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The Woolen Men Celebrate ‘Life in Hell’ on New Single

Jeremy Earl’s Woodsist Records has long been an outpost for fellow travelers to the floorboard-creaking folk rock he makes with his band Woods. But enter…
Colin Joyce / August 17, 2015

Cold Beat Surrender to Synthesizers on ‘Spirals’

San Francisco’s Hannah Lew, an admitted insomniac, has always made music as Cold Beat that creeps along in the liminal state between awake and asleep. For…
Harley Brown / August 14, 2015

Kalle Mattson Braces for an ‘Avalanche’ on New EP

Kalle Mattson’s Someday, the Moon Will Be Gold was a record of triumph, of building big orchestral swells and bountiful arrangements out of devastation and…
Colin Joyce / August 14, 2015

Deep Cotton Does ‘Whatever the Hell We Want to Do’ at Wondaland Records

As part of the second installment of Wondaland Records’ five-part video series Wondaland Presents: Welcome to the Future, the Atlanta-based duo Deep Cotton — a.k.a. Nate Wonder…
Harley Brown / August 13, 2015

Gracie Looks to a Not-So-Distant Past on ‘Jesse’ Single

Gracie Jackson is a connoisseur of stoned alt-rock trademarks: lethargic guitar licks, smoky vocals, and droopy, plodding bass lines. The first single from her self-titled…
Margaret Farrell / August 13, 2015

Myrkur Offers More Swooning Darkness on ‘Skadi’

In our recent All Eyes On profile on Danish black metal composer Amalie Bruun, she said that in her work as Myrkur, she’s “never bee…
Colin Joyce / August 13, 2015

Silicon Is Hanging On the ‘Cellphone’ on New Track

As part of the Mint Chicks with his brother Ruban, Kody Nielson spent the better part of the early aughts bearing the torch of off-kilter…
Colin Joyce / August 13, 2015

Wax Motif, Former ‘G-House’ Pioneer, Goes Extra Hard on ‘Fly’

Wax Motif, a.k.a. Danny Chien, theoretically could have been a one-hit wonder. Originally from Sydney, the Los Angeles DJ and producer fairly recently caught the…
Harley Brown / August 13, 2015

The Wondaland Records Crew Throw Out Their Scripts For ‘The Eephus’ EP

“Wondaland [Records] is a magic place,” says Nate Wonder of funk-folk duo Deep Cotton at the beginning of a short film, Wondaland: Welcome to the…
Harley Brown / August 12, 2015

Carly Rae Jepsen Links With ASTR on Ceaselessly Swirling ‘Run Away With Me’ Remix

Earlier this summer, SPIN called Carly Rae Jepsen’s trumpeted “Run Away With Me” the best pop song of 2015 so far. SPIN also loved New York trip-hop duo…
Brennan Carley / August 12, 2015
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