The bright rhythms of Nadia Marie’s new single, “Yes//No,” draw you quickly into this melodic world, but it’s her words and the ways in which they entangle themselves within the music that persuades us to fully embrace her compelling aural perspective.
London-based musician Theo Bard is gearing up for the release of his new EP, INKUS,” later this year on Icons Creating Evil Art, but he’s ready given us a glimpse into its complicated electronic pop movements and rhythmic divergences with new single, “Forget.”
With new single, “Again,” Jaco mixes electronic squiggles, barreling percussion, crunchy guitars and a bassline that feels directly influenced by Tom Petty’s “Wildflowers” into a unique and cohesive expression of musical ingenuity.
With new single, “All I Wanna Do Is Laugh,” The March Divide creates an acoustic landscape filled hooky rhythms, beautifully odd vocal turns and breezy harmonica — a product of loosely corralled inspiration and unpredictable melodic movements.
On recent single, “Jet Blue,” LaRoche combines a series of wiry guitar riffs and burnished pop melodies which he binds together in a landscape built upon a mix of malleable ‘80s-influenced rock rhythms and spirited indie rock arrangements.
On recent single, “Tamp ‘Em Up Solid,” a traditional railroad song that dates to the ‘30s, Winship filters that dust-swept past through the lens of ‘70s country, although the inclusion of tuba and tabla keeps the arrangement feeling slightly more unique than might be expected.
In the lead up to a new reissue, Harvey has released a demo version of “Piggyback Ride,” and it finds him bounding and pinging from one influence to the next in a mesmerizing whir of tones and mutated pop theatrics.
With their recent single, “I Think You Should,” Ben Davis Jr. and The Revelry create an alt-country charger that recalls the late-‘80s country fervor of “Copperhead Road” by Steve Earle, allowing the band to explore endless deserted highways while nursing countless bruised hearts.
On their recent single, “Blow,” Bus Stop Poets delve into the theme of lost love as heard within the framework of an acoustic-pop landscape overflowing with bobbing bass plunks and harmonies worthy of Crosby, Stills & Nash.
Fults has created a collection of songs which speaks to both individual and universal truths regarding the often-unbalanced nature of our interactions with those we care about, regardless of how unknowingly poisonous those affections can sometimes be.
Earlier this year, Stoned Cold Fox performed at Songbirds in Chattanooga and tested out some new material for the audience — among those new songs was “Bad Dog,” a jolting brew of classic rock archetypes that found the band exploring the limits of the genre.