Twin Peaks are great at this stuff – dealing with a complex emotional strata and making it accessible; expressed in the most elegant terms.
Jackie Lynn “Shugar Water” is a danceable track with a delightfully dark video. This thing is as close to perfect, subversive pop as we need.
For the cacophony and dissolving infrastructure of the song, there is deep joy here. Freedoms are offered. There is love at the core. Activity show the way.
It may be sex music, it may be crying music. Depends on the day. Depends on how hurt or healed you are. This is the oscillation of life that Ballen digs into and delivers, exquisitely.
Deadpan joy. Casual excellence. This thing is a thing that can not be looked at only once. Send Drug Store Romeos a bunch of money and nice things.
The slate that opens the new video from Tan Cologne could equally live as a spoken word warning ahead of their audio-only tracks. The light and shade of their music flickers, almost imperceptibly.
“Acid” is an intimate, heartfelt song that pulls together the best of Jockstrap and then delivers. There’s more to come from the duo on Warp Records. Good.
Today Half Waif (aka Nandi Rose) announced a new album. The Caretaker will be released on March 27. It will be her first album since signing to ANTI-
Cindy Lee is the brainchild of Patrick Flegel, formerly of the noise-pop band Women. Cindy Lee has just dropped a new track: “I Want You To Suffer”.
Perhaps the most staggeringly heartbreaking line from Cheekface arrives on their new track, “Reward Points”. “…my upset stomach that never ends