Best Albums of 2018, part 1

#11-30, ordered alphabetically Poppy Ackroyd – Resolve SnG feature | buy album | website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Soundcloud | Bandcamp Bodies Be Rivers – Things I’ll Tell You When You’re Older SnG features | buy album | website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Soundcloud | Bandcamp Lucy Dacus – Historian buy album | website | Facebook | … Continue reading Best Albums of 2018, part 1

Best Songs of 2018: 3. Freedom Baby

sawdustandgin: Freedom Baby give their all on their epic new single Originally appeared on the 405.  In their new song, “I Want To Give,” Toronto-based Freedom Baby have created an epic. The new single comes after their March EP titled How You’ll Grow, which expanded the idea of chamber folk with its nuanced lyrics and sounds. Partners Eric Reid and Brianna Bordihn are the two … Continue reading Best Songs of 2018: 3. Freedom Baby

Novo Amor Explores His Origin

Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here. Once you get past the pure majesty of the clip for “Birthplace” by Novo Amor, you will find a deeper connection to our planet. This single comes ahead of the UK-based artist’s album of the same name; the record draws upon his origins in a literal way, and embraces his other facets in layers, like with … Continue reading Novo Amor Explores His Origin

Soulful chamber pop single from EMÆL implores you not to fold your kite

Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here. EMÆL don’t want you to give in to the grind. Today they are debuting a video for their single ‘Yellowtail’ that tells a colorful tale about working for a tyrant in a dead-end job. Read more. EMÆL | buy Glasswork | website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Soundcloud | Bandcamp Continue reading Soulful chamber pop single from EMÆL implores you not to fold your kite

Find yourself with Isla Craig’s new LP The Becoming

Originally appeared on the 405, view archive article here.  DISCOVERY. A landmark album by Daft Punk. The name of the duo and LP by Rostam and Wesley Miles (of Ra Ra Riot). And the leading cause of existential crises for many other musicians. Today, we’ll reflect upon the journey of Isla Craig.  The Toronto-based artist’s new record is called The Becoming, and encompasses ideas of … Continue reading Find yourself with Isla Craig’s new LP The Becoming

Gordi’s Debut Earns Your Trust With Its Emotional Honesty

sngalbums: Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Gordi is the childhood nickname of Sophie Payten, who has been writing songs for the majority of her life. Her debut EP slowly came together for its release in the US last summer, introducing everyone to her delicate folk pop sound, which in the case of “Can We Work It Out,” was not easy to get out of your … Continue reading Gordi’s Debut Earns Your Trust With Its Emotional Honesty

theautumnroses: Cavernous, hymn-like and featuring John Grant, “Mountaineers” is the towering, transformative new single from Haugesund, Norway’s Susanne Sundfør. Music For People In Trouble is the title of her next album, one released on August 25th. You can find streaming information for this track and pre-ordering information for the LP by visiting her website. Via Brooklyn Vegan. Continue reading