Australia indie rock/synthpop band Fairchild have announced the release of their debut album 'So Long And Thank You'.
The album was produced and mixed by Catherine Marks (Foals, Wolf Alice) and is a collection of tracks that traces Fairchild’s experiences from Australia to the UK, and back again. It will be released on August 4th via the band’s own label, Canvas Sounds. Pre-order your copy here.
The first single and title track 'So Long And Thank You' was written shortly after guitarist Tim Voeten lost his father, and represents FAIRCHILD’s shared gratitude for the people who have loved, supported and sometimes left them.
Check out the tracklist, listen to the album title track and the trailer below.
Berlin-based musician Nicholas Wood (best known for making up one-half of The KVB) aka Saccades has revealed the video for his new single "Distant Sea".
Following a break in The KVB’s busy touring schedule, Nick spent the last summer working on ‘Saccades’, his self-titled debut solo album, which will be out on July 28th via Fuzz Club, Pre-order your copy here.
These new tracks mark a distinct difference from Nick’s other musical endeavours, ditching the dark, post-punk synths for a dive into wholesome and totally immersive psychedelic pop.
The video was Directed by Kat Day. Take a look below.
Reading, England based indie rock band Sundara Karma have shared the video for their latest single "Explore".
The song is part of our current playlist and came out last month, it is taken from the upcoming deluxe edition of their debut album 'Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect', out 7th July. Buy the single here.
Watch the video below, it was directed by Dan Brereton.
Las Vegas indie rock band The Killers have announced the release of their fifth studio album 'Wonderful Wonderful'.
The follow-up to Battle Born, will be out on September 20, and was helmed by Garret “Jacknife” Lee (R.E.M., Weezer, Silversun Pickups), with additional production from longtime collaborator Stuart Price. Recording took place in the band’s hometown of Las Vegas as well as in Los Angeles.
The band have also premiered their brand new single "The Men". Stream it below.
New York art pop/rock duo Color Film aka (Daryl Palumbo and Richard Penzone) have revealed the video for their latest single "Small Town".
The song is part of our current playlist and is taken from their forthcoming new album 'Living Arrangements,' which will be available this Friday (June 16th) via Epitaph Records. Pre-order your copy here.
Brooklyn singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Frankie Rose —formerly of the Vivian Girls, Crystal Stilts and Dum Dum Girls— has announced 'Cage Tropical', her first new album in four years.
The follow-up to 2013's Herein Wild will be out August 11 via Sluberland/Grey Market, and was made with Jorge Elbrecht (Tamaryn, No Joy, Violens) featuring contributions from Dave Harrington (Darkside). It was created during an ill-fated stay in LA after departing her Brooklyn base.
"It’s all essentially based on what happened to me in Los Angeles and then a return to Brooklyn," Rose says of Cage Tropical. "Misery turned into something good. The whole record to me is a redemption record and it is the most positive one I’ve made."
Check out the album's first single "Trouble" below.
American producer Ernest Greene chillwave/bedroom synth pop project Washed Out has announced a new visual album titled 'Mister Mellow'.
The follow-up to 2013’s Paracosm will be out on June 30 via Stones Throw. Greene made the project almost entirely alone over the course of two years; his only collaborator was mix engineer Cole M. G. N. Pre-order your copy here.
We have already heard the first single "Get Lost,"
Check out the album's tracklist and watch a trailerbelow.
01. Title Card
02. Burn Out Blues
03. Time Off
04. Floating By
05. I’ve Been Daydreaming My Entire Life
06. Hard to Say Goodbye
07. Down and Out
08. Instant Calm
10. Get Lost
11. Easy Does It
12. Million Miles Away
Hamburg indie pop/electronic band Fuck Art, Let's Dance! have announced the release of their new album titled 'FORWARD! FUTURE!'.
The follow-up to 2014's Atlas, will be out on September 15 via Audiolith Records. Pre-order your copy here.
The band have also aired a hyperactive DIY video for the album's first taste "Übersleep", which tells the story of a night of heavy hallucinogetically infused drinking and the ensuing madness. Übersleep plays with the ambivalence of the absolute highs and lows of physical und psychological wellbeing.
Is this art or post-art? Is this retro or post-retro? Is this trendy or... Who gives a fuck! Übersleep shows FUCK ART, LET'S DANCE! how they really are. Über-tired, über-hyper, über-funky, über-cool, über-talented, über-charming, über-sweet.
Produced and mixed by Johann Scheerer and Chris von Rautenkranz. Recorded by Johann Scheerer and Linda Gerdes with the help of Sebastian Muxfeld at Clouds Hill Studios.
Check out the album's tracklist and the video for "Übersleep" below.
01. Forward! Future!
04. Trial & Error
05. Vicious Circle
06. All We Need
08. Never Forget
09.We Expect the Dawn
10. Field of Our Young Believers
11. These Dreams Promised in Our Early Days
Glasgow dreampop/shoegaze band Life Model have shared their new single "Lucky".
The song is the title track from their upcoming EP 'Lucky' out 21st July through the Durham label Frux Tapes and will be available digitally as well as on a limited run of cassettes via the Frux Tapes Bandcamp.
Brisbane indie rock/alt band The Creases have announced the release of their long-awaited debut full-length album 'Tremolow'.
The 12-track album was recorded with all over Melbourne, and was produced by Malcolm Besley from Northeast Party House, who was also behind the desk for City Calm Down's debut. It will be out on August 4 via Liberation.
The band have also dropped their new single "Is It Love". Stream it below.