• Matt & Kim - Let's Run Away

    Matt & Kim – “Let’s Run Away”

    QRO favorite (QRO spotlight on) Matt & Kim know a thing or two about making a great video, and while their latest doesn’t have them naked, it is the first music video shot in the brand-new “centriphone” technique (invented last year by a pro skier).  And the video for...
  • Peacock Affect - Spaceships

    Peacock Affect – “Spaceship”

    Peacock Affect, an indie alternative music band has a new single. “Spaceship” is a song with a really good attitude and a great video. This is a track that includes spacey feel, interestingly done, low vibe vocals, plus satisfying rhythm, and many more raw vibes. Taking the raw, obviously...
  • Bear Hands - 2AM

    Bear Hands – “2AM”

    QRO favorites Bear Hands (QRO spotlight on) have just released their new album You’ll Pay For This, including great single “2AM”, which sees the band taking on getting older, but not soberer. The group plays a record release party on Saturday, May 7th, at Marlin Room at Webster Hall,...
  • Tacocat - Talk

    Tacocat – “Talk”

    Seattle’s Tacocat start their European tour this week, from the United Kingdom to deep in Deutchland, and to kick it off they released their video for “Talk”.  Working for any language (and bringing back the landline phone), “Talk” comes off of their third record, Lost Time on Hardly Art...
  • Lazy Legs - Sparks

    Lazy Legs – “Sparks”

    Chicago trio Lazy Legs will be releasing their debut full-length, VISIONDEATH, and today put out lead single “Sparks”, a nice, expansive mix of shoegaze, post-rock, and alternative.  VISIONDEATH comes out in June on Wild Patterns.   Stream “Sparks” below:...
  • Matt & Kim – We Were the Weirdos EP

    During their set at the second weekend of Coachella, QRO favorites Matt & Kim (QRO spotlight on) announced their new EP, We Were the Weirdos.  Recorded at an L.A. studio between the two weeks of Coachella, the four-song release includes (gasp!) guitar on “Fall to Pieces”, their signature dance-beat...
  • Tokyo Police Club - Mellon Collie and the Infinite Radness (Part 1)

    Tokyo Police Club – Mellon Collie and the Infinite Radness (Part 1)

    QRO favorites Tokyo Police Club (QRO spotlight on) are about to embark on a big tour, and kick it off today with their new EP, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Radness (Part 1).  The five-song release includes the summery West Coast “PCH” (which QRO caught them playing last fall...
  • Thunder & Lightning - Advertisements In My Dreams

    Thunder & Lightning – “Advertisements In My Dreams” (VIDEO PREMIERE)

    QRO first met Brent Katz when he was playing drums on an early favorite of ours, the gone-to-soon Harlem Shakes (QRO spotlight on), but now he’s working solo as Thunder & Lightning.  On upcoming album Disgust – out 12/11/15 – is single “Advertisements In My Dreams”, and QRO is...
  • The I Don't Cares : King of America

    The I Don’t Cares – “King of America”

    Too often, two musicians who’ve already done great things in their own right teaming up is something less than the sum of its parts – they might not hit the depth that was Lulu (QRO review), but still can feel like a holiday side-project done because the two like...