Gleemer - Anymore

You know those albums that just seem to come out at the perfect time of the year? Well, Gleemer’s new full-length, Anymore is one of those, arriving just in time to serve as the soundtrack to your fall and winter. These eleven intimate, complex and beautiful tracks not only further explore the dreamy sound that Gleemer established on their 2015 release, Moving Away, but they also touch on the full spectrum of human emotions, from hurt and despair to excitement, longing and love.

Chapel - Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch might only be a seven song EP, but indie rock duo Chapel manage to explore a wide variety of sounds and emotions within these few tracks. Kicking things off with the shiny “Cindy White” and concluding with the explosive and emotional “Fools Gold,” Chapel quickly prove that they’re certainly not one dimensional. Driven by dreamy synth, groovy guitar and bass and catchy vocals, Sunday Brunch is an instant hit.

Speak The Truth... Even If Your Voice Shakes - Everyone You Love Will Slip Away From You

Speak The Truth… Even If Your Voice Shakes have spent the last year crafting ten emotionally vulnerable songs that channel the sounds of late 90’s and early 2000’s emo and pop punk, and the result is their cathartic and honest debut release, Everyone You Love Will Slip Away From You. Created during a very integral time during each members’ lives, every track on Everyone You Love Will Slip Away From You not only sounds unique, but also features some incredibly poetic and powerful lyrical content. There’s a little something for everyone on this record, whether you’re coping with loss, still figuring things out, or just trying to get through life one day at a time.

Mansions - Deserter

Deserter, the new six-song EP from Seattle-based trio, Mansions marks a brand new chapter for the band. Taking a step away from their gritty, guitar driven sound for something heavily based around synthesizers and fuzzy bass, Deserter feels incredibly bright and a bit more refined than their previous material, but without sounding like a different project entirely.

Best Behavior - Things That Happened

Brooklyn garage-pop band Best Behavior have forged their own unique, warm sound in an ever growing music scene on their new EP, Things That Happened. With timeless vocals, driving bass and fun percussion, Best Behavior have found a sound that falls in line easily with the likes of The Arctic Monkeys or The Strokes -  it’s something that not only stands out from the pack, but will also stand the test of time.

The Used - The Canyon

Clocking in at seventeen monstrous tracks in length and featuring a wide array of sounds and personal topics, The Canyon, the newest effort from The Used is easily the band’s most ambitious and diverse album to date. From the emotional acoustic opener to the poppy lead single, “Over and Over Again” with some chaotic high energy tracks and experimental sounds peppered in between, The Canyon will certainly take listeners on an emotional journey all while proving that The Used are still opening up and exploring their sound well over fifteen years into their career.

Raising Cadence - Take Me Higher

Raising Cadence are carving out a space all their own in the music scene by blending elements of rock, pop and jazz for a very unique and eclectic sound on their new EP, Take Me Higher. Driven by smooth guitar, groovy bass, spectacular percussion and some incredibly stunning vocal harmonies, Raising Cadence’s sound falls in line with bands like Dance Gavin Dance without sounding like a carbon copy. Instead, they stand out with their own unique groove that’ll set them apart from the pack on this release.

5j Barrow - The Journey, Vol. 1

5j Barrow’s newest EP, The Journey, Vol. 1 is the start of something truly beautiful. Although it is only five songs in length, the EP weaves a stunning story of infatuation, love and even a little bit of heartbreak for listeners while providing them with a wide variety of sounds.

Movements - Feel Something

Music is a strange, beautiful thing. It allows artists to wear their hearts on their sleeves and open up to complete strangers while giving listeners the chance to find comfort and community in their shared experiences with someone they might not ever meet. Music at its core serves to make people feel something, and Movements have tapped into just that on their full-length debut album. On the aptly titled Feel Something, the Southern California quartet opens up in hopes that someone will connect with it.

King Leg - Meet King Leg

Meet King Leg, the aptly titled debut album from Rock ‘n’ Roll force of nature King Leg is the perfect introduction to this young yet incredibly seasoned sounding musician. With a sound that takes British and American rock, country and even a dash of R&B and mixes them all together, King Leg has crafted an incredibly unique debut release that will stand the test of time. It sounds like it could have been released decades ago, but instead, Meet King Leg arrives in 2017, when we need a reminder of what good old fashioned Rock ‘n’ Roll was all about.

Long Time - Never Alone

By chronicling the never ending search for one’s place in the world, Long Time’s new full-length album Never Alone offers comfort and understanding for those who don’t quite have it all figured out yet. The Boston-based power trio finds belonging in complex and beautiful soundscapes alongside incredibly unique vocals to create a sound rooted somewhere in between Coheed and Cambria and Manchester Orchestra.

MyChildren MyBride - Vicious World

MyChildren MyBride are back with a bang. The band, comprised of core duo Matthew Hasting and Robert Bloomfield slipped into a five year hibernation following the release of their 2012 self-titled album, but they haven’t lost an ounce of the fire and energy that easily made them one of the most exciting acts in the metal scene. In fact, the band’s newest effort Vicious World finds them bursting with more passion and rage than ever before.

Cherry - Dumbness

It might not hit hard, but Cherry’s newest album, Dumbness is certainly a humbling release. These ten perfectly imperfect tracks easily explore ego, humility and the human condition with surprisingly simplistic yet very personal lyricism and mellow instrumentals. The opening line, “Everybody’s dumb/go and ask anyone” perfectly encompasses the themes of the album, and the following songs just serve to drive this point home.

LAYNE - Wednesday

Wednesday, the second chapter in LA duo LAYNE’s moody saga is the perfect natural progression from their debut EP, The Black Hills. Hypnotic vocals coupled with a slightly poppier tone than their debut makes for four diverse and easy to listen to tracks and one beautiful interlude.

The Lighthouse and the Whaler - Paths

It’s easy to close your eyes and get lost in the stunning sounds on The Lighthouse and the Whaler’s new EP, Paths. Coming just in time for fall and winter, these surreal songs are perfect for curling up at home on a cold day, or taking a drive as the weather begins to change. Stunning vocals, surreal soundscapes and beautiful imagery makes Paths feel like much more than just a five song EP.

Kali Masi - Wind Instrument

Wind Instrument, the new full-length from Chicago’s Kali Masi is an incredibly polished and focused release, proving that hard work certainly does pay off. By blending elements of punk, midwestern emo and even bits of grunge here and there, Kali Masi have not only further established a sound all their own, but even manage to expand on it on this release.

Liam Gallagher - As You Were

Covering a full range of the emotional spectrum while staying true to his signature timeless sound, Liam Gallagher has created an instant hit with As You Were. The twelve songs on this record (fifteen, if you’ve got your hands on the deluxe edition) will take you through peaks and valleys for a surprisingly personal and intimate release. Somewhere between the first song and the last, you’ll find yourself feeling like you know Gallagher personally, making this a very human and relatable release.

August Burns Red - Phantom Anthem

Phantom Anthem, the newest release from metal titans August Burns Red is one of their most uplifting and powerful releases to date. Alongside the band’s trademark chaotic drumming, spectacular guitar and and gritty bass is some of frontman Jake Luhrs’ best lyrical work, depicting a journey to live a better, more meaningful life while acknowledging the good in other people.

Citizen - As You Please

As You Please, the new full-length album from Citizen finds the band at their most emotionally vulnerable and sonically versatile yet. The follow-up to their 2015 album, Everybody Is Going To Heaven, As You Please is a dynamic, energetic and experimental release, one that has given Citizen the chance to expand on their sound quite a bit, all while still delivering that trademark grit that listeners are accustomed to.

Counterparts - You're Not You Anymore

There has been a lot of excitement about You’re Not You Anymore this summer. Counterparts played a couple of their new songs throughout this year's Warped Tour and it was obvious that this album was going to be one of their biggest yet. The band took on a unique approach and set out to capture the best of their sound throughout these songs.