Told Slant, the solo recording project of Brooklyn songwriter Felix Walworth (they/them), has announced their first new album in 4 years, titled Point the Flashlight and Walk, and shared 2 singles from it: "Family Still" and "No Backpack."
Of the singles, Walworth said: "'Family Still' and 'No Backpack' are meant to be listened to in succession. They explore the concepts of devotion and togetherness as both liberatory and self-negating, and mount these explorations from a place of sober reflection and indulgent fantasy."
Lomelda's new full-length album Hannah is out today. Stream it anywhere or pick up a copy from your local record store!
"Hannah Read doesn't need much beyond a guitar and her mighty voice to craft songs that continue to leave an impression long after they've finished. 'Wonder,' evokes just what its title suggests, facing down the expanses of the unknown with wide-eyed determination."
"Offers encouragement in the face of uncertainty... The arrangement is straightforward-assertive drums, a medley of guitars-but Read imbues this foundation with emotion."
"Hannah feels warm and immensely comforting. It radiates light even in its darkest moments. At the center of all of these songs is Read's remarkable voice, which sounds swallowed up and wide open all at once."
-Stereogum (Album of the Week)
"Meditative and beautiful."
"Truly lovely and wondrous music... Hannah Read's songs as Lomelda are both tender and devastatingly cathartic."
"Hannah Read makes folk songs that have entire universes inside of them."
Photo by Ali Donohue
Listen to the latest cut from The Goodbye Party — "December Boys" is a powerful and reminiscent track. Watch the visual and read a statement from Michael Cantor below:
When my partner and I started dating, she was writing a graphic novel that documented her first year in Philly. Naturally, she captured the beginning of our relationship in the book. The lyrics are a short collection of some of those pages. The song itself came together in about 20 minutes, but took another 7 years to make it onto an album.
photo by Tonje Thilesen
Two more cuts from the anticipated Lomelda LP Hannah are out now. Listen to the tumbling folk track "It's Infinite" and finally "Hannah Sun" — the song we've all been waiting for since she performed it on that Paste NYC session! Watch both videos below + pre-order an LP, CD, or hat!