• Lil Baby - The Bigger Picture

    Lil Baby – “The Bigger Picture”

    Lil Baby‘s “The Bigger Picture” is a protest song pure and simple. Opening with news reports on the killing of George Floyd the track quickly evolves into a treatise on being a black youth in America. He speaks of police brutality and a mother’s heartache saying, “It’s too many mothers...
  • Chromeo - Quarantine Casanova EP

    Chromeo – Quarantine Casanova EP

    Leave it to Chromeo-O-O to funk-if-fy quarantine.  Of course Dave 1 and P-Thugg can bust a “Clorox Wipe” and stay “6 Feet Away”, because they have to “Stay In Bed” in case of “Cabin Fever”. Basically, the duo is Head Over Heels (QRO review) for music, such as their...
  • Evening Elevator - Let's Get Connected

    Evening Elevator – “Let’s Get Connected”

    2020 has left us all adrift in quarantine lockdown, only now emerging to fight police injustice before that second wave hits.  So “Let’s Get Connected”, as electronic duo Evening Elevator ask on their second single.  Check it out below, and check out their aerial video for first single “Higher”...
  • Travis - A Ghost

    Travis – A Ghost

    Beloved Scottish veterans Travis are returning this October with 10 Songs, and today they’ve released “A Ghost”.  More sweet heartbreak from a band for whom it’s their stock & trade, the video was made by frontman Fran Healy and his fourteen-year-old son Clay while in quarantine lockdown. Watch the...
  • Bill & Ted Face the Music

    Bill & Ted Face the Music Trailer

    We are in most need of something most excellent, and today we got it – the trailer for the long-awaited Bill & Ted Face the Music. The stakes are higher than ever for the time-traveling exploits of William “Bill” S. Preston Esq. (Alex Winter) and Theodore “Ted” Logan (Keanu...
  • Kate Clover & Dion Lunadon - When Will I Hold You Again

    Dion Lunadon & Kate Clover – “When Will I Hold You Again”

    Dion Lunadon (QRO interview) has teamed up with Kate Clover on “When Will I Hold You Again”, a rocker about wanting to live again in the city that never sleeps. Available for free on their Bandcamp, with any donations split between Campaign Zero, who work towards ending police brutality...
  • Hatchie & The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Sometimes Always

    Hatchie & The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – “Sometimes Always”

    Indie-rockers Hatchie and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart have teamed up during our national crises to cover the famed The Jesus and Mary Chain & Hope Sandoval piece “Sometimes Always”.  The new seven-inch, whose b-side is the previously-unreleased Adult Swim track “Adored”, is out on June 20th, and...
  • Bob Mould - American Crisis

    Bob Mould – “American Crisis”

    Punk icon Bob Mould has never been one to shy away from bad side of today, and he’s hitting it full-on in his great new single, “American Crisis”, off of his new Blue Hearts, coming out September 25th.  Pretty much spot-on before corona and the current protests (coming out...
  • MILQ - Summer Again

    MILQ – “Summer Again”

    It seems like we jumped from winter to summer without much of a spring – and that it doesn’t matter, since we’re all either stuck inside on lockdown or outside protesting year-round injustice.  But for a moment, check out MILQ‘s shining “Summer Again”, and hope that something good can...