Song of the Day: “Corner of My Sky” by Kelly Lee Owens featuring John Cale

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Kelly Lee Owens (Photo by Kim Hiorthøy)

Producer/musician Kelly Lee Owens collaborates with John Cale on a foreboding new single, “Corner Of My Sky” (feat. John Cale), from her forthcoming album Inner Song, out Aug. 28 on Smalltown Supersound.

The two Welsh artists first met in London while working on a song for John, which prompted a future collaboration for Inner Song. In “Corner Of My Sky,” Cale sings in both English and Welsh over Owens’ droning, psychedelic lullaby. The track follows a string of previously released singles and videos — “On,” “Night,” and “Melt!”

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Song of the Day: “Whole New Mess” by Angel Olsen

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Angel Olsen (Photo by Cameron McCool)

Angel Olsen releases Whole New Mess, a new album to be released on Aug. 28 via Jagjaguwar. A super intimate and vulnerable emotional portrait that shows her grappling with a period of personal tumult, Whole New Mess presents Angel working through her open wounds and raw nerves with just a few guitars and some microphones, isolated in a century-old church in the Pacific Northwest.

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Song of the Day: “Biting My Tongue” by The Veronicas

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The Veronicas (Photo by Mateusz Sitek)

The Veronicas reveal a new side of their artistry with the video for their latest single “Biting My Tongue,” which was written and directed by Jess and Lisa Origliasso.

The cinematic video is the directorial debut for the pair and was filmed in England prior to the COVID-19 outbreak. It stars Jess and Lisa alongside actor/model/musician twins Bud and Aidan Brennan Williams and follows the story of feuding families and a star crossed relationship.

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Song of the Day: “Underneath” by Gracie and Rachel

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Gracie and Rachel (Photo by Tonje Thilesen)

Gracie and Rachel announce their hotly anticipated sophomore album Hello Weakness, You Make Me Strong, a cathartic near-psychological sonic exploration through the mind that will be released September 18th via Ani DiFranco’s Righteous Babe Records.

The alchemic pairing of keyboardist-vocalist Gracie Coates and violinist Rachel Ruggles celebrate the announcement with the release of the compelling visual companion to album cut, “Underneath.”

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Song of the Day: “Sledgehammer” by Kid Bloom

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Kid Bloom (Photo courtesy of Island Records)

Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumental­ist Kid Bloom releases new track “Sledgehammer,” along with news of his upcoming EP, due out Aug. 7 via Electric Feel/ Island Records. “Sledgehammer” conjures a “dreamy quality” as it nods to ’70s pop love songs.

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