Fatboy Slim and Greta Thunberg

Fatboy Slim has mashed up his song “Right Here, Right Now” with climate change activist Greta Thunberg’s United Nations speech.

Truly marvelous.

16-year-old Swedish Climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks at the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri – HP1EF9N1AIFX9

“Right Here, Right Now”

Holly Brewer

Holly Brewer, the extraordinary singer behind HUMANWINE and The Folks Below, has recorded another stunner, this time under her own name.

Medicine of Time Travel is her own personal meditation via eclectic stylings, from a whisper to a scream.

Hear 2 here:

“Flesh Shapes”

“EACHONETEACHONE”

Bat for Lashes

Bat for Lashes aka Natasha Khan once again gives us another luxurious album.

Lost Girls, her 5th, features the exquisite “Kids in the Dark”.  

“Kids in the Dark”

Jenny Hval

Jenny Hval, a Norwegian singer/songwriter just released her 7th album.

The Practice of Love includes these 2 marvelous songs, “Ashes to Ashes” and “High Alice”.

“Ashes to Ashes”

“High Alice”

Cigarettes After Sex

The wonderfully named Cigarettes After Sex, is a dream-pop band based in Brooklyn via El Paso, Texas.

Listen to “Heavenly”, the lovely early release from their forthcoming 2nd album Cry.

“Heavenly”

Lower Dens

Lower Dens return after over 4 years with Competition.

With their swirling gorgeous sound they also get pointedly political as heard on “Young Republicans” (“Born without souls or blood or skin, we’re young Republicans”).

“Young Republicans”

Demob Happy

Demob Happy hail from the northeast of England, Newcastle upon Tyne to be exact.

This trio has two albums to their credit and are deserving with the new song “Autoportrait”.

 

“Autoportrait”

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey continues to amaze.

2 songs that work together as California destructs. 

From her forthcoming album Norman Fucking Rockwell!

Listen here to “Fuck It I love You & the Greatest”.

“Fuck It I Love You…The Greatest”

Chance the Rapper

The marvelous Chance the Rapper cleverly teams up with Death Cab for Cutie for an end of summer song.

“Do You Remember” from his latest The Big Day.

“Do You Remember” (featuring Death Cab for Cutie)

Secret Shame

I’m not much for labels but Secret Shame could be termed deathrock or post-punk or simply Goth. The sound is brooding and gloomy which I find compelling.

This quintet out of Asheville, N.C. debuts with their album Dark Synthetics and the song “Calm”.

“Calm”

Angel Olsen

Angel Olsen’s 4th album All Mirrors is expected in October.

Listen to the sumptuously ethereal title track.

“All Mirrors”

Hobo Johnson

Hobo Johnson (Frank Lopes Jr.) is the multiracial frontman of Hobo Johnson and the LoveMakers.

Their 3rd album The Fall of Hobo Johnson is due in September which includes this riotous song “Typical Story”.

“Typical Story”

Girl Friday

Girl Friday, a musical quartet based in L.A. and also a feminist project, debut with pure punk attitude with the EP Fashion Conman, including the song “Decoration/Currency”.

Girl Friday

“Decoration/Currency”

Girl in Red

Girl in Red is the young musician Marie Ulven.

She hails from Oslo, Norway and releases songs as she writes them.

“I’ll Die Anyway” is her latest.

“I’ll Die Anyway”

Miynt

Back from my travels.  Off the road for a while.

Found Miynt in Stockholm.

“Peaches” is from her upcoming 2nd E.P.

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