LVL UP “Pain”
RIYL: Bummed out, punky indie-rock
Having just announced getting signed to Sub-Pop records, LVL UP, released this single from their upcoming third LP, “Return to Love”, the New York bummer-punk quartet will be embarking on a cross-country tour of the US in September in support of the album.
RIYL: Trippy, melancholy fuzz-pop
After the dissolution of his band, Bobby T and the Slackers, LA musician Robert Tilden has been recording new material under the alias BOYO. Tilden will releasing the debut LP for the BOYO, entitled “Control” on August 26th.
Signs of Chaos “Break You”
RIYL: Solid, and sludgy progressive metal
After releasing their debut album back in 2012, this 5-piece from Ottawa just released their latest serving of brutal progressive groove metal, in the form of their new EP, ‘Watch it Burn’. Check out this single ‘Break You’ for some solid Canadian metal.
Izzy True “Total Body Erasure”
RIYL: Downtrodden, 90’s indie rock inspired folk-rock
Coming out of a small DIY scene near Ithaca, NY, this quartet are prepping the release of their debut LP, “Nope”, the follow-up to their 2015 EP will be release August 5th, coinciding with an East Coast + some Canada tour for the band.
Wildhoney “Horror Movie”
RIYL: Some sort of awesome blend of shoegaze, indie-pop and garage punk
This single from Baltimore’s Wildhoney appeared on this 8 song-sampler put together by UK label, Fortuna POP!, and US label Slumberland Records. While the other bands are great and worthwhile to check out, Wildhoney provides a wonderfully fresh and beautiful sound that is well worth your time.