Islands - Becoming The Gunship, from the new album "Ski Mask."
This week on New Hot, we'll take a look at a duo who revitalized the L.A. punk scene, and a band whose members signed some of the most popular indie rock groups of the '90s. These are our three recommended releases for this week.
Superchunk - Me & You & Jackie Mittoo, from the new album "I Hate Music."
Local music fans who miss any of the defining Twin Cities rock bands of the '90s and early aughts will be pleased to know there's a solution to their nostalgia with new group The Starfolk.
Step Rockets - Kisser
Volcano Choir - Comrade, from the new album "Repave."
Bad Cop - My Dying Days, from the new "Light On EP."
Solar Year - Seeing The Same, from the new album "Waverly."
This week on New Hot, we're taking a look at the most recognizable man in gypsy punk, plus a guy from the south who helped create a new music genre with his debut. These are our three recommended releases for this week.
Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros - Better Days, from the new self-titled album.
The Ericksons - Animal, a new single from the sister duo.
Washed Out - Don't Give Up, from the new album "Paracosm."
Pure Bathing Culture - Dream The Dare, from the new album "Moon Tides."
Deer Tick - The Dream's In The Ditch, from the new album "Negativity."
Chicago quartet Twin Peaks suddenly rose to a higher profile at the beginning of summer after blogs across the world picked up on their song "Stand In The Sand." It served as the first taste for many of Twin Peaks' scuzzy, nostalgia-laced pop sound, and the strength of their debut <em>Sunken</em> has further propelled them into the public spotlight. For this interview on New Hot, the band talks about the now-infamous Foxygen show in Minneapolis, their "controversial" name and how quickly they had to transition from college dropouts to a touring act.