Next week Louisville, Kentucky’s Joan Shelley releases her Like The River Loves The Sea LP, and its “The Fading” is a touching reminiscence with gauzy edges and a radiant center. The album is out on August 30th through No Quarter. You can order teal-vinyl and CD versions of it from her Bandcamp page, and it’s available from the label’s webstore, too.
Spare mysticism, “Twisted” is the sylvan and sweeping new single from Durham, North Carolina’s Molly Sarlé. The track appears on her Karaoke Angel LP, one she releases on September 20th. You can pre-order vinyl, CD and digital versions of it both from her Bandcamp page and from her webstore now. Via Stereogum.
Its heartbreak communicated with intelligence and a shot of humor, “Liquor Store On Mars” is a grand Rock and Roll opera and the relatable brand-new single from L.A.-based Kelsy Karter. You can find streaming and download links for this right here. Rocket Girl is the name of her debut EP, its release forthcoming.
Subtly hymn-like, “Rescue” is a silken drama that reveals itself slowly and the modern, magical brand-new single from London’s Nikita Bassi. You can find streaming links for this right now by visiting her Soundcloud page. The track is taken from her debut EP Satin, one she will release on September 19th.
Earlier this year Seattle’s Tacocat released their This Mess Is A Place LP, and Violet Crabtree has lovingly clay-mated the dazzling new video for its breezy “Crystal Ball”. The album is out through Sub Pop. You can buy digital, cassette, CD and vinyl versions of it as well as more of their music from the band’s Bandcamp page.
Featuring production from Parisian producer Victor Le Masne, “Turn Up The Radio” is the glass-smooth, irresistible and brand-new single from Jenn Champion. Out care of Hardly Art, you can download the track from them now. This September she’ll be opening for Death Cab For Cutie as well as playing a couple of other solo shows, and you can find out more right here.
A whisper in a memory, an aria that repeats when you’re lost in thought, “The Roundness of Days” sways like a willow. It’s a dream and taken from October Song, the forthcoming release from New York City’s enigmatic Lightning Bug. Out on Marbled Arm from September 6th, you can pre-order cassette and digital versions of it right now from the artist’s Bandcamp page.
Kayla Cohen is a musician currently living in Los Angeles whose solo project Itasca has just announced the release of a new LP entitled Spring. “Bess’s Dance” is its contemplative, analog-inspired first single. The album is out care of Paradise of Bachelors on November 1st, and you can pre-order CD, vinyl and bundled editions of it right now from the label’s webstore.