Emily Blue makes art pop overflowing with instant hooks while fusing their catchiness with cutting social commentary as on her new EP, *69.
That an album can inspire such vivid imagery and impressions in this era abounding in social dread is among its strongest attributes, and makes it an important document of this zeitgeist.
Detroit post-punk quartet Siamese is heralding their first full-length with a new song "Tarrare" and accompanying video paying eerie homage to classic horror films.
With "Wakey", Detroit-based electronic/art rock quartet Summer Like the Season has delivered a tune that perfectly fits their name.
Twerp Verse is Speedy Ortiz at their most refined and most accessible. The album abounds with melodic hooks while addressing some grim cultural issues.
Garage-blues duo Messenger Birds offers a biting and ominous perspective on America's sociopolitical landscape with "Self Destruct".