Space Phase – “Hermano”

Space Phase blesses us with lush jangle rock that evolves subtly and gently. The creation of 23 year old Rex Pax, "Hermano" is millennial bedroom rock that's the perfect lullaby for all generations. Listen if you like: Grizzly Bear, Morrissey

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claws ai – “time & energy”

L.A. based producer claws ai combines elements of electronic, psychedelic, pop, and rock music into one deliciously angsty package on new track "time & energy".¬†I love tracks that play with a mix of a subdued aesthetic and an unwavering guitar-driven pacing. The result is a new wave type of 90s alternative that engulfs you in … Continue reading claws ai – “time & energy”

Stray Fossa – “Bear the Waves”

Stray Fossa's shimmering layers of guitars and washed out vocals blend smoothly together on new track "Bear the Waves". Nonchalant vocal melodies are more interested in hypnotizing rather than surprising. The late, but great gently gliding guitar-driven transition at the 2:40 mark reminds fondly of The War on Drugs. The track unfolds in a measured … Continue reading Stray Fossa – “Bear the Waves”

Syringa – “Naked”

Syringa delivers an intoxicating psych rock dose on new track "Naked". Loosely flowing guitar flourishes gently evolve alongside an ever-present, though never overwhelming rhythm section. The track's hypnotic vocal presence reminds fondly of Tame Impala's best work. I'll happily hitch a ride on this blues-infused psych express. Listen if you like: Tame Impala

Nikki and The Phantom Callers – “Prodigal Daughter” / “Mamas Sould Know”

Nikki and The Phantom Callers' new single "Prodigal Daughter" / "Mamas Should Know" sounds like a missing link to the Sharp Objects soundtrack. Hailing from Atlanta, the group's steadying soundscapes transport you to a hot and hazy southern summer night.¬†Harmonized vocals passionately croon over suave jangle pop guitar progressions. Entrancing melodies are a warming place … Continue reading Nikki and The Phantom Callers – “Prodigal Daughter” / “Mamas Sould Know”

Kelsy Karter – “Sad Sad Summer”

Fans of Lana Del Rey's crooning ballad "Summertime Sadness" will feel at home in Kelsy Karter's "Sad Sad Summer". Stirringly soulful vocals remind fondly of Amy Winehouse. Stay for the transition at 2:10, where the guitar work reads more psychedelic and builds dramatically against a rising vocal melody. "Sad Sad Summer" is the perfect companion … Continue reading Kelsy Karter – “Sad Sad Summer”

Banana Cream – “Pair-o-dice”

"Pair-o-dice" is hazy summer bedroom pop straight from L.A. artist Banana Cream. A soothing bass line lethargically guides you through the track's lush folds and twists. Twinkling guitar locks you in a hypnotic daze. The weightless atmosphere feels like you're cradled in clouds taking you on a euphoric trip. Soft, buttery, milky, "Pair-o-dice" is as … Continue reading Banana Cream – “Pair-o-dice”