Throughout the week I keep track of all my favorite new songs and every friday I put them all here. Most of these songs are brand new, but sometimes I’ll miss a song from the past weeks and finally hear it this week. No matter, all these songs are worth sharing.
Aero Flynn – “Dk/Pi”
This live version of this song, which appears on the band’s self-titled LP that came out earlier this year, reminds me so much of ‘In Rainbows’ in that this dark synth-pop stomp makes me wanna get up and dance. Fun fact: this band is from Eau Claire, Wisconsin, hometown of Bon Iver and Field Report.
Kisses – “A Groove”
THE GROOVE WILL NEVER DIE LONG LIVE THE GROOVE
Public Image Ltd. – “Double Trouble”
John Lydon is back, and he’s pissed off about the fucking toilet (again).
LHF – “For the Town”
Sounds like Looney Toon gunshots sampled within a kind of electronic bliss that grows on you with each listen.
Michael Stasis – “Crushed”
For fans of the Ariel Pink aesthetic.
Vinyl Williams – “Space Age Utopia”
This song is cool, but what makes it even cooler is that Lionel “Vinyl” Williams is the grandson of John Williams. Yes, this John Williams.
Ought – “Beautiful Blue Sky”
If Interpol were more like Pavement? I mean this in the best way possible.
Shelf Life – “The Curse”
Shelf Life is the project of Scotty Leitch, a recent drummer for Alex G and a well known musician around philadelphia. His debut album will come out sometime this fall.
Gordi – “Can We Work It Out”
So lush and uplifting that it belongs in my alternative John Hughes universe that lives in my head.
Lorenzo Asher – “Liverpool (ft. Michael Christmas)
A new Lorenzo Asher album is what I want for Christmas.
Laetitia Sadier – “Oscuridad”
A beautiful, albeit sometimes uncomfortable, music video to a great song.
Together PANGEA – “No Oz”
Upbeat West Coast fuzz-rock in the vain of Wavves and FIDLAR.
Gardens & Villa – “Fixations”
A silly music video that includes Foxygen’s Sam France playing the Andy Warhol look-a-like. Killer song too.
DMA’s – “Your Low”
A great music video can make a good song so much better.
Piney Gir – “Purple Heart”
Think Girlpool but with a spacier aesthetic.
Frankie & The Heartstrings – “Think Yourself Lucky”
Very charming, but this isn’t stale like most other retro-minded pop bands.
Guilty Simpson – “Vanguard Organization”
No-frills rapping over horns is how I like my rap.
Palehound – “Healthier Folk”
“Too stoned to take an antibiotic,” is a great way to start a song.
Sego – “The Fringe”
This might be LA’s answer to 2005 LCD Soundsystem.
Brady is the founder of Headphone Nation. He’s responsible for all this mess. Sorry about that. He’s also on Twitter @BradyWGerber