Particle Kid – Window Rock

“I don’t really want to get up today, I would rather waste away, or could I really find a new way to say ‘Hallelujah, I’ve gone blind!’” The opening line of ‘Question Song’ is also the opening line of the entire album, ‘Window Rock’, from Particle Kid. The latest project from Micah Nelson, (Particle Kid)…

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Florist – M

Taken from Emily Alone, the track ‘M’ is a moment of arresting beauty. The album from Florist will be released via Double Double Whammy this week. The accompanying video, directed by V Haddad, is equally striking. Let’s talk about this stuff for a bit. Florist singer-songwriter, Emily Sprague, wrote and recorded all songs from the…

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DEYO – digital

Lifted from his upcoming self-titled debut album, the track ‘digital’ from DEYO blends angular, disrupted elements of pop with smart lyricism. A project that began in secrecy blends surrealism, odd psychedelic elements, and a clear fondness for non-linear story-telling. ‘digital’ outlines a personal and universal reliance, and love for digital devices; distraction and connection. “Turn…

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The Paranoyds – Carnage Bargain

“Barbed wire on the fence doesn’t make any sense. Why would I want to keep cool shit way from me?” So beings ‘Carnage Bargain’, the title track from The Paranoyds upcoming album. We’ve previously heard two songs from the LA quartet, and momentum is building toward the September release. Fuzzed out guitars, willfully smudged vocal…

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Rosenau & Sanborn – Saturday

How do we fill space? It is finite yet change is constant. Harmony can be woven from distance and diversity. Everyday and exotic. On ‘Saturday’, Rosenau & Sanborn grasp for the distant from the leaf-covered backyard of their home. Bleeps and radio transmission twinkle against the harmonic sounds of an acoustic guitar. It is familiar…

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Gong Gong Gong – Notes Underground 地下日記

In November of 2018 we spoke with Gong Gong Gong. Joshua Frank and Tom NG had just dropped their single ‘Siren 追逐劇‘, and were preparing for a European tour. Before that they’d been on the road with Parquet Courts and Flasher. It’s been a busy few months for the duo, continuing today with the release…

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