Dean Blunt, Black Metal 2
The first Black Metal was as close as the experimental auteur Dean Blunt ever came to "indie music," yet his ostensible dive into the genre was far more memorable than most capital-I indie creations. Announced just this week, Black Metal 2 became one of our most anticipated releases of 2021, and we can't wait to dive in right.....now.
Marina, Ancient Dreams In A Modern Land
Sleater-Kinney, Path of Wellness
After dropping The Center Won't Hold in 2019, Olympia rock gods Sleater-Kinney are back with Path of Wellness. It's the legendary group's first full-length without drummer Janet Weiss since 1997's Dig Me Out. The project was announced with the lead single "Worry With You."
Slayyyter, Troubled Paradise
Rambunctious pop artist and FADER Label signee Slayyyter returns with her first new project since 2019's debut mixtape. The singles "Throatzillaaa," "Self Destruct" and the title track "Troubled Paradise" are all here. "These songs are just written by me and my friends," she writes in a press statement. "I want to keep the ideas raw."
KennyHoopla, SURVIVORS GUILT: THE MIXTAPE
Cleveland's KennyHoopla attracted some deserved attention for his inspired channeling of emo, '90s alt-rock, and indie favorites like Bloc Party into one sound. SURVIVORS GUILT: THE MIXTAPE is executive produced by Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, who features on the singles "estella//" and "hollywood sucks//."