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

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