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Upcoming: Protomartyr Brings Post-Punk to Sidewinder (ATX)

This Friday, post punk outfit Protomartyr brings their live show to The Sidewinder, touring behind their newest effort, The Agent Intellect, out now on Hardly Art. While the band has the ability to dissolve…

Watch Colleen Green’s New Video for “TV”

In her wry new video for “TV,” Seattle garage pop purveyor Colleen Green gives us several DIY versions of television’s most time-honored show formats. Who could forget 2 Girls and a Doug, The Accumulators, or…

Seattle Band S Releases Second Single from Forthcoming Cool Choices LP

We were excited when we heard the news that Carissa’s Wierd (yes spelled that way) member Jenn Ghetto had plans to release new material from her new(ish) band S. The first single had us…

Gem Club Shares “Polly” From In Roses

Hardly Art is a label I trust wholeheartedly. Their diverse yet constantly phenomenal roster of artists never ceases to impress me. So, when I first heard “Polly” by Gem Club, I thought, “Okay,…

Video: Hausu – “Kool Off”

Hardly Art Records artist Hausu has garnered high praise for their recently released album Total, which incorporates elements of post-hardcore and post punk into blistering eruptions of sound. The video for “Kool Off” exhibits…

New Track: Hausu – “Leaning Mess”

The Pacific Northwestern cities of Seattle and Portland were in the front seat of the vehicle that drove 90s alternative and indie music to new heights, which gives those cities a unique ability…

Colleen Green Streams Sock It To Me, Plays SXSW

Colleen Green has released two outstanding, lightly distorted pop songs in as many months. Now, as the release of her new album for Hardly Art Records approaches, you can stream the whole thing…

Shannon and the Clams Sign to Hardly Art, Share Track “Rip Van Winkle”

It’s only March, and the amount of times I’ve written ‘Hardly Art’ and ‘pop gem’ in the same post is criminal. Shannon and the Clams will be bringing their 50s pop-infused, garage-leaning tunes…

New Colleen Green Track “Heavy Shit,” SXSW Appearances

Previously, Colleen Green shared the upbeat surfy track “Time in the World.” Now, she’s given us another pop gem in “Heavy Shit,” with its distorted guitars and quick synthetic drums. Colleen Green’s Sock…

New Track: We Are Loud Whispers – “Western Town”

Okay, we admit it! We pretty much adore everything that comes out on Hardly Art. How do these guys keep finding these quirky hidden gems of pop bands? The label has announced the…

Album Review: Lost Animal – Ex Tropical

Lost Animal is the work of Jarrod Qarrell, an audacious creator of genre blending music whose debut Ex Tropical might be described as synth-punk centered folk-rap. Most of the songs’ rhythmic lyrics are…

Second Gritty Synth Track from Grave Babies’ Crusher

Grave Babies are set to release their second full-length album on Seattle’s Sub Pop subsidiary (say that 10 times fast) Hardly Art Records. The new jam, “No Fear,” leaves the guitars of the first single…

New Track: “Lose the Baby” – Lost Animal

The second single from Lost Animal’s forthcoming album Ex Tropical presents a slightly less quirky and more beautiful version of the band’s steady synth-based pop. Jarrod Quarrell vocals take an even more prominent position in…

New Track: “Time in the World” – Colleen Green

Hardly Art Records can take pride in releasing a wide range of outstanding indie acts from the challenging, sax-fueled punk of K-Holes to the quirky pop of Deep Time to the pretty ballads…

Video: Lost Animal – “Say No to Thugs”

Just in time for Halloween, in their debut video for upcoming album track “Say No to Thugs,” Lost Animal tells the story of a boy trying to dispose of a body, only to…

Video: La Sera – “Break My Heart”

What’s more essential to pop than a breakup song? After attempting to destroy photos of a former love interest, the scissors rebel against La Sera’s Katy Goodman before the maps, posters, notebooks, and…

Deep Time and Mynabirds at the Mohawk

We have written extensively about Deep Time at Pop Press International, particularly leading up to the release of the duo’s excellent eponymous album, which just came out last month on Hardly Art. The…

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