Born Days: “Where We Live”

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Photo by Samie Deyo

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.

Shannon Lay: “August”

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.

Death Valley Girls: “Dream Cleaver”

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Photo by Deb Frazin

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.

Chastity Belt: “Elena”

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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.