Distortion unleashed menaces and flows as emotions roil, undulating with a smoking immediacy. “Cheap Kind” is the elemental and electrifying new single from Brooklyn’s Kira Metcalf. You can find assorted streaming and download links for this right here, and it’s available from her Bandcamp page, too.
A joyous balance of humor and danger, “Karma The Knife” is a wild new track from Richmond’s Angelica Garcia, and she’s just shared its chaotic, confident and colorful new video. This is the B-side to her recently-released It Don’t Hinder Me single. Out on Spacebomb, you can download it from her Bandcamp page right now.
Melina Duterte’s Jay Som is soon to release the Anak Ko LP, and she’s just shared the associative new video for its softly-radiating “Nighttime Drive”. The album is released on August 23rd by Polyvinyl Records. You can order red-and-orange-vinyl, red-orange-and-pink-vinyl, CD, cassette, digital and bundled editions of it either from them or from her Bandcamp page.
Urgently nostalgic and bathed in shimmering dark-purple inks, “Where We Live” is the pulsating new single from Chicago’s Melissa Harris and her Born Days project. This is the title track to the EP she releases through Rain Heart Records on October 4th. In the meantime you can find her previous releases on her Bandcamp page.
Wound in entrancing melodies and etched with inviting riddles, “August” is the leafy and evocative title track to the forthcoming LP from Los Angeles-based musician Shannon Lay. The album is released on August 23rd by Sub Pop. You can pre-order orange-vinyl, black-vinyl, CD, cassette and digital versions of it from their MegaMart right now.
Simmering with mystery, haunted and electrified by creative vision, Una Secta Basada En Ti is the immersive, uncanny and recently-released EP from Tijuana, Mexico’s Dani Shivers. You can stream it in its entirety above. Released by Cranes Records, you can download the digital version of it now from her Bandcamp page. Via Les inRocks.
Later this month Brooklyn’s Lina Tullgren releases their Free Cell LP, from which you can hear the contemplative, syncopated and jazz-like “Saiddone” above. The album, their second, is released by Captured Tracks on August 23rd. You can pre-order translucent-emerald-vinyl, black-vinyl, cassette, CD and digital versions of it from the label’s webstore or from their Bandcamp page now.
A woozy and wild ode to Terrence McKenna, “Dream Cleaver” is razored psychedelia and the communal, hazed new single from L.A.’s Death Valley Girls. The track receives its official release care of Suicide Squeeze Records this Friday, August 9th. You can order it either from them or from the band’s Bandcamp page right now, and you can find dates and locations for their massive upcoming tour right here.
As Summer draws to a melancholy close Seattle’s Chastity Belt will release their new self-titled LP, and they’ve just shared its sharp-angled, narcotic and sonorous new single “Elena”. The album is released by Hardly Art on September 20th. You can pre-order grass-green-vinyl, CD, cassette and digital editions of it from them right now.