The band refers to their sound as “blow pop in space” which alongside their band name makes them seem like surrealist Lynchian lounge lizards touring intergalactic roadhouses playing covers of ’80’s power ballads. -Alt Citizen
The Pizza Boys are a cool but twisted band of dirty punks who get their kicks by terrorizing the streets of NYC with their degenerate noise. Their crazed psychobilly mania combined with a raw punk rock distemper will hit you like a slap in the face.
Girl Band are an Irish dream-noise quartet composed of singer Dara Kiely, drummer Adam Faulkner, guitarist Alan Duggan, and bassist Daniel Fox.
Bambara are from Brooklyn via Athens, GA. Led by twin bros Reid and Blaze Bateh and their friend William Brookshire - these dudes make dark lo-fi jams, and are perfect for fans of Swans, Nick Cave, and David Lynch.
Toronto melodic punk (and self-described “noisy boiz”) lead by singer Shehzaad Jiwani.
Rey Pila's sound combines driving synth pop beats with melodic guitar hooks and Ric Ocasek-like vocals.
Future Punx are an open hearted exploration of the astral planes of punk, ever broadening an infinite palate.
RIPS are a band in Brooklyn with a forthcoming record produced by Austin Brown from Parquet Courts.
The New York rockers re-emerge with new songs, ready to gear up for their second album.
All we can say is that it's pronounced 'mohn kmair'. The rest is for you to discover...
An enigma covered in secret sauce, come see for yourself!
Mississippi garage rock from John Barrett with fuzzy vocals, danceable melodies, and pounding drums just like the name promises.
Dirty rock-n-roll with some surfy undertones. Formed of a line up change from Drowners with Jack Ridley III taking on vocals and songwriting, and Matt Hitt swapping over to bass.
Brooklyn Garage-Soul duo via Virginia, think Iggy Pop does Otis Redding. The band cite GG Allin and Mother Theresa as their muses, and have written songs anywhere from fashion week to their (now deceased) pick up truck.
Pioneers of dance punk with angular guitars, layered rhythms, and pop hooks.
Liminal feel...pushing the boundaries and melding sounds of shoegaze and post punk noise with the perfect blend of distorted guitars and sublime melody.
Brooklyn psych-punk. Part Sabbath, part Iggy Pop, and part country music, melodic and aggresive.
The Drums are back to their two original members which left them angrier and confused, but still keep hopeful with sparkling tones.
Psych-y garage rock from our friends at Burger. LA group Froth started as a joke, with plans to release a 20 minute long blank record until Jeff Fribourg happened to pick up an omnichord on eBay and they started writing real songs.
From the moment their eyes locked across the room at a party, No Parents’ Zoe and Ryan hated each other. Until they decided to write snotty lo fi pop punk songs about sex toys, pizza, and hippies together.
A Brooklyn via Missouri band, Honduras, write ‘good songs’ because they want to be massive. The group do a mix of 70s punk and Brit-Pop with tight and fast hooks.
Packing up all their important stuff from California (like their cat) the band relocated to Brooklyn to create a ‘union of anarchy and despair’. Endorsed by Kim Gordon, Surfbort channel 90s slacker with their short aggressive punk rock songs.
Heavy on the synths, Mexico’s Rey Pila’s feels like the past and the future at once. Borrowing from 80’s new wave (Eno, Simple Minds) as much as garage rock, the band want to confuse you if you should be dancing or head banging.
Founded by ex-Harlem bassist, Jose Boyer, Las Rosas deliver psych garage with a very 60s pop influence. Lyrics are inspired by cool friends, texts from girlfriends, their drummer, and their roommate's cat.
Unpretentious garage rock with hints of rockabilly. Tall Juan have gained notoriety for their high powered sets featuring microphone sucking and lots of hip movement.
Lo-fi and distorted trio,The Britanys, met as college dormmates and have gone on to end shows abruptly with sucker punches, people pulling knives, and friends falling into walls.
Cult Records' very own Har Mar Superstar needs no introduction. This will be a special holiday hometown throwdown with the grandmaster of ceremonies himself.
Father Figures re-emerge after a year away, jazz-y (via saxophone/upright bass) with rock rhythm.
The Chicago natives and college drop-outs mix post-punk and a bit of surf and throwback rock into what they describe as ‘dirty doo-wop with a garage rock twist’.
Quick indie pop from Brooklyn that has hints of punk as well as fun and jangly guitars.
A shoegaze-y psych pop quartet with dreamy vocals. Lightning Bug were best friends who just started playing music together one day, though they promise they’re still best friends.