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MARIA USBECK UNVEILS WORK OF MUSICAL DUALITY
MARIA USBECK UNVEILS WORK OF MUSICAL DUALITY

Brooklyn based artist Maria Usbeck has been busily working away creating new material for a new album to follow up Amparo, her excellent debut from 2016. Her first cut to surface since then however, ‘Bosque De Bambú’, a splendid...

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OFF AND ON BY SALES
OFF AND ON BY SALES

Orlando DIY pop duo SALES have released a new single in the form of the beautifully constructed ‘Off And On’, a poignant track about being unable to end a failing relationship. Lauren Morgan’s gorgeously arresting voice sits perfectly alongside...

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BRETT DROP ROMAN CANDLE FROM NEW HALF EP
BRETT DROP ROMAN CANDLE FROM NEW HALF EP

Readers of this blog know we’ve had a massive crush on the exquisitely delivered 80’s pop stylings ex DC and LA based pop auteurs Brett since they released their amazing self titled debut in 2014. We had a tiny...

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TWO NEW TRACKS FROM BLOOD ORANGE FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH
TWO NEW TRACKS FROM BLOOD ORANGE FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Earlier this month Dev Hynes’s Blood Orange project shared two brand new tracks, ‘Christopher & 6th’ and ‘June 12th’ as part of a playlist called Black History for Black History Month. The first rests on a loose not fully...

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LUCY DACUS UNVEILS NEW SINGLE FROM HISTORIAN
LUCY DACUS UNVEILS NEW SINGLE FROM HISTORIAN

“I used to be too far inside my head, now I’m too far out of my skin.” – Lucy Dacus – Next of Kin. Richmond based American artist Lucy Dacus releases her second album Historian on March 2 to...

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OLDEN YOLK UNVEIL FINAL SINGLE + VIDEO AHEAD OF SELF TITLED DEBUT
OLDEN YOLK UNVEIL FINAL SINGLE + VIDEO AHEAD OF SELF TITLED DEBUT

New York based DIY psych-pop outfit Olden Yolk, led by Caity Shafer and Shane Butler (Quilt), have shared the final lead in single and video ahead of the release of their self titled debut album this Friday. ‘Cut To...

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BE TEMPTED BY GRAND COURRIERS
BE TEMPTED BY GRAND COURRIERS

Two and a half years back we shared the beautifully melancholy of ‘Table Talk‘ from Minneapolis duo Grand Courriers, a track that would later form part of their self titled debut EP. Now a quartet with guitarist Austin Levi as...

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BEACH HOUSE RETURN WITH BRAND NEW STUNNER
BEACH HOUSE RETURN WITH BRAND NEW STUNNER

Without warning, without fanfare, Baltimore dream pop duo Beach House dropped a new a stunning new tune today ‘Lemon Glow’. It’s a gorgeously measured melodic affair which is slowly and inexorably engulfed by its end in a wall of...

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AVALON EMERSON’S ONE MORE FLUORESCENT RUSH
AVALON EMERSON’S ONE MORE FLUORESCENT RUSH

Photo: Joseph Wolfgang Ohlert Berlin based American DJ/Producer Avalon Emerson recently released a new single, her second for London label Whities.  ‘One More Fluorescent Rush’ with its stationary yet ultra restless arpeggio synth bubbling away at its centre provides the basis...

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THE RETURN OF SUNFLOWER BEAN
THE RETURN OF SUNFLOWER BEAN

Earlier this month New York pop trio Sunflower Bean made a welcome return with the release of their groove laden new single, ‘I Was A Fool’. Lyrics wrapped in melancholic self admonishment belie its breezy musical disposition, the track...

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