Category Archives: Best New Music

Best New Video: Sleep Deprived [Robot Death Kites]

In the official video for the track ‘Sleep Deprived,’ Robot Death Kites frontman comes undone. Writhing around in an absolute shithole of an apartment, stained mattress on the ground and bugs on the walls, it’s a manic hallucination a la Martin Sheen’s … Continue reading

Best New Music: Bueller [Jay Wirth]

[Scranton, Pennsylvania] Bueller by Jay Wirth Jay Wirth is not about the flashing lights of modern production. Some, not all, but some would look down upon the sparkling audio we find behind today’s hip-hop as a distraction from the poetry that … Continue reading

Best New Music: TL;DR [T0w3rs]

[Raleigh, North Carolina] TL;DR by T0w3rs The year was 2011 when we first heard T0w3rs. I was thoroughly impressed then, as I am thoroughly impressed now. Since the ‘Summertime’ cover, Derek Torres has released release after release, not too much, … Continue reading

The 5 Most Overlooked DIY Albums of 2014

   There were too many great albums/ep’s released in 2014, making it very difficult to choose my five favorites. Instead, I’ve decided to list my five favorite DIY records of 2014 that I thought were the most overlooked. If you … Continue reading

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Best New Music: WOE [NAH]

[Philadelphia, Pennsylvania] WOE by NAH WOE by NAH NAH is a Philly-based alternative hip-hop project which seems pretty intent on weirding you out. Pretty much everything I can find on their bandcamp is free to download, so naturally I went … Continue reading

The Best 13 DIY Albums of 2014

   2014. And now it’s almost over. Here’s what stood out to the Dingus fam, in no particular order. The albums that made us shiver. The albums that made us proud to do what we do. ******************************************** self-titled by The … Continue reading

Best New Music: GOODHEARTS EP [Tim Fitz]

GOODHEARTS EP by Tim Fitz   (Sydney, Australia) GOODHEARTS EP by Tim Fitz “Gimme some love, gimme some love, gimme some love, gimme some love” Tim Fitz has a long history here on Dingus of being prolific, profound, and popped. … Continue reading

THE DILDO INDIGO YOUTH COMPILATION VOL. 3

The Dildo Indigo Youth Compilation Vol. 3 by Various Artists   (New York City) I work hard. We work hard. FREE DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE HERE “Every single day, I get up at 5:30am, go a regular job, make money and pay … Continue reading

Snob Rock [Ben Wash] (Best New Music)

Snob Rock by Ben Wash   (Miami Beach, Florida)    Are you looking for an album to make terrible decisions to? Something to play while you fuck that thot that you know is about to unload whole new set of … Continue reading

Let’s Get Physical: Ben Seretan (Best New Music)

Ben Seretan by Ben Seretan   (New York, New York) Ben Seretan by Ben Seretan Rock is not dead. About two weeks ago I received, in the good old fashion physical mail, a beautiful copy of a beautiful record by … Continue reading

THE DILDO INDIGO YOUTH COMPILATION VOL. 2

The Dildo Indigo Youth Compilation Vol. 2 by Various Artists   (New York City)   [album art by Nika De Carlo] FREE DOWNLOAD HERE I CAN ONLY SAY BUT ONE THING, FOLLOWED BY MANY OTHER THINGS, SURMISED BY THE INADMISSIBLE, UNQUANTIFIABLE QUALITY … Continue reading

‘Marry Me’ by Happy Lives (That’s Deep with Andrew Alexander) (Best New Music)

‘Marry Me’ by Happy Lives   (Brooklyn, New York) I’ve been around Happy Lives for years. I knew them before you knew them. I booked them before you booked them. So pardon me if I drop some of my mild … Continue reading

友人と [ Y E Λ R S ・・・] (Best New Music)

友人と by Y E Λ R S ・・・   (Japan) 友人と by Y E Λ R S ・・・ I’m running in to a lot of trouble with this dreampop mixtape 友人と (translation With Friends) by Yevrs. Despite there being dozens of fair … Continue reading

You Wouldn’t Know EP [Aaron Cohen] (Best New Music)

You Wouldn’t Know EP by Aaron Cohen   (Seattle, Washington) Aaron Cohen is above the cut. He’s flow is clean, crisp, crispy cream clean like a dream. He’s got the All Madden team and now he’s finally, and I fuckin … Continue reading

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OOM VELT [Salt Cathedral] (Best New Music)

OOM VELT by Salt Cathedral   (Brooklyn, New York) OOM VELT IS HERE. Salt Cathedral is a band that began from the humblest of places, performing in the darkest back ally bars and venues that New York City has to … Continue reading