Credit: Pierre Voisin
This weekend selection sonically illustrates how we feel in the thick of some kind of strange summer: fleeting flirtations, impulsive choices and sleep deprivation due to long, warm nights.
Read on and listen below.
Leipzig surf project, the Leonites roll a new wave through with their ominously playful single “from moscow to maui”.
For fans of: Man or Astro-man?, Dick Dale, La Luz
Atlanta’s Gringo Star recently dropped a live album and on it features this infectious version of “Shadow”, where you can imagine you’re part of that frenzied and sweaty audience.
For fans of: the Growlers, Black Angels, Black Lips
Portland-based musician and producer Michael Tenzer, the artist behind Soft Lashes shares their lo-fi dream of a release “Silk Decay”. Pensive vocals creep under weaving, nostalgic melodies.
For fans of: CASTLEBEAT, Beach Fossils, DIIV
Artpop Austinites Indigo Bunting wrote the catchiest song to be inspired by the Scientology mythos, but as the title suggests, “I Don’t Mind”.
For fans of: Frankie Rose, Veronica Falls, Teenage Fanclub
Husband and wife duo Leopard Tuesday share their first release “Dog Door”, an eerie offering destined to be played on repeat where reverb washes perfectly over wistful vocal melodies.
For fans of: Indigo Waves, Blouse, Hibou
Part Time just dropped a new banger featuring a sultry sax line, with “Lies in the Eyes of Love” filling that new wave void felt since summer solstice.
For fans of: Ariel Pink, John Maus, Puro Instinct
Black Marble’s “One Eye Open” takes us back to their first iconic release in 2012, A Different Arrangement. This one glistens in a distinct way, especially through its nostalgic touches.
For fans of: Soft Kill, Cold Showers, Velvet Condom