The latest album from California native Alela Diane, About Farewell, has been getting a lot of press. Written on the heels of a major breakup (with her former guitarist Tom Bevitori), the album sees Diane pare her sound down in a style reminiscent of her older output. About Farewell is out this week, and in honor of the release we have the lead cut for you, The Way We Fall.
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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! 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.
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 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!
JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound will be here in just a few weeks for the Independence Day Festival, so here is a track from the Howl LP to get you ready for the festivities. Like JC says in the song, rouse yourself baby!