Beaming confidence and radiant with classic-Indie melodies, “Turtle Taxi” is the kind and generous brand-new single from London’s Suggested Friends. It’s the title track from their forthcoming and second LP, which is out from October 4th. Available on CD and vinyl, fans in the U.K. can order it from Fika Recordings, while HHBTM will release it in the U.S.
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.
Setting pulses to race, “Traumantic” is the sharply-spindled, dramatic and subtly-heavy title track to the forthcoming LP from Troy, New York’s Candy Ambulance. Out from September 13th, the album was recorded with Replacements legend Tommy Stinson. You can pre-order the digital version of it along with their previous releases now from the band’s Bandcamp page.
Baby’s Gold Death Stadium is the intriguing name of the forthcoming album from Brooklyn’s Desert Sharks, and above you can hear its heart-pounding, classic-sounding lead track “Sorceress”. The album arrives on September 27th. You can pre-order gold-vinyl versions of it and download this track right now from their Bandcamp page.
(Note: The Autumn Roses will be taking a short break, and we will be back with new music on Thursday, August 15th)
A sparking, intense confrontation, “Worthy Girl” is the muscled and monumental new single from L.A.’s Kills Birds. The track is taken from their forthcoming, self-titled and debut LP. That will be released by KRO Records on September 20th, but you can download their previous single “Ow” from the label’s Bandcamp page now.
Distortion unleashed menaces and flows as emotions roil, undulating with a smoking immediacy. “Cheap Kind” is the elemental and electrifying new single from Brooklyn’s Kira Metcalf. You can find assorted streaming and download links for this right here, and it’s available from her Bandcamp page, too.
A woozy and wild ode to Terrence McKenna, “Dream Cleaver” is razored psychedelia and the communal, hazed new single from L.A.’s Death Valley Girls. The track receives its official release care of Suicide Squeeze Records this Friday, August 9th. You can order it either from them or from the band’s Bandcamp page right now, and you can find dates and locations for their massive upcoming tour right here.
Sensibly Oakland’s wonderful Colleen Green has covered Blink-182’s Dude Ranch LP in its entirety and entirely with a bass. You can hear her intimate version of “Dammit” above, and it’s great. You can buy green-cassette versions of it both from Burger Records and her webstore, and the digital copy is available from her Bandcamp page.
Perfect Love Song is the name of the next album from Seattle’s Lisa Prank, and above you can hear the hard-charging, irresistible “Rodeo”. The LP is released by Father/Daughter Records on October 4th. You can pre-order white-vinyl, CD, digital and bundled editions of it right now from Ms. Edwards’ Bandcamp page. Via Stereogum.
Tough and tuneful, exuberant and edgy, “Nowhere Fast” is the torrid new single from New York City’s Baby Shakes. This is taken from their forthcoming Cause a Scene LP, one they release on September 20th. You can pre-order the digital version of it now from their Bandcamp page, where you can download this track, too.