “Say My Name” by Summer Cannibals

River Whyless – All Day All Night

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They call it ‘Baroque Folk‘. Meticulous arrangements, strong singers and writers, and a gorgeous sound are at the heart of Asheville, North Carolina’s River Whyless. Their new album “We All The Light” (recorded and mixed by Kevin Ratterman at La La Land in Louisville) will be released August 26, but you can check out their latest single “All Day All Night” right now.

Sream “All Day All Night” by River Whyless

Kyle Craft-Eye Of A Hurricane

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It was a chance trip to K-Mart that gave Kyle Craft  his first album, a David Bowie hits compilation that helped inspire him eventually to channel his innate feral energy into songwriting and rock and roll. Kyle Craft is a 27-year-old singer/songwriter from Louisiana, who in his past life was either a glam-rock idol or frontman for a power-metal band. His sound is a swampy ’70s boogie that splits the difference between Dr. John and David Bowie…but his voice is a captivating, armor-piercing howl that gives his first album ‘Dolls of Highland’ its own character, and keeps it from ever feeling explicitly retro. Check out Kyle’s latest single “Eye Of A Hurricane”.

Stream “Eye Of A Hurricane” by Kyle Craft

Ages And Ages-They Want More

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The inspiration for Ages and Ages’ latest album came from a trip to Central America where two of the band members saw how nature was reclaiming the indigenous ruins. ‘Something To Ruin’, out Aug. 19 on Partisan Records, is the Portland, OR band’s third album, and it explores the consequences of our superficial and commercial actions and what comes next.  “They Want More” is spirited song with the band’s signature harmonies that reflects the message of their upcoming LP.

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Rogue Wave-California Bride

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   Indie rock pioneers Rogue Wave have returned with their latest release  ‘Delusions Of Grand Fur’. Infectious songs like “California Bride” push the band’s signature bright,melodic sound in new, engaging and surprising directions. Check out their latest single “California Bride”

Stream “California Bride” by Rogue Wave