Taylor Swift shares new rendition of “Anti-Hero” featuring Bleachers

By Rocco Prioletti, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Getty Images] Taylor Swift shared a new rendition of “Anti-Hero,” which originates off her last full-length record, Midnights. This latest version features Bleachers, the band of frequent Swift-collaborator Jack Antonoff who added new accompanying vocals and additional instrumentation to the mix. Read more: Elk City releases Above the…

MGMT announces new live album, “11.11.11”

By Rocco Prioletti, Contributor
Psychedelic-pop duo MGMT are set to release their live album,  11.11.11 on November 11. The record unveils forty-five minutes of brand-new unheard compositions that had been performed only once some eleven years ago. 

Candy Coffins releases new album, “Once Do It With Feeling”

By Rocco Prioletti, Contributor 
[Photo courtesy of Lauren Ellis]
Post-punk band Candy Coffins is set to release their debut record, Once Do It With Feeling on October 21. This is their latest full-length effort following their 2020 EP Somehow Misplaced.

Album Review: Alex G – God Save the Animals

By Rocco Prioletti, Contributor
[Domino Recording Co; 2022]
Rating: 6/10
Key tracks: “Mission,” “Ain’t it Easy,” “Miracles”
Predictability is a vice dreaded by most every creative individual. The fear of succumbing to a seemingly predestined path, to not exceed expectations. Given the now nine full-length records, alongside a vast plethora of loose unreleased hits, Alex G has remained unscathed by the claws of predictability. From the first moments of lead single “Blessing”, all expectations of a folk-adjacent follow-up were blown completely out of the water. We’re unexpectedly presented with the grating growl of an exceptionally dated synthesizer, along with Giannascoli’s almost Criss Angel-like attire in its accompanying music video.

caroline releases cover of Claire Rousay’s song, “peak chroma”

By Rocco Prioletti, Contributor
[Photo courtesy of Rough Trade]
Eight-piece post-rock outfit caroline recently released a cover of Claire Rousay’s musique concrète piece “peak chroma”. This track comes with their announcement of the supporting acts for their upcoming North American tour.