The 50 Best Albums Of 2018 So Far

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Have you ever talked to your parents about what it was like to live through the late ’60s? National leaders were gunned down right and left. Entire generations were asserting themselves loudly. War was erupting, and nobody seemed quite certain why. People were walking on the moon. Hippie cults were chopping people up. A few … More »

Hop Along – “How Simple” Video

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Last week, Hop Along released one of the best albums of the year so far, Bark Your Head Off, Dog, and today they’ve shared a video for one of the best songs on it, lead single “How Simple.” It was directed by Derrick Belcham, and it’s their first music video that the band’s … More »

Stream Hop Along Bark Your Head Off, Dog

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It’s been three years since Hop Along debuted their last album, Painted Shut, in 2015. This Friday, their brand new Bark Your Head Off, Dog will see release, and we’ve already heard several singles, including “How Simple,” “Not Abel,” and “Prior Things.” … More »

Hop Along – “Prior Things”

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Philly indie rockers Hop Along, who rule, are getting ready to return with their excellently titled Bark Your Head Off, Dog, the follow-up to 2015’s beloved Painted Shut. The album is coming next month, and we’ve already posted the early tracks “How Simple” and “Not Abel.” And now they’ve shared a third … More »

Hop Along Talk ICP, Ani DiFranco, & Their Awesome New Album

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When she was a teenager, Frances Quinlan wanted to be as famous as Conor Oberst. She rolls her eyes as she says this, knowing how ridiculous it all sounds now. More »

SXSW 2018: I Am Obsessed With Hop Along

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I truly believe in my heart of hearts that Frances Quinlan is a national treasure. Every time I see her perform I feel like I’m watching the kind of show that I’d want to tell my great- great- great-grandchildren about, even when the show is a 30-minute set at the tail-end of a SXSW showcase. More »

Hop Along – “Not Abel”

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Hop Along, the Philadelphia rock band powered by Frances Quinlan’s ferocious vocals, announced their new album Bark Your Head Off, Dog last month with “How Simple,” an excursion into brisk indie-pop territory that we enjoyed quite a bit. They’re back today with a second single from the album, “Not Abel.” This one begins … More »

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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The Grammys go down this weekend and we’re all quaking with anticipation. Will Jay-Z win the coveted Album Of The Year trophy as we predicted, leaving Kendrick out in the cold again? We’ll have to tune in Sunday to find out. In the meantime, check out the five best songs of the week … More »

Hop Along – “How Simple”

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It’s been three long years since Hop Along’s last album, 2015’s Painted Shut, but yesterday we finally got word that they have a new self-produced album on the way. It’s called Bark Your Head Off, Dog, and Saddle Creek recently sent out some postcard vinyls featuring its lead single. Now, that song is … More »

Hop Along Tease New Album Bark Your Head Off, Dog

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Over the last week, Hop Along have been teasing their new album on their social media accounts, and enough pieces have finally fallen into place that we’ve managed to sleuth up some details on the follow-up to 2015’s Painted Shut. The Philadelphia band’s new album is called Bark Your Head Off, Dog … More »