The Alt Weekly Roundup (11/18)

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The Alternative Weekly Roundup is a column where our staff plugs a variety of new releases in a concise, streamlined format. Albums, singles, videos, and live sets. Check back each Monday to see what we were jamming the week prior.

Lazy Legs—Moth Mother 

Lazy Legs’ foggy shoegaze record Moth Mother has a copious amount of permeating, pummeling hooks. There’s so much to be found in the crevices, like the sickly-sweet vocals that slither in on “Backslide” and the threadlike riffs that latch onto the husky ones in “Nosebleed.” 

Bineet Kaur | @hellobineet


Michigan emo group Dogleg just announced an exciting new partnership with Triple Crown Records. The label is an impeccable fit for the blooming talent, and “Fox” is the first single from their debut album set to release next year. Stylized in the likes of 2010 revival bands Glocca Morra and Snowing, the grungy quartet is one to keep your eye on.

Emily Kitchin |@deathnap4cutie

Ratboys—”Alien with a Sleep Mask On”

Ratboys’ blossoming, sweeping new track “Alien with a Sleep Mask on” is paired with an equally abstract music video during which frontperson Julia Steiner is trapped in outer space. This is the first single from their record that will be released early next year, and it’s an absolutely stunning single. 

Bineet Kaur | @hellobineet

dannythestreet—My Greatest Adventure

It feels like I’m doing a bit every time I bring up another great new Florida band: it’s an unending parade that grows longer every day. dannythestreet has been quiet since their 2016 demo, but their recent full length shows how far they’ve come since then. “Sexting Ashton Kutcher” is an anthemic emo revival/sparklepunk tune driven by insistent bass and the band’s ability to turn any phrase into a rallying cry.

Keegan Bradford | @FranziaMom


Bleaker’s new song “Drag” is about resilience and not letting anyone or anything erode your sense of self, with the line “I don’t care for you” repeated several times throughout. It’s thorny and grungy and incredibly anthemic.

Bineet Kaur | @hellobineet

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