Friday, 29 June 2018

***new singles/videos***june 29th, 2018***don't be real, be postmodern***

***weekend edition of postmodern featuring the latest indie and alternative singles & video releases from...

                    #indierock #shoegaze #britpop #madchester 

*Western Medication
*The Perfect Kiss
*The Spitfires
*Smashing Pumpkins

amazing new single from austin/us indierock/shoegaze three-piece Glaze, out june 29...

Glaze [USA/Austin]- Daisy

great madchester influenced single from nashville/us indierock/psychedelia/post-punk quartet Western Medication
'devils sing' comes from their sophomore full-length 'taste', out today, june 29 via death of 78.

Western Medication [USA/Nashville] - Devils Sing

manchester/uk indierock/alternative pop vets James have revealed the video for the next single - 'coming home (pt.2)', a sequel to their 1990 tune. 
'living in extraordinary times', their forthcoming 15th studio long-player is ready to drop on august 3rd through infectious music.

James [England/Manchester] – Coming Home (Pt.2)
Living In Extraordinary Times

british alternative pop outfit Dubstar have premiered the video for 'you were never in love'. 
the song is taken from their forthcoming fourth full-length called 'one', their first in 18 years! 
the album, produced by youth, is ready for release september 28 via northern write records.

Dubstar [England/Newcastle] - You Were Never In Love

brisbane/australia dreampop artist harriette pilbeam a.k.a. Hatchie has premiered the video for 'bad guy', the latest release off her outstanding debut ep 'sugar & spice' - released may 25 on heavenly records. 
the video was directed by boyfriend and touring band member joe agius, who is also frontman in aussie indierock/neo-britpop outfit The Creases.

Hatchie [Australia/Brisbane] - Bad Guy 
Sugar & Spice

los angeles-based jangle-pop quintet Massage's debut album 'oh boy' (feat.former Pains Of Being Pure At Heart bassist alex naidus) will be released july 27 via tear jerk records. 
here's the title track...

Massage [USA/Los Angeles] - Oh Boy 
Oh Boy

here's some sparkeling italo-disco influenced indiepop, fans of sally shapiro or saint etienne should love that... 
The Perfect Kiss is a new electropop project of The Yearning's joe moore. 
'talking to myself' is taken from his new mini 10inch lp 'filter', released june 22 via elefant records.

THE PERFECT KISS [England/Farington] - Talking To Myself

released on cherry red records june 15, ‘beginn’ is the debut album from Claudia Brücken (Propaganda) and Jerome Froese (ex-Tangerine Dream/son of edgar...)

Brücken/Froese [England/London] - Beginn (Full Promo Trailer)

watford/uk indierock 4 piece The Spitfires have unleashed 'the new age', another taste from their third album 'year zero' - set to be released on july 27th on hatch records.

The Spitfires [England/Watford] - The New Age
Year Zero

us alternative rock pioneers The Smashing Pumpkins are back with a new single.
'solara' is the first song from a set of two upcoming eps, scheduled for release later this year.

The Smashing Pumpkins [USA/Chicago] - Solara

Sunday, 24 June 2018

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

***weekend edition of postmodern featuring the latest indie and alternative single & videos releases***

                    #indierock #shoegaze #britpop #madchester 

*The Vryll Society
*The Rhythm Method
*The Assist
*Burning House
*Princess Chelsea
*Man Without Country
*The Orb
*The Charlatans
*Death Bells
*Fine China
*Alpaca Sports
*Tracyanne & Danny
*Cigarettes After Sex
*Still Corners
*The Mary Onettes 
*Catenary Wires

that didn't take long... one week after the comeback tune 'waltz no.9', british alternative pop outfit Dubstar have shared another new song.
'you were never in love' is taken from the forthcoming fourth full-length called 'one', their first in 18 years!
the album was produced by youth and is ready to drop september 28 via northern write records.

Dubstar [England/London] - You Were Never in Love 

'light at the edge of the world' is the latest taste from liverpool/uk indierock/psychedelia group The Vryll Society's debut album 'course of the satellite' - out on august 10 through deltasonic records.

The Vryll Society [England/Liverpool] - Light At The Edge Of The World 
Course Of The Satellite

here's england's new world cup anthem... london alternative pop duo THE RHYTHM METHOD teamed up with members of wolf alice and swim deep for this brillant tune.
'chin up' was released june 8 via moshi moshi records.

The Rhythm Method [England/London] - Chin Up

'all that i need' is the infectious new single from birmingham/uk indierock/-dance outfit The Assist
the song comes from their forthcoming 'lost' ep, set to release august 31...

The Assist [England/Birmingham] - All That I Need

manchester indierock legends James have dropped the video for 'better than that', a song taken their upcoming fifteenth studio album 'living in extraordinary times' - out august 3rd via infectious music.

James [England/Manchester] – Better Than That 
Living In Extraordinary Times

excellent new single from southampton/uk indierock/shoegaze band Burning House, released june 8...

Burning House [England/Southampton] - Peach

'i love my boyfriend' is the first release from new zealand/auckland indiepop artist Princess Chelsea's forthcoming fourth album 'the loneliest girl', due out via lil’ chief records on september 7...

Princess Chelsea [New Zealand/Auckland] - I Love My Boyfriend
The Loneliest Girl

edinburgh/scottish electronica duo Finiflex's (feat. david miller and john vick from legendary 90s dance formation FiniTribe) debut full-length 'suilven' was released june 15 via their own finiflex records... 
here's the latest single/video release from that album, the terrific 'science'.

Finiflex [Scotland/Edinburgh] - Science

‘lafayette’, the new single from cardiff/welsh electropop outfit Man Without Country was released june 13 via killing moon records.

Man Without Country [Wales/Cardiff] - Lafayette

british ambient/house veterans The Orb's new fifteenth studio album 'no sounds are out of bounds' was released june 22 via cooking vinyl. 
check the video for their current single 'rush hill road'...

The Orb [England/London] - Rush Hill Road
No Sounds Are Out Of Bounds

manchester/uk indierock/britpop icons The Charlatans have shared a third video from their new 'totally eclipsing' ep which was released june 8 through bmg.

The Charlatans [England/Manchester] - Indefinitely In Your Debt 
Totally Eclipsing EP

'echoes' is the new single/video from sydney/australia jangly dreampop/post-punk outfit Death Bells, out june 22 via funeral party records.

Death Bells [Australia/Sydney] - Echoes

Launder, the jangly dreampop project of john cudlip, diiv's zachary cole smith and french singer-songwriter soko have shared another video from their debut ep 'pink cloud', released march 23...

Launder [USA/Los Angeles] - Wonder
Pink Cloud EP

phoenix/us 80s inspiried indie-/guitarpop trio Fine China's comeback album 'not thrilled', their first in 13 years, was released back in february via Velvet Blue Music... 
here's the title track...

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

gothenburg/swedish indie-/tweepop duo Alpaca Sports have premiered the video for 'nobody cares but me', the second single release from the long-awaited new album 'from paris with love' - out in september via elefant records...

ALPACA SPORTS [Sweden/Gothenburg] - Nobody Cares But Me From
Paris With Love

singer-songwriters collaborative project Tracyanne And Danny a.k.a. tracyanne campbell (Camera Obscura) and danny coughlan (Crybaby) have released another video from their self-titled debut album which was released may 25 on merge records.

Tracyanne & Danny [Scotland/Glasgow] - It Can't Be Love Unless It Hurts 
Tracyanne & Danny

exactly 12 month after the release of their self-titled debut album, brooklyn/us ambient pop/slowcore outfit Cigarettes After Sex are back with a brand new single... 
'crush' was released today, june 9 through partisan records.

Cigarettes After Sex [USA/Brooklyn] - Crush

london/uk-based dream-/electro-pop duo Still Corners have announced a new album, 'slow air', to be released august 17 via the band's own wrecking light label.
here's the lead single 'black lagoon'...

Still Corners [England/London] - Black Lagoon
Slow Air

'washington dc/us indierock trio Flasher have released their debut full-length 'constant image' on june 8 via domino records. 
here's their newest video...

Flasher [USA/Washington DC] - Who's Got Time?
Constant Image

nice shoegazy indierock tune from vienna/austria three-piece Sluff. their debut album 'on debris' will be out in september via siluh records.

Sluff [Austria/Vienna] - Deep Blue
On Debris

new york city/us indierock/postpunk band Interpol have announced a new studio album - 'marauder' is their sixth full-length, out august 24 via matador records. 
the first single is called 'the rover'...

Interpol [USA/NYC] - The Rover

a true punky indierock single from glasgow/scottish band Rascalton taken from their debut ep 'control social club' - released may 25 on limited edition 12inch...

Rascalton [Scotland/Glasgow] - Lost Generation
Control Social Club Ep

swedish/jönköping dreampop/new wave outfit The Mary Onettes return with a new single.
'cola falls' was released june 22 on cascin.

The Mary Onettes [Sweden/Jönköping] - Cola Falls

ex-sarah records outfit heavenly/talulah gosh members amelia fletcher and rob pursey's new band The Catenary Wires have released a new 7inch on june 7 via where it's at is where you are recordings.
'was that love', a nice melancholic folk tune...

Catenary Wires [England/Tenterden] - Was that Love?

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

***new singles/videos***june 6th, 2018***don't be real, be postmodern***

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

                    #indierock #shoegaze #britpop #madchester 

*Luke Haines (ex-The Auteurs/Black Box Recorder)
*Para Alta
*Wild Nothing
*Johnny Marr
*Tim Burgess (The Charlatans)
*The Emerald Down
*Everything by Electricity
*Stella Diana
*Agent Blå
*Tracyanne & Danny (Camera Obscura)
*The Goon Sax
*Underworld & Iggy Pop

new single from britpop vets Suede
'the invisibles' is the first single from their eighth studio album 'the blue hour', due out september 21 via rhino.

Suede [England/London] -The Invisibles 
The Blue Hour

ex - The Auteurs / Black Box Recorder mastermind Luke Haines' new album 'i sometimes dream of glue' was released may 11 via cherry red records. 
check the video for his latest single 'everybody's coming together for the summer'...

Luke Haines [England/London] - Everybody's Coming Together For The Summer
I Sometimes Dream Of Glue

90s newcastle/uk alternative pop outfit Dubstar around sarah blackwood seems to be reformed! 
on june 1st, they dropped 'waltz No.9', a brand new song, their first new material in 18 years digitally via northern writes.
a new album is scheduled to be released later in the year...

Dubstar [England/Newcastle] - Waltz No.9

london-via-hartlepool indie-/britrock five-piece Para Alta have aired the video for their excellent new single 'dusk', released may 23 via big indie.

Para Alta [England/Hartlepool] - Dusk

dublin/irish indierock/shoegaze band Galants have shared the video for their cracking new single 'in vain', released via zen ten records on june 1st. 
the forthcoming second ep 'follow’ is out in autumn this year...

Galants [Irland/Dublin] - In Vain 
Follow Ep

Wild Nothing, the indie-/dreampop project of los angeles-based jack tatum has announced the fourth studio album ‘indigo’, due for release august 31 via captured tracks. 
'letting go' is the beautiful first single...

Wild Nothing [USA/Los Angeles] - Letting Go 

90s madchester band Intastella have premiered the video for 'lemons', the fine opening track from last years' 'the rise and fall of a northern dubstar' album. 
it was released september 22, 2017 via nova distribution/universal music.

Intastella [England/Manchester] - Lemons 
The Rise And Fall Of A Northern Dubstar

rising hartlepool/uk indierock outfit PLAZA have unveiled the video for their infectious new single 'in the know', released april 25 via clue records.

PLAZA [England/Hartlepool] - In The Know

former the smiths guitarist Johnny Marr have unleashed his new single 'walk into the sea', the third release from the forthcoming third studio album 'call the comet', out june 15th through new voodoo.

Johnny Marr [England/Manchester] - Walk Into The Sea 
Call The Comet

aussie indierock/neo-britpop lads DMA'S have shared the video for 'do i need you now?', the latest single release from their second album 'for now' (april 27/infectious music).

DMA's [Australia/Sydney] - Do I Need You Now? 
For Now

new video from The Charlatans singer Tim Burgess
on this year's record store day he released his solo full-length 'as i was now', a 10-year-old unreleased album on limited edition blue vinyl featuring an all-star lineup that includes members of the horrors, primal scream, my bloody valentine, klaxons and ladyhawke.
the longplayer is also now available worldwide on all formats, including black vinyl via o genesis (june 1st)...

Tim Burgess [England/Manchester] - Clutching Insignificance
As I Was Now

on august 24th, philadelphia/us indierock/shoegaze outfit NOTHING will return with their new third studio album titled, 'dance on the blacktop', due out through relapse records. 
listen to the lead single 'zero day'...

NOTHING [USA/Philadelphia] - Zero Day 
Dance On The Blacktop

ohio/us shoegazer second generation band The Emerald Down are back with a fine ambient/electronica influenced single, their first in 16 years, released june 1st via saint marie records.

The Emerald Down [USA/Ohio] - Rule of 3rds

london/uk dream-/electropop duo Everything by Electricity's epic new summer vibes single 'place to call my own' was released june 1st...

Everything by Electricity [England/London] - Place To Call My Own

'iris' is the latest single/video from italy/neapolitan shoegaze/dreampop combo Stella Diana
their new fifth studio album '57' was released on may 25 through vipchoyo sound factory / siete señoritas gritando.

Stella Diana [Italy/Naples] - Iris 

terrific new single from washington dc/us indierock/dreampop trio Queue, released may 25...

Queue [USA/Washington DC] - Float Away

'another reason to cut off an ear' is the opening track from gothenburg/swedish dreampop/postpunk outfit Agent Blå's new ep 'medium rar', released june 1st on kanine records (us) / luxury records (scandinavia) / through love records (ger) / 2670 records (jap).

Agent Blå [Sweden/Gothenburg] - Another Reason To Cut Off An Ear 
Medium Rar Ep

Tracyanne & Danny is a new collaborative project between singer-songwriters tracyanne campbell (Camera Obscura) and danny coughlan (Crybaby). 
the lead single 'alabama' is taken from their self-titled debut album which was released may 25 on merge records.

Tracyanne & Danny [Scotland/Glasgow] - Alabama
Tracyanne & Danny

'misheard' is the fifth single/video release from los angeles/us indierock/postpunk outfit Moaning's self-titled debut full-length which was released back in march via sub pop records...

Moaning [USA/Los Angeles] - Misheard 

'juno' is the new single from cheshire/uk indierock/noisepop 4-piece Simmer, released june 2nd via dog knights productions.

Simmer [England/Chesire] - Juno

brisbane/australia indierock trio The Goon Sax (frontman louis forster is the son of The Go-Betweens' robert forster) will release their debut album 'we're not talking' on september 14 through wichita recordings.
'she knows' is the first single...

The Goon Sax [Australia/Brisbane] - She Knows 
We're Not Talking

both famously featured on the trainspotting soundtrack back in 1996, punk icon Iggy Pop has collaborated with legendary uk electronic duo Underworld for this brand new tune which had its world premiere at this years bbc music/biggest weekend festival in belfast last weekend.

Underworld & Iggy Pop [Wales/Cardiff] - Bells & Circles