MIMSY Ormeology (Karaoke Kalk, 2021)* Un nuovo nome e nuove idee per una storia che viene da lontano: da Wechsel Garland a Mimsy, passando per 17 Pictures e Wunder, in oltre vent’anni di attività Jörg Follert ha coltivato diversi aspetti di quell’approccio tipicamente tedesco all’elettro-acustica (“indie-tronica”?), caratterizzato da creativi incastri sonori realizzati secondo un’attitudine tanto…

[streaming] Mimsy – Ginster

“Ormeology” by Mimsy, previously known as Wechsel Garland and Wunder, is an album that whirrs and flickers, seeking to mediate between the tangible world and the intangible by blurring the boundaries between words and sounds and space. It is an archipelago that is in many ways connected to what surrounds it, while at the same…

[streaming] Jill Whit – Maybe Means No

Taken from “Time is Being”, out May 28th via Orindal Records. Jill Whit is a Salt Lake City-based creative artist. Her work as a songwriter, musician, tattooer, and fine artist has allowed her to create a large community which spans across the country. Her creative practice has always been an intimate experience; for Jill, making…

PERMANENT VACATION A Love Song For Everyone (Z Tapes, 2021)* Da poco oltre un anno, la pagina Bandcamp di Lake Michigan, progetto “da cameretta” del musicista inglese Christopher Marks, riporta il suo insediamento a Roma, inequivocabilmente confermato dai brani pubblicati da allora e da molte delle immagini che vi sono associate. A Roma, con l’understament…

[streaming] Conor Lynch – King Of It

Taken from “Fake”, out February 26th 2021 via Devil Town Tapes. Conor Lynch’s long-awaited full-length effort ‘Fake’ marks something of a departure and widening of scope for Lynch, with the folk-rock stylings of his 2019 sophomore ‘People Don’t Think It Be Like It Is but it Do and Don’t’ newly accompanied by heavier tones and…

[streaming] Tiny Wine – Leaves

Taken from “Archer” EP, out December 22nd 2020 via Tiny Room Records. When Chri Milton was young, his mother would play him tapes on a small shoe-box tape player/recorder. This model, a RCA RP3504, had been in the family since he was a kid. Growing up with the analogue and dusty sound of cassettes, he…

[streaming] Maeve Aickin – Harriet

Maeve Aickin is a seventeen-year-old singer/songwriter based between Mumbai, India and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her debut album, “Waiting Rooms”, will be released on November 13th through Corkscrew Records. Maeve only came to music seriously two years ago when she was inspired to pick up her father’s acoustic guitar after seeing Julien Baker in concert. While she…

ADVANCE BASE – Live At Home (Orindal, 2020) In un periodo nel quale le registrazioni casalinghe in circolazione si sono moltiplicate, anche al di là della scelta estetica degli artisti, non sorprende che un artista come Owen Ashworth, la cui attività ventennale è stata sempre improntata a produzioni “da cameretta”, sia tornato a proporre alcune…

[streaming] Rosehip Teahouse – Regretting It

New digital single out now via Sad Club Records. “Regretting It is a song I wrote last year when I was feeling totally overwhelmed. I struggle with understanding and coping with my emotions at the best of times, and I was making decisions that I knew were bad for me and trying not to sink…

[streaming] Max Gowan – Tracing

“Tracing” is the third single from “Last Companion”, the new album by Max Gowan, out June 19th via Z Tapes. The songs on “Last Companion” meditate on solidarity among friends and romantic partners while facing an ever-creeping apocalypse. Written before a present where the hand on our shoulder from a trusted friend seems like an…

[streaming] Lightning Bug – Waterloo Sunset

New track by Lightning Bug. All proceeds are going to Futures Without Violence for the next week. “A lightning bug glows with the aid of a chemical called luciferin, derived from Latin for “light-bringer”. Lightning Bug began as three friends who made music together to bring each other light. The music we make continues to…

[streaming] Loner Deluxe – Viral Hit

Rusted Rail is pleased to announce the release of a new song by Loner Deluxe called “Viral Hit”. A topical track made during a bout of cabin fever during the ongoing lockdown, for this song Loner Deluxe consists of Keith Wallace (bass, beat generation, synthesizers, vocals and lyrics) and Cecilia Danell a.k.a. A Lilac Decline…

[streaming] Butcher The Bar – Haunts

Track taken from Butcher The Bar – III (LP), releases June 14, 2019, via Bobo Integral. Butcher The Bar is the once bedroom pop recording project of Joel Nicholson, now a 5 piece guitar band based in Manchester. Releasing two records via Berlin based indie label Morr Music – ‘Sleep At Your Own Speed’ (2008)…

[streaming] Molly Drag – Clean

Molly Drag is the solo project of Michael Charles Hansford started in Autumn of 2014. Encouraged by dear friends and driven by a desire for expression through music and the hope to create emotionally connecting and healing art, Hansford began releasing music online as Molly Drag. Each release is self-created, recorded and produced and is…