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premiere: Julia Lucille – Eternally

CHTHONIC

We're psyched to debut the devastating opening track from Chthonic, the new full-length from Austin's Julia Lucille. Julia counts two of our favorites -- Alela Diane + Sibylle Baier -- among her biggest influences, and the stunning incantation "Eternally" is every bit as disarming and lovely as the most haunting gems in that ethereal dream-folk lineage...

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download Kadhja Bonet’s widescreen instant classic “Honeycomb”

KADHJA

Fat Possum continues its winning streak of late (see that new Hoops EP) with the announcement of the magical, genre-defying debut LP from hyper-talented multi-instrumentalist and possible time traveller from the future Kadhja Bonet...

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Alex Rose – Grandmothers / Coattails

ALEX ROSE

Psyched to introduce the lovely debut release from Austin's Alex Rose: "Grandmothers" is a disarmingly beautiful and bittersweet gem that Alex says is "a rumination on the non­linear and linear aspects of time," with vivid lyrics that manage to feel both surreal and very sincere and intimate, while the modest, hushed folk of the virtual flip-side "Coattails" is a heartfelt lament/lullaby for an ending relationship...

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listen to the finished version of Maggie Rogers’ “Alaska”

MAGGIE ROGERS ALASKA

It's fun when a song that has been so incessantly hyped -- and was, by any measure, already a hit before it was even finished -- ends up being as good as you'd hoped. Maryland's Maggie Rogers shares the beautiful finished version of her undeniable viral sensation "Alaska", on which she manages to organically combine her impressive, more traditional folk music background with the "energy of dance music" to create a pulsing, heartfelt pastoral-dance-pop gem that reminds me of the time Amelia Randall Meath transformed her former group Mountain Man's a capella folk hymn "Play It Right" into a full-on Sylvan Esso banger...

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Angel Olsen + Marissa Nadler – “Frisco Depot”

FRISCO DEPOT

Two of our favorite voices -- Angel Olsen + Marissa Nadler -- team up once again on this beautiful, calming rendition of Mickey Newbury's 1971 song "Frisco Depot," further heightening our anticipation for the future collaborative covers from these two that Marissa promised late last year...

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