Some slippery synth-pop goodness from André Obin, taken from his forthcoming album Ways of Escape, out April 29 on Skycouncil.
UK upstarts Fear of Men will release their debut album Loom this April on Kanine Records. They’ve been dancing around the periphery of my radar for some time but with this glimmering new single, they’ve finally fully caught my attention.
In addition to standard digital and physical copies, the album will also be available on limited edition two-colored vinyl on Record Store Day.
plus devastating lyrics
equal a classic.
Burn Your Fire for No Witness is out this week on Jagjaguwar, and it may already have my Album of 2014 title locked. Too soon? Ah, who cares.
You can still stream it over at NPR and hear for yourself.
I’m kicking myself for never picking up on how much reigning Swedish pop queen Robyn owes to original Swedish pop queen Neneh Cherry. It’s only fair that they should team up on this simmering, slithering song from the latter’s first album in almost two decades. Blank Project was produced by Kieran Hebden and is out next week on Smalltown Supersound.
Mysterious Italian artist Tying Tiffany just caught my attention today with her brooding, beautiful blend of post-punk, industrial, and yes, Italo music. That blend is summed up perfectly on single “Spin Around,” the first from her forthcoming LP DROP, which drops (har har) this March on ZerOKilled Music. You can stream it below.