Told Slant has released the new single "Run Around the School" from their first new album in 4 years, Point the Flashlight and Walk.
Of the song Walworth says: "'Run Around The School' is about the allure of loving another regardless of reciprocity or the promise of being loved. It explores the beauty and delusion of pining, and of love's power to satiate us even with its table scraps."
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The Goodbye Party has shared "No Reason" a gentle power-pop number his upcoming album Beautiful Motors. Brooklyn Vegan, who premiered the track today, is saying it "nails a balance between warm, summery melodies and autumnal melancholy -- the perfect kind of song to drop on the first official day of fall."
Of the song, Cantor says "this song deals with a couple of themes. One is how people you no longer keep in your life can show up in some of your favorite memories. It's also about the experience of passing through the same place across different tours and seeing decay creep along, seeing cascading effects from hurricanes, and recognizing that slow change in yourself. My friend Emi Knight from Strawberry Runners sings on this song. She, along with a handful of local songwriters, held monthly salons where we would demo and critique each other's songs. Having that space helped me focus, write, and rewrite songs for this record."
Beautiful Motors is available everywhere October 9th.
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."