Lung is an art-punk that is heavily built around the playing of kate Wakefield, a classically trained opera singer and cellist. Her bandmate is drummer Daisy Caplan, who’s played in bands like Foxy Shazam, Babe Rage and Ayin. With a new album Come Clean Right Now, the band’s third, scheduled for release on August 20, we’re premiering a new video for their song “Sun God.” The band’s sound is very cinematic in nature and the video for “Sun God” meets that energy. “The video for
Small Reactions play situational pop songs. Relying on the minimal instrumentation of guitar, bass, vintage organs, and drums, the outfit is equal parts post-punk, new wave, and surf. The band themselves prefer the term “nerve pop” to describe their music. The phrase comprises the frenetic energy of the late ‘70s new wavers and Bob Dylan’s shaky foot circa 1965. Sonically, they resemble “Chairs Missing”-period Wire and early Stereolab; lyrically, they reside somewhere in the
Today, the new song has been discovered by Rolling Stone — marking the band’s first appearance in the legendary culture magazine. Read all about it here, and stay tuned for an accompanying music video debuting later this week.
I love you / Please, don’t go / I’ll be better, begs Paige Beller over a carousel shimmer. Her new song, “I’ll Be Better,” premiering May 11, sinks into “the loneliness that can come with self-reflection,” she says. The carnival music plays against emotional weariness, as the singer-songwriter seeks to rectify a relationship that’s long faded from view. You don’t love me / This I know / But I love you / Please, don’t go, she continues weeping. We built our home out of clay /