Wriggins’ lyrics reflect conversation, humor, and calamity. They stress his characters’ unmediated involvement in each other’s lives, which transcends and is frustrated by their failed communications. These tensions are expanded by the band’s twisted articulation of Americana - waves of ambient pedal steel, droning synthesizers and drum machines, vibraphone, electric piano, and percussion surge and fall alongside minimal guitar and bass patterns.
Nov 29, 2017
Nov 28, 2017
The Breeders - Wait in the Car - 2017
The Last Splash crew return with “Wait in the Car,” the Breeders’ first song since 2009, and the original lineup’s first new offering since 1993.
Jason Bajada – Loveshit II (Blondie And The Backstabberz) - 2017
Jason Bajada's song lyrics are all written in invisible ink and appear only to unicorn eyes. He lives in Montreal and his favourite colour is pink (although it used to be blue for many years). Inspired by The Smiths and the sound of of cats purring, his acoustic song musings will pull onto your heart strings and pinball their way into your soul.
Nov 22, 2017
Rachel Sermanni - Lay My Heart - 2017
Half of all proceeds will go to the BIGproject. A charity dedicated to empowering children and young people to build a BIG future, whatever their background or circumstances.
Patetico Recordings - Rock Back: Stronger than the storm - 2017
"Rock Back: Stronger than the storm" a compilation in support of victims of Hurricane Harvey, Irma, and Maria.
Nov 21, 2017
fuvk - something deliberate / almost tuesday - 2017
werido How wonderful it is!I will listen to you forever.I would lost way,I would lost my heart,but I will never lost such wonderful music!
Tyler Burkhart - New start (The secret) - 2017
With just one word it started
and marked a lonely path
Through a field to the ocean
where they told you to turn back
When the waves bent to touch you
the water, fog, and wind
broke apart every memory
and covered all your limbs
If I told you the secret
while you were asleep
Do you think it could reach you
somehow in your dreams?
Cause I been holding your memory
for far too long it seems
When just a new start and a song in my heart
is all I really need
Future Teens - Hard Feelings - 2017
Nov 19, 2017
No Vacation - Intermission - 2017
After a year long hiatus, No Vacation has re-emerged from hibernation. As they quietly work on their next album and transition out of San Francisco, No Vacation will bring their novice sounds to New York City. The majority of the still untitled album was written during No Vacation’s break up and expresses the feelings of belongingness, regret, and struggles of resilience.
Golden Teacher - No Luscious Life - 2017
Mixing raw-edged house, leftfield disco, syncopated percussion, and odd-ball experimentalism with a serious party attitude, Golden Teacher have made their mark as one of the most exciting groups to emerge from the Scottish underground. The sprawling six-piece has released acclaimed records on Optimo Music, Sounds Of The Universe, and Rough Trade.
Nov 16, 2017
american poetry club - you have nothing to fear from your friends back home! - 2017
track 1 - new!
track 2 - "2018"
track 3 - outtake 1
track 4 - beaches are for people who like the beach and i do not like the beach
tracks 5 - 7 - telling you how i feel from the safety of my home
tracks 8 - 11 - not the best but not because we didn't try
tracks 12 - 16 - glad to be here, etcetera
Nov 14, 2017
Inspiraling - The Wrong Places - 2017
shoegaze project of gil israel out of brooklyn, ny
Wharf Car Records - Singles 2017
1. wall - river mansion - 6:22
2. honey - dream come now - 3:07
3. coca leaf - new soft dawn - 7.00
4. the county liners - love letter - 4:10
5. palberta - she feels that way (electric) - 1:03
6. profligate - enlist - 4:24
7. horoscope - misogyny stone - 6:02
8. wet hair - dear danae - 4:54
9. urochromes - confront ya - 1:41
10. snakehole - bum song - 2:12
11. palberta - why didn't i? 1:59
12. holy motors - sleeprydr - 5:44
13. big french - hey grandma - 3:02
14. joey agresta - i feel like shit and i want to die - 2:28
15. wall - high ratings - 1:25
16. tropical skin byrds - venus in fury - 1:53
17. carson cox, sam york & austin brown - rene - 4:08
Wharf Cat Records out of Greenpoint Brooklyn like this - Urochromes, The County Liners, Palberta, The Ukiah Drag, Macula Dog, Posse, Soaker, Cottaging, The Sediment Club, WALL, Snakehole, Bichkraft, Boulders, Dads (FL), Big French, J. Zagers, Parquet Courts, Joey Pizza Slice, La Peste, Tropical Skin Byrds
Nov 13, 2017
Deli Cat Records - Summer Snacks - 2017
Deli Cat Records is a label dedicated to the celebration of woman/girls and non-binary folk, with a seasonal compilation of songs crafted entirely through the artists own discourse As a label we aspire to amplify female identifying artists /non-binary voices in order to build lines of communication and combat forms of cis-male oppression in the music industry.
Rainwater - Place - 2017
Full of radiant guitars, shuffling drumwork, and wide spaces, they glide like American roadside. As hushed and quietly beautiful as their debut, the serene atmosphere belies the anxieties in the lyrics. Like a diary written in the backseat, songwriter Blake Luley looks back at the places in the rearview and wonders about all the uncertainties waiting at his destination.
Beachglass - Clouding - 2017
Beachglass is the project of multi-instrumentalist Andrea Cormier, guitarist Adam Nicoll and drummer Kevin Smith, that blends soft psychedelia and rock with subtle folky undertones.
trashton - blankets - 2017
"big thanks to ztapes for giving me this opportunity, it is by far the best thing anyone has ever done for me." - trashton
Nov 12, 2017
Nov 11, 2017
Gordon Downie - Wolf's Home (2017)
Hey kids wolf's home
He drops into his easy chair
Stares up out blank
Then bids his family come and gather' round his chair
Then clears his throat
No one knows quite what to expect
Says 'Man's a god'
When he dreams and a beggar when he reflects
My life of get and get
Got more than most and yet
I didn't run
I didn't vanish when I was afraid
I never asked
How many out there
I only asked where are they
My life of get and get
I've got more than most and yet
I got great touch
I learnt to vanish when I was afraid
I don't know much
I don't try not to try
I don't do what I hate
My life of get and get
I've got more than most and yet
Throw the heart in targets
steady I got started
All the broken-hearted
All i want is the dearly departed
All the hurts I started
Young and old fool-hearted
All I want is all I've been afforded
My life, my love restored it
It's its own reward but
All i want is you
All I want is you
All i want is you
All I want is you...
Dream Giant - Every Song EP - 2017
Candace - Horizons - 2017
"If the sweeping landscapes and the sun drenched meadows displayed in Candace's new music video for the song "Horizons," premiering exclusively today on BUST, won't be enough to bring you out of your November-grey gloom, the romantic and dreamy vocals (with the suitably, yet contrasting, darkly cool lyrics) definitely will. Or, if not completely bring you out of it, it will at least help to bring you into a well-deserved, temporary summer haze: something we all are in deep need of right now."
Kid Trails - My Own Place - 2017
“My Own Place” is driven by a strong country-influenced bassline, twangy guitar leads and mesmerizing acoustic guitar strumming. As it opens, the guitar lead is pure honky-tonk, the perfect lead-in to what turns into a catchy little psych-folk number. The vocal harmonies recall pop experts like The Kinks or The Beatles – in fact the verse has strong parallels to latter band’s Revolver standout “I’m Only Sleeping.”
Brad San Martin - Shoot Tomorrow / Learn Tonight - 2017
Just over two years after his debut, "Tell Someone" (also on Jigsaw), we're happy to present you with Brad San Martin's second solo album! You may know Brad from his previous classic indiepop band, One Happy Island (with releases on Wee Pop! and Odd Box Records), but with his solo work, he branches out into more AM-friendly soft-pop territory, a la Harry Nilsson or Van Dyke Parks
Monoganon - Killmens - 2017
Killmens is the incredible new album by Monoganon, AKA Malmö, Sweden based Scottish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist John B. McKenna and friends.
Nov 8, 2017
Nov 7, 2017
Single K.O. - Wire Revisited - 2017
One thing is certain, Wire is perhaps the most inventive band that has emerged in the first generation of punk, what they did and still doing are absolutely crucial to understanding the dismemberments that have followed after what these masters have created. Alternative music should always reverence them, until the end of time.
Thus, this project serves to demonstrate that the influence of Wire after 40 years continues more alive than ever.
Our eternal respect for these eternal masters.
Also, my thanks to all the bands present on this project.
With love and respect
Nov 6, 2017
Nov 4, 2017
Miya Folick - Give it to Me - 2017
Give It To Me is a collection of songs made from a solitary place in one of the most social times in my life. I had a teacher tell me once that it's ok to be a watcher, that you don't have to feel bad when you don't know how to participate. Observation is important as well. Some of these songs are about that to me. They were recorded mostly live with great love and tenderness for myself and for you.
Bearcats - No Friends - 2017
Nov 1, 2017
The Magic Lantern - Holding Hands - 2017
“...a truly optimistic, triumphant listen.”
“...gorgeous...” - m magazine
“excellent, intriguing and compelling, a man to watch.”
- the guardian
Lauren Ruth Ward - Well, Hell - 2017
"Well, Hell" is straight-up, no-nonsense Rock & Roll. An exhilarating high speed journey to the spirit of the 70's that just grabs your full attention from the very first note; Lauren's smoky yet electrifying voice hits you in the face and leave you wanting for more of her cheeky, timeless lyrics and incredible energy.
Aesop Rock - Hot Dogs - 2017
"'Hot Dogs' is a audio/video project celebrating the tangents of a delirious brain over the course of a late-night skate to the store.” --Aesop Rock
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