Pop

Petite Noir – MDR

South African artist Yannick Illunga, who performs under the moniker Petite Noir, is releasing his debut album La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful on September 11 via Domino Records. La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful follows The King of Anxiety EP, which was also released by Domino back in January. It… Read more »

Julia Holter – Sea Calls Me Home

Los Angeles-based experimental-pop artist Julia Holter will follow-up her acclaimed 2013 record Loud City Song this September with her fourth full-length LP, Have You In My Wilderness. Recorded in her hometown over the last year and once again crafted with Grammy-winning producer and engineer Cole Greif-Neill, the album will be released on September 25 through Domino Records…. Read more »

Baio – The Names

Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio drops his debut album The Names next month on Glassnote. The forthcoming LP comes after he released two quality EPs under the electronic alias Baio, both of which came over the last couple of years after being recorded in downtime between tours. Sitting comfortably in-between the previously released tracks Brainwash… Read more »

Molly Nilsson – 1995

Sweden’s Molly Nilsson has unveiled the Chris Filippini-directed visuals to the sweeping, and emotionally reflective 1995. The song is taken from her forthcoming LP, Zenith, which is due on September 25 via Dark Skies Association and Night School.

VIDEO: The Legends – Keep Him

Stockholm alt-pop outfit The Legends recently released It’s Love, their first album in almost seven years, and have now shared the video to its swooning lead single Keep Him. It’s Love is available available now on Cascine.

Kiiara – Feels

After breaking through back in June with her debut single Gold, and the equally promising follow-up track Tennessee, 20-year-old Illinois singer-songwriter Kiiara just shared her strongest offering to date, Feels. Produced by Brenton Duvall and SZA collaborator Felix Snow, the track is lifted off Kiiara’s forthcoming debut EP, Meet Me In The Cornfield. Listen below.

Widowspeak – Dead Love (So Still)

Molly Hamilton and Robert Earl Thomas of Widowspeak will release their third full-length album All Yours next month on Captured Tracks. The record follows their acclaimed 2013 LP, Almanac, and this week the duo unveiled another elegantly infectious track from it titled Dead Love (So Still). Dead Love (So Still) is the second song the… Read more »

Hazel English – It’s Not Real

After impressing earlier this year with her summer debut, Never Going Home, Oakland-based Aussie native Hazel English returns with yet another dazzling blend of her charming indie-pop with song number two, It’s Not Real. What draws me the most to Hazel English, so early into what I’d say will be an undoubtedly bright future, is… Read more »

Small Black – Boys Life

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 »

Diet Cig – Sleep Talk

New Paltz, NY, garage pop duo Diet Cig will quickly build on the success of their debut EP Over Easy, by dropping a new 7″ single this September on Father/Daughter Records and Art Is Hard Records. On their catchy new tune Sleep Talk, Alex Luciano’s increasingly impressive vocals once again take center stage and are… Read more »