Stay Inside’s Viewing was one of the most accomplished debut albums in a while and one of the best albums of 2020. Today the dark-hued Brooklyn post-hardcore band has returned with their first new song in two years, “Fracture.” In a press release, Stay Inside explain, “The song is about deviating too far from home, and when deciding to leave your past behind, suffering from leaning into a new lifestyle too hard and disintegrating because of it.” It’s got a powerfully surging forward momentum to it at first, and later on they pop off with some high-flying drama that reminds me Deftones. Hear it below.
Avant-pop superstar Charli XCX just released her album Crash (and its deluxe edition) a few months ago, and she’s already got new stuff popping off. In the run-up to the new album, Charli talked about entering her sellout era. She was presumably joking, but her latest track definitely has some sellout-era vibes working for it. […]
The Charlotte, NC band Faye released their promising self-titled debut EP back in 2016, and have taken their time following it up. The trio — made up of Sarah Blumenthal, Susan Plante, and Thomas Berkau, who joined as a drummer in 2018 — are finally ready to release their debut album, You’re Better, which will […]
When Dan Snaith isn’t busy as the mastermind behind Caribou, he makes straight-up dance music under his alter-ego Daphni. Often Snaith will play festivals with both Caribou and Daphni — doing a traditional show with his band and then DJ’ing under his other identity. Last month, Snaith released the new Daphni single “Cherry,” the first […]