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California Music

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LISTEN: California Music, “Golden State”

April 19, 2021

We are proud to bring you an exclusive first listen of “Golden State,” taken from the forthcoming Omnivore release California Music Performs Add Some Music.

The Catenary Wires

FIRST LISTEN: The Catenary Wires, “Mirrorball”

We are pleased as punch to share with you the first single from indiepop veterans The Catenary Wires, from their forthcoming new single.

EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: American Culture, “Pedals”

We are pleased to bring you the exclusive world premiere of “Pedals,” the brand new video from American Culture’s third album, For My Animals.

Even As We Speak


We are pleased to present for your viewing consideration the first look at Australian indie-pop band Even As We Speak’s new video from their comeback album Adelphi, due next month via Shelflife Records.

The Special Pillow

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: The Special Pillow, “I Woke Up”

We are pleased to present to you the newest video from New Jersey psych-poppers The Special Pillow, from their forthcoming new EP, World’s Finest.

Dope KNife

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LISTEN: Dope Knife, Breakbeats ‘n Vandalism

We are proud to present you an exclusive first listen to and a breakdown of the newest collection from Savannah-based rapper Dope Knife. It’s an EP of fine tracks that didn’t quite fit on previous releases but are fine nonetheless.


We are extremely pleased to bring you an exclusive taste from Tread Lightly, the new album from Seattle indie-rock stalwarts BOAT.

The Flatmates

EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: The Flatmates, “(If You are Gonna Live Your Life for a Lost Cause Then) Why Can’t It Be Love?”

We are extremely proud to present you this exclusive first listen to a fantastic album track taken from Bristol indie-pop legends The Flatmates, taken from their debut album, The Flatmates.

His Name Is Alive

FIRST LISTEN: His Name Is Alive, “Piano V”

We offer you a beautiful song from His Name Is Alive’s newest archival release, Return To Never, and we sat down with Warren Defever to discuss the track.

Close Lobsters

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LISTEN: Close Lobsters, “Godless”

We are pleased to bring you “Godless,” an exclusive first listen from the first new album in 32 years from legendary Scottish indie-pop band Close Lobsters.