• Alex Lahey : Between the Kitchen and the Living Room EP

    Alex Lahey – Between the Kitchen and the Living Room

    While we’re all stuck in quarantine lockdown, musicians have been experimenting with playing around their own home.  Melbourne’s Alex Lahey has now released an EP of at-home versions of her songs, Between the Kitchen and the Living Room, which sees the exuberant musician go introverted for carrying versions of...
  • Widowspeak - Breadwinner

    Widowspeak – “Breadwinner”

    Brooklyn’s Widowspeak have returned with a song that is both timely & timeless, “Breadwinner”.  From its subject to its video subject, the ethereal piece carries the listener, with hopefully a new album to follow. Watch the video for “Breadwinner”:...
  • Japandroids - Heart Sweats (Live at Massey Hall)

    Japandroids – “Heart Sweats” (Live at Massey Hall)

    The visceral rock n’ roll of Japandroids has made for multiple evocative albums, such as on 2017’s Near To the Wild Heart of Life (QRO review) and 2012’s Celebration Rock (QRO review – QRO’s #1 Album of 2012), but it’s even more of an experience to see them live. ...
  • Phoebe Bridgers - I See You

    Phoebe Bridgers – “I See You”

    In the run-up to the June 19th release of her new album Punisher on Dead Oceans, Phoebe Bridgers has already put out two great videos, for “Garden Song” and “Kyoto”.  Now comes “I See You” (originally titled “ICU”, but the world has changed).  She’s also starting her “Phoebe Bridgers’...
  • We Are Scientists - I Cut My Own Hair

    We Are Scientists – “I Cut My Own Hair”

    One of the best quarantine lockdown livestreams had been QRO favorite We Are Scientists (QRO spotlight on) on their Instagram, where Chris Cain & Keith Murray would deliver hilarious back-and-forth that covered everything from guitar solo guessing games to lobes (even a song or two, with video footage accompaniment like...
  • Alison Mosshart - It Ain't Water

    Alison Mosshart – “It Ain’t Water”

    It was just last month that Alison Mosshart of QRO favorite The Kills (QRO spotlight on) put out her first ever piece of solo material, “Rise” – and now comes its b-side, “It Ain’t Water”.  While stuck in quarantine lockdown like the rest of us, Mosshart taught herself video...
  • Matt Berninger - Serpentine Prison

    Matt Berninger – “Serpentine Prison”

    Somehow, Matt Berninger of QRO favorites The National (QRO spotlight on) hasn’t released a solo album already.  The National’s brothers Dessner & brothers Devendorf have their own side projects – even junior Berninger, Tom, put out his own tour documentary on the band, Mistaken For Strangers (which is reportedly...
  • Sharon Van Etten & Josh Homme - (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding?

    Sharon Van Etten & Josh Homme – “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding?”

    Back before everything shut down, big-name songsters Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme (of Queens of the Stone Age) teamed up to cover Nick Lowe’s classic “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding” (memorably covered already by Elvis Costello), for the premiere of Hulu’s new Catherine the Great...
  • Rufus Wainwright - Hard Times

    Rufus Wainwright – “Hard Times”

    Lots of artists have been releasing material online during this never-ending lockdown, and one of the best has been Rufus Wainwright, who just wrapped a song-a-day #Roberecital #Quaratunes for sixty days via his Instagram and Facebook.  To close out the impressive run, Rufus recruited his sister Martha, aunts Anna...
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