Lydia Ainsworth (Photo by Zoe Koke)
“Cake,” the new single from singer, songwriter and producer Lydia Ainsworth’s forthcoming album Sparkles & Debris, is out today with an accompanying video directed by Takeshi Suga and shot in Tokyo before the start of the pandemic.
The album, which follows 2019’s acclaimed Phantom Forest and blends live drums, guitars and bass with Ainsworth’s signature vast electronic landscapes, is due May 21 via Zombie Cat Records.
CHVRCHES (Photo by Sebastian Mlynarski and Kevin J Thomson)
CHVRCHES have released their long awaited new single “He Said She Said,” available to stream and download via Glassnote Records. Recorded almost entirely remotely on two different sides of the Atlantic, the song arrives three years on from CHVRCHES’ acclaimed third album Love Is Dead.
Lucy Dacus (Photo by Ebru Yildiz)
Lucy Dacus announces her third album, Home Video, out June 25 on Matador, and releases lead single/video, “Hot & Heavy.”
Eli Lev (Photo courtesy Rebel Coast Media)
Singer/songwriter Eli Lev announces the release of his highly anticipated final installment to the Four Directions project — True North on June 25. Listen to the first single “I Wanna Tell You” now.
Aly & AJ (Photo by Amanda Charchian)
Aly & AJ’s super anticipated new album, A Touch of the Beat Gets You Up on Your Feet Gets You Out and Then into the Sun, is dropping May 7 and recently they released the latest track off it, “Symptom of Your Touch.”
HAERTS (Photo by B.Asch)
German-born, New York-based duo HAERTS (Nini Fabi and Benny Gebert) open up another chapter from their upcoming third album Dream Nation (out May 21st via Anti-Fragile Records).
One could detect the usual comparisons to Fleetwood Mac or First Aid Kid in the fourth song “Why Only You” while making way for additional influences such as Portishead and Lamb.
Yelle (Photo by Jerome Lobato)
Have you ever just put on an all-black outfit and stayed out as late as possible? That’s what the new single “Noir” from YELLE is giving us.
It’s moody. It’s fashion. It’s attitude.
Talk Show Host (Photo by Amanda Fotes)
What’s the internet for if not to watch cat videos? Well, Parklife has the best cat video for your eyes in a while!
You see, Toronto power-pop punk trio Talk Show Host release Mid-Century Modern, their debut full-length, on June via Wiretap Records & Disconnect Disconnect Records. And the lead single, “Blood In The Sand,” is streaming everywhere, along with a new music video, which features Mila the cat.
Angel Olsen (Photo by Kylie Coutts)
Angel Olsen announces Song of the Lark and Other Far Memories, a box set featuring All Mirrors and Whole New Mess, plus a bonus LP titled Far Memory, and a 40-page book collection, out May 7 on Jagjaguwar.
In conjunction with the announcement, she presents “It’s Every Season (Whole New Mess).”
Garbage (Flyer courtesy Sacks & Co.)
Garbage will share their seventh studio album No Gods No Masters on June 11 via Stunvolume/Infectious Music.
The record’s debut single “The Men Who Rule the World” and its accompanying mixed media video — created by Chilean film director, animator, and painter Javi.MiAmor — are out now.