Indie Rock

Mock Nine "Cloud 9"

Mock Nine has released a new single called "Cloud 9". This is single is accompanied by the Cade Dublin directed video below.

This is the first single from the group since recently changing their line-up. This is now the work of Tommy Langford (Vocals/Guitar), Mac Campbell (Bass/ Guitar), Ben Kremer (Drums), and Stas Gunkel (Multi-Instrumentalist).

   

Thanks Light Drops Video For “I Get High (Off You)”

Funny fact – as of writing, Google lists Austin indie rockers Thanks Light as “classical.” And y’know what? They're not wrong.

 

That's not to say Thanks Light, who recently dropped a new video for their single “I Get High (Off You),” are in danger of adding contrabass or harpsichord to their current four-piece featuring lap steel and Moog. Rather, Thanks Light could have played “I Get High (Off You)” at a roadhouse or coffeeshop in 1970, 1990 or 2010 and not a single patron would have batted an eye.

 

It’s textbook Austin indie rock, a step behind Spoon, a step ahead of Fastball. It’s bouncy, good-natured indie stoner rock, with steel tremolo and rolling roadhouse piano adding interest to comfily predictable drums and strums.

 

The video is equally on-message, featuring a hirsute gentleman singing his way through a diner, a faceful of jellybeans and sundry whimsical Americana. “I Get High (Off You)” is Thanks Light giving the listener exactly what's on the box, and there's not a damn thing wrong with that.

 

- Matt Salter

   

New Canyons "No Shame"

Dark Pop duo New Canyons have released the second single, "No Shame", from their forthcoming album, Heavy Water, which is due out April 30th via Feeltrip Records.

The single is accompanied by the Todd Diederich directed video below which stars Marley Watts.

   

Moontype "Stuck On You"

Moontype has released the fourth and final single, "Stuck On You", from their forthcoming album, Bodies of Water, which will be released this Friday, April 2nd, via Born Yesterday.

The new single is accompanied by the wonderfully Lya Finston created video below.

Moontype is the trio of Margaret McCarthy, Emerson Hunton, and Ben Cruz.

   

OK Cool "Surrealist"

OK Cool, Bridget Stiebris and Haley Bloomquist of Weekend Run Club, have released their sophomore EP, "Surrealist", via their own label, Take A Hike Records. The EP's lead single, "Five Finger Exploding Heart Technique", is accompanied by the Nina Gaulin directed video below.