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premiere: wished bone – hold me
We found ourselves instantly captivated by the curiously haunting "dark twee" of LA-via-Ohio artist Ashley Rhodus -- aka Wished Bone -- upon hearing her wonderful 2018 LP for Gold Flake Paint's Human Noise Records, Cellar Belly, a collection of charmingly eccentric and inviti…
video premiere: Matt Kivel – l.a. coliseum
Matt Kivel shares the video for one of the standout tracks from his forthcoming 5th LP last night in america, a record inspired in part by what Kivel describes as that uniquely American ability to "to shrug and submerge terrible feelings...
stream Maria Somerville’s All My People
Dublin's Maria Somerville just dropped her beautifully hypnotic and spectral new album All My People, which we described earlier this month as "gorgeous, hazy, distant-but-intimate dream pop that at times recalls a more bucolic Grouper". Get lost in the record below, and pick up the limite…
premiere: Maria Somerville – This Way
We've been entranced for weeks by the title track from Galway, Ireland artist Maria Somerville's forthcoming self-released debut LP All My People, an eerie, vaguely foreboding lullaby that Maria says was influenced as much by experimental, ambient, and club music as it was by traditional I…
premiere: l i l a – great drama
We're pleased to debut the beautiful new single from young Quebec singer-songwriter Marianne Poirier, aka l i l a. Poirier's haunting voice hovers like a ghost over the drifting, windswept dark-folk gem "great drama", her sadness seemingly ebbing and flowing with the tide of distant, hypno…
premiere: wished bone – reasons
Courtesy of Glasgow's Human Noise Records, the new label from our friends at Gold Flake Paint, comes this curious and utterly enchanting "dark twee" (the artist's words) wonder from Los Angeles-via-Athens, Ohio group Wished Bone. The sort of intentionally ambiguous term "haunting&quo…
premiere: Julia Lucille – Eternally
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 …
download Kadhja Bonet's stunning Honeycomb
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. The absurdly beautiful “Honeycomb” has an instantly familiar, bliss…

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