It’s the weekend before another Hallmark holiday, the end of a week full of freezing sunny days, and a time when we’re just sitting back and wondering where we go from here. These new releases somehow help sort us through the emotional fog, and we’re stoked to share these favorites with you.
Avery Florence teams up with Halifax’s electronic duo Pineo & Loebis to give us the intoxicating single, “Woke Up This Morning”.
For fans of: Portishead, Massive Attack, Thievery Corporation
Young French producer LUCASV blends smooth electronic, neo-soul, chill-trap, jazz and hip-hop in “Reach”.
For fans of: KAYTRANADA, Bonobo, J Dilla, James Blake
“I Saw You Float Away” is the newest release/an upbeat sonic environment from Amina.
For fans of: the Ruby Suns, White Hinterland, Pure Bathing Culture
NYC-based Me Not You share the unpredictable soother, “Everafter”.
For fans of: Starfucker, Phantogram, Glass Animals
Deep Sea Peach Tree‘s “Hypnagogia” is a shimmery single that should never have been forgotten from the band’s first EP.
For fans of: California Carpool, Axxa/Abraxas, Sea Pinks
San Francisco musician Robb Westlund drops the electro-magnetic “Empaths Anonymous”.
For fans of: Holy Ghost!, Neon Indian, Ladyhawke
“Companions” is the last thing we got from AMTRAC, and we’ve since developed new dance moves while waiting for the next one.
For fans of: Alessandro Adriani, Parrish Smith, Ron Morelli
The Gothenburg, Sweden rock-trio Peace on Earth give us their space-rock single “Where We Are”.
For fans of: Ulrika Spacek, Savages, Title Fight
“Radio” from the Brooklyn/Baltimore duo COUPON is too easy-to-love.
For fans of: the Shins, Bombay Bicycle Club, Tokyo Police Club
Icelandic electronic-pop group Vök imagine sci-fi narratives and dreamy escapades through “Breaking Bones”.
For fans of: The Weeknd, Little Dragon, Grimes
No Middle Name share their strangely exhilarating meditative single, “Sax For Melody”.
For fans of: Architecture in Helsinki, the Boy Least Likely to, Peter Bjorn & John
Blackaby, a trio led by multi-instrumentalist William Blackaby, introduce themselves through their cozy single, “My Paula”.
For fans of: Kurt Vile, Deerhunter, Cage the Elephant
Boise, Idaho-based solo artist Hear The Taste shares his own kind of experimental psychedelia with “Lost”.
For fans of: Homeshake, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Walter TV