Weekend Selection #24

Colette Pomerleau / September 29, 2018

This weekend selection is specifically meant for extended moments in bed. Whether you’re conjuring imagery for future wild west dreams or wanting something so much smoother, it’s here. We’re here.

Read and listen on below.

LA- based CLAWS AI caught our ears immediately. “Tay” begins with a provoking introduction and extends its energy through soaring vocals over distortion-laden guitar parts.

For fans of: Preoccupations, Nothing, Moaning

The Victoria-based 4-piece Fever Feel create easy-to-love rock anthems, and this goes for their latest release, “Lose Your Mind”. Its 1970’s atmosphere is still emotionally dynamic for modern times.

For fans of: the Strokes, Pond, the Kooks

“Driftwood” is a memorable sultry release from desert-psych rockers Vanderocker. 

For fans of: LA Witch, Vivian Girls, Holy Wave

Birmingham quintet Sunshine Frisbee Laserbeam recently shared “All The Way Over The Edge (Bros Don’t Talk About Anything)”, an energetic, sometimes crushing, always jerking adventure.

For fans of: No Age, Cloud Nothings, Los Compesinos!

Comic-book indie band Oh Lois shares their latest, “Psych On The Beach (Or Life On Wheels & The Mysteries Of Drinking)”, a dreamy way to tell a particular story.

For fans of: Grandaddy, STRFKR, Passion Pit

Pekoe Cat is Belleville, Ontario-based multi-instrumentalist/producer Kyle Woolven. The talented bedroom artist shares “Door Knockers”, a full-feeling contemporary psychedelic wonder.

For fans of: Melody’s Echo Chamber, Dungen, Fenster

Weird pop band Teenage Wedding started in Victoria to express the psychedelia of boredom. “Wow! Signal” is a playful introduction to the band for anyone who’s a sucker for lo-fi pop.

For fans of: Tokyo Police Club, Modest Mouse, Sonic Youth

Evan Wright has a distinct way of calming things down and with “Comeback”, listeners are destined to take an imaginary ride through hazy small towns full of warm, monochromatic shades.

For fans of: Cut Worms, Chris Cohen, Andy Shauf

Melbourne-based artist Aaron Joseph Russo records minimally in his garage, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. “Upbeat” is a vulnerable, unconventionally soulful heart-wrencher.

For fans of: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Happy Dagger, Connan Mockasin

Comfortably nostalgic, “Sayonara” is the new single from Brooklyn-based pop artist Unknown Caller, where the self-proclaimed bedroom artist truly embraces change.

For fans of: Wild Nothing, Better Person, Craft Spells

Prolific solo artist Sarah P. shares “Millennial Girl”as a commentary to “our society’s’ obsession with perfection, as well as to the lavish online lives many lead”. This one’s meant to pay close attention to.

For fans of: Cocteau Twins, Sea Bed, ionnalee

International artist Black exists to give the listeners a “cosmic, out of earth experience”. “Goodbye, Monster”, the single symbolizes the inner journey of a man going through enlightenment via hazy extra terrestrial melodies.

For fans of: Grizzly Bear, Girls, Dirty Beaches

Language Arts shares a remix of “Luckiness”, a release that immediately turns to an alluring dark corner.

For fans of: Burial, Boards of Canada, Flying Lotus

Stockholm duo and longtime friends lennixx drop “traded up.”, an eye-opening r&b flooded-pop number with a relatable narrative.

For fans of: Svea, Jung, Molly Hammar

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