Artist: Night Owls
Song: “Out of My Head”
The latest single from Leeds-based trio Night Owls, “Out of My Head” takes a leaf out of the shoegaze scene handbook by taking a doped-up, dreamy and melodically obtuse approach to their raucous, serrated grunge-pop.
Artist: Dot Dash
Song: “Summer Light”
From their most recent album, Searchlights, Dot Dash’s “Summer Light” exemplifies the Washington DC band’s mix of indie and jangle pop.
Song: “Good Night”
Album/EP: Good Night, Tomorrow
Back after a three-year hiatus, Vancouver pop-punk trio Needles//Pins’ “Good Night” takes the catchy hooks and melodies of pop-punk and adds in a bit of grit.
Artist: Dog Island
Song: “El Dorado”
Described as “tropical psych rockers”, Dog Island combines colorful narratives with playful experimentation, weaving bedroomy psych folk and indie tropicalia into a fun and unique sound.
Brooklyn band Caretaker’s first official single aims to show the music world their post-punk, art-rock style with piercing, clean vocals and ability to create a variety of textures throughout one song.
The latest song in their year-long conceptual album Phøbiac, NØMADS’ “Dementophøbia” explores the fear of losing one’s mind with a blistering, fuzzed-out, post-punk explosion.