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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

Album: Gardens

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

Album: Blooming

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"

Artist: BROODS

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"

Artist: Monsoon

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

Album: House

Description: sonic pastiche of murky new wave guitar sounds and sweet melodies

Listen to First: "As Far Away As Possible"

Artist: Wynona Bleach

Album: Moonsoake

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"


Artist: Sammi

Album: Silver

Description: story of heartbreak, tragedy, healing, faith, love, and resilience

Listen to First: "Someday"


Artist: A Will Away

Album: Stew

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"

This list is created by listening to all the releases listed on Consequence. If you have an upcoming release that you’d like to be considered for a future list, please fill out the "New Artist Submission" form on our site with the above information as well as a link to listen.

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