Joy communicated with depth, “Dance in the Sunshine” is the sunset-toned new track from former Slits member Hollie Cook. Her Dance in the Sunshine / Dub in the Sunshine single was just released by Merge Records. You can find streaming and download links for it right here, and it’s available from her Bandcamp page, too. Via Les inRocks.
Free spirited and rhythmically fluid, “How Far” is the bright and quietly-joyous new single from London- and Glasgow-based band Sacred Paws. The track is taken from their forthcoming LP Run Around The Sun. Out care of the mighty Merge Records, you can pre-order translucent-green-vinyl and CD editions of it from their webstore now.
Lean, live-wired and abuzz with purpose, “Running” is kinetic funk and the hip-shaking new single from Washington, D.C.’s Gauche. The track is taken from their just-announced A People’s History of Gauche LP. Out through Merge Records from July 12th, you can pre-order pink-marbled-vinyl, CD and digital versions of it from their webstore, and it’s available from the band’s Bandcamp page, too.
A deeply-grooved joy, “Wanna Come Down” is the funk-fueled new single from Nigerian musician Eno Williams and her Ibibio Sound Machine. The band release their Doko Mien LP on March 22nd. Out through Merge Records, you can pre-order white-vinyl, black-vinyl and CD versions of it from them now, and it’s available from the band’s Bandcamp page as well.
Next month Punk supergroup Ex Hex release their It’s Real LP, and they’ve just shared the Brandon Herman-directed video for its gritty and churning “Tough Enough”. The album arrives on March 22nd care of Merge Records. You can order magenta-and-blue-swirl-vinyl, black-vinyl, CD and digital versions of it from them now, and it’s available from their Bandcamp page, too.
Arriving along with a rhythmic new essay entitled “Witness” in Oxford American, Durham, North Carolina’s H.C. McEntire has shared a leafy, hymn-like version of Led Zeppelin’s “Houses of the Holy”. You can buy the stand-alone single from her Bandcamp page right now. Additionally you can find white-vinyl, black-vinyl, CD and digital editions of her LIONHEART LP at the Merge Records webstore.
Washington, D.C. feminist collective Gauche have just unleashed “Conspiracy Theories”, their smart, spiky, searing new track. You can buy the single, one reminiscent of vintage fIREHOSE, right now from their Bandcamp page. They will be releasing a full-length LP care of Merge Records later this year.