Genre: Garage pop
Sound: Fun, sophisticated pop with clever lyricism and an indie vibe
If you like: Wallows, St. Vincent, Olivia Rodrigo
Why you should listen: With surf-punk riffs and riot-grrrl spunk, The Regrettes have been teen-punk phenoms for years — which is why the pop direction on their latest surprises. The bubblegum vocals and fizzy production might be new, but this isn’t selling out: their summery brand of pop is fun, and they’ve kept the defiant spirit.
Best track: Monday