New Music Playlist from 2XS Rocks!

BAD SOUNDS
Wages
from Get Better 2018
This is the debut album by the Bath band who mash hip-hop and Beck so well
BADFLOWER
X Ana X
from Ok, I'm Sick 2019
The Los Angeles alt-rockers are Josh Katz (ld vcls, gtr), Joey Morrow (ld gtr), Alex Espiritu (bass) and Anthony Sonetti (drms). This is the second single from their Jan 2019 debut album
BEACON
Fields
from Gravity Pairs 2018
The shining lights are Jacob Gossett are Thomas Mullarney III. They met while they were students at the Pratt Institute
BIRDPEN
Eyes In The Sky
from There's Something Wrong With Everything 2018
The Southampton duo are Dave Pen (also the singer and guitarist in Archive) and Mike Bird. This is their fifth studio album
BLEEKER
James Dean
from Problems (EP) 2018
The Canadian trio was originally formed in 2003 by two sets of teenage brothers, Taylor and Cole Perkins, and Dan and Dustin Steinke, after they met at a music shop in Orillia, Ontario. Dan and Dustin left (Dustin to join Sixx:A.M.), were replaced by Mike 'Dutch' Vandyk and the band shortened their name from Bleeker Ridge
BOB MOULD
Sunshine Rock
from Sunshine Rock 2019
More great music from the Husker Du and Sugar guitarist, singer and songwriter
BOB MOULD
What Do You Want Me To Do
from Sunshine Rock 2019
More great music from the Husker Du and Sugar guitarist, singer and songwriter
CAT POWER
Horizon
from Wanderer 2018
'Cat' is the heart-stopping performer, Charlyn Marie Marshall
CLEARGREEN
Gone
from 2019
Cleargreen are powered by the songwriting partnership of Ali Staley (vcls/gtr) and Liam McIver (vcls/bass) alongside Josh Haworth (ld gtr) and Mike Wilcox (drms)
DEER TICK
Hey! Yeah!
from Mayonnaise 2019
The Providence, Rhode Island alt-rockers are singer-songwriter John J. McCauley, guitarist Ian O'Neil, bassist Chris Ryan and drummer Dennis Ryan
THE DUST CODA
Let Me Go
from 2018
London's John Drake, Adam Mackie, Ollie Keeler and Scott Miller say 'this band isn't about re-inventing the wheel, it's just rolling it a little bit further down the road'. Nice. Following 2017's excellent debut, their second album is eagerly awaited
EDITORS
Cold
from Violence 2018
Tom Smith's band started in Birmingham in 2002. Previously known as Pilot, The Pride and Snowfield, their 6th album is their best since 2007's 'The End Has A Start'
EOIN GLACKIN
Fresh AF
from Fires Of Innocence 2018
Dublin's Eoin (pron Owen) claims to be "stylistically part classic country and part rock opera, drawing on varied influences like Johnny Cash and Meatloaf"
FJOKRA
Sugarface
from 2019
Something totally fresh! Fjokra is a multi-instrumentalist from Dublin, now based in London. He creates his music himself, and is then joined on stage by Annie Bea (vcls), Jack Richardson (gtr) and Filippo Galli (drms)
FONTAINES D.C.
The Cuckoo Is A-Callin'
from 2018
Previously The Fontaines, the Dublin based post-punk band comprises Grian Chatten (vcls), Conor Deegan (bass), Carlos O'Connell (gtr), Conor Curley (gtr), and Tom Coll (drms)
FYFE & ISKRA STRINGS
Gold
from Fyfe & Iskra Strings, Pt 2 (EP) 2018
Fyfe is London singer/songwriter Paul Dixon, collaborating here with the Iskra Strings, a "loose collective" headed by James Underwood
GERARD WAY
Getting Down The Germs
from 2018
This is the second single in a month by the former My Chemical Romance man, teaming up with Ray Toro (also of MCR) and flautist Sara Andon
THE GOON SAX
Love Lost
from We're Not Talking 2018
This group of teenagers from Brisbane have become one of our favorite new bands
GRIMES
We Appreciate Power
from 2019
Vancouver's Claire Elise Boucher is a singer, songwriter, record producer and visual artist. She says this song is inspired by the North Korean band Moranbong. It features the Montana singer Hana Pestle on vocals
THE HOLYDRUG COUPLE
Ikebana Telephone Line
from Hyper Super Mega 2019
Ives Sepulveda & Manuel Parra Chilean neo-psychedelic rockers from Santiago
IAN SWEET
Spit
from Crush Crusher 2018
The L.A. trio are Damien Scalise, Jilian Medford & Tim Cheney
ICARUS FALLS
Venom
from Venom (EP) 2019
NOT to be confused with One Direction's Zayn Malik (who has simultaneously released an album called 'Icarus Falls'), or the Swiss band When Icarus Falls, this is the impressive Brighton rockers, led by the guitar of Harvery Wigg (who garage is their base when he's not mending cars), along with Doug Hay (vcls), Lawrence Trousdale Smith (gtr), Jon Morrison (bass) and Josh Harris (drms)
JOHN GRANT
He's Got His Mother's Hips
from Love Is Magic 2018
Michigan's John William Grant was formerly a member of the Czars
K MICHELLE DUBOIS
Love And Only Love
from Harness 2018
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Dubois counts Blondie & Divinyls among her influences, along with Stevie Nicks, Roxy Music, Flaming Lips, Grandaddy, and Fever Ray. So that's all good!
THE LUTRAS
Run And Hide
from 2018
Ben Clements' vocals and Thomas Gillan's guitar lead the Dumfries rockers, who've got a load of gigs under their belt
MEN I TRUST
Say, Can Your Hear
from 2018
The indie-dance band from Quebec are Jessy and Dragos, with vocalist Odile
MOLLY NILSSON
Days Of Dust
from 2020 2018
Stockholm's Molly Nilsson is a songwriter, singer, producer and owner of the label Dark Skies Association. She is now based in Berlin
THE RISING
Are You Ready To Fly
from Are You Ready To Fly 2019
This is the second album by Tommy Overington's 60's influenced Southampton rockers, a 7-piece with plenty of swagger. Creation Records' founder, Alan Mcgee, is a fan
SILVERBACKS
Just In The Band
from 2018
Silverbacks are a five-piece rock band from Dublin. They are Daniel (gtr, vlcs), Peadar (gtr), Kilian (gtr), Emma (bass) and Gary (drms)
STEVE MASON
Stars Around My Heart
from About The Light 2019
Edinburgh's Steve Mason is best known as the lead singer and one of the founding members of The Beta Band
STEVE MASON
Walking Away From Love
from About The Light 2019
Edinburgh's Steve Mason is best known as the lead singer and one of the founding members of The Beta Band
THUNDER
Future Train
from Please Remain Seated 2018
Good to see/hear the veteran London rockers are still on form, and now on their 11th album. It's a long time since 'Backstreet Symphony'!
THYLA
Pristine Dream
from What's On Your Mind (EP) 2019
The Brighton quartet are led by singer/guitarist Millie who has one of the most beautifully fluid voices since Echobelly's Sonya Madan
TOKYO POLICE CLUB
Edgy
from TPC 2019
The Canadian indie rock band are from Newmarket, Ontario, and started in 2005
VILLAGERS
Again
from The Art Of Pretending To Swim 2018
Conor O'Brien leads the impressive Dublin band