[video of the week] Pleine Lvne – But The Sun

Taken from “Heavy Heart” debut album, out on October 22nd 2021. After many projects with bands, the musician based in Lyon (France) Nicolas Gasparotto – former member of Fallaster (Emo/Post Hardcore) and Medusa in my knickers (Black Wave) – puts aside the screams and distortions of Metal/Hardcore to elaborate a very personal post-folk album, conceived…

[video of the week] Pascal Babare – My Heart

“My Heart” is from Pascal Babare’s 4th solo LP “Cave Without A Name” , which releases on the 17th of September 2021 on Oscarson. “My Heart” is one of Babare’s first true love songs – reminiscent of early Leonard Cohen, and with just his voice and guitar, it’s a stripped back and intimate conclusion to…

[video of the week] Marta Del Grandi – Amethyst

‘Amethyst’ is the first single from Marta Del Grandi’s new album, ‘Until We Fossilize’, out 5th November via Fire Records. In the Greek myth the beautiful maiden Amethyst, pursued and chased by the god of wine Bacchus, prays to the goddess of the hunt, Diana, to protect her from him and turn her into stone….

[video of the week] Desert Liminal – Rainbow Sherbet Sky

Taken from Desert Liminal’s album “Glass Fate”, out on Whited Sepulchre Records in November 2021. “I don’t need no southbound highway sign to tell me HELL IS REAL”. This opening line from the debut single “New Tongue” launches us into the sophomore album Glass Fate by the Chicago based Desert Liminal. Glass Fate takes us through a Lost…

[video of the week] Le Ren – Dyan

“Dyan” the new song by Le Ren from the album ‘Leftovers’, out October 15th on Secretly Canadian. Leftovers, the debut album from Montreal’s (/Tiohtià:ke’s) Le Ren, stitches together a patchwork of personal songs about different relationships: those we share with mothers, lovers, and friends. Lauren Spear, the artist behind Le Ren, created a physical quilt…

[video of the week] Hand Habits – Aquamarine

Taken from “Fun House”, out Oct 22nd 2021 via Saddle Creek. Hand Habits, the project of Los Angeles-based musician Meg Duffy (they/them), is back with their new album Fun House – the most ambitious Hand Habits album to date. Produced by Sasami Ashworth (SASAMI) and engineered by Kyle Thomas (King Tuff), the record was not…

[video of the week] Josienne Clarke – A Letter On A Page

‘A Letter On A Page’ by Josienne Clarke is from her album ‘A Small Unknowable Thing’, released on Corduroy Punk Records on 13th August 2021. Says Josienne of the song: “I wasn’t sure if I’d ever play music again when I wrote this, I was so unhappy with my current situation, I needed to take…

[video of the week] Macie Stewart – Finally

From the forthcoming debut album by by Chicago-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, “Mouth Full of Glass” out September 24th on Orindal Records. Video directed and Edited by Lia Kohl. Written and recorded while  finding solace and strength in solitude, “Mouth Full of Glass” features eight  lushly arranged songs that search for the meaning of self…

[video of the week] Ducks Ltd. – 18 Cigarettes

“18 Cigarettes” is taken from Ducks Ltd.’s forthcoming album, “Modern Fiction”, out on Carpark Records / Royal Mountain Records on October 1st, 2021. Video directed by Ali Vanderkruyk. Toronto’s Ducks Ltd. (formerly Ducks Unlimited), the bright jangle-pop duo of Tom McGreevy (lead vocal, guitar, bass, keyboards) and Evan Lewis (guitar, bass, drum programming), accomplish the…

[video of the week] TJO – A Sunday 2020

On July 23, Orindal Records will release “Dispatches from the Drift”, a new album of solo synthesizer improvisations by TJO (aka Tara Jane O’Neil). Recorded at home in California between April 2020 & February 2021, Dispatches from the Drift plays like a series of private meditations; music made for the pure & joyous purpose of…

[video of the week] Ida Wenøe – Echoes

New single from Nordic songstress Ida Wenøe taken from her forthcoming third album Amongst a digital mountain range littered with accomplished folk-ish bands and singersongwriters, it is a rare miracle to come across a cave so rich in jewels as the one beneath Ida Wenøe’s ribcage. While she has an obvious appreciation of Americana, her…

[video of the week] Hollie Kenniff – Sunset Chant

First single from “The Quiet Drift”, the new album by Hollie Kenniff, out on Western Vinyl July 16th, 2021. “On The Quiet Drift Hollie Kenniff wholly escapes pop-culture feedback loops into transcendent, shimmering realms, and she brings the listener along with her. In this age in which we have all been called to reevaluate our…

[video of the week] David John Morris – New Safe

Taken from David John Morris’s debut album ‘Monastic Love Songs’ – out May 21st 2021 via Hinterground Records. This is the first single taken from the debut solo album by the Cornish songwriter from Red River Dialect. It was written during the last weeks of a nine-month retreat at Gampo Abbey, a Buddhist monastery in…

[video of the week] Bryan Away – The Lake

From the upcoming album “Canyons to Sawdust”. Animated by Qianwen Yu. About the track: “The Lake” began in an email poem with the subject “Hello new email freestyle” to my then girlfriend who I was in a long distance relationship with. It was when I first registered the bryanaway.com domain, and I wanted to show…

[video of the week] Colleen – Hidden In The Current

Ahead of the release of her forthcoming new album The Tunnel and the Clearing on 21 May via Thrill Jockey, Colleen aka multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Cécile Schott, has shared the mesmeric new video for “Hidden in the Current”, directed by visual artist and animator Daniel Baretto. Closing out the record, “Hidden in the Current” forms the sonic and emotional climax of The…