• Geographer – “Kites”

    Getting a much-deserved re-release is Geographer's Animal Shapes EP, and this time, no one should pass over it.  These three San Fran-area guys have put together a charming & disarming little collection synth-rock that seems poised for an eco-friendly ad campaign.  Uncommonly smooth melodies and inventive rhythms drive Animal...
  • Franklin – “Cats In the Flat”

    In February 2011,  an album by French musician Franklin will fall out of the sky upon our heads.  In the meantime, here's an opportunity to hear a demo of a track slated for that release.  It's called "Cats In the Flat" and it's a fine specimen of a shimmering...
  • Panda Riot – “Julie In Time”

    CMJ SPECIAL REPORT UPDATE! PANDA RIOT WILL BE PLAYING MONDAY DURING THE FEST AT THE ROCK SHOP!  DEETZ HERE! SHOW UP AND BUY ME A DRINK! Tidal waves of Breeders-esque choral effects gone electric pour over taut drum beats and nervy samples in "Julie In Time", the opening track...
  • Dead Confederate – “Run From The Gun”

    Check out this track from the upcoming Dead Confederate album, Sugar.  It’s a cool mix of dark country and britpop with a nicely catchy vocal melody.   We can’t promise it won’t get stuck in your head the rest of the day, but it’s really not such a bad thing....
  • Bad Books – “You Wouldn’t Have To Ask”

    There’s an upcoming special collaboration between Manchester Orchestra and Kevin Devine called Bad Books and it’s going to deliver a heady, but lively collection of Southern alt-rock jams.  Both sides of the collaboration are at their finest, and fans of both will surely be pleased with the results. Stream...
  • Mellows – “Ghostriding”

    CMJ SPECIAL REPORT UPDATE: CORY LEVINSON OF MELLOWS LANDED A SLOT ON A PRETTY HYPE BILL WEDNESDAY 10/20, HOSTED BY FREE WILLIAMSBURG AND STADIUMS & SHRINES, AT GLASSLANDS, ALONG WITH SOME OTHER QRO FAVORITES INCLUDING ZAMBRI . CORY’S PLAYING UNDER HIS OTHER MONIKER, KOHWI – PREPARE TO BE RULED....
  • Seeland – “Local Park”

    On October 26th, Birmingham, England's Seeland will release their sophomore album, How To Live, which will showcase their ability to mix vintage pop sounds with Mars-orbiting electronics.  Look forward to some fun-loving tunes with a slick, futuristic edge. Stream "Local Park": {audio}https://www.qromag.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Seeland-LocalPark.mp3{/audio} Download "Local Park"  ...
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