The 23 Best songs from the last two weeks. New music from the US, Sweden, Denmark, Australia, Canada and the UK. Killer tunes from The Raveonettes, Low, Goat, Spoon, Alvvays, Jenny Lewis, Beck, J Mascis, Purling Hiss, Cymbals Eat Guitars and more…
The Raveonettes ‘Endless Sleeper’
Opening track on the new (excellent) surprise released Pe’ahi album
Goat ‘Gathering of Ancient Tribes’
Taken from their new album Commune, due out September 23 on Sub Pop.
Army Navy ‘The Mistakes’
This is some super catchy, melodic power pop from the California band’s third album, The Wilderness Inside out now on The Fever Zone.
The Ghost Wolves ‘Shotgun Pistol Grip’
Husband and wife garage blues duo from Austin, Texas. This is taken from their debut album Man, Woman, Beast out now on Plowboy records.
[The Ghost Wolves]
Jenny Lewis ‘Head Underwater’
Lead track off her third (and best) solo album, Voyager.
Taken from their new album They Want My Soul, their first for Loma Vista.
Hooray For Earth ‘Airs’
Industrial guitars over melodic indie rock from the New York band’s latest album Racy
[Hooray For Earth]
Alvvays ‘Archie, Marry Me’
Another great slice of indiepop from the Toronto based band’s debut album.
Twin Peaks ‘Good Lovin’’
Young Chicago garage rockers with a (circa ’71) Stones-y track from their new album Wild Onion, out next week on Grand Dury. First featured here back in May last year with with Stand in the Sea (ITP #32) .
The Vacant Lots ‘Mad Mary Jones’
Lead track from debut Pete ‘Sonic Boom’ Kember produced album from Vermont garage-psych duo. Out now on Sonic Cathedral.
[The Vacant Lots]
Beck ‘Heaven’s Song Leader’
Lovely Beatles-indebted psych-pop. The only Beck sung track on the Song Reader album.
Bad//Dreems ‘My Only Friend’
Follow up to Dumb Ideas from the Adelaide rock band with a penchant for the output of Flying Nun, SST and Greasy Pop.
Woman’s Hour ‘In Stillness We Remain’
Previously featured on ITP #42 back in September 2013 with ‘Darkest Place’. Both tracks appear on their just released debut album Conversations (Secretly Canadian).
Cymbals Eat Guitars ‘Warning’
Staten Island indie rockers return with their third album LOSE out later this month on Barsuk.
[Cymbals Eat Guitars]
Absolutely Free ‘Beneath The Air’
Sunshine pop from the Toronto band.
J Mascis ‘Wide Awake’
Featuring Cat Power, this is taken from the Dinosaur Jr guitarist’s second solo album Tied to A Star, out 25th August on Sub Pop.
Field Mouse ‘Netsuke’
Indiepop from the Brooklyn band’s Hold Still Life album, out now on Topshelf.
Purling Hiss Learning Slowly’
First track to surface from Weirdon (out 23 September, Drag City) the follow up to the Philly band’s 2013 breakthrough, Water on Mars.
Mystic Braves ‘Bright Blue Day Haze’
Taken from the Echo Park psych band’s new album Desert Island, out now on Lollipop Records.