BANKS Shares Fierce New Single, “Underdog”

BANKS never fails to impress, and her surprising new single is no exception. "Underdog" is a fierce song, though certainly more upbeat than BANKS usually delivers. Its funky, pounding beat and synths propel it forward, while BANKS's interjected growls offer a bit of shock. In the lyrics, BANKS addresses an unconfident partner who could alter…

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Picks Of The Month: April 2017 Playlist

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. So we created a playlist of some of the best new songs that came out in April 2017. Spring has sprung, the days are getting longer, and April saw a ton of great new…

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BANKS Surprise-Releases New Single, “Crowded Places”

Surprise, BANKS fans! Even though she just released her sophomore album The Altar last September, BANKS is already putting out new music. After hinting at a new song yesterday, BANKS released her new single "Crowded Places" today. She wrote the song for the last season of Girls, which officially ends on April 16th. The HBO series…

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Welcome To… BANKS: 10 Songs You Need To Hear Now

Welcome to... BANKS. A Los Angeles native, Jillian Banks - better known simply as BANKS - has been taking the alternative R&B and alternative pop worlds by storm with her unique, resolutely dark music. She burst onto the scene in 2013 with two EPs, Fall Over and London. In 2014, her first full-length album, Goddess, enchanted and…

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Picks Of The Month: January 2017

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. So we created a playlist of some of the best new songs that came out in January 2017. These pop and rock songs are just what you need to ring in the…

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Banks Inspires Horror In Bold “Trainwreck” Music Video

Just four months ago, Banks released her second album, The Altar, the follow-up to her impressive debut, Goddess. The Altar continues Banks' unique sound, pushing the boundaries while inviting the listener into her world. Singles "F--K With Myself" and "Gemini Feed" announced the record, and now The Altar gets its third single and music video with "Trainwreck." "Trainwreck"…

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Review: Banks Boasts Vulnerability & Defiance On Dazzling ‘The Altar’

Banks emerged quietly yet suddenly, impressing with her 2014 debut album, Goddess. It followed a series of EPs the year before, taking songs from those while adding some new ones in, too. Goddess wasn’t just one of the best debut albums of the year; it was one of the best albums of the year, period. And…

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See BANKS’ Music Video For “Gemini Feed”

Earlier this month, BANKS debuted her new song, "Gemini Feed," off her upcoming sophomore album, The Altar. While it was preceded by her 2015 teaser single "Better" and last month's first album track, "F--k With Myself," "Gemini Feed" is the most impressive new song so far. It's as infectious as her best songs on Goddess, but it also explores new territory. It's…

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See Full Tracklist For BANKS’ New Album, ‘The Altar’

Yesterday BANKS debuted her new single, "Gemini Feed," from her upcoming sophomore album. Now fans can see the full tracklist for The Altar and also pre-order the album! It will be released on September 30th. The Altar includes 13 new songs, including the recently released singles, "F--k With Myself" and "Gemini Feed." However, her 2015 teaser single,…

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BANKS Shares Excellent New Song, “Gemini Feed”

BANKS is getting ready to release her sophomore album, The Altar, next month. She first teased the new music with the song "Better" late in 2015, and then released a music video for the new song, "F--k With Myself" a few weeks ago. Today we get our third taste of the album with "Gemini Feed." "Gemini Feed" is…

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Never Stop Discovering New Bands

Hearing new music has always been a special kind of excitement for me. When I was a kid, I was happy listening to whatever my parents liked. Sometimes it was country, sometimes it was hard rock classics from the 70s and 80s.   But when I started getting older, I was curious about other styles…

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