Sometimes, a song makes you sit still and silent right until it ends. With gentle acoustic and strings, this wash of ambient folk does exactly that.
Contact Will Lawrence
Carson Cox, Sam York, Austin Brown
Wharf Cat Records
Members of Merchandise, Wall and Parquet Courts unite for a synthy, discombobulated ode to New York. From a 7” due on January 6.
Contact Camille Augarde
Come On, I’m Waiting
Danish dreamboats continue their transition from punkish noise to crystalline, classic-leaning indie. Simply, this is an anthem.
Contact Natalie Quesnel
Light Vs Darkness EP
Little Saigon Records
Do you sometimes find The Weeknd a bit much? This four-track EP of smooth, patient R&B delivers slink but no sleaze. Out now.
Contact Monique Pennie
Eyes Wide Shut
Weird, catchy and infinitely more enjoyable than the film of the same name made by Australia’s Nicole Kidman and Scientology’s Tom Cruise.
Contact Brooke Yen
Two kids from Indiana release a six-track punk record seemingly made from riff gold-dust and itching powder. Mega. Out December 2.
Contact Stephen Pietrzykowski
Taken from February’s debut album, Try is like an expensive scarf found in a charity shop. Soft, warm and comfortingly musty.
Contact Keong Woo