This week in Indie Basement: reviews of new albums from Bobby Gillespie & Jehnny Beth, Snapped Ankles, Guided by Voices alter-egos Cub Scout Bowling Pins, The Go! Team, A Certain Ratio, and Tashaki Miyaki.
Inspired by duet records by Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood, Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell, and Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot, the album is a sweeping, orchestrated concept album about a married couple whose relationship is on the rocks.
This week's playlist includes new music by Dry Cleaning, St. Vincent, Freddie Gibbs, Brockhampton, Courtney Barnett & Vagabon, Dinosaur Jr, Big Thief, SeeYouSpaceCowboy & If I Die First, Sons of Kemet, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and more.
Shamir, Kele Okereke of Bloc Party, TOKiMONSTA, Kelly Lee Owens, Daniel Avery, Rina Sawayama, Tkay Maidza, Ryan Hemsworth, Zola Jesus, JD Samson, Jlin, The Blessed Madonna, Sam Smith, Boys Noize, and more also paid tribute to the influential producer, who passed away at 34.