“SØN” is the plush and propulsive brand-new single from Oslo, Norway’s Anne Lise Frøkedal and her expanded Frøkedal & Familien project. You can find streaming and download links for this one right here. Meanwhile her new album Flora will be released on May 14th, and it will include a lyric book illustrated by the legendary Robyn Hitchcock. You can pre-order vinyl and CD versions of that from Bandcamp now.
New Orleans, Louisiana’s Dawn Richard has announced the release of her new album Second Line, and “Bussifame”, its latest single, is a modernist homage that bursts with sleek style and soul-stirring imagination. Out from April 30th, you can pre-order white-vinyl, black-vinyl, CD and digital editions of it both from Merge Records and Bandcamp right now.
Originally from the Scottish Highlands, Leeds-based Josephine Sillars has just today revealed her new single “California” — a shimmer with depth and a poetic protest. You can find links to this track, all of her previous releases and the various anti-racism initiatives she supports by following this link.
Loose and free-spirited, “Nature’s Way” is the charming and personable brand-new single from L.A.’s Johanna Samuels. The track is taken from Excelsior!, the LP she releases through Mama Bird Recording Co. on May 14th. You can pre-order red-wine-smooch-vinyl, black-vinyl and CD versions of it from Bandcamp now.
Thoughtfully ambling, “Waking the Dreaming Body” is the gently-expressive title track to the forthcoming LP from Tucson’s Karima Walker. Out from February 26th, you can pre-order caliche-clay-colored-vinyl and black-vinyl editions of it from Keeled Scales and CD or cassette versions from her Bandcamp page.
Organized by Francis Lung, Everybody Cares was an online fundraiser that supported the LGBTQ+ charities AKT, The Audre Lorde Project and GIRES. Just today its accompanying compilation was released, and you can hear the incomparable Marissa Nadler’s hymnal take on “Pitseleh” above. The whole thing is available on Bandcamp.