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Bent Knee to release new studio album “You Know What I Mean” on October 11th 2019

Bent Knee, the co-ed art-rock sextet from Boston, who have been hailed by the Boston Globe for their “emphatic crunch and knack for complexity”, release “You Know What I Mean” on October 11th, 2019, via InsideOut Music (Sony).

Watch the band’s video for “Hold Me In” below. The cinematic clip was directed by Kelsey Hunter Ayres.

Elvis Depressedly to release new studio album “Depressedelica” on October 4th 2019

Elvis Depressedly, the enigmatic project of prolific songwriter, Mathew Lee Cothran, has announced “Depressedelica”, a brand new full-length album, due out on October 4th, 2019, via Run For Cover Records.

“Depressedelica” marks the North Carolina based musician’s first new album as Elvis Depressedly in four years, following 2015’s critically acclaimed “New Alhambra”.

Luis Mojica to release new studio album “How a Stranger is Made” on October 4th 2019

Confessional singer-songwriter Luis Mojica has announced his new album “How a Stranger is Made”, to be released in early October. Ahead of this, he presents the single “The Ranger”.

“The Ranger” is intimate and empathic - a magnetic foreshadowing of Mojica’s new long-play, a beautiful tapestry of piano-driven songs that quite intimately express Luis’ healing journey through shamanism, sexuality, trauma and ecstatic joy.

Palm Ghosts release new single “Better to Know”

Nashville newcomers, Palm Ghosts have released their debut single “Better to Know”, out on Golden Robot Records.

Listen to “Better to Know” here and below.

Palm Ghosts combine dark cinematic indie with new wave textures into an eclectic musical potpourri. Emotional yet distant, engaging yet isolating. This is the stuff of cinematic soundscapes.

Berlin announces November and December 2019 UK & European Tour

The original multi-platinum selling band Berlin, return with a bold new album of superb, highly danceable, and powerful new music titled “Transcendance” on August 2nd, 2019!

Vocalist Terri Nunn rejoins co-founders John Crawford and David Diamond for what promises to be one of the most talked about releases of the year!

In support of the album release, Berlin will tour Europe in November and December of this year! See all dates below.

Berwanger releases music video for new single “When I Was Young”

Kansas City’s Berwanger (Josh Berwanger of Radar State, The Only Children, The Anniversary) is debuting a new song and music video of his just-announced new full-length “Watching A Garden Die”, out June 28th, 2019, on Wiretap Records.

Watch the video for “When I Was Young” below.

The track also features Jay Russell and Casey James Prestwood of Hot Rod Circuit on bass and pedal steel, respectively.

Where We Sleep presents new single “Into the Light”

From the ashes of London indie pop outfit Blindness comes the dark and dynamic alt-rock project Where We Sleep. The debut EP “Experiments in the Dark” releases on May 31st.

Ahead of this, the present “Into the Light”, which features Debbie Smith of Echobelly, Curve and SPC ECO fame on guitar. Smith was also in Blindness and is part of the trio Snowpony with My Bloody Valentine’s Debbie Googe and Moonshake’s Katharine Gifford.

Mike Patton and Jean-Claude Vannier to release new studio album “Corpse Flower” on September 13th 2019

Mike Patton (Faith No More, Mondo Cane) and renowned French composer Jean-Claude Vannier, who is perhaps best known for his work with Serge Gainsbourg, will release “Corpse Flower”, a 12-song album, on September 13th, 2019, via Ipecac Recordings. The album features the song “On Top of the World”. Listen to the new track below.

Fences release music video for new single “A Mission”

Seattle-based Fences, the alter-ego of musician/songwriter Christopher Mansfield, is debuting a new single titled “A Mission” off of his upcoming LP (his first since 2015’s “Lesser Oceans”), to be released this summer.

Wacth the video for “A Mission” below.

“A Mission” is now streaming on all DSPs, here.