Friday Release Picks (2/18/22)
Updated: Apr 12, 2022
Artist: Gregor Barnett (of The Menzingers)
Album: Don't Go Throwing Roses In My Grave
Description: something deeply hopeful and reassuring
Listen to First: "Don't Go Throwing Roses In My Grave"
Artist: The Heavy Hours
Description: warm-hearted, open-armed alternative rock
Listen to First: "Take My Heart (I'll Take Yours Too)"
Artist: Michael Lane
Album: Take It Slow
Listen to First: "Take It Slow"
Artist: Archil & Leon
Description: two sensitive and intuitive beings on the same wavelength from day one
Listen to First: "Loving You"
Artist: Beach House
Album: Once Twice Melody
Description: a lot of new sounds, but many of the drum machines, organs, keyboards, and tones that listeners may associate with previous BEACH HOUSE records
Listen to First: "Superstar"
Album: Space Island
Description: extra comfy for you to feel your feelings
Listen to First: "Piece of My Mind"
Artist: Liam Benzvi
Album: Acts of Service
Description: soul seeking / yearning / longing / crisp
Listen to First: "Hypno"
Album: Ghost Party
Description: music that dips between the conscious and subconscious
Listen to First: "Dont Move"
Artist: Oliver Tree
Album: Cowboy Tears
Description: internet based vocalist, producer, writer, director and performance artist
Listen to First: "Cowboys Don't Cry"
Artist: Shout Out Louds
Description: sonic pastiche of murky new wave guitar sounds and sweet melodies
Listen to First: "As Far Away As Possible"
Artist: Wynona Bleach
Description: an Alternative Rock band
Listen to First: "Drag"
Artist: Alison Shearer
Album: View From Above
Description: a saxophonist with tremendous style, lyricism and intuition
Listen to First: "Breathe Again"
Description: story of heartbreak, tragedy, healing, faith, love, and resilience
Listen to First: "Someday"
Artist: A Will Away
Description: carefully constructed narratives and contextual clues
Listen to First: "Re-Up"
Artist: Goodbye June
Album: See Where The Night Goes
Description: hard rock licks with deep South blues and gospel swing
Listen to First: "Step Aside"
Artist: Kendra Morris
Album: Nine Lives
Description: conjures imagery evocative of road trips to weird and wonderful places
Listen to First: "This Life"
Artist: The Skinner Brothers
Album: Soul Boy II
Description: a riotous, rebellion-tinged British band
Listen to First: "Culture Non-Stop"
Artist: Youth Sector
Album: Adult Contemporary EP
Description: five-piece art-rock outfit
Listen to First: "Is Blood"
Artist: The Infamous Stringdusters
Album: Toward the Fray
Description: the beginning of a new chapter in our journey as a band
Listen to First: "I Didn't Know"
Artist: The Thing With Feathers
Album: Sundays In The South EP
Description: the best elements of Rock, Dance, and Pop to create an amalgam of booty shakin’-infused Alternative Rock with irresistible vocals and impeccable production
Listen to First: "Lights Down Low"
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