J. Roddy Walston & the Business – Heavy Bells


When J. Roddy Walston & the Business come back to Louisville to headline September’s Waterfront Wednesday, they’ll have a brand new album called Essential Tremors in tow. Here’s the first song from the record, Heavy Bells, which is out Sept. 10.

Against Me! – True Trans EP


Against Me! just released a new acoustic EP, True Trans. For a limited time, you can download it for free. It’s the first release from the band since frontwoman Laura Jane Grace, formerly Tom Gable, came out as transgender. AM! has an entire album in the can, so True Trans might be a stripped-down version of what we can expect from the as-yet-untitled record.

High Five No. 3 Sampler From Polyvinyl Records


Polyvinyl Records is giving away five songs a week each Monday in July. Here’s the catch, though: The songs are only available for one week. So you have until Sunday at midnight to grab these five tracks.

Phoenix – Trying To Be Cool


Phoenix has just released a live performance clip of the latest single from Bankrupt!, Trying to Be Cool, in conjunction with the Creators Project. In addition to the video, they’re making the live version of the track available for free until this Thursday at 11 a.m. ET!

Cabin – It Is What It Looks Like


Louisville favorite Cabin has a new album called It Is What It Looks Like, and they’re taking a unique approach to its release. Every week, for the next six weeks, the band will make a song available for purchase through the Cabin website. Each week, you’ll be able to hear an exclusive preview of that track right here. They’ve given us the title track this, It Is What It Looks Like.

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin – Nightwater Girlfriend


Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin has been pretty busy. In addition to working on a new album called Fly by Wire, which is out Sept. 17 on Polyvinyl, the band recently filmed a documentary about a trip to Russia that was organized by the US State Department and the Boris Yeltsin Foundation. Here’s a trailer for the film and the lead cut from the record, Nightwater Girlfriend.