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Video Premiere: "Mary Don't Bury Me" - Dominy

Being interrogated under the threat of force in a basement, transported in a trunk, and forced to dig one’s own grave doesn’t sound like the ideal adventure. However, when that scenario comes to fruition as the playful plot of Dominy’s “Mary Don’t Bury Me” video (directed by Bob Sweeney), it’s a reminder that everything doesn’t have to be taken so seriously. The song’s loose, catchy melody and humorous, laidback lyrics put one in a surprisingly pleasant mood. Sometimes, when surrounded by the grimness of the outside world, it’s important to remember that you can always make your own fun. "Mary Don't Bury Me" can be found on the band's new four-song EP Dry Pleather.

Siena Stone Releases Debut Single Freewheeler

It seems to be a truism that the artists hardest to pin down to a prescribed genre are the ones we work hardest to find a slot to add them to. New Zealand artist Siena Stone isn't making this job any easier. With a nod to lush summer jams (Beach House, Cocteau Twins), Stone delivers her latest single "Freewheeler" seemingly relaxed and carefree, but listen a bit more closely, and now you’re hearing a voice wrapped in mystery and intrigue, closer in spirit to evocative '60s/70s singer-songwriters like Warren Zevon and Richard Thompson (the song's title is itself a nod to early Dylan album The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan). 'Freewheeler' appears soothing on the surface, but just as often gets lost under a flurry of reverb-soaked, synth-fueled waves, like you’re playing in the ocean, but perhaps have wandered a bit too far from the beach. Stone's work will live on long past the summer, and we're excited about whatever she'll be doing next. Check out 'Freewheeler' below. - Mike Levine (@goldnuggets)

New Track: "Maybe I'll Feel Better When I'm Dead" - The Vernes

Produced by Joe Michelini (American Trappist), Maybe I'll Feel Better When I'm Dead, the forthcoming album from The Vernes, is marked for release on September 28. A wistful nostalgia disperses on the record’s title track and lead single. There’s a certain rainy day sadness, as one sifts through memories. Places are the same; the person isn’t. That cathartic, melody-driven walk, even when your stuck in a rut, can be rewarding. You can find The Vernes supporting American Trappist this Saturday, August 25 at Boot & Saddle, along with Carroll.

Navy Gangs celebrates debut LP release at Baby's All Right tonight (08.22)

Brooklyn's via Omaha quartet Navy Gang is one of the best acts from the crop of NYC bands infatuated with the alt-pop sound of the '90s, when bands like Dinosaur Jr. and Pavement were developing a musical vocabulary that shared Nirvana's power trio sound, but replaced the tortured angst with a more thoughtful and fatalistic attitude - which earned them the "slacker rock" label. The 14 songs in their newly released debut album "Poach" are a reinterpretation of that sound that's definitely worthy more than one listen, in particular when the band follows more personal sonic and songwriting paths, linke in single "Awkward Exchange" (streaming), featuring a wall of sound of pitch shifted distorted guitar and 8-bit synths. Navy Gang will be celebrating the release of Poach tonight (08.22) at Baby's All Right.

Jeremy & The Harlequins release new LP + tour with Electric Six

Revival rock'n'roll bands aren't a rarity in NYC (or anywhere else in the US, for that matter), but it ain't easy to find one that's able to reinvent the genre without sounding irredeemably stuck in the past, while also tearing it on stage. Jeremy & The Harlequins pull off both feats with flair, alternating "purer" rocking tracks with others that introduce pop elements and more modern chord progressions, like "Remeber This," the titletrack and opening track of their new album. The band announced a two legged summer/fall tour - with the later dates as a support for Electric Six. You can catch them live at Brooklyn's Littlefield on October 2nd.


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