Curated new music releases

RELEASE WAVE the best new and underground music releases in 90s alternative, shoegaze, pop punk, rock, hardcore, punk, emo, indie and more.

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Here are a few highlights of some upcoming releases featured on RELEASE WAVE.

Get ready to be swept away by the long-awaited return of Bats & Mice with their LP "P.S. Seriously" dropping on May 31, 2024, courtesy of Lovitt Records. Their blend of angular indie/emo and hardcore roots with dark melodies promises an energetic drive that harkens back to bands like Pinback, Fugazi, Sparta and Denali.

Prepare to be enchanted by the dreamy sounds of Broken Head as they unveil their debut LP "Morning Ends" on May 31, 2024, under Sunday Drive Records. Drawing inspiration from '90s alternative rock and shoegaze, their album offers intricate production and captivating melodies that will transport you.

Embrace the ambitious musical journey of Brooklyn shoegazers DIIV with their fourth album, "Frog in Boiling Water," produced by Chris Coady. This album represents a deeper exploration of dream-pop and fuzzed out space-rock, promising a lyrical and musical depth that will resonate with listeners.

Melodic pop punk rockers Modern Shakes have released their debut full-length album, "A Bolt From The Blue." Influenced by bands like Hot Water Music and Banner Pilot, their emotionally charged melodic punk rock promises heartfelt lyrics woven into infectious anthemic tracks that will captivate fans of the genre.

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Upcoming Releases

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With You In Spirit

October 4, 2024
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Persona

August 16, 2024
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analysis paralysis

August 9, 2024
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Vol. III

July 12, 2024
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take i lovely you

July 5, 2024
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Strut of Kings

June 28, 2024
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What's Left Unsaid

June 21, 2024
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Descalator

September 20, 2024
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Disaster Trick

August 16, 2024
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There Goes The Dream

July 26, 2024
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Permanent Repeat

July 12, 2024
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Your Own Becoming

June 28, 2024
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I Want to Disappear

June 21, 2024
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Forget Me Nots

June 21, 2024
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Dharmakāya

August 30, 2024
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God Looks Out For Fools

August 16, 2024
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Strange Desires

July 19, 2024
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ONLY ONE MODE

July 12, 2024
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Acts of Harm

June 28, 2024
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Gravity

June 21, 2024