The song is heavy, both musically and lyrically, cutting through layers of distorted guitars. The video, directed by Rachel Levin, is a combination of VHS footage and scattered images that perfectly complement the bleakness of the song.
The single is the first to come from Portland multi-instrumentalist Gillian Frances' upcoming EP, Born Yesterday, which is getting the widespread reissue treatment courtesy of Good Cheer Records on May 18th. If you missed it the first time around, fear not, it's never too late to get lost in Frances' gorgeous swoon and her warm acoustic guitars.
When Doug Kaplan and Max Allison aren’t jamming in Good Willsmith or playing solo sets, they run a label called Hausu Mountain. Turns out, when they aren’t running Hausu Mountain, they’re posting memes, managing a clown, making insane art, getting certified in fields like baby psychology, collecting inflatables, going to a lot of festivals, and getting their dishwasher fixed.
Katie McShane is the visionary behind Spirits Having Fun, a terrifically off-kilter art punk band that everyone will soon be falling in love with. Joined by members of Wei Zhongle, Tredici Bacci, and Cowboy Band, their first single, "Electricity Explorer," is a blissfully wonky song that offers an experience best lived on repeat.
How Eric Schermerhorn is able to write music is a testament to the love of his child. We covered Flowers Now Dry, written and recorded in the lead up to the birth and death of his child, Sage, who was born March 31, 2016, and died June 25, 2016 from a Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation. On March 3, Schermerhorn released Elegy, a nearly 16-minute wandering track chronicling his grief.