Its colorfully-wry new video was directed by Charlotte Rudd and the artist herself with an easy allure. “Crocodile Tears” is the pointed-but-breezy brand-new single from Manchester’s Abbie Ozard, and you can find streaming and download information for it right here. It’s the first track she’s released since her debut EP Growing Pains, and you can find links to that on her website.
A finely-drawn showstopper, “embarrassing” is the poised and commanding brand-new single from Hamilton, Ontario’s Linnea Siggelkow, a.k.a. ellis. The track is taken from her forthcoming LP Born Again. Released by Fat Possum on April 3rd, you can pre-order pink-vinyl, CD, cassette and digital editions of it from them now, and it’s available from her Bandcamp page as well.
Together South East London’s Lydia Clowes and Teresa Origone are Bad Honey, and their delicately-orchestral brand-new single “Circles” levitates on understated soul. Echoes of Jessie Ware gently resound, youthfulness blooms. You can find sundry streaming and download links for this track right here, and you can find more of their music on their Bandcamp page.
In an enigmatic, throwback haze appears “Santa Barbara”, the understated, honest and charming brand-new single from the elusive Annie of the Canyon. Quietly it honors its musical history, subtly its heartbreak glows in nostalgic mists. You can stream the track right now by visiting her Soundcloud page.
Lush and unpredictable, “Trying” is a sparkling romance and the swoonsome brand-new single from Toronto-based classically-trained musician Luna Li. Its Yan Zhu-directed new video meanwhile is a filmic, modern-vintage dream. You can find various streaming and download links for this track right here.
In This Moment is the name of the forthcoming concept LP from Kent, England’s Polly Scattergood, and with it comes a five-part short film. She’s just shared its intense second section, one accompanied by the darkly-swelling track “Red”. Out from May 1st, you can pre-order clear-vinyl, black-vinyl, CD and signed or bundled editions of the album now from her webstore.
Tense and turbulent, “First” is the mysterious and moonlit latest single from Caroline Blind, one written and originally recorded by The Wake. You can download the track right now from her Bandcamp page. You’ll also find this on her new LP The Spell Between, which she will release sometime next month.
The brand-new video — a cool and modern reflection on heritage and history — was directed with a sleek thoughtfulness by Justin Singer and the artist herself. “Tamale” is the modern and mood-driven lead and title track from the most-recent EP from Canadian-Honduran artist Daniela Andrade. You can find an assortment of streaming and download links for that right here, and it’s available on her Bandcamp page, too.
Katie Crutchfield continues very generously to share tracks from her forthcoming Saint Cloud LP, and from it today you can hear “Lilacs”, a meditation reminiscent of Blood on the Tracks and sweetly memorable. The album arrives care of Merge on March 27th. You can pre-order coke-bottle-clear-vinyl, black-vinyl and CD versions of it from them now, and it’s available from her Bandcamp page as well.
Announcing itself with a Gershwin-esque whimsy, “Helio” is jazz with a modern, inviting vision and the exquisite brand-new single from Charlotte Dos Santos. You can find streaming and download links for this right here. The track is taken from her her new EP Harvest Time, one she releases on March 13th.