By: Juliette Jagger (@juliettejagger)
Artist: STACEY “Build Me Up (Buttercup)”
From Toronto singer-songwriter, STACEY, this intimate rendition of “Build Me Up (Buttercup)” completely reimagines the 60s pop classic and reveals it for the tragic love song that it is.
Artist: Teeth & Tongue “Turn, Turn, Turn”
Album/EP: Give Up On Your Health
New Zealand-born Melbourne-based Jess Cornelius (aka Teeth & Tongue) has returned with her latest effort, a bold post-heartbreak album titled, Give Up On Your Health. Due out of September 2nd, this track sees Cornelius and her band moving away from the heavily layered, ambient sounds of their previous releases and into PJ Harvey / Kate Bush inspired territory, which seems to be a perfect fit.
Artist: Ritual Howls “Spirit Murder”
Album/EP: Into The Water
Detroit-based industrial trio Ritual Howls blend the underlying darkness of Joy Division with incessant dance floor rhythms.
Artist: Durand Jones & The Indications “Make A Change”
Off of their undeniable self-titled debut, “Make A Change” from bayou-born deep soul outfit Durand Jones & The Indications is sure to be a classic of the modern soul era.
Artist: EXES “Like You”
From Venice Beach duo EXES, “Like You” is a chilly electro-pop jam with all of the lyrical drama of a Taylor Swift song––pretty fuckin’ rad.