Landlady premiered two new tracks, “Electric Abdomen” and “Driving in California,” via Stereogum. The accompanying article describes the tracks as “grand, idiosyncratic, impressively arranged pieces of work.” Both tracks appear on their upcoming album, The World Is A Loud Place, due out January 16th via Hometapes. Listen to the tracks below.
Valerie June premiered a new track, “Astral Plane,” via NPR Music. The accompanying article describes the song as “calmly philosophical, at ease with notions of the spiritual.” The track appears on her upcoming album, The Order of Time, due out January 27th via Concord Music Group. Listen to the track and see Valerie June live.
Flasher premiered a video for the song “Destroy,” via NPR Music. The video depicts the trio “dressed in snazzy, blue windbreakers” and “goof[ing] off around D.C. playgrounds, graveyards and parking lots.” This song appears on their self-titled EP due out November 18th via Sister Polygon. Watch the video below and see Flasher live.
Blue Rodeo released a video for the song “Superstar.” FYI Music News describes the video as “eye-catching,” featuring the band “reinvented as a riot grrl group.” The track appears on their upcoming album, 1000 Arms, due out October 28th via Warner Music. Watch the video below and see Blue Rodeo live.
Robert Earl Keen premiered two new tracks, “Cody Canada Tells It Like It Is” and “Feelin’ Good Again,” via Garden and Gun. The accompanying article describes the tracks as a “showcase [of] Keen’s prowess as a freewheeling live performer.” Both tracks appear on his upcoming live album, Live Dinner Reunion, due out November 18th via Dualtone. Listen to the tracks and see Robert Earl Keen live.