Features, New Music

Weekend Selection #30

May 19, 2019

This weekend selection spans from contemporary soul to pop sensitive psych, and even to some kind of sci-fi sonic adventure. This time, we know no boundaries.

Read and listen on below.

Young producer Day Bit shares “idc”, a buzzing bedroom pop wonder disguised through a nonchalant atmosphere.

For fans of: Shy Girls, inc., BOYO

The Brighton-based contemporary-soul artist Steven Bamidele just dropped “Lighting Fires”, where he makes fun of the angst of this internet generation while simultaneously admitting his own participation.

For fans of: Still Woozy, Toro y Moi, Steve Lacy

Anonymous Friends bring post punk from Massachusetts, sharing “Bury the Bones” as an atonal introduction full of memorable hooks.

For fans of: Fugazi, Polvo, the Pixies

Super Paradise is a London-via-Milan dream garage project inspired by west coast psychedelia and late night escapades. “6:30” is both gritty and dreamy, allowing listeners how emotive fuzz can be.

For fans of: Thee Oh Sees, Cloud Nothings, the Murlocs

Aaron Taos is a constant creator of infectious alt-pop, and with “Dazed & Amused”, he shares a vulnerable cycle “between unexpected anxiety attacks and coming back down to normalcy”.

For fans of: Mor Mor, Men I Trust, Gus Dapperton

aron joseph russo consistently puts out emotive and tender psych-sensitive pop, and “what are you doing” is no different. This single was inspired by the coming of a new era and working towards better mental health.

For fans of: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Temples, Still Corners

Teal Moss is a new solo project, with “Lewis” as the debut single from his full length album and an imagined conversation with a dear doggo companion.

For fans of: Pinback, Josh Augustin, Andy Shauf

FRYDSTADS MARKISER is a Norwegian one-man band, and with “Skinny Kids”, the solo artist dives into a particular mindset of the rich and powerful men.

For fans of: Parquet Courts, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Fat White Family

Justin Roeland shares an unforgettable single from his new solo album. “In The New Year” is full of shimmering guitars, reverb-washed vocals with a brightly minimal rhythm.

For fans of: Kurt Vile, Cut Worms, Real Estate

LA solo artist Lauren Ruth Ward reveals a departure from her usual process through “Hungry Barber”, an addictive stream of consciousness inspired by chasing one fateful night.

For fans of: Alice Phoebe Lou, Lower Dens,

Code Elektro is a Danish electronic synthwave artist characterized by their dual use of analog and digital synths. “RONSKY BUTTERFLY”

For fans of: Blade Runner, Stranger Things, TRON

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