The Wave

Release Wave highlights the best in new music by the artists we love.
Here are some of our most recommended upcoming releases.

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84 TigersOctober 21st, 2022

84 Tigers and Spartan Records have announced an October 21 release date for the upcoming debut album 'Time In The Lighthouse. After years of perennial touring and releases with their previous critically-adored outfits, Small Brown Bike and The Swellers, 84 Tigers - consisting of Mike Reed (guitar/vocals), Ben Reed (bass), and Jono Diener (drums) ...

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Sweet TeethOctober 14th, 2022

On the 14th of October, Swedish alternative rock group Sweet Teeth will release "High Anxiety". This debut full length studio album offers 12 new bittersweet tracks inspired by the guitar driven 80/90s. A must listen for any fan of Dinosaur Jr, Hüsker Dü, and Sonic Youth.

After bursting into the alt. rock scene with their 2021 mini-album ...

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Kid You Not October 14th, 2022

St. Augustine, FL's emotionally driven punk rock band Kid You Not have just announced their fourth album, Here’s to Feelin’ Good All The Time, set for release on October 14, 2022 via Sell The Heart Records, Bypolar Records and Engineer Records, with pre-orders for the vinyl LP going live on 16th September. The new album bursts with ten track ...

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Ways AwayOctober 14th, 2022

 Los Angeles-based band Ways Away have announced their sophomore album, Torch Songs, set for release October 14th on Other People Records. Produced and mixed by Beau Burchell (Saosin) and mastered by Mike Kalajian at Rogue Planet, the eleven tracks on the record pack a punch, from fast, gritty punk tracks to more melodic numbers. The band g ...

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SunsleeperOctober 7th, 2022

Salt Lake City, UT Indie rock band Sunsleeper have announced their sophomore album 'While You Can', due for release on October 7 via Rude Records. The upcoming album, recorded and produced by Brett Romnes (Oso Oso, Hot Mulligan) and mastered by Will Putney (Counterparts, Knocked Loose), explores the darkness of anxious unfulfillment, substance a ...

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High VisSeptember 30th, 2022

High Vis have released their sophomore LP titled "Blending" via Dais Records, on September 30, 2022. The UK band play gripping, artful post-punk.. breaking from the same scene that spawned Chubby, Higher Power and The Chisel, while the band themselves have quickly grown a devoted following for their intense live shows, immediate lyrics ...

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MillySeptember 30th, 2022

Los Angeles, CA shoegazing fuzz pop alt-rockers Milly are gearing up to release their Dangerbird Records debut full length LP titled "Eternal Ring" set for release on September 30, 2022. The album was produced by Corey Coffman and features 9 new tracks, including the previously released first single "Illuminate" and newly rel ...

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Cold GawdSeptember 23rd, 2022

Cold Gawd is the flag under which California-based multi-instrumentalist Matt Wainwright creates stormy, wounded shoegaze music born of open tunings and R&B melodies. Inspired by these sounds, Cold Gawd presents a refined, modernized take on the genre.

Today, Cold Gawd announce details for their Dais Records debut album, set for relea ...

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ExcideSeptember 23rd, 2022

North/South Carolina hardcore band EXCIDE have just announced the release of their long awaited debut LP, “Deliberate Revolver”, set for release on September 23rd for New Morality Zine. Pre-orders for the limited 1st press are up now! Click the pre-order link.

“Deliberate Revolver” is an apt title for EXCIDE’s full length. The band set ou ...

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The Wonder YearsSeptember 23rd, 2022

The Wonder Years will release their 7th full length LP titled "The Hum Goes On Forever" on September 23, 2022 via Hopeless Records.

"I don't want to die, at least not without you".

Those are the words that open up The Wonder Years' new album, "The Hum Goes On Forever". It marks the next evolution of a band that’s never stopped grow ...

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Hippie TrimSeptember 16th, 2022

German emo-core/grunge/punk rockers Hippie Trim have just announced their forthcoming LP titled "What Consumes Me" set for release on September 16, 2022 via Supervillain. Along with that, the band has just dropped their new single "Hooked on U", showcasing a softer and more melodic emo/punk and shoegaze side of the band, while still managing to ...

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Holy FawnSeptember 9th, 2022

Holy Fawn, the Phoenix-based band whose 2018 DIY release, Death Spells, earned the fledgling foursome widespread recognition from both colleagues and writers, return with the eagerly-awaited album, Dimensional Bleed (Sept. 9, Wax Bodega).

“We’re always going to be the same four humans making music,” explains singer/guitar player Ryan Oste ...

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Armor For SleepSeptember 9th, 2022

Armor For Sleep have just announced the long awaited return with their 4th LP and first in over 15 years titled "The Rain Museum" set for release on September 9th, 2022 via Equal Vision Records, the label that started it all for them. They have also just released the first single titled "How Far Apart" taken from the forthcoming LP, an emotional ...

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No SunSeptember 9th, 2022

Salt Lake City, UT alternative rock/shoegaze band No Sun is set to release their new LP titled "No Sun" digitally on September 9, 2022 via Church Road Records, with the vinyl release via Flesh And Bone Records. The album was written and recorded by Jordon Strang, Jake Morse, Cobia Goddard, and Sophie Day in January of 2020. Although now the line ...