A searing, sinewy transmission, “Let’s Go To Mars” is a rough-and-tumble celebration and the blood-pumping new single from Austin’s The Ghost Wolves. This is the A-side to the Let’s Go To Mars b/w Last Man single that they release through Dirty Water Records on February 7th. You can order 7″-vinyl and digital versions of it from the band’s Bandcamp page now.
Song Confessional is an Austin-based podcast for which musicians and songwriters transform everyday stories into songs, and hometown band Sun June has contributed “Terrified”, a languid, calming gem. The latest edition of the podcast was released today, and you can listen to it at the NPR website now. Meanwhile the band are currently at work on their next LP, one due for release later this year.
Wistful as it winds, “Ohio River” is the eerie, reassuring new single from Austin’s Caroline Sallee and her solo project Caroline Says. This is the title track to her forthcoming new EP. It will be released by Western Vinyl on November 22nd, while links to her previous releases can be found right here. Via Brooklyn Vegan.
Filmed in Austin and at Bastrop State Park in Central Texas by the band’s own Laura Colwell and Stephen Salisbury, the brand-new video is a spooky, Gothic symbolic exploration. “Monster Moon” is airy, emotive and taken from Years, the latest LP from Sun June. You can buy vinyl, CD and cassette versions of it from the Keeled Scales Bandcamp page now. Finally the band will be touring with Fruits Bats, Lucy Dacus and Liza Anne, and you can find out where they will be right here.
Freeing and hopeful, it dances in warm breezes like a willow does — untroubled and mesmeric. “Today Sunshine” is stylish psychedelia and the beaming, brand-new single from Austin’s RELICK. It’s available from all major streaming and download platforms now, and you can find it on their Bandcamp page, too.
Lush and lurching, “Is There Anything Else” is the narcotic, creatively-unchained and brand-new single from Austin’s Megafauna. You can stream it and more of their music right now by visiting their Soundcloud page. The track appears on Ghost Coast, their next and fifth LP, one they recorded at the legendary Tiny Telephone Studio. It’s out on May 24th.
Fluid and free-spirited, shaded and soft, “U Ouchea” is the visionary new single from Austin’s Christelle Bofale. The track is taken from Swim Team, her debut EP. Released on May 31st by Father/Daughter Records, you can order CD, digital and cassette editions of it from them now, and it’s available from her Bandcamp page, too.
Its ageless poetry illuminated by neon and heartbreak, “Sit Here & Cry” is the exquisite brand-new single from Helotes, Texas’ wonderful Kathryn Legendre. You can stream the track on Spotify right now, and you can find more of her music on her Bandcamp page, too. Making It Up, her next album, will be released on May 17th.