Fifteen new tracks from the UK, US, Australia and Canada. New music from Honeyblood, Dinosaur Jr, Dent May, Trevor Sensor, Angel Olsen, Manuela, Morgan Delt, Flock of Dimes (Jenn Wasner pcitured), Ryley Walker, Preoccupations, Drugdealer feat. Weyes Blood, Julia Jacklin, LVL UP, and Poster
25 new tunes from the US, Australia, UK, Canada and Denmark. New music from The Gotobeds, Band of Horses, Femme, HANNAHBAND (pictured), Gabriella Cohen, Greater Pyrenees, Twin Peaks, Bear Hands, Low Lux, Trevor Sensor, Britta Phillips, Woods, King Khan, Wild Belle, Attic Abasement, Baby In Vain, Honey Radar, Stina Tester & Cinta Masters, Free Time, Big Deal, Solids, Lisa Prank, Local Natives, Cellars, and Free Cake For Every Creature.
The Gotobeds ‘Brash Not Rash’
More catchy indie punk rock from the Pittsburgh band’s forthcoming album
BLOOD // SUGAR // SECS // TRAFFIC (Sub Pop, June 10)
Band of Horses ‘Casual Party’
First track taken from the band’s forthcoming fifth album Why Are You OK (produced by Jason Little and mixed by David Fridmann and out in June).
[Band of Horses]
Femme ‘Fever Boy’
Femme (aka UK musician Laura Bettinson) with irresistible pop from her debut album Debutante (out now).
HANNAHBAND ‘Terrified Of Everything’
Sydney DIY punk duo with a track from their excellent third album Quitting Will Improve Your Health (out now, BlackWire Records).
Gabriella Cohen ‘Feelin’ Fine’
Melbourne-based frontwoman of The Furrs with a track from her garage / surf / psych pop solo album Full Disclousre and No Details (out now).
Greater Pyrenees ‘Noise (Near Miss)’
Sean Kirkpatrick (formerly of Mississippi’s Colour Revolt) with a track from his eponymous album as Greater Pyrenees (out now, Procrastinate! Music Traitors).
Twin Peaks ‘Holding Roses’
Laidback jangling garage soul / blues number from the young Chicago band’s forthcoming Down in Heaven album (May 13, Grand Jury).
Bear Hands ‘2AM’
From the Brooklyn band’s third album, You’ll Pay For This (out now, Spensive Sounds).
Low Lux ‘Girls’
Sydney duo of Daisy Dowd (formaerly of Bridezilla) and Alister Hill take on this Royal Headache number, slow it down and give it an electronic makeover. You’ll hear the influence of Massive Attack (and maybe Band of Horses ‘Funeral’ in the guitar).
Trevor Sensor ‘Judas Said to Be A Man’
Following on from last month’s debut EP Texas Girls and Jesus Christ, the Illinois indie folkie prepares to drop this new single (Jagjaguwar, May 27).
Britta Phillips ‘Million Dollar Doll’
Luna / Dean & Britta bassist with another track from her long-awaited debut solo album Luck or Magic (out now).
Woods ‘Know Your Minute’
Hot on the heels of excellent new album City Sun Eater in the River of Light (out now, Woodsist) comes this track from a tour-only 7”.
King Khan ‘Children of the World’
Garage punk from a new the 7-inch single, out June 3 on Merge.
Wild Belle ‘Dreamland’
Title track of the Chicago sibling duo’s second album, out now.
Attic Abasement ‘Neon Trim’
Another track from the lo-fi Rochester, NY band’s first album in six years Dream News (May 27, Father/Daughter Records).
Baby In Vain ‘The Urge’
Stoner-grunge from the Danish three-piece’s For The Kids EP (out now, Partisan Records).
[Baby In Vain]
Honey Radar ‘Fort Wayne Mermaids’
Taken from the lo-fi Philly band’s second album Blank Cartoon (What’s Your Rupture?, May 5).
Stina Tester & Cinta Masters ‘Mystery’
Lo-fi garage psych from the Melbourne pair’s excellent Awake and Dreaming album (out now, Listen Records).
[Stina Tester & Cinta Masters]
Free Time ‘Blue Pillow’
NYC lo-fi janglers with a track from their In Search of Free Time album (out now, Underwater Peoples / Bedroom Suck.
Big Deal ‘Avalanche’
Another track from the band’s forthcoming third album Say Yes (Fat Cat, 17 June).
Solids ‘Blank Stare’
Montreal band with a track from their new EP Else (out now, Topshelf / Dine Alone), “a melancholic deconstruction of the ’90s slacker ethos explored on their first LP”, which is hard to argue with.
Lisa Prank ‘Luv Is Dumb’
Lisa Prank, aka Seattle-via-Denver-based singer guitarist Robin Edwards and her Roland 505 drum machine with another track from her Adult Teen album (June 24, Father/Daughter / Miscreant).
[Lisa Prank] https://www.facebook.com/lisaprankmusic
Local Natives ‘Past Lives’
After Local Natives impressive debut Gorilla Manor (2009), they hit the sophomore slump with its unexceptional follow up Hummingbird (2013). This is their first new song in three years and, although their has been no mention of a new album yet, this doesn’t have the feel of a stand alone single.
Cellars ‘Do You Miss Me?’
Cellars AKA LA based synthpop musician Allene Norton with a track from her Ariel pink-produced Phases album (Manifesto, out now).
Free Cake For Every Creature ‘All You Gotta Be at 23 Is Yourself’
A track from the Philadelphia-based lo-fi indie pop outfit’s latest album, Talking Quietly of Anything With You (out now, Double Double Whammy).
[Free Cake For Every Creature]
Nineteen new tracks from the US, UK, New Zealand, The Netherlands and Canada. New music from Two Cartoons (pictured), Kyle Craft, Kevin Morby, Bombay, Gemini, Emma Pollock, Dr. Dog, A Giant Dog, Plates of Cake, Wild Nothing, Black Mountain, Gun Outfit, Heron Oblivion, Chris Bathgate, Trevor Sensor, Spawts, John Joseph Brill, Attic Abasement, and Mass Gothic.
Two Cartoons ‘Chaos Comfort’
Dunedin duo of Isaac McFarlane and Bradley Craig with a track from their debut album Happiness in Trouble.
Kyle Craft ‘Lady of The Ark’
Portland-via-Louisiana musician Kyle Craft hams it up nicely on this track from his forthcoming debut album Dolls of Highland (Sub Pop, April 29)
Kevin Morby ‘I Have Been to the Mountain’
Former Woods and sometimes Babies man Kevin Morby follows up 2014’s excellent Still Life with the first taste of Singing Saw (April 15, Dead Oceans).
Bombay ‘Slow Motion’
Amsterdam indie rock trio with a track from their rather good second album Show Your Teeth (out now on most digital services).
Gemini ‘Time to Share’
UK electronic artist Gemini (aka Thomas Slinger) returns after a couple of years away with this track featuring a bit of mandolin. The dubstep version of folktronica?
Emma Pollock ‘Cannot Keep A Secret’
Former Delgados frontwoman with the opening track from her wonderful third solo album In Search of Harperfield (Chemikal Underground, out now).
Dr. Dog ‘Good Grief’
Following on from ‘Bring My Baby Back’ (ITP #93) another piece of shuffling psych pop taken from the veteran Philadelphia band’s new album Psychedelic Swamp (out now, Anti-).
A Giant Dog ‘Sex Drugs’
Austin-via-Houston band with a track from their forthcoming debut album PILE (Merge, May 6)
[A Giant Dog]
Plates of Cake ‘Faces in the Dirt’
Brooklyn garage / power pop band with a track from their excellent third album Becoming Double album (self-released, out now).
[Plates of Cake]
Wild Nothing ‘Aliens’
Jack Tatum’s third Wild Nothing album Life of Pause (Feb 19, Captured Tracks) touches on dreampop, R&B, krautrock and lush 80s pop. Here’s one of the atmospheric, spacey highlights.
Black Mountain ‘Mothers of the Sun’
First single of the Canadian space rockers’ fourth album IV features vocals from both Stephen McBean and Amber Webber.
Gun Outfit ‘King of Hearts’
After January’s Dylan Sharp fronted ‘Expansion Pact’ (ITP #93) here’s another new desert noir track from the forthcoming five track EP, Two Way Player ( March 18, Wharf Cat), this one featuring Carrie Keith on vocals.
Heron Oblivion ‘Your Hollows’
Another taste of the San Francisco psych-folk-outsider-jam band’s debut album (March 4, Sub Pop).
Chris Bathgate ‘Acorns’
Taken from the hardly prolific, but always interesting indie folk dude’s new EP Old Factory (out now, Quite Scientific).
Trevor Sensor ‘Texas Girls and Jesus Christ’
Twenty-two year-old Illinois singer-songwriter channels Dylan on the title track from his debut EP for Jagjaguwar (out March 25).
Christchurch, NZ garage punk duo of Jamie Hannah (Drums) and Kieran Ormandy (Guitar, Bass, Vocals) with a track taken from their forthcoming debut EP.
John Joseph Brill ‘False Names’
Sounds like the Americana end of The National, surprising for a Liverpool-based-Londoner.
[John Joseph Brill]
Attic Abasement ‘Guarantee Jesus’
Lo-fi Rochester, NY band prepare their first album in six years, Dream News (May 27, Father/Daughter Records). This is opening track.
Mass Gothic ‘Every Night You’ve Got to Save Me’
Upbeat bright pop number belies the band’s name. Taken fromtheir eponymous album Sub Pop (out now).