Shannon Lay: “Recording 15”

L.A.’s Shannon Lay has just released Live at Zebulon, her first-ever live album, and “Recording 15” — beautifully picked like Nico’s “These Days” and finely focused — can be found thereupon. Containing 13 arresting tracks like this, it’s out care of Sub Pop. You can buy the digital version of it either from their MegaMart or from her Bandcamp page right now.

Shannon Lay: “August”

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.