Louise Burns: “Clowns”

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Portraits is the title of the forthcoming LP from Vancouver’s Louise Burns, and she’s just unveiled its piercing, silvery and starry “Clowns”. Out courtesy of her hometown’s Light Organ Records, it’s the second taste of that album, which she’ll release on November 8th. In the meantime you can find her previous releases at the label’s webstore, and her Mellow Drama LP is available from her Bandcamp page.

Cristina Quesada and Red Sleeping Beauty: “Chicas De Madrid”

Cristina Quesada is a musician and children’s literature researcher who shares her time between Göteborg and Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands. She has collaborated with Stockholm’s Red Sleeping Beauty to release a double-A-side single, and you can hear the sleek and stellar “Chicas De Madrid” above. Out today, you can download Chicas De Madrid / Love At Third Sight from Bandcamp right now, and you can hear it on Soundcloud, too.

BELLFLOWER: “Upside Down”

BELLFLOWER is a musical collective founded by Montréal’s Em Pompa, and “Upside Down” is a spiked symphony and their wide-angled new single. This is the title track to their forthcoming and third LP, one they release on September 20th. You can pre-order the digital version of it and find more of their music now on their Bandcamp page.

Tacocat: “Crystal Ball”

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Photo by Helen Moga

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.

Emergency Tiara: “Do Not Disturb”

Photo by Lisa Richov

Bright with mystery, its rays of vintage light point towards the future — fluid and colorful as they blaze. “Do Not Disturb” is the smooth, stylish and brand-new single from Emergency Tiara, the solo-musical project of New York City’s Juri Jinnai. You can stream this and so much more of her music now by visiting her Soundcloud page. Meanwhile her debut LP Unsophisticated Circus will be released on September 13th.