• That Kid Eileen - Uh Uh

    That Kid Eileen – Singles

    A bit more than a decade or so ago, the sadly defunct British magazine Q celebrated an anniversary and sent a form with questions to many artists such as U2’s Adam Clayton, Kate Bush, Paul Weller or David Bowie. The latter decided to go his own way, by talking...
  • Metric – “Nothing Is Perfect”

    On October 13th, Metric released Formentera II, their follow-up to last year’s great Formentera (QRO review). They’ve already put out the disco “Just the Once” (QRO review), and now comes the haunting acoustic “Nothing Is Perfect”. Watch the video for “Nothing Is Perfect”:...
  • Hannah Georgas - Home

    Hannah Georgas – “Home”

    QRO caught Hannah Georgas during the pandemic (QRO interview), when she released her Aaron Dessner-produced All That Emotion (QRO review). Now she’s announced her new album, I’d Be Lying If I Said I Didn’t Care (out August 25th) – and upcoming tour with fellow Canadian greats Broken Social Scene...
  • The Kills - New York & LA Hex

    The Kills – “New York” & “LA Hex”

    The Kills have returned with a pair of great coast-to-coast singles & videos. The impactful “New York” hits like an uppercut, while “LA Hex” evokes the desperation of an opening casting call. Watch the videos for both below. The Kills’ video for “New York”: The Kills’ video for “LA...
  • The Gaslight Anthem - History Books

    The Gaslight Anthem – “History Books” (featuring Bruce Springsteen)

    Last year, New Jersey’s greatest, The Gaslight Anthem, finally returned (QRO ’22 live review), and now they’re bringing a new record, HISTORY BOOKS, coming out October 27th. Check out the album’s great new titular single, “History Books”, which features none other than the Garden State’s other greatest, Bruce Springsteen,...
  • Princess Goes - Shimmer

    Princess Goes – “Shimmer”

    QRO has been following Princess Goes since they were the last act seen before everything shut down for COVID (QRO March ’20 photos), back when they were Princess Goes To The Butterfly Museum (QRO spotlight on). The now-shortened trio (QRO interview) of Michael C. Hall (Dexter, Six Feet Under,...
  • Metric - Just the Once

    Metric – “Just the Once”

    In the midst of their big tour with living alt-legends Garbage and Noel Gallagher, Canada’s own alt-icons Metric have announced Formentera II, their follow-up to last year’s great Formentera (QRO review). Check out them go disco on new single “Just the Once”. Watch the video for “Just the Once”:...
  • Annie Hart - Stop Staring At You

    Annie Hart – “Stop Staring At You”

    QRO first got to know Annie Hart (QRO interview back then) as one-third of foundational synth-pop trio Au Revoir Simone (QRO spotlight on), but she’s since been making her own solo career (More recent QRO interview). On August 4th she puts out The Weight of a Wave, and has...
  • Spoon : Memory Dust EP

    Spoon – Memory Dust EP

    Austin alt-rock vets Spoon are starting yet another big tour, going worldwide – U.K. & Europe with The Black Keys in June/July, West Coast with Weezer in August, and then Down Under in December with The War On Drugs. And they just put out Memory Dust EP, a sweet...