Listen, celebrate independence, drift away, relax your mind and feel warmth. “Sugar Baby” is the kind title track from the brand-new four-song EP by Gainesville, Florida’s Olivi, and you can buy it now from Bandcamp.
Lauren Lakis: “Sail Away”
Daughter Language is the name of the new album from Baltimore’s Lauren Lakis, and “Sail Away” is its tidal, grandly-surging new single. You can find links for the track here, and you can pre-order vinyl and cassette editions of the album — one out on January 22nd — at her website.
Kelsey Lu and Yves Tumor have joined considerable talents to forge “let all the poisons that lurk in the mud seep out”, a dark, narcotic spell and their subconsciousness-expanding new single. You can hear it and more of Ms. Lu’s music now on Apple Music.
Kandle: “Christmas Mourn”
Arlo Parks: “Caroline”
Tension releases, humanity gleams and melodies ripple on “Caroline”, the brand-new single from London’s Arlo Parks. Collapsed In Sunbeams, her debut LP, will be released on January 29th, and you can buy cassette, CD and vinyl editions of it from her website or Rough Trade now.
Cuushe: “Not To Blame”
This Friday, December 19th, Detroit’s The Kelly Jean Caldwell Band release their Birdie LP, but you can fall under the spell of its hypnotic, chromatic track “Meatloaf” right now. Both vinyl and digital versions of the album can be found on her Bandcamp page.
Madisyn Whajne: “Killing Desire”
Toronto’s Madisyn Whajne is a member of the Whitefish River First Nation, and “Killing Desire” with its surging, chiming retro-charm is taken from her brand-new LP Save Our Hearts. You can buy digital and vinyl editions of it now from her Bandcamp page.
Blumi: “Blumi the Darkness”
Parisian musician Emma Broughton, a.k.a. Blumi, will be releasing her debut-solo EP I know about you in the Spring, and from it you can hear its “Blumi the darkness” — a hushed and tender revelation — above. The track is up on her Bandcamp page now. Via Les inRocks.