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.
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.
Cheerful and calming, “Bernadette” is the sweet and charming brand-new single from Minneapolis, Minnesota’s Reina del Cid. You can stream the track and keep up with her new releases by subscribing to her YouTube channel. The track will appear on Morse Code, the LP she releases on October 4th. You can buy physical copies of her previous releases now from her webstore.
Alana Henderson is a cellist, singer and songwriter from Belfast, Northern Ireland, and “Museum” is her literate, mystic and lyrical new single. This is the title track to her next and second EP, one she will release later this year. In the meantime you can find links to this track and all of her previous releases by visiting her website.
Transfixing poetics animate a pastoral adventure on “Beauty”, the angled, quietly-theatrical and aptly-titled brand-new single from Vermont’s Ruth Garbus. The track is taken from Kleinmeister, the album she releases through Orindal on August 30th. You can pre-order opaque-natural-vinyl, black-vinyl, CD and digital versions of it both from them and from her Bandcamp page now.
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.
Panoramic and intimate, its expansive landscapes ring with classic folk and raw-edged rock as its story strides with assurance towards an inevitable reckoning. “White Bones” is an ageless, mystic, memento mori and the haunting new single from London’s Lizzy O’Connor. You can buy the track from her Bandcamp page now, and proceeds from it will be given to death-awareness charities Death Cafe and Dying Matters.
An afterimage that repeats, pulsing magically, “Strash” is the adventurous, affecting and brand-new single from Vermont’s Ruth Garbus. This will appear on Kleinmeister, her forthcoming LP. Released by Orindal on August 30th, you can pre-order opaque-vinyl, black-vinyl, opaque-and-black-transition-vinyl, CD and digital versions of it from them now. You can also find her previous releases on her Bandcamp page.