Arriving with a riveting, harrowing new video directed by Elia Petridis, “Red White and Black” is the hymn-like and haunting new single from Jesca Hoop. The track is taken from STONECHILD, the album she releases on July 5th. You can order signed-black-and-white-marbled-vinyl, black-vinyl, signed-CD and digital versions of it either from her webstore or from her Bandcamp page right now.
Polished until they gleam and resonant with depth, “Not Fine” and “I Don’t Blame You” are dramatic in the arriving dusk and two mysterious, brand-new singles from New York City’s bewitching Me Not You. You can stream them and many more of their songs now by visiting their Soundcloud page. Already Gone is the title of the band’s debut LP, one they will release in June.
London, England’s Rozi Plain has shared the windswept, artfully-framed new video for her kaleidoscopic single “Swing Shut”. The track appears on her What A Boost LP. Out now through Memphis Industries, you can buy digital, vinyl and CD versions of it from her webstore, and links to other retailers offering physical copies can also be found right here.
L.A.’s Girl Friday have just unleashed “Decoration/Currency”, their intricate, timeless, tough and tuneful brand-new single. The glorious track is taken from their forthcoming Fashion Conman EP. Out from June 28th care of the excellent Hardly Art, you can pre-order the digital version of it from their webstore right now.
Next month Philadelphia’s Mannequin Pussy release their Patience LP, and you can hear its high-impact, heart-swelling “Who You Are” above. The album is released by Epitaph Records on June 21st. You can pre-order pink-vinyl, black-vinyl and CD editions of it from their webstore now, while the digital version is available from the band’s Bandcamp page.
Plain spoken and poetic, its private thoughts ring with a magnetic, universal strength. “Ahead Of Myself” is the darkly-surging and brand-new single from Waverley, Nova Scotia’s Mo Kenney. You can find streaming and download information for it and all of her previous releases by visiting her website.
Spooky, uncanny, vintage styled and funny, Jakob Ekvall has directed the surreal and pastel-toned new video for the enchanting “In This Dim Light” by Gothenburg, Sweden’s Beverly Kills. This is the A-side to their recently-released In This Dim Light b/w Melodrama 7″. Out through Hell Beach Records, you can order blue-vinyl and digital versions of it from the band’s Bandcamp page now.
Effervescing with humor and bursting with melody, “Ode To Artifice” is the complex, irresistible and joyous brand-new single from New York City’s Samia. You can find various streaming and download links for this right here, and she’s currently at work on her debut LP. Additionally she encourages listeners to donate to The Yellowhammer Fund, which seeks to assist women in Alabama who will be denied abortion access as the direct result of that state’s inhumane and ridiculous new law.
Emotional Education is the name of the just-announced debut LP from North London’s IDER, from which you can hear the patterned, dramatic and charismatic “Wu Baby” above. The album is released on July 19th. Vinyl and CD versions of it can be pre-ordered both from their webstore and from Rough Trade right now.
As clear and glossy as glass, “London Used To Feel So Cool” is the lucid, effortlessly-engaging brand-new single from London’s Sonia Stein. You can find streaming and download links for it right here. She’s just been announced as the opener for Dido’s upcoming Spring and Summer European tour, and you can learn more about those dates and locations by visiting Dido’s website.