Animal Collective co-leader Avey Tare is releasing a new standalone, pay-what-you-wish benefit single to raise money for Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, which provides financial assistance to support musicians struggling to make ends meet during the coronavirus pandemic. The song itself, “Wake My Door,” is a burbling psychedelic synth-pop lullaby; listen to it below and purchase it on Bandcamp here.
In recent months, the Buffalo-based artist Quinton Brock has gotten our attention with a homespun, hybridized form of indie rock. Singles like “To The Moon,” “Touch,” and “There For You” show a musician who’s always pushing in a bunch of different directions at once. Today, Brock has announced that his full-length debut is coming out […]
Swimming Feeling, the new album from Chicago recording engineer Seth Engel’s band Options, is out today. As heard on lead single “Toast,” the project presents an interesting blend of rock subgenres. I hear some power-pop in there, a bit of mathy emo, a smidge of fuzzed-out DIY crunch that reminds me of Ovlov and early […]
If you know one thing about the Los Angeles rock band Fime, it’s that they used to be Jay Som’s backing band. Technically they’ve been around since 2015; Jay Som’s Melina Duterte recorded and produced their 2019 EP Sprawl. But when Jay Som’s European tour was cancelled due to COVID, they had a bunch of […]