A subtle, powerful homage to our margins’ heroines, “Magpie” is a cirrus-like swirl of purpose and style and the understanding brand-new single from London’s Fassine. You can stream the track right now on Apple Music. This is taken from the band’s next and third album Forge, one they will release through Trapped Animal and Cargo Records on March 27th.
(N.B.: As tomorrow is Pączki Day and there is much to do, there will be no posts. We will return with new music on Wednesday.)
Its velvet-draped spirit free, “Secrets” is the soul-searching and soaring brand-new single from London’s Jess Chalker. You can stream the track and more of her music now by visiting her Soundcloud page. She’ll be sharing more music between now and the end of the year, when she plans to release her new LP as well.
A sweetly-comforting 60s swing and starlight unite on “Strange Thing”, the smart and satiny brand-new single from Ren Harvieu. The track is taken from her forthcoming Revel In The Drama LP. Released by Bella Union on April 3rd, you can pre-order vinyl and CD versions of it either from them or from her webstore right now.
An arid, chromatic incantation, “Desert Stars” is narcotic mysticism and the entrancing brand-new single from Portland’s Ac Sapphire. You can find streaming and download links for this gem right here, and the track is one of six on the Omni Present EP that she releases on February 28th. You can pre-order CD and digital editions of that right now from her Bandcamp page.
Yesterday Is Gone is the title of the forthcoming album from Toronto’s Dana Gavanski, and its title track — a mesmerizing paisley swirl of Nico-esque melody — can be heard above. The album is released on March 27th. Out through the courtesy of Full Time Hobby, you can pre-order orange-vinyl, black-vinyl and CD versions of the LP both from her webstore and from her Bandcamp page right now.
The songs on Chloe Foy’s just-released EP Callous Copper are each accompanied by a string quartet, and “Never Be The Same Again” is one assured and exquisite example of what you’ll find on it. Streaming and download links for the whole thing can be found right here. Next month she will be touring throughout England with the string section, and you can find out where she’ll be on her website.
Whispered with an arresting brightness and a love for 70s folk, it charms as hearts break. “Sorrow” is the plush and poignant brand-new single from Amsterdam’s Jara Holdert and her new project Lewin. It’s beautiful, you can stream it right now by visiting her Soundcloud page and her debut album will be released this Summer.
Opelika, Alabama’s Sylvia Rose Novak has just kindly shared “Waiting On October”, a pensive amble through memory and her aching latest single. You can stream the track right now by visiting her Soundcloud page. On May 8th she releases Bad Luck, her new LP, but in the meantime you can find all of her previous releases at her webstore.
Today Copenhagen’s Agnes Obel released her Myopia LP, and so, too has she released the new video for its lead track “Camera’s Rolling” — an otherworldly impression. You can order crystal-clear-vinyl, CD and bundled editions of the album now from her webstore. Tonight she begins a massive tour in support of its release, and you can find all of those dates and locations on her website.
Lyrical, plaintive nostalgia, “Bar To Bar” is a wistfully-written short story and the lush and lovely latest single from Cheshire’s Sophie Morgan. You can stream the track right now by visiting her Soundcloud page. Meanwhile Marmalade, her next EP, will be released on March 20th.