Placid as it pops in liquid rhythms, “Charmed” is the crisp, controlled and quietly-cool brand-new single from Athenian musician Σtella. Out care of the titans at Sub Pop, you can find streaming links for it here, while a full-length from her is set to arrive later this year.
A skittering, serrated confrontation, “Cannibal Capital” burns with a relentless creative energy, and it’s the hard-hitting, tuneful brand-new single from New York City’s Guerilla Toss. The track is taken from their forthcoming LP Famously Alive, which they’ll release on March 25th. You can pre-order colored-vinyl, cassette, CD and digital versions of it either from Sub Pop or from Bandcamp today.
Arriving with a De Stijl-inspired video, “Hotline” hums sonorously with vintage vibrations. It’s the charming brand-new single from Lael Neale, it’s out on Sub Pop, and you can find streaming links for it right here. Beginning today she’ll be giving personalized psychic readings by phone, and you can call 001-858-224-3129 for yours.
Originally from São Paulo, Naima Bock now lives in London, and “30 Degrees” is her cosmopolitan, pleasingly-paced and colorfully-cadenced new and debut single. Out through Sub Pop, you can find links for this right here. On December 7th she releases the 30 Degrees w/ Berimbau single, and you can pre-order that either from the MegaMart or from Bandcamp. Meanwhile, she’ll release a full-length album next year. Via TLOBF.
Understated but as strong as iron, it’s made, sung and played with respect, toughness and a tangible, resonating love. Toronto’s Bria has covered Waylon’s eternal “Dreaming My Dreams With You”, it sounds incredible, and it’s taken from the forthcoming Cuntry Covers Vol. 1 EP. Out from September 24th, you can pre-order vinyl, CD, cassette and digital editions of it both from Bandcamp and Sub Pop right now.
Listening to Elliott Smith suspends time, and his music is a salve soaked in sorrow that heals, and hurts, and haunts. Marika Hackman has chosen his “Between The Bars” along with nine other modern classics for her just-released album Covers, and you can hear her sing it like a hymn above. That album is available now from Bandcamp.