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Destroyer – Sky’s Grey

Destroyer has announced his new album ken, the follow-up to 2015’s Poison Season, will be released on October 20 via Merge Records.

Video: Waxahatchee – Recite Remorse

Waxahatchee has shared a dreamy new video for Recite Remorse, a song lifted from her incredible latest album Out in the Storm. Director Ricardo Rivera elaborates on the making of the video: “I am a video installation artist first and foremost, and this was the perfect opportunity for me to create an interpretive installation. I… Read more »

Waxahatchee – Never Been Wrong

Last night, Waxahatchee premiered Never Been Wrong, the second single from Out in the Storm via Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show on Apple Music. Katie Crutchfield’s fourth album as Waxahatchee and her second full-length with Merge, Out in the Storm will be released on July 14. The album tells the story of Crutchfield taking control… Read more »

Waxahatchee – Silver

Katie Crutchfield releases her forthcoming new studio-album Out in the Storm, her fourth album as Waxahatchee, on July 14 via Merge Records. Her most autobiographical and honest album to date, Out in the Storm is a self-reflective anchor in the story of both her songwriting and her life, the blazing result of a woman reawakened…. Read more »

Lambchop – NIV

Nashville’s alt-country icons Lambchop, led by the enigmatic Kurt Wagner, return with the beautiful second single from their forthcoming new record, FLOTUS. The album’s press release notes that the title of the latest Lambchop collection is actually an acronym, which stands for “For Love Often Turns Us Still.” The album’s press release also explains that the songs on… Read more »

Hiss Golden Messenger – Heart Like a Levee

Hiss Golden Messenger, the alt-country project fronted by singer-songwriter M.C. Taylor, will release their fifth studio-album Heart Like a Levee on October 7 through Merge Records. M.C. Taylor commented on the album in a press release: “I wrote these songs during a time of transition and doubt. The process was raw, but also joyous. I… Read more »

Lambchop – The Hustle

Nashville’s alt-country icons Lambchop have shared the first single from their forthcoming new record, FLOTUS. The album’s press release notes that the title of the latest Lambchop collection is actually an acronym, which stands for “For Love Often Turns Us Still.” The album’s press release also explains that the songs on the album are Kurt… Read more »

Wye Oak – Watching the Waiting

Baltimore duo Wye Oak have announced the release of surprise new album, titled Tween. The news is also accompanied by a video for lead single Watching the Waiting. Tween serves as the group’s fifth LP overall, and follows their 2014 album Shriek. Directed by Michael Patrick O’Leary and Ashley North Compton, what the video below. Tween… Read more »

VIDEO: Waxahatchee – La Loose

Katie Crutchfield has shared a video for La Loose, the standout track off Waxahatchee‘s excellent 2015 LP, Ivy Tripp. The intimate video was directed by Naomi Yang of Galaxie 500 and Damon & Naomi, and follows Crutchfield in various landscapes which compliment the song perfectly. “La Loose” is a song of love and longing, though… Read more »