Panda Bear and Sonic Boom have released a short film documenting the recording of Panda Bear’s most recent album, Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper. The 15-minute mini-documentary was directed by Sam Fleischner, and filmed in Lisbon.
Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper, the fifth studio album from Noah Lennox, is available now on Domino Records.
San Diego-based musician Nick Leng releases his three-track EP Tunnels And Planes on January 30 via MrSuicidesheep. Listen to his chill new track Inside Your Mind, which features Carmody‘s dreamy vocals.
Barcelona punk quartet MOURN will release their self-titled debut LP on February 17 through Captured Tracks.
Baltimore collective Lower Dens return this Spring with their third studio album, Escape From Evil, the follow-up to 2012′s Nootropics. The album was produced by the band’s Jana Hunter alongside Chris Coady, and will be released on March 31 through Ribbon Music.
According to a press release, Escape From Evil sees Hunter take center stage propelling the band to emerge: creating a cinematic and tonally rich work. The album is bold, defined and more assertive than anything they’ve done before.
Escape From Evil Tracklist:
01. Sucker’s Shangri-La
03. To Die in L.A.
04. Quo Vadis
05. Your Heart Still Beating
06. Electric Current
07. I Am the Earth
08. Non Grata
10. Société Anonyme
Vancouver-based producer Christopher Smith, aka Dralms, has unveiled the Ewan Jones Morris-directed video for Crushed Pleats. The single will be released in March via Full Time Hobby.
Melbourne singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett will release her eagerly-awaited debut album Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit on March 24 through Mom + Pop Records. The album follows Barnett’s excellent 2013 effort, The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas, and was recorded at Melbourne’s Head Gap Studio accompanied by her band.
Pedestrian at Best, the first single from the record, was released today with an equally brilliant accompanying video directed by Charlie Ford. Watch below.
Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit is out March 24 on Mom + Pop Records. Pre-order it here.
Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit Tracklist:
01. Elevator Operator
02. Pedestrian at Best
03. An Illustration of Loneliness (Sleepless in NY)
04. Small Poppies
06. Aqua Profunda!
07. Dead Fox
08. Nobody Really Cares if You Don’t Go to the Party
09. Debbie Downer
10. Kim’s Caravan
11. Boxing Day Blues
Edmonton songwriters, and longtime collaborators, Jessica Jalbert and Renny Wilson have started a new project by the name of Faith Healer. Their upcoming debut release, Cosmic Troubles, will be released on March 31 via Mint Records. Listen to their warm and melodic new offering Again below.
Pre-order Cosmic Troubles here.
After returning to Warp Records in 2014 with his widely-praised self-titled LP, UK producer Clark has started off the new year with the release of a free EP, entitled Winter Boots (Part 1).
The EP features three new songs which feature samples from the Supremes/Temptations’ track I’m Gonna Make You Love Me and Watch The Thrones‘ No Church In The Wild.
On April 7, Los Angeles producer Shlohmo, aka Henry Laufer, will release his sophomore album Dark Red. The 11-track album follows his 2011 effort Bad Vibes and acts as his first LP for True Panther Records.
True Panther describe the record as “an uncanny marriage of his ever-evolving, richly textured sound with shades of ’90s IDM, R&B, cassette-tape Jungle, and, in an unexpected turn, sludge metal.”
Dark Red drops April 7 via True Panther/WeDidIt. Listen to his murky new cut Buried down below.
Up and coming 21-year-old Danish producer Patrick Madsen, aka Sekuoia, drops his Reset Heart EP on March 2. Check out his expansive and beautifully constructed new track Somewhere down below.