ISSUE #67 / July 11, 2019


Why Not EP

The indie-folk project of Anna Holmquist has delivered a new EP full of quiet intensity and engaging harmonies. Why Not is a quick introduction to Ester’s soaring sound and compelling tunes. 

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Pool Holograph
Blank Suite

“Blank Suite” is the lead single on Pool Holograph’s new 7” split with Courtesy. “Stage Fright,” the other tune has been out for a few months, and Courtesy’s “Tomato, Tomato” is worth a listen as well. Check it all out at Land and Sea Dept.’s website

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Lucy Dacus
Forever Half Mast

Is it possible that Lucy Dacus is just getting better!? “Forever Half Mast” came just in time to soundtrack our holiday weekend.

Lucy Dacus is playing Park West on October 10th. Tix are $25.

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Gabrielle Marlena
Manners EP 

Gabrielle Marlena, a NYC by way of Montreal indie folk star in the making, shares her frustrations and experiences of life as a woman in the city with the six excellent tracks on Manners


Receipts (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)

Continuing his remarkable work that started with last year’s Soil, serpentwithfeet returns with a new, soulful track, “Receipts” featuring R&B superstar Ty Dolla $ign.  


Ty Segall

Rock’s most prolific taste-maker is returning with a new record: First Taste, due out August 2nd. “Radio” is the second single and may signal a new wavey direction; but with Ty Segall, you never know...

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Tiny Moving Parts

“Medicine” is the lead single from the Benson, MN emo rockers Tiny Moving Parts’ new record, breathe, due out September 13th. If you’ve never experienced the catchy, touching tunes TMP can produce, there’s no time like the present.

TMP is swinging through Bottom Lounge on October 26th. Tix go on sale this Friday at 10AM.


Body EP 

Indie rock goodness all the way from Cape Town, South Africa. HONEYMOAN’s debut EP Body is full of memorable tunes that will have you humming the rest of the day.  


Valley Queen
Razor Blade / In The Garden

A classic A/B-side single from one of our favorite breakout acts of last year. L.A.-based quartet Valley Queen just keeps getting better, and “Razor Blade / In The Garden” is proof to the point. 

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Giant in the Lighthouse
Waving EP 

Indie rock duo Giant in the Lighthouse’s second EP is an infectious collection of introspective tunes. Waving should enter even the most picky indie fans playlist.  


Serious Town EP

Chill vibes from this indie pop duo dot their first new EP like rays of warm sunlight. Thandii make Serious Town into a refreshing journey through their sonic landscape.

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Bee Bee Sea
Piangi con me

The Italian trio Bee Bee Sea covering The Rokes’ “Piangi con me;” better known as The Grass Roots’ “Let’s Live For Today.” You follow that? Good. We’re on the same wavelength.

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David Bowie
The ‘Mercury’ Demos

Hearing a master at work makes The ‘Mercury’ Demos a must listen. Do we need to convince you?


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