Swedish trio A Nighthawk release their debut full-length Ice In The Belly, Fire In The Mind via their own imprint Dead Dandelion Collective, on 26th February. A confident distillation of rhythm, songcraft and texture: signposts to Lykke Li, Susanne Sundfør, Beach House or perhaps a Nordic Cocteau Twins populate the album – giving the songs an eerie,… Read More 100 Songs In 100 Hours: 77 – A Nighthawk
North Collins self-titled debut album is a thoroughly beguiling work of layered orchestral arrangements, pop-folk simplicity, ambient sounds and cinematic textures; finding way to unique tensions and resolutions. The duo is comprised of Celine George and Robert Pycior (O’Death, Skeletonbreath). Listen to a couple of tracks below and order from Bandcamp here.
Our regular weekend collection… this week seven new releases gathered for your edification and listening pleasure. Enjoy. Beach House – Elegy To The Void The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart – Laid (James cover) Soldiers of Fortune – Campus Swagger Coromandelles – New Ordain Palm Honey – Bewitched Sea Pinks – Depth Of Field… Read More Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
After a bit of a gap due to too much life interrupting, we’re back with instalment 6 of Nickel In The Jukebox. Ten new songs, you decide how good they are… Miners – Better Instincts [RIYL: Folk-rock, Lord Huron, The Head And The Heart] Futurekids – White Girl In A Wu-Tang Shirt [RIYL:… Read More Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol 6)
A day late, but surely none the worse for all that, our collection of some of the best tracks from last week. Low – Lies The Mantles – Doorframe Laura Stevenson – Torch Song Lanterns On The Lake – Faultiness Heaters – Gum Drop Nai Harvest – Ain’t That Enough (Teenage Fanclub cover) Alien Hand… Read More Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
Last month we shared the stunning Crease from Thayer Serrano’s forthcoming long player Shaky (out 28th August) and now we have another track from the album for you. Touch My Face is a masterpiece of swirling, atmospheric psych-rock. Stream it below. .
Rhode Rachel records retro-infused psych rock for his solo project Aura Blaze, exploring the catchiness inherent in the music of the ’60s and ’70s while, on the other end of the sonic spectrum, delving into the abstract and avant-garde. Some of his many influences include Tame Impala, The Doors, Goat, Temples, Pink Floyd, Type O Negative, Strawberry… Read More New Video: Aura Blaze – A Glass Of Tears Half Empty
When writing the follow up to 2012’s The Crow Mother and 2013’s The Westering, Wickerbird (aka Blake Cowan) secluded himself in a trailer on Washington’s Mount Rainier and found inspiration in the forest and even recorded some of nature’s own notes, recording them and featuring them on his new album, The Leaf Maker, out September… Read More New Album From Wickerbird
Even if you’re unfamiliar with L.A based Angel Deradoorian’s name, you’re likely familiar with her voice. As the former bassist and vocalist for Dirty Projectors, or as a member of Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks, and she also sang on Flying Lotus’ Siren Song. Her debut LP, The Expanding Flower Planet (out on 21st August via Anticon) reflects a… Read More Mad Mackerel Recommends… Deradoorian
Once more drowning in a sea of new tunes, and so here is another quick and dirty round-up of the first seven to impress… Parts Primitive is the debut album from London-based band Primitive Parts. The band consists of Sauna Youth, Monotony and Male Bonding alumni who first practiced in 2012 after working together in a record… Read More Monday Morning Round Up