Our February 2020 playlist includes songs by Pop Smoke, Phoebe Bridgers, Sharon Van Etten, Grimes, Vampire Weekend, The Strokes, Bad Bunny, The Radio Dept, Perfume Genius, Waxahatchee, Jason Isbell, Pictish Trail, Gouge Away, Caribou, and more.
This week in the Basement: reviews of new albums by Caribou, Real Estate, The Orielles, Juniore, Cold Beat and Pictish Trail, plus a look at one of the more obscures album in the discography of David Roback (Mazzy Star, Opal, Rain Parade).
Our January 2020 playlist includes songs by CocoRosie, Hayley Williams, Thundercat, Destroyer, The 1975, Real Estate, Meek Mill, US Girls, Austra, Higher Power, Four Tet, Porridge Radio, Stephen Malkmus & more.
This week in Indie Basement: reviews of new albums from Field Music and Jim Noir, plus a reissue of The Durutti Column's Fidelity, baroque psych comp Tea & Symphony, and a new single from Cold Beat's first album for DFA.
Cold Beat, the minimal synth group led by Hannah Lew (Grass Widow), have signed to DFA and just released their first single for the label, ”Flat Earth.” Gentle and understated, it's a really lovely pop song inspired by the wildfires that have ravaged southern California...