Utterly beautiful, possibly kidnapped from 1973.
Alarm clock Rhodes.
Boppy beep pop punk.
Some peachiness for a sunny morning.
Sublime sparse and oh God I miss Portishead.
A bit of Syd’s ghost shining through here.
I’m only here for the Killers-era Maiden guitars.
Green-eyed nod-along pop.
Some of the best distortions committed to tape.
Gorgeous guitar pop thing, the way Thom and co used to.
A beautiful slice of something that mercifully fades out just before it goes “full country”.
Putting the “mental” in “crunchpop-guitar-instrumental”.
"UFOF" - Big Thief
A gentle noisefolk lament.
"Black Light" - The Dream Syndicate
Tiny organ loop FTW.
"Work" - Foxygen
Lo-spec glamour electro.
"The Moon Drips" - Noctorum
Come for the tex-mex twang Bigsby and horns, stay for the harpsichord arps.
"Kamane Tarhanin" - Mdou Moctar
"Moonshine" - Lamb
The undiminished baby sheep return to show the kids how it’s done.
"Lose It" - Stats
4 chord earworm chorus alert.
"A Song for My Future Self" - Sundara Karma
A full PopBowie summoning.
"NY Money" - White Denim
Lengthy inflections of a certain Zappa era.
"Bunk" - Grand Pax
Low key wired pop.
"Mon Cheri" - Pavo Pavo
Synth face slink pop.
"No Walls, No Air" - Gum Takes Tooth
Squelch and drums and sinister intent.
"Rolling in Your Wall" - Elsa Hewitt
Electro folk chant.
"Houseplants" - Squid