Preoccupations (the band formerly known as Viet Cong) have shared the second single off their forthcoming self-titled sophomore LP, Preoccupations. Last month, the band announced the new album with the release of the video for album opener Anxiety, which you can view here. Preoccupations is out September 16 on Jagjaguwar. Pre-order here.
Written and directed by Angel Olsen. My Woman is out September 2 on Jagjaguwar.
Preoccupations (the band formerly known as Viet Cong) have shared the first single and opening track off their forthcoming self-titled sophomore LP, Preoccupations. The black-and-white video for new single Anxiety was directed by David Yoonha Park who they have collaborated with on previously. It was shot mostly in Ymir British Columbia and is based around… Read more »
Angel Olsen has announced her forthcoming new record My Woman will be released on September 2 via Jagjaguwar. It’s Olsen’s first since the release of her last record, 2014’s Burn Your Fire for No Witness. In a press release, Angel Olsen says the album addresses themes surrounding “the complicated mess of being a woman. …… Read more »
Moonface, the project of Wolf Parade’s Spencer Krug, has joined up with Finish band Siinai once again for a new album titled My Best Human Face. The forthcoming album follow’s their previous collaborative album, 2012’s Heartbreaking Bravery, and will be released on June 3 through Jagjaguwar. This week they previewed another song from the album,… Read more »
Taken from their excellent self-titled debut, Viet Cong drop the Yoonha Park-directed video for Bunker Buster. Yoonha Park gives the song a grainy, sci-fi treatment, taking influences from the likes of Wong Kar-Wai, Philip K. Dick, and Lars von Trier in his video for the song. Viet Cong is available now through Jagjaguwar.
Taken from her forthcoming debut album All Around Us, Seattle-based singer-songwriter Briana Marela shares the beautiful Take Care Of Me. The record was made in Iceland alongside Sigur Rós & Jónsi-affiliated musician and producer Alex Somers. Following the previous album track Surrender, Take Care Of Me is a delicate and thought-provoking array of twinkling instrumentals,… Read more »
Small Black today returned with their first offering of new music since 2013’s Limits Of Desire. The group’s third full-length release is titled Best Blues, and is set to be released on October 16 via Jagjaguwar. The 10-track effort was written and recorded at their Brooklyn home studio, and was mixed by Nicholas Vernhes who’s… Read more »
Sharon Van Etten has shared another new song from her forthcoming EP I Don’t Want To Let You Down, which is due out on June 8 via Jagjaguwar. Following the gorgeous title track, the slow-burning Just Like Blood is the latest single from Van Etten’s upcoming EP, which features guest appearances from Adam Granduciel and… Read more »
Unknown Mortal Orchestra will release their third studio album, Multi-Love, on May 26 through Jagjaguwar Records. This week, the group dropped a funk-filled new track, titled Can’t Keep Checking My Phone. Can’t Keep Checking My Phone is perhaps one of the most surprising songs on the new record, and further highlights Ruban Nielson’s refinement as… Read more »