Flock Of Dimes, aka Jenn Wasner (WyeOak, Dungeonesse), shares the first track, “Semaphore,” off of her debut full-length album, If You See Me, Say Yes, released September23rd on Partisan Records. This track is the first glimpse of a record that is the culmination of Wasner’s many years of work crafting her distinct blend of electro-acoustic pop music – forward thinking, emotionally resonant, and stylistically unparalleled.
After being pigeonholed as a lonely folk singer, Angel Olsen has reinvented herself as a rock ‘n roller in a tinsel wig. It’s not her first transformation nor will it be her last.”Shut Up Kiss Me” from Ms. Olsen’s latest album “My Woman”, features some of her most snide singing, and the guitar work is almost sleazy, and its grabbed us. It’s may only be rock ‘n roll, but we love it.
L.A. garage rock gurus Allah-Las combine the harmonies and hooks of the British Invasion with the atmosphere of a West Coast psychedelic band. Their highly anticipated third studio album, Calico Review, recorded using the same board on which The Beach Boys recorded Pet Sounds, will hit record store shelves September 9 via Mexican Summer. Check out their new single, “Could Be You”
Louisville’s seven member rock symphony In Lightning is set to release their new album “In Joy”, and 91.9 WFPK Presents In Lightning Album Release Show at Headliners Music HallFriday, August 26th. As the band’s bassist and composer Ben Short says, “The record has moments of tension, angst, or melancholy, for the purpose of highlighting those magical musical moments that are energizing or inspiring! All in all, we are making fun, lively, positive sounding music.” Check out one of the album’s tracks: “Turn It Wild”.
“Umpqua Rushing“, is the first single from Portland, Oregon-based sextetBlind Pilot‘s new album “And Then Like Lions”. The track deals directly with the end of frontman Israel Nebeker‘s relationship with his then girlfriend. It’s inspired by memories of them visiting the Umpqua River. The tune connects images of a forest fire to the destruction and new beginning found in love’s wake.
BADABADNOTGOOD is the talented young quartet who took the music world by storm with their 2014 LP, III, a brash yet refined record of angular jazz improvisations, lush ballads, kraut rock, & futuristic hip-hop tinged rhythms. That release led to a couple years of touring the world & collaborating with some of the best and brightest artists around the globe. The boys are back with the new album IV, their most impressive and highly anticipated project yet. Check out the track “Time Moves Slow” featuring the haunting vocals from guest Sam Herring of Future Islands.