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.”
After a kismet reunion and two new albums since 2015, the iconic band from the U.K. is set to release a compilation album featuring all of their recordings with BBC’s late night show with John Peel. The recordings took place in multiple sessions between 1986 and 1987. The album, Hands In The Till, will be out July 27th in North America via Slumberland Records and on July 20th via A Turntable Friend for the rest of the world.
The 25 year-old Chicago based artist, Matt Muse, announced his new album Nappy Talk will be out July 13th. Muse’s music aims to delve into deeper issues like Black self-love and self critical investigation.