Ted Stevens celebrates May Day by releasing "Make Longer Nights," his newest song in a series of singles. Hear it first, and read on to learn how Cursive's guitarist has developed this project.
Listen to a premiere of "Big Deal" by Omaha's Twinsmith, and read about the band's forthcoming album, the transition from former band Betsy Wells and more.
Listen to a new track from Conchance and Kethro, and watch a new video from all the Midtown Marauders. It's a double premiere worth your Wednesday morning.
Listen to the premiere of "Hamburg," the opening song off Eli Mardock's forthcoming EP of the same name. It's a not-so-subtle ode to the beginning of his relationship with his wife, Carrie, who sings duet.
Desaparecidos releases two new songs that respectively support hacktivists and threaten the 1 percent. They make up a self-released seven-inch out March 12.
Listen to and download "Perfect House," the third track off UUVVWWZ's "the trusted language." It's just one example of the band's aspiration to "braid music theory with experimental poetry."
Hear the premiere of "Help," a new song released by Jake Bellows' solo project. It's "about how arbitrary life can seem, and the frustration that comes with attempting to put an order to it."
Ted Stevens calls on beauty to help the song "Dead World" through its calls to vanity, bedrock, dying trees and a dead world. To match its lyrics and instrumentation, we'll call him Theodore for this one.
Sam Martin says it feels like folk is dead. No longer do hangmen, jalopies, dollar-a-week wages and buffalo skinners populate our true contemporary stories. Here's how the Omaha songwriter hopes to update the genre.
Denver Dalley looks forward to 2013 via "Nineteen Ninety-Nine," the first song released from his solo project Statistics' forthcoming album. Listen and download it here.