Another hit from Captured Tracks, in the form of the new 7" single from Brooklyn's Widowspeak: The band's already garnered quite a few Mazzy Star comparisons, and this new 7" version of "Harsh Realm" -- the original appeared on the band's debut tape that dropped late last year -- is a woozy little '60s-meets-'90s gem that definitely recalls the haunting, lovesick sweetness of "Fade Into You...
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Captured Tracks is set to release the new single from Vancouver duo Cosmetics any day now, with a full-length to follow sometime later this year. Infectiously dark a-side "Sleepwalking" feels slightly less sinister than the group's previous single, the starry synths a bit catchier, while frontwoman Aja Emma's sultry/detached whispers recall those of after-dark Italo-disco ice queens Ruth Radelet + Ida No...
The soulful and sultry "Movie Light" is taken from the forthcoming Gentle One / Movie Light 7" from Austin's Soft Healer, out this summer on the great Captured Tracks. Inspired by "essential oils, moonlight, and burnt sage":
Thanks to transparent for the introduction to the lush, Cocteau Twins/Shop Assistants-influenced rainy day dream-pop of VA's Jack Tatum, aka Wild Nothing. We can look forward to an official release soon on the undisputed label of the year, but in the meantime, be sure to check the handful of legit hits on his myspace page, as well as this perfectly wistful little gem: