Props to I Guess I’m Floating for turning my attention to this absolute gem of track by Orlando, Florida outfit Saskatchewan. Possession is their brand new single and it’s taken from their forthcoming debut album, Occasion. There’s shades of Blood Orange and Twin Shadow all over this dreamy little number and I’m seriously digging its really chill vibes too. Check it out, I think you’ll like it too.
Friends Of Friends latest signing Evenings is back with another dreamy instrumental taken from his forthcoming new LP, Yore.
Kid CuDi’s new album, Indicud, drops on April 23 through G.O.O.D. Music and Universal. Here’s the official artwork and tracklisting. The album will feature Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Father John Misty, Haim, RZA and er, Michael Bolton.
1. The Resurrection Of Scott Mescudi
3. Just What I Am Feat. King Chip
4. Young Lady
5. King Wizard
7. Solo Dolo Part II Feat. Kendrick Lamar
8. Girls Feat. Too Short
9. New York City Rage Fest
10. Red Eye
11. Mad Solar
14. Burn Baby Burn
15. Lord Of The Sad And Lonely
16. Cold Blooded
17. Afterwards (Bring Yo Friends)
18. The Flight Of The Moon Man
Young Galaxy’s new album Ultramarine is really shaping up to be one of finest albums of 2013. Having already shared the fantastic singles Pretty Boy and Fall For You, they’ve just released the albums third single New Summer, and it’s another absolute gem. I’ve lost track of the amount of times I’ve played Pretty Boy since it was released and now Young Galaxy have me swooning for them once more with their latest treat. I’ve been a fan of Young Galaxy ever since Uncut Magazine put Swing Your Heartache on a mix cd back in 2006 and I honestly believe New Summer could be the best thing they’ve ever recorded. Uplifting, romantic and infectious, it’s just another golden release.
Ultramarine is out April 23 on Paper Bag Records.
f y f e will release his highly anticipated debut EP, Solace, on April 7. You can pre-order it here through iTunes. The Londoner continues to blow me away with every beautifully understated release, particularly St. Tropez and his latest offering Lies. Lies is another endearing track from somewhat mysterious musician (David’s Lyre) and you better believe I have that EP pre-ordered! Check it out.
Makes sure you grab your copy of Solace with the link provided, and if you haven’t discovered f y f e yet then introduce yourself below.
Majical Cloudz unsurprisingly turned quite a few heads at this years SXSW, with their deeply intense live performances. Last December, Devon Welsh dropped one of my favourite releases of the year with his Turns Turns Turns EP, a dark yet strangely uplifting release that focused primarily on aspects of love, death and loss.
Having recently signed with Matador Records, Majical Cloudz will release their debut full-length album Impersonator on May 17. The first single from that album is another brooding and hypnotic track entitled Childhood’s End. The stripped back instrumentals and ominous strings create a strikingly barren atmosphere that allow Welsh’s vocals to become even more powerful. Stream and download below.
There’s similarities to Purity Ring all over this track by promising Ontario-based newcomers, G(h)OST, and I’m really liking it. Fugitives is comparable to a Purity Ring or CHVRCHES track, but its tempo is a lot slower and it’s slightly more chill. Liv Peloso’s vocals sound great throughout and Alexander Hart’s production is very, very tight. I reckon we’ll be hearing a lot more from these guys soon. Dig in.
Portland-based punk rockers The Thermals have released the self-directed video for their upcoming album opener, Born To Kill. The track’s taken from the groups forthcoming new LP, Desperate Ground, which arrives April 16 through Saddle Creek Records. Clocking in at just under two minutes long, Born To Kill is a fast paced blast of guitar driven punk-rock and the more you listen to it the catchier it becomes.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs have shared the official video for their awesome new single Sacrilege. The single is taken from their forthcoming new album, Mosquito, which drops April 16 through Interscope Records. The video features British model Lily Cole and was produced by Megaforce
Nashville chamber pop outfit Mind Not The Timid have a really great new single out at the moment called Flood, that’s well worth a listen. The track is loaded with enjoyable harmonies and big choruses, and it’s just a great piece of indie-rock that feels like a folkier version of what you’d hear on Funeral by Arcade Fire. A very solid release.
The band are set to release their debut album Beacon later this year, and Flood is available now at Bandcamp.