Japandroids, “Near to The Wild Heart of Life”
RIYL: Fast-paced heartland inspired alt-rock
Following a three year hiatus, this famous Vancouver duo, is back with the announcement of a new album due out January 2017, entitled “Near to the Wild Heart of Life”. Check out the new album-titled single they dropped for the announcement.
V01D, “Walk It Back”
RIYL: Year Zero from Nine Inch Nails, with more electronica.
Blending sounds fro post-metal, electronica and industrial, one-man Toronto based project, V01D, produced this gritty new album as a follow-up to his 2009 (technically) debut album, “This is Not a False Alarm Anymore”.
La Bete Blooms, “Breaking In”
RIYL: Alt-rock blending in sounds from post-punk and grunge
Having received much praise from NME and the BBC, this four-piece from Hull, UK, have released their new single, “Breaking In”. The single shows the band’s departure from a mre shoegaze sound to a harder hitting guitar driven rock down.
Mr. Universe, “Goddamn”
RIYL: Alt-country and David Bowie
NOLA based singer-songwriter, Adam Campagna, is about to release his debut album under his Mr. Universe moniker, entitled “Everything’s Good/It’s Not Working”. The new single “Goddamn”, is an expertly written and heaping dish of nostalgia over a lost relationship.
RIYL: Chunky, instrumental post-rock
After putting out their new single, “Burst Open”, the Glasgow post-rock quartet made the b-side of the single available for streaming. The B-side is an attempt to give fans the purest example of their self-coined genre “groovegaze”.