The electro/pop duo Liz Wendelbo and Sean McBride otherwise known as Xeno & Oaklander, have announced that their new album Hypnos, will be out March 8th. They also released the first track from the album, “Angélique.”
Pastel Ghost’s second album, Ethereality, will be out October 5th via Cleopatra Records. She will celebrate the release of her album with a release party in Austin, TX, were she is currently based out of, on the day of release.
Death Valley Girls have announced their new album and first on Suicide Squeeze Records, Darkness Rains, will be out October 5th. With the album release date comes the music video for the track “Disaster (Is What We’re After).” The video is a remake of an Andy Warhol video featuring Iggy Pop.
IAN SWEET, otherwise known as Jilian Medford, released the first track “Hiding,” from her upcoming album Crush Crusher. The album will be out on Hardly Art records on October 26th. The track also came with a music video and the announcement came with tour date starting in October.
Exploded View is an international project: it consists of Berlin-based Annika Henderson, and Hugo Quezada and Martin Thulin based out of Mexico City. The band has announced that its second full-length album, Obey, will be out September 28th via Sacred Bones and will be followed by their first ever North American tour.
Madeline Kenney, “an Oakland-dwelling Seattle transplant” dream pop artist, is now on tour with Wye Oak, promoting her upcoming album, Perfect Shapes.
Chicagoan Lillie West, or Lala Lala, signed with Hardly Art and will release her record The Lamb, on September 28th. Stereogum sited Lala Lala as a band to watch and debuted the first track off of her upcoming album, “Destroyer.”