Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips Talks ‘Yoshimi’ Musical, Career Longevity and the Power of…
Wayne Coyne is humming the lyrics to Destiny's Child's 'Survivor.' After doing hot yoga outside a South Carolina venue, he's drenched in ethereal sweat from what we assume was a rousing session of crane poses. "It's freezing on this bus because the air conditioner's on maximum," he tells D…
Surrogate, ‘Blank Page’ – Free MP3 Download
"I'm afraid of the blank page," Surrogate's frontman Chris Keene sings on the band's new single. It's a phrase that echoes through the hearts of all writers and creators across the globe. Thankfully, the California group has found a way to tackle the 'Blank…
Ovlov, ‘Nu Punk’ – Free MP3 Download
Loudness is the new religion, and Connecticut's Ovlov is fully embracing its ear-splitting dogma. The band's song 'Nu Punk' employs Nirvana-era fuzz, brutal bass and a modern take on rock singing. It's exactly what you need right now, as you sit in your cubicle brooding abou…
The Singhs, ‘Innocent of Reason’ – Free MP3 Download
If you're a fan of the theatricality of Dire Straits and the lead guitar innuendo of Fountains of Wayne, you're going to love the Singhs.
Y LUV, ‘Driftin’ – Free MP3 Download
Y LUV has all the necessary components for success. The Los Angeles-born pop band has boyish good looks, incredibly catchy hooks and not a care in the world on their latest single, "Driftin."
Graveyard Lovers, ‘Love and Hunger’ – Free MP3 Download
We might be in the midst of a blues renaissance. Ever since Ohio rockers the Black Keys started churning out hot-fuzz lead lines in the mid-2000s, more and more American bands have gotten reacquainted with their distortion pedals.
Champion Ships, ‘Never Understand You’ – Free MP3 Download
Minneapolis duo Champion Ships is an electronic collaboration between two unlikely friends -- Garrison Grouse and Samuel Spadino. The latter is an actor, writer and stand-up comedian, while Grouse has been funkifying the Minnesota scene for years.
Terraplane Sun, ‘Tell Me I’m Wrong’ – Free MP3 Download
Terraplane Sun are a bunch of young lads from Venice Beach, Calif., who specialize in melodic and rowdy blues rock. Their single 'Tell Me I'm Wrong' commences with a clean "L.A." beat but progresses into a folky rocker with bark that's equal to its bite.
The Pedaljets, ‘Conversations’ – Free MP3 Download
Ever heard of the Pedaljets? Well, they're important, so listen up! Hailing from Lawrence, Kan., the Pedaljets are one of those "missing link" bands between the angsty drunkenness of the Replacements and the all-out grunge rock of Nirvana. It's been 23 years since they pu…
Last Good Tooth, ‘What’s What I Do’ – Free MP3 Download
Rural bands often have a bit of the woods in them. Hudson Valley's own Last Good Tooth certainly fit this description. Their latest single, 'What's What I Do,' follows an odd meter, has an odd name and whispers like the wind through the lush foliage of the Northeast. Thankfully, the band's folky sty…
Doby Watson and Margo May, ‘Gingham Sheets’ – Free MP3 Download
Doby Watson and Margo May are two of Kansas City’s best-kept secrets, and now it's time for the rest of the world to find out how awesome they are.
Paper Lions, ‘Philadelphia’ – Free MP3 Download
Surprising things are always coming out of Canada (I’m looking at you Rob Ford), including some of North America’s best rock ‘n’ roll bands. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, is home to Paper Lions -- and we’re pretty sure they…