"Knockout" is a seemingly simple folk-pop gem, elevated by new Austin resident Nicole Schneit's (aka Air Waves) casually poignant lyrics and her apparently effortless knack for crafting warmly familiar, bittersweet melodies (a nice assist from Jennifer Moore of YellowFever helps too). The wistfully rolling heartbreaker is the opening track from Dungeon Dots, Air Waves' stellar forthcoming full-length, due later this month on Underwater Peoples:

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Air Waves :: Knockout

Dungeon Dots is out November 30 on UP. Album art (pictured) by Martin Schneit.