Premiere: Atlas Genius – Symptoms

Atlas-Genius
Listen to our FAVORITE SONGS OF 2014 or LAUNCH PMA RADIO. Make sure you don't miss any tunes: FOLLOW US ON TWITTER.

We’re psyched to premiere this anthemic new jam from Australia’s Atlas Genius, “Symptoms,” because we have a feeling this song will be everywhere before you can pencil these guys into a high-ranking slot on your list of favorite “atlas” bands. There’s a lot of things to love here – rapid-fire, motorik drums that sound borrowed from the driving beats you’d hear on ‘90s college rock radio, bubbly guitars intertwining like vines over sharp synth spikes and that groove, and the track’s emotional core, in the form of frontman Keith Jeffrey’s Britpop-inflected vocals. The end product is immediately accessible and endlessly repeatable, but not something you could just draw out of the alt-rock radio bag. The band’s debut EP, Through the Glass, drops June 12.

Previously: Atlas Genius – “Trojans”

What did you think?
 36  13  1  4
Baio-min
News

Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio is releasing his solo debut later this summer under his last…

unknown mortal orchestra-min
Music

Unknown Mortal Orchestra have a new album called Multi-Love coming out on May 26. We’ve…

father john misty
Music

Listen to “I Loved You, Honeybee” and “I’ve Never Been a Woman”

run the jewels
Music

Listen to a choice cut from Run the Jewels’ Record Store Day 12-inch.

mumford-sons-wilder-mind
Music

Mumford and Sons have shared a third song from their upcoming done-gone-electric album, Wilder Mind. It’s…

140320-future-islands-live
Music

Here’s another Record Store Day exclusive, this time from Future Islands, who are still riding the…

Blur
Music

Blur have The Magic Whip, their first album since 2003’s Think Tank, out on April…

passion-pit-kindred-min
Reviews

“Nobody feels like an adult. It’s the world’s dirty secret.”

Speedy Ortiz Foil Deer
Reviews

Foil Deer‘s not tangled, it’s a knot.