Richard Spitzer shares "Synthesizer" from upcoming LP

Richard Spitzer, of Brooklyn synth pop band Loveskills, branches off to release his debut self titled solo album on July 19. From the LP, today Spitzer drops the track "Synthesizer," his acoustic ode to the electronic instrument. Brightest Young Things, who premiered the track, had this to say about it: "'Synthesizer' embraces the weird and uncanny as something natural and honest. In less than two minutes, Richard Spitzer will dazzle you with his playful and loose lyrics, leading the song’s ironic acoustics."

Take a listen to the track below and look out for the debut self titled LP, which will be out on July 19!



red steppes LP out today, featured in NPR's New Music Friday playlist

Indie folk artist red steppes have a new album out today via Native Cat Recordings. The sophomore release, Arcs, is the fruit of a series of displacements, disturbances, and reorientations. Stylistically diverse, the album delivers minimalist guitar pop, mathy folk, and even a Peter Gabriel-tinged meditation on loss, finding equilibrium in songwriter Nika Aila States’ intimate vocals. Album cut “A Careful Garden” is featured today in NPR' New Music Friday playlist on Apple Music and Spotify! You can order it here.

Earthquake Lights tap 19 piece orchestra for in-studio performance

Earthquake Lights just released their new LP, Distress Signals, and they’re playing a show at Arlene’s Grocery tomorrow 5/25 to celebrate this new collection of tunes. To give you a taste of how these phenomenal songs come across in the live setting, Under The Radar premiered a special live performance of “So Far No Luck.” This gorgeous video features help from The Shattered Glass orchestra, and takes the song to a whole new level. Take a peek below.


Under the Radar shares new single/video from red steppes

Brooklyn via CA folk artist red steppes will be releasing a new album on Native Cat Recordings (John Vanderslice, Sis, etc) May 31 and today we have a new song and video premiering courtesy of Under the Radar, who say “The track is a minor key rumination on distance and growth, embroidered with delicate fingerpicking and haunting vocals.” The album is available for preorder via Bandcamp.

Earthquake Lights and Shattered Glass share studio recording of "Open Ocean"

Earthquake Lights recently released Distress Signals, their orchestral full-length that has seen praise from Uproxx, Under the Radar, The 405 and many more. Today, they’re sharing this intimate studio session recording with Shattered Glass, giving us a glimpse into the way all the instruments come together to create this beautiful song.

Dope KNife drops new track on Flagpole

Savannah based rapper, Dope KNife, has dropped a new track called “Make Perfect (remix)” featuring Linqua Franqa. Flagpole Magazine has the premiere of the fresh song, calling it “a mellow yet arresting number that cribs reverently from jazzy '90s boom bap while maintaining a fluidly psychedelic undercurrent.” Check it out below: