• Lucy Dacus - Thumbs

    Lucy Dacus – “Thumbs”

    In the long-long-ago of late 2018, Lucy Dacus live debuted her crushingly powerful song “Thumbs”, but she held off releasing it formally. Now it’s out, sent to a lucky 100 random fans in hand-assembled VHS tapes – and online for the rest of us. Listen to “Thumbs”:...
  • ASHRR - Otherside

    ASHRR – “Otherside”

    When you happen to be in a very creative environment, it is very difficult to stay still. The current pandemic situation has become a challenge for those to overcome when you have ideas you want to express. We have seen many cases in the last year of musicians trying...
  • Colour Tongues - Wasted

    Colour Tongues – “Wasted”

    There’s a light at the end of the tunnel. While you wait for your vaccination boarding group to be called, check out the bright beats of Colour Tongues on their new single “Wasted”, of the upcoming debut LP Midnight Island.   Listen to “Wasted”: Colour Tongues · Wasted...
  • Grouplove - Deadline

    Grouplove – “Deadline”

    A year ago (was it just a year ago), Grouplove released the accidentally perfectly timed Healer (QRO review). just when we all needed some healing. Now they’ve announced their surprise new record, This Is This, out this Friday (March 12th). And they’re doing their first of their monthly livestream...
  • Kat Cunning - Confident

    Kat Cunning – “Confident”

    We’ve been “Confident” about Kat Cunning for a while now, and now she’s out with her new single and it’s killer video, directed by Katia Temkin (Ariana Grande). Her first release of 2021, look for more this year, on LAVA/Republic Records. Watch the video for “Confident”:...
  • Sharon Van Etten - "A Crime" (by Big Red Machine)

    Sharon Van Etten – “A Crime” (by Big Red Machine)

    In the last decade, Sharon Van Etten has become an indie star, with amazing songs & records. For the tenth anniversary edition of epic (QRO review), epic ten, Van Etten has recruited her wide staple of talented friends for a second disc of epic covers, including Fiona Apple, Lucinda...
  • St. Vincent - Pay Your Way In Pain

    St. Vincent – “Pay Your Way In Pain”

    QRO will always pat ourselves on the back about loving St. Vincent from the start, interviewing her for her very first record Marry Me (QRO review), and it’s been wonderful to see how wonderful she’s become. For upcoming record Daddy’s Home, out May 14th, St. Annie Clark has gone...
  • Emily Kinney - Omaha Hotel

    Emily Kinney – “Omaha Hotel”

    You already know Emily Kinney as the late Beth Greene on The Walking Dead (or perhaps as the great pun-spinning Bug-Eyed Bandit on The Flash & Arrow), but you should know her for her music, like new sweet song “Omaha Hotel”, off of her upcoming The Supporting Character, out...
  • Dinosaur Jr - I Ran Away

    Dinosaur Jr – “I Ran Away”

    In the debate over what’s the best twenty-first century indie-rock reunion, there really is no debate: it’s Dinosaur Jr. Every record that J Mascis, Lou Barlow and Murph has put out since getting back together has been awesome, and they’ve got another one, Sweep It Into Space coming out on...