Deerhunter : Nitebike

I am sitting in the back of a Martz bus. The lights have cut out, the obligatory safety instructions over with. I am thankful for that: I am listening to Deerhunter. The lights of the city don't fade away, they end up abruptly. You notice it, and that's where Deerhunter takes you. That edge between…Read more Deerhunter : Nitebike

Broken Back : Halcyon Birds

There's an ancient Greek belief about the "halcyon" bird: that it was in fact a kingfisher, whose nesting on the sea caused two weeks of calm weather around the winter solstice. Now whether Broken Back was fully aware of this legend, and whether it thus influenced this song by him, is up for debate. What is…Read more Broken Back : Halcyon Birds

What We’re Listening To Now… (07.06.15)

Hi everyone! We at New Alt Sounds are happy to bring you some summer sounds to jam out to - enjoy this list here on SoundCloud! MYNGA | Back Home (feat. Cosmo Klein) [Thomas Jack Remix] Glass Animals | Black Mambo Robert DeLong | Long Way Down The Ludlow Thieves | Almost ASTR | Activate…Read more What We’re Listening To Now… (07.06.15)

What We’re Listening To Now… (05.08.15)

Hey there music fans - here is what we at New Alt Sounds are listening to now as summer starts to heat up! Check out our list here on our SoundCloud page. Grimes | Go Banks. | Beggin For Thread Sylvan Esso | Coffee Josef Salvat | This Life Lo-Fang | When We We're Fire…Read more What We’re Listening To Now… (05.08.15)

What We’re Listening To Now… (04.25.15)

This is what we at New Alt Sounds are listening to this week. A nice mix of new tracks and classic alternative songs that you can jam out to. Check out our SoundCloud page here and the set list here - enjoy! 1) The Crystal Method | Born Too Slow 2) Dilated Peoples | Who's Who…Read more What We’re Listening To Now… (04.25.15)

Incubus : Pardon Me

Greetings music fans - it is a sunny March 22nd in Boston, MA and I am in a 90's mood. I have my Bring Back the 90's playlist on Spotify streaming an unrelenting amount of great alternative and punk rock through my headphones. Arguably the best decade of music was the 90's but more on that analysis…Read more Incubus : Pardon Me

Mew : Satellites

Hello there! My name is Joe Stevens and I have been asked to contribute to New Alt Sounds by Jonah Frey. I am both honored and humbled at being given this amazing opportunity to review music for New Alt Sounds. I have found that listening to and discovering new music has become something of an…Read more Mew : Satellites