Human Behavior

Video Premiere: Human Behavior, “Chapter 1″

Since their start in late 2012, Human Behavior has been interpreting Americana through an abstract lens. They combine the imagery of American gospel music with freak-folk experimentalism. They display this eccentricity not only in their sound, but also through video art, projected on vintage TVs. Human Behavior’s mixed genre has allowed them to fit in anywhere, from clubs to art … More »

Ultrasphinx (photo by Jason Tarulli)

Top Ten of Twenty Fourteeen: Aaron Rogers of Ultrasphinx

Ohio’s Ultrasphinx, which features former and sometimes members of The Party of Helicopters, The Man I Fell In Love With and Obnox, play crescendo-building, dazzling rock music that is a combination of sounds from metal, to shoegazer, to good ole indie rock.  The band dropped a stellar self-titled LP in Spring 2014, recorded over a span of several months following … More »

Kind of Like Spitting and Warren Franklin & The Founding Fathers ready split

On February 3, Topshelf Records will release a split from Kind of Like Spitting and Warren Franklin & The Founding Fathers, titled ‘It’s Always Nice To See You.’ Indie cult favorites Kind of Like Spitting formed in 1996 in Portland, Oregon. The band, led by singer-songwriter Ben Barnett, regularly toured in the U.S. and released twelve albums in seven years. … More »

Quarterbacks ready LP for Team Love, share “Center”

Quarterbacks will release their first LP on February 10, 2015 via Team Love Records and fans can stream or download the album’s lead single, “Center” The forthcoming LP is 19 songs played in 22 minutes. It’s fast, broken-hearted and full of people, places and things.  The self-titled record was recorded at the Tin Roof Sessions Studio in New Paltz, NY, by Kyle Gilbride (Swearin,’ … More »

Leaping Ready Vacant Page, share “Crooked”

Exploding In Sound and Inflated Records announced that the labels are teaming up for the release of Brooklyn noise pop quartet Leapling’s full length debut record, Vacant Page. Set for release on February 10 (pre-order here), Leapling have premiered the album’s first single, “Crooked” today via The AV Club. The eclectic sound of Leapling defies all preconceived notions of what … More »

Dresses to release EP, share “Lonely One”

After spending the bulk of their summer writing, indie-pop duo Dresses are back with a brand new digital EP called Lonely One, out Tuesday December 16 and currently available for pre-order: Just days before the release, Dresses will share a sold out stage with Fitz And The Tantrums for 94.7FM’s A December To Remember holiday concert in their hometown … More »

Allah-Las share video for “Worship The Sun,” tour (2014)

Allah-Las’ second album, Worship The Sun, expands on the sound established by their maiden effort, honing their fusion of West Coast garage rock and roll, Latin percussion and electric folk. As richly textured and timeless as a Southern California beach break, the songs are evocative of Los Angeles’ storied past. Beatniks, artists, surfers, nomads. Remnants of a bygone Sunset Strip.  … More »

Big Breakfast releases LUXURY via Smokers Cough

Big Breakfast’s self­- produced debut full length LUXURY dropped on November 10 via Smokers Cough. Hailing from Long Island, his rhymes are playful yet fierce. His stream of conscious flow peppered with classic hip hop ethos is downright addictive, backed up by an always entertaining live show. He’s shared the stage with the likes of Kool AD, Stitches and Fame … More »