This weekend selection is influenced by consistent and tough winter days, surfacing realizations and the desire to be as emotive as we can through it all.
Brisbane post-punk outfit Soviet X-Ray Record Club share “Weekend”, a consistently-moving and abrasive noise-pop anthem full of swallowing feedback and driving bass lines.
For fans of: The Horrors, Iceage, Gang of Youths
“Captain Of The Rugby Team” is a fast-paced thrill of a single from Glasgow band Sweaty Palms, whose intention is to create weirder and darker indie. They’ve got it.
For fans of: Girls Names, Lust for Youth, Total Control
Sydney psych pop band the Tambourine Girls release “Can’t Get Inside My Head”, equally straight-forward and addictive.
For fans of: Tame Impala, Mystic Braves, Triptides
“Pink Thoughts” is the debut single from Bay Area dream pop band topographies and full of textures made possible by their soft vocals and hazy instrumentals.
For fans of: DIIV, Ride, the Stone Roses
Close Encounter drop “Lost Time”, a sweet and intricate soundscape worthy enough to build you up to writing lengthy love letters.
For fans of: Wild Nothing, Ultimate Painting, Oxygen
A mysterious new project called Orouni share delicate sounds with “Beyond The Grave”, a single dedicated to the cult tv show, Twin Peaks.
For fans of: Melody’s Echo Chamber, Metric, Stereolab
Praha singer-songwriter and producer Ambedo release “Keep It Together”, a chill wave alternative groover full of layered vocals and edgy percussion.
For fans of: MGMT, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Mild High Club
Flight Facilities is shimmery and retro for all the right reasons. “Need You” is a new electro favorite.
For fans of: Class Actress, Men I Trust, Drama
French musician and producer NASAYA pairs off with LA based singer-songwriter Cheryl to share their upbeat and spacious single “Orange”. This one melts futuristic textures with beautiful analog layers.
For fans of: Toro Y Moi, Metronomy, Shy Luv
Paris-based Hendrix Harris shares a new collaboration with G E N I U S via “BANKWRAPPED”, a catchy single about financial institutions.
For fans of: A$AP Rocky, King Krule, Steve Lacy