Indie Rock

Pool Holograph "Walking Down the Spiral Stairs"

Pool Holograph has released a collection of demos, B-Sides, and outtakes from the last five years of the band's catalog called Walking Down the Spiral Stairs. All proceeds from the bandcamp sales of this collection will be donated to Assata's Daughters, a local grassroots intergenerational collective of radical Black women.

   

James Elkington "Beechwood Park"

James Elkington has released a new single which is highlighted by a cover of The Zombie's song "Beechwood Park". Elkington chose this song to cover because of it's sense of nostalgia for the past mixed with an underlying tone of otherworldliness.

The single also includes a studio outtake from the recording sessions for his 2020 album, Ever-Roving Eye, called "Corridor Country".

   

Neo-grunge DIY act The Waking Point releases new single "Bad Girl"

DIY newcomer Sadie Belica released "Bad Girl" earlier this month; it's the latest single from her project The Waking Point in 2020. Leaning into the grunge vibe, "Bad Girl" portrays an abusive relationship through Belica's intense vocals and instrumentation. During the pandemic, Belica has put out music through which she airs out her most painful experiences; you can hear the trauma in every beat of "Bad Girl", which you can listen to below. After that, take a listen to Belica's "Rose Colored Violence", her debut release this year. - Will Sisskind

   

Sonny Falls "Pleasure Center Century"

Sonny Falls has released the second single, "Pleasure Center Century" from their forthcoming third album All That Has Come Apart / Once Did Not Exist.

This project is a double album split into three movements, and the band, fronted by Ryan “Hoagie Wesley” Ensley, plans to release it slowly over the course of the year via Elise Okusami's Plastic Miracles.

   

Ze'ev "GTPurp"

Ze'ev has released a reimagined version of their 2018 album GTP called GTPurp. Aside from chopped and screwed remixes of each original track they have created a new song called "Untitled" that was made of samples from the original GTP multitracks.

100% of all lifetime sales of this album will be donated to assata's daughters, a black woman-led, young person-directed organization rooted in the black radical tradition.