Saturday, April 20, 2019

New Music Friday - April 5, 2019

Be sure to view a list of upcoming releases here!

Essential Full-Length Releases

Fémina - Perlas & Conchas

Fémina are a hip hop and folk trio from Argentina. They got their start, and their name, with the realization that there wasn't much female representation in their music scene. Their third album includes a feature from Iggy Pop.

Watch: "Resist" (featuring Iggy Pop)
Watch: "Plumas"

Ioanna Gika - Thalassa

Ioanna Gika is the frontwoman for the indie band Io echo, who have been releasing music since 2010. This is her first record as a solo artist.

Watch: "Out of Focus"
Watch: "Roseate"

Khalid - Free Spirit

Khalid came onto the scene at 18 years old with the song "Location." He released his debut album, American Teen, a year later in 2017. He's already had several hits, and looks to be continuing that success on this record, with lead single "Talk" performing well on the charts.

Watch: "Talk"
Watch: "Free Spirit"

Priests - The Seduction of Kansas

Priests is a post-punk band out of DC who released their debut album, Nothing Feels Natural, in 2017. The recorded their follow-up with celebrated  produced John Congleton.

Watch: "Good Time Charlie"
Watch: "Jesus’ Son"

Weyes Blood - Titanic Rising

Titanic Rising is the fourth album from this artist, also known as Natalie Mering, and follows her spectacular 2016 album, Front Row Seat to Earth. Her baroque pop leanings are on full display on this record, and in the self-directed video for "Everyday."

Watch: "Andromeda"
Watch: "Everyday"

Other Full-Length Releases

Charlotte Cornfield - The Shape of Your Name

Watch: "Andrew"
Watch: "Silver Civic"

Control Top - Covert Contracts

Listen: "Chain Reaction"
Listen: "Covert Contracts"

Dessner-Labèque - El Chan

Listen: "3. Four Winds"
Listen: "Haven"

The Drums - Brutalism

Watch: "Body Chemistry"
Listen: "626 Bedford Avenue"

Guided By Voices - Warp and Woof

Listen: "Angelic Weirdness"
Listen: "Cohesive Scoops"

Patio - Essentials

Listen: "Boy Scout"
Listen: "New Reality"

PUP - Morbid Stuff

Watch: "Kids"
Watch: "Free at Last"

Ratso - Stubborn Heart

Listen: "Our Lady of Light" (featuring Nick Cave)
Listen: "I Want Everything" (featuring Yasmine Hamdan)

Rose Elinor Dougall - A New Illusion

Listen: "First Sign"
Listen: "Take What You Can Get"

Rozi Plain - What a Boost

Watch: "Symmetrical"
Watch: "Conditions"

Shana Cleveland - Night of the Worm Moon

Watch: "Face of the Sun"
Watch: "Don’t Let Me Sleep"

Sonny & The Sunsets - Hairdressers from Heaven

Watch: "Hairdressers from Heaven"
Listen: "A Bigger Picture"

Singles, EPs, Soundtracks, etc.

High Life (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Watch: tindersticks - "Willow" (featuring Robert Pattison)
Listen: stuart A. staples - "The Yellow Light"

New Order - Movement Definitive Edition

Listen: "Mesh" (Cargo Demo)
Listen: "Homage" (Western Works Demo)

Partner - Saturday the 14th

Watch: "Long & McQuade"
Listen: "Les ailes d'un ange"

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