A showstopper sung with poise on picturesque, cobbled sidestreets, “Don’t Come Around” is the intimate, cool and commanding closing track on Best Love, the new EP from Trondheim, Norway’s Sara Fjeldvær. You can find sundry streaming links for that here, and it’s on Bandcamp, too.
An enchanting tale told with considered, fluid control, “Mannequin” is a deftly written and inviting mystery. The track concludes Theatre, the forthcoming album from Wicklow, Ireland’s Anna Mieke. You’ll find streaming links for this here, while cornflower-blue-vinyl, purple-vinyl, black-vinyl, CD and digital editions of the LP — out on November 5th — can be ordered from Bandcamp now.
It dawns with a flanged and misty jangle which burns away as its meditative inner sun rises and warms. “If You Only Feel It Once” is a melancholic anthem and the towering brand-new single from South London’s Bleach Lab. This is the title track to the EP the band will release on November 4th, but you can stream this one now.
Today living legend Margo Price has unleashed “Change of Heart”, her life-affirming, directly-spoken and blazing brand-new single. Her next album — one recorded at Jonathan Wilson’s Topanga Canyon studio — is entitled Strays, and it’s out on January 13th. You’ll find all sorts of pre-ordering options and formats for it at this link.
Spacious in suspension, “Nocturnal” is a healing energy sent through the ether and the wide-screened new single from Northampton, England-born composer, pianist and singer Fiona Brice. Her And You Know I Care LP is released by the amazing Bella Union on October 21st. You can order vinyl and CD versions of it from them now, while assorted digital links are here.
Vancouver’s excellent White Lung have just announced the bittersweet news that their next record Premonition will be their final one, and you can preview these two scorching tracks from it now. Out courtesy of Domino Recording Co. on December 2nd, you can pre-order orange-crush-vinyl, black-vinyl and CD editions of the album both from their webstore and from Bandcamp today.
Caressed by an ageless, midnight-violet, yé-yé mystery, “Je me laisse tomber” is the luxurious, beguiling brand-new single from Helena Noguerra — a musician and actress from dreamy Brussels, Belgium. Streaming links for this are here, and the release of her Fleurs bleues, noces noires LP is forthcoming.
Its poetic reflections pastoral in dazzling syncopations, “Secret” is the elemental, sumptuous new single from Norwegian singer and songwriter Inger Nordvik. Good news: you’ll find a variety of streaming links for this right here. Meanwhile Hibernation — her next and second LP — is on its way as well.