The Darkness Dressed in Colored Lights shows a sonic expansion for Sean Rowe, whose previous albums leaned more toward a minimal folk sound. Nothing is minimal about this album.
"The Divided States of America" relates directly to the US Election Day. As Paul Simon would say, it's a modern desultory philippic about the state of the nation.
"Oh Society" is an infectious indie pop single from Portland, Oregon-based singer-songwriter Sarah Isabella DiMuzio (Whim), who releases Abuzz in the Abyss this spring.