This weekend selection comes before we intend on raging through the next few days. These singles are unpredictable and unsteady in their own respect but exactly what we need.
Read and listen on below.
New Jersey trio the Skullers share a taste of bluesy rock via “Pressure Face” and bring back melody-focused alternative. Don’t mistaken the radio-friendly vibe for pure sweetness. The young musicians are just doing grit their own way.
For fans of: Rooney, Weezer, Coconut Records
Leather Girls join in on Austin, Texas’ healthy crowd of garage rockers and offer along “Card Catalog”. The teasing intro and psyched out vocals pull on our heartstrings at just the right pressure.
For fans of: Holy Wave, Cool Ghouls, Ringo Deathstarr
Lilliana Wilde found inspiration from ancient Greek mythology of Sirens for her new single “Siren Song”. Dangerous muses inspire this infectious shimmering pop jam, with Wilde’s own vocals leading us into daydreams.
For fans of: Grimes, Sky Ferreira, Charli XCX
The frontman of Leeds-based quintet AUTOBAHN says “Future” is about “looking forward and supporting one another through darker times.” This one is surprisingly upbeat, and we know synthwave will definitely help us along the way.
For fans of: Human League, Gary Numan, Interpol
Daniel Dombrowsky is a composer who structured the five pieces on his latest EP to represent the stages between “waiting to join the living and leaving the world.” “We Wait” takes part in this, creating an important narrative through stirring instrumentals.
For fans of: Air, Zero 7, Télépopmusik
Polish artist E F I E L shares “wieczna zima”, an eerie lullaby of distant cooing that builds into a peculiar cosmic anthem.
For fans of: Thom Yorke, Portishead, Björk
The “fuzz obsessive Swede” Linn Koch-Emmery releases her latest single, “Under the Sun”, one that she calls the “most evil break-up song ever written.” This one sounds real warm until you listen up to what the songwriter’s singing.
For fans of: Courtney Barnett, Grass Widow, Angel Olsen
More from Austin, Texas: the babes of Days Away release their smooth single “PWMH”, complete with dripping synth melodies and seductive guitar solos. We’re all in.
For fans of: Toro Y Moi, Washed Out, Neon Indian
Seeing Hands is a dream pop three piece from Newcastle, UK who unleashed “Take Me Back”. This charming four minute sonic ride moves over wavering layers of guitar melodies and shoegaze melodies.
For fans of: Craft Spells, DIIV, Real Estate
Mysterious duo Darci drops the leveled out and sharp R&B single “Life”. Find yourself a chair so you can slowly ease back on this one.
For fans of: Drake, Childish Gambino, the Internet