Rival Consoles – Untravel

Ryan Lee West, aka Rival Consoles, releases his new album Persona on April 13 via Erased Tapes. The title Persona was inspired by Ingmar Bergman’s film of the same name, specifically a shot in the opening credits of a child reaching out to touch a woman’s face on a screen, which is shifting between one face and another. This powerful… Read more »

Parquet Courts – Wide Awake

Parquet Courts release their forthcoming new album Wide Awake! on May 18 via Rough Trade Records. Wide Awake! was written by Andrew Savage and Austin Brown, and produced by Danger Mouse. It is the band’s fifth album and the follow-up to their excellent 2016 album, Human Performance. “The ethos behind every Parquet Courts record is that there needs to be change… Read more »

Video: Japanese Breakfast – Boyish

Japanese Breakfast has released a video for Boyish, one of the highlights from her critically acclaimed 2017 album, Soft Sounds From Another Planet. Michelle Zauner, who also directed the video, says “The video for Boyish was always sort of our magnum opus for Soft Sounds. I think it took Adam Kolodny and I working on… Read more »

Westerman – Confirmation

Directed by Jonjo Lowe. London artist Westerman‘s new single Confirmation is out now via Blue Flowers.

Janelle Monáe – Make Me Feel

Janelle Monáe has shared a new song from her upcoming album Dirty Computer, her first album since 2013’s The Electric Lady. Pre-order it here.

Yuno – No Going Back

Yuno celebrates signing with Sub Pop by sharing the feel-good lead track from his forthcoming debut for the label. Yuno both stars in and directs the No Going Back video and offers this of the visual, “The video pretty much represents how I was feeling when I wrote this song. Kind of wandering around, not… Read more »

Simian Mobile Disco – Caught In A Wave

Simian Mobile Disco will release their fifth album Murmurations on May 11 via Wichita Recordings. Today, they share lead single Caught In A Wave, which comes accompanied by a video directed by Kiani Del Valle. Del Valle says of the video: “For ‘Caught In A Wave’ I wanted to explore the idea of chaos. I’ve… Read more »