Saturday, 24 March 2018

***new singles/videos***march 24th, 2018***don't be real, be postmodern***

***postmodern this week featuring the best new indie and alternative singles & video releases from...

                    #indierock #shoegaze #britpop #madchester 

*The Spectors
*Night Flowers
*The High
*The Wired
*Tiny Fireflies
*Burning House
*Stephen's Shore
*Section 25
*For Against

DMA'S goes manchester rave...brilliant title track and new single from the aussie indierock/neo-britpop lads!
'for now' is taken from their highly anticipated second album, out april 27th through i oh you...

DMA'S [Australia/Sydney] - For Now
For Now

our fav belgium indierock/dreampop band The Spectors is back with a new single!
after their stunning debut album 'light stays close' from 2015, (produced by chris urbanowicz, formerly lead guitarist and synth player of editors) the group from antwerpen will release their sophomore full-length 'ohh ahh ahh' on march 30 via caroline records.

The Spectors [Belgium/Antwerpen] - Only You 
Ohh Ahh Ahh

beautiful new single/video from london/uk dream-/noisepop group Night Flowers.
'hey love' is the third release from their eagerly awaited debut album 'wild notion', due for release april 13 through dirty bingo records.

Night Flowers [England/London] - Hey Love
Wild Notion

fine new single/video from legendary lost manchester/uk indierock/psychedelia band The High !
their 'say it now / sugarpuff' 12inch will be released on record store day, april 21, via vinyl revival.

The High [England/Manchester] - Say It Now
It Now / Sugarpuff' 12"

their 90s britpop influenced debut single 'feel' from last year september was promising... 
now birmingham/uk indierock 5 piece Violet have premiered the 2nd single...and it was worth to wait for...'jaded' is another glittering tune with hit potential...

Violet [England/Birmingham] - Jaded

released in july last year, the latest single 'stay here' from sheffield/uk indierock-/pop outfit The Wired is a catchy tune with a great chorus... 
their dirty knees’ debut ep was released march 23...

The Wired [England/Sheffield] - Stay Here 
Dirty Knees Ep

the release of their debut full-length 'swansea to hornsey' in october last year hasn't slowed down the artistic output from Trampolene singer jack jones. 
the three-piece indierock band from swansea/wales have shared a brand new single - 'hard times for dreamers' was released on march 20 through mi7 records.

Trampolene [Wales/Swansea] - Hard Times For Dreamers

first time featured back in 2016, southampton/uk shoegaze/noisepop three-piece Burning House have just released their debut ep 'tracer' on february 17... 
check out the outstanding single 'mercurial' !

Burning House [England/Southampton] - Mercurial 
Tracer Ep

nice new single/video from chicago/us dreampop outfit Tiny Fireflies, released march 13...

Tiny Fireflies [USA/Chicago] - Nothing 
Nothing / 2040 7"

nice cover version of this 1968 united travel service tune by stockholm/swedish jangly dreampop outfit Stephen's Shore.
the track is taken from their 2nd album 'september love', released march 16 via meritorio records.

Stephen's Shore [Sweden/Stockholm] - Gypsy Eyes
September Love

legendary blackpool/uk post-punk/electronica band Section 25 have shared the video for the new single 'floating sun'. 
the song is taken from their forthcoming ninth studio album 'elektra', out this spring via klanggalerie...

Section 25 [England/Blackpool] - Floating Sun

in the course of reissuing three 90s albums from lincoln/us indie/post-punk cult outfit For Against, saint marie records have shared a newly created video for 'seesick'.
the track is taken from the band's 'mason's california lunchroom' album, originally released in 1995....

For Against [USA/Lincoln] - Seesick 
Mason's California Lunchroom

new single from edinburgh/scottish electronica duo Finiflex (feat. david miller and john vick from legendary 90s dance formation FiniTribe)
'bonus freaks' is the 2nd release from the forthcoming album 'suilven', which is out later this year via their own finiflex records.

Finiflex [Scotland/Edingburgh] - Bonus Freaks

Friday, 16 March 2018

***new singles/videos***march 16th, 2018***don't be real, be postmodern***

***here's the latest postmodern edition featuring the best new indie and alternative singles & video releases...***

                    #indierock #shoegaze #britpop #madchester 

*Air Formation
*Desperate Journalist
*October Drift 
*Soft Science
*The Bohos
*Ivory Wave 
*Jesus Jones 
*Manic Street Preachers 
*Tim Burgess​
*The Raveonettes

brighton/uk noisepop/shoegaze outfit Air Formation have premiered the video to their awesome new single 'a.m.' 
the new fourth longplayer 'near miss' was produced
by pat collier (the house of love, adorable, the jesus and mary chain...) and released march 9 on club ac30 records.

Air Formation [England/Brighton] - A.M.
Near Miss

australia/sydney indierock/neo-britpop outfit PLANET have shared the video for their excellent new single 'save.solid'. 
the band will support dma's at their forthcoming uk/eu tour...

PLANET[Australia/Sydney] - Save.Solid 
tba ep

reunited us alternative rock band Belly around tanya donelly will release 'dove, their first new album in 23 years, on may 4 via their own belly touring. 
here's the new video for the first single 'shiny on'...

Belly [USA/Boston] - Shiny One

london/uk indierock/post-punk four-piece Desperate Journalist have dropped the video for the latest single 'it gets better'.
their new ep 'you get used to it' will be out march 30 through fierce panda records.

Desperate Journalist [England/London] - It Gets Better 
You Get Used To It Ep

epic new single from taunton/uk indierock/postpunk four-piece October Drift, out may 4th... 
the band is currently supporting editors on their uk 'violence' tour.

October Drift [England/Taunton] - All Broken Down

california/us indierock/shoegaze band Soft Science are releasing a double a-side single on april 16 via test pattern records. 
the a-side 'undone' is a poppy my bloody valentine influenced tune while the b-side is a cover of the classic
house of love track 'i don't know why i love you'.

Soft Science [USA/California] - Undone
Undone / I Don't Know Why I Love You 7"

liverpool/uk indierock lads The Bohos have shared the video for their latest single 'born frustrated' - released february 23 via anvil records.

The Bohos [England/Liverpool] - Born Frustrated

'cool kids' is the new single from birmingham/uk indierock/baggy five-piece Ivory Wave, released march 16...

Ivory Wave [England/Birmingham] - Cool Kids

promising debut single from manchester/uk indie-/britrock four-piece Shader, released january 12...

Shader [England/Manchester] - Broken Minds

british indierock/alternative dance band Jesus Jones are back with a new single! 
the london five-piece will release their 6th studio album 'passages' on april 20 via absolute label services.

Jesus Jones [England/London] - Suck It Up

'dylan & caitlin' is the latest single to be taken from Manic Street Preachers' forthcoming thirteenth studio album 'resistance is futile', out april 6th on columbia records.

Manic Street Preachers [Wales/Cardiff] - Dylan & Caitlin 
Resistance Is Futile

Tim Burgess of The Charlatans will release his new solo full-length 'as i was now' on record store day next month, april 21 via o genesis.
the album features ladyhawke as well as josh hayward (the horrors), martin duffy (felt/ primal scream), debbie googe (my bloody valentine) and steffan halperin (klaxons).

Tim Burgess [England/Manchester] - Inspired Again 
As I Was Now

cardiff-via-london indierock/shoegaze four-piece Wylderness have unleashed the video for the new single 'peripheral vision'. 
the song is taken from their forthcoming self-titled debut album, out march 23 via succulent recordings.

Wylderness [Wales/Cardiff-England/London] - Peripheral Vision 

danish/copenhagen indierock outfit The Raveonettes have dropped a brand new song.
'ghost' is a belated bonus track from their 2016' new-song-every-month album 'atomized'...

The Raveonettes [Denmark/Copenhagen] - Ghost

Saturday, 10 March 2018

**new singles/videos***march 10th, 2018***don't be real, be postmodern***

***new edition of postmodern featuring last week's best new indie and alternative singles & video releases...***

                    #indierock #shoegaze #britpop #madchester 

*The Limiñanas
*The Longcut 
*Wild Meadows 
*Pale Rider
*Fine China
*The Calls
*Our Girl
*Breathe Panel
*The Slow Readers Club
*Teenage Wrist
*Beach House

japanese producer/electonica wizard Cornelius has unveiled the visuals for his new single 'the spell of a vanishing loveliness' featuring vocals by miki berenyi from lush ! 
the song is taken from his latest album 'mellow waves', released in june last year through warner music (jp) / rostrum records (us).

Cornelius [Japan/Tokyo] - The Spell of a Vanishing Loveliness 
Mellow Waves

alloa/scottish indierock/post-britpop five-piece Vida have premiered the video for their magnificent new single 'let you believe' - out march 9th via walk tall recordings.

Vida [Scotland/Alloa] - Let You Believe

new order bass legend peter hook collaborated with french indie/psychedelic band The Limiñanas for this fine tune.
'the gift' is taken from the duo's new album 'shadow people', released january 19 via because music.

The Limiñanas [France/Perpignan] - The Gift 
Shadow People

manchester/uk indierock/post-punk band The Longcut have shared the title track from their forthcoming third studio album 'arrows' - out april 6th via deltasonic records.

The Longcut [England/Manchester] - Arrows

outstanding new single from australia noisepop/shoegaze five-piece Wild Meadows.
the band from melbourne have released their self-titled debut album on february 21...

Wild Meadows [Australia/Melbourne] - Stay For A While
Wild Meadows

nice debut single/video from san francisco/us shoegaze/postpunk foursome Topographies​ - released march 8th...

Topographies [USA/San Francisco] - Pink Thoughts

originally released in october last year, liverpool/uk indie-/psychedelic rock quartet Pale Rider have premiered the video for their debut single 'i run on rain'

Pale Rider [England/Liverpool] - I Run On Rain

phoenix/us 80s inspiried indie-/guitarpop trio Fine China have shared the video for their latest single 'anybody else'. 
the new full-length 'not thrilled', their first new music in 13 years, was released february 23 via velvet blue music.

Fine China [USA/Phoenix] - Anybody Else 
Not Thrilled

promising new baggy influenced single from leeds/uk indierock/psychedelia outfit The Calls, released february 23...
"they were really good, shockingly good actually" - tom hingley (inspiral carpets)

The Calls [England/Leeds]- Lost Art Of Romance

new self-titled single from up-and-coming brighton/uk indierock outfit Our Girl - released february 20 via cannibal hymns.
the track was produced by british singer-songwriter and former member of the coral bill ryder-jones.

Our Girl [England/Brighton] - Our Girl

nice dreamy janglepop single from brighton/uk band Breathe Panel. their self-titled debut album is ready to drop july 13 through fat cat records.

Breathe Panel [England/Brighton] - Carmine 
Breathe Panel

stockport/uk indierock/-pop outfit Blossoms have unleashed the video for their new single 'i can't stand it'.
it's the lead track from 'cool like you', the follow-up to their 2016's self-titled debut, out april 27th, 2018 on virgin emi.

Blossoms [England/Stockport] - I Can't Stand It
Cool Like You

here's another new track from manchester/uk indierock/postpunk outfit The Slow Readers Club.
their forthcoming third album 'build a tower' is out may 4th via modern sky.

The Slow Readers Club [England/Manchester] - You Openend Up My Heart
Build The Tower

strongly influenced from bands like my vitriol, swervedriver or catherine wheel, los angeles/us alternative rock outfit Teenage Wrist's debut album 'chrome neon jesus' was released march 9th via epitaph records...

Teenage Wrist [USA/Los Angeles] - Dweeb
Chrome Neon Jesus

baltimore/us dreampop band Beach House have released 'dive', the second single from their forthcoming seventh studio album, appropriately titled '7' - out may 11th on sub pop records.

Beach House [USA/Baltimore] - Dive 

Sunday, 4 March 2018

**new singles/videos***march 4th, 2018***don't be real, be postmodern***

***here's a new edition of postmodern featuring the best new indie and alternative singles & video releases from the past 2 weeks...***

                    #indierock #shoegaze #britpop #madchester 

*Neon Waltz
*Air Formation
*Pale Lights
*Pure Violet
*The Altered Hours
*Fontaines DC
*The Bambi Kills
*The Slow Readers Club
*Secret Vaccine
*Plastic Flowers
*Yo La Tengo
*The Breeders

liverpool/uk electropop band Ladytron return with their first new music in 7 years.
the forthcoming as yet untitled sixth full-length, the follow-up to 2011's 'gravity the seducer', is out later this year....

Ladytron [England/Liverpool] - The Animals

excellent new single from aussie indierock/neo-britpop outfit PLANET
the band around vocalist matty took (younger brother of dma's guitarist johnny took) will release their debut ep in may and support dma's on their forthcoming uk/european tour...

PLANET [Australia/Sydney] - Save.Sold
tba ep

one of our favourite new bands, scottish indierock/psychedelia six-piece Neon Waltz have surprisingly released an unannounced new ep last friday, february 23 through ignition records. 
headed by one of the top contenders for a single release from last year's 'strange hymns' debut album (#2 in our top30 albums list 2017), the new ep collects the title song 'bring me to light' and three brand new tunes...

Neon Waltz [Scotland/John o'Groats] - Watch It Fade
Bring Me To Light EP

great new single from brighton/uk shoegaze/noisepop five-piece AIR FORMATION
their fourth long-player 'near miss' was produced by pat collier (adorable, house of love, the jesus and mary chain) and is out on march 2nd via club ac30.

Air Formation [England/Brighton] - A.M. 
Near Miss

brooklyn/us indiepop/c86 outfit Pale Lights (featuring members of comet gain and crystal stilts) have released their latest full-length 'the stars seemed brighter' at the end of last year via kleine untergrund schallplatten.
'goodnight' is a beautiful catchy psychedelic tune...

Pale Lights [USA/Brooklyn] - Goodnight
The Stars Seemed Brighter

here's the first single off Belly's highly anticipated first album in 23 years!
'dove', the new album by the iconic us alternative rock band from rhode island is out may 4th via their own belly touring.

Belly [USA/Rhode Island] - Shiny One

chadwick johnson, frontman of south carolina/us outfit hundredth (remember their change of direction from hardcore to shoegaze/post-punk - 'rare' - #12 in our album of the year list 2017) has a new side-project called Pure Violet
the new single 'glass' is a fine shimmering electronica/dreampop tune, think of a poppy hundredth variant. also worth to check - their previous tracks 'garden' and 'numb' from end of last year! a debut full length is coming later this year...

Pure Violet [USA/Myrtle Beach] - Glass

stockport/uk indierock-/pop band Blossoms are back with a new single!
'i can't stand it' is the first track from their upcoming second album 'cool like you' - out april 27 via virgin emi records.

Blossoms [England/Stockport] - I Can't Stand It 
Cool Like You

'over the void' is the new single/video from irish/cork noisepop band The Altered Hours
their new ep 'on my tongue’ is out on march 9 through art for blind/penske recordings.

The Altered Hours [Irland/Cork] - Over The Void
On My Tongue Ep

dublin/irish indierock outfit Fontaines D.C. have unleashed the video for their latest single 'boys in the better land'. 
their forthcoming double a side 'chequeless reckless/ boys in the better land' is out digitally and on limited edition 7" vinyl 
february 23rd via rough trade.

Fontaines DC [Irland/Dublin] - Boys In The Better Land
Chequeless Reckless/ Boys In The Better Land 7"

melbourne/australia alternative pop/electronica sister duo The Bambi Kills have premiered the video for their debut single 'headlights' - released february 15...

The Bambi Kills [Australia/Melbourne] - Headlights

manchester indierock/post-punk outfit The Slow Readers Club have dropped the video for their new single 'through the shadows'. 
the track comes from their forthcoming third album 'build a tower', out may 4th via modern sky.

The Slow Readers Club [England/Manchester] - Through The Shadows
Build The Tower

leicester/uk jangly indiepop outfit Dayflower have premiered the video for their latest single 'daisy age' - released march 2nd...

Dayflower [England/Leicester] - Daisy Age

Launder is the jangly dreampop project of john cudlip, diiv's zachary cole smith and french singer-songwriter soko.
following the first single 'fade', they've unveiled another new tune called 'annie blue'.
their debut ep 'pink cloud' is out march 23...

Launder [USA/Los Angeles] - Annie Blue 
Pink Cloud Ep

'dandelia' is the great new single from cologne/german indie-/britrock four-piece Secret Vaccine
their long-awaited second album 'shake well before use' will drop on march 2nd...

Secret Vaccine [Germany/Cologne] - Dandelia
Shake Well Before Use

'receiver' is the fine new single from walthamstow/uk indierock-/pop five-piece Firestations
the band describe the new tune as 'dystopian sci-fi electro-pop love song' their new album 'the year dot' is out april 6 via lost map records.

Firestations [England/Walthamstow] - Receiver
The Year Dot

'how can i' is the new single/video from london via greek dreampop/shoegaze project Plastic Flowers.
the track is taken from the third full-length 'absent forever', released last year november via the native souund

Plastic Flowers [England/London] – How Can I 
Absent Forever

'hollywood' is the new single by london/uk indie/-dreampop four-piece BOYS, released march 2nd...

Boys [England/London] - Hollywood

for those of you who like electronica acts like orbital or early future sound of london, this could be interesting! 'hyper seconds' is a great tune by uk/nottingham musician matt cutler (a.k.a LONE) his latest ep 'ambivert tools vol. three' was released february 23 via r&s records.

Lone [England/Notthingham] - Hyper Seconds
Ambivert Tools Vol. Three

u.k.'s currently most talked about new indierock/post-punk band Shame have unleashed the video for their latest single 'lampoon'. 
the song is taken off their recently released debut album 'songs of praise' (dead oceans/january 12)

Shame [England/London] - Lampoon
Songs Of Praise

new jersey/us indierock outfit Yo La Tengo's new 15th studio album 'there's a riot going on' is out march 16 via matador and the band have just shared 'for you too' from it...

Yo La Tengo [USA/New Yersey] - For You Too 
There's a Riot Going On

new single from us alternative rock band The Breeders.
the forthcoming album 'all nerve', their first new full-length in 10 years, arrives march 2 via 4ad records.

The Breeders [USA/Boston] - Nervous Mary
All Nerve