The Growlers – Dream World

The Growlers have shared a new single, Dream World, which was recorded after sessions for their last album, 2019’s Natural Affair LP. The track imagines an alternate universe available to everyone, if you want it. Upright pianos, razorwire guitars, and singer Brooks Nielsen’s most prescient lyrics to date invite us all to embrace the other side, whatever that might be…. call it danceable garage pop … Continue reading The Growlers – Dream World

The Growlers – Foghorn Town

With their 80s-infused take on raw, rumbling garage rock, Los Angeles-based band The Growlers have shared their sultry new single Foghorn Town. It is the second release from their upcoming LP Natural Affair. With an intro and verse that recall the band’s early singles – muggy, sprawling, slightly sinister – Foghorn Town quickly shifts to a bright, optimistic chorus, finished off with a razor-wire lead guitar … Continue reading The Growlers – Foghorn Town

It’s Christmas… Festive Tune No. 9: The Growlers

The Growlers have shared their cover of Mud’s 1974 festive no. 1,  Lonely This Christmas, which was recorded durning their 2016 three night holiday run at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. It is deliberately performed in the style of Elvis Presley’s slower songs from his later career though, despite several incorrectly-labelled videos on YouTube, the band found out the King never recorded the song.   Continue reading It’s Christmas… Festive Tune No. 9: The Growlers

The Growlers Release New Single & Announce UK Dates

Self-describing their music as “Beach Goth”, sunburned and salty, the term perfectly describes The Growlers distinctive melding of reverb heavy surf guitar and Bakersfield-style honky tonk with ‘80s post-punk. The band have announced details of the release of their new single Good Advice, which is taken from their forthcoming album Chinese Fountain, released through Fat Cat Records on Monday 29th September. . Additionally, the band … Continue reading The Growlers Release New Single & Announce UK Dates

New Growlers Album

The Growlers took the phrase “Beach Goth” as an apt descriptor of their music. Sunburned and salty, that term perfectly describes their distinctive melding of reverb heavy surf guitar and Bakersfield-style honky tonk with ‘80s post-punk. This is especially true of Chinese Fountain, the band’s fifth full-length set to be released on September 23rd via Everloving Records. Eleven songs that finely hone their gypsy folk dirges and … Continue reading New Growlers Album

Round Up Time Again

Here are ten new tunes all nicely collected up for you in one easy post – from the righteous fury of IDLES and Honey Lung to the traditional folk of Bonny Light Horseman and Devendra Banhart. We also have new songs from the likes of the Lumineers, Parsnip, New Pornographers, Sleater-Kinney, Angel Olsen and The Growlers. Whatever floats your boat, there is something here to enjoy.   … Continue reading Round Up Time Again

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Neil Young – Campaigner (Live, acoustic) Ty Segall – Class War (The Dils cover) Beach House – Alien Public Service Broadcasting – White Star Liner The Growlers – Problems III Matthew E. White – No Future In Our Frontman Tiny Ruins – Olympic Girls Drug Church – Unlicensed Hall Monitor J Mascis – Web So Dense Keston Cobblers’ Club – Siren           … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week