Death Hags: "Be Who You Are"

Its articulate layers wondrously arranged in negative spaces, “Be Who You Are” is the narcotic and blissful brand-new single from L.A.’s Death Hags. The track is taken from Big Grey Sun #1, the first installment of her ongoing seven-volume multi-media project, one “centered around the idea of a post-human utopia.” Officially out from January 24th, you can buy cassette, CD and digital versions of it from her Bandcamp page right now.

Jen Starsinic: "Gold Soundz"

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Of course it’s too difficult to pick a favorite, but “Gold Soundz” is a time-altering tune and surely one of Pavement’s best. Here Nashville’s Jen Starsinic covers it with both love and an edge. Her six-track Bad Actor EP will be released on February 7th, and you can pre-order it from her Bandcamp page right now.

ALA.NI: "PAPA"

As the release of her ACCA album draws ever closer, Parisian ALA.NI has unveiled its gently-insistent and bewitching track “PAPA” along with a filmic, Tania Feghali-directed new video to accompany it. The LP is released on January 24th. You can find pre-saving information for it as well as links to its previous singles by visiting her website.

Angelica Garcia: "Guadalupe"

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A lesson on rhythm, life and creativity, “Guadalupe” is the bold, literate and irresistible new single from L.A.’s Angelica Garcia. The track is taken from her just-announced new album Cha Cha Palace. Released on February 28th by Spacebomb, you can pre-order sapphire-blue vinyl and black-vinyl versions of it from them now, and it’s available from her Bandcamp page, too.