UNDER THE RADAR: Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield and Jess Williamson have teamed up for a new collaborative album under the name Plains. Listen to “Problem With It”
It’s called “I Walked With You A Ways”, and the pair recorded it at Brad Cook’s studio in Durham with a backing band that included Spencer Tweedy and Phil Cook. The project, which is being billed as a one-time-only affair, is being introduced with the lead single “Problem With It,” which is twangy and driving and warm.
UNDER THE RADAR: The Smile Share New “Pana-vision” Video With Peaky Blinders Footage: Watch
The Smile have shared a new video for “Pana-vision,” and it features Peaky Blinders footage with the show’s star Cilian Murphy. The song appeared in the series finale of the British crime drama in April.
UNDER THE RADAR: Eno announces a new album called FOREVERANDEVERNOMORE. Listen to “There Were Bells”
It’s coming out this fall, and it’ll be Eno’s first full-on studio LP in the nearly six years since Reflection.
Eno actually sings on most of the songs from FOREVERANDEVERNOMORE; it’s his first time doing that in 17 years. First single “There Were Bells” is a gorgeous, still song, with Eno’s crystalline vocals rising and falling over swells of synth. Eno wrote the song for a 2021 performance that he and his brother Roger gave at the Acropolis in Greece, and Eno was struck by the mind-bending temperatures.
UNDER THE RADAR: John Cale Shares Video for New Song “Night Crawling”: Watch.
John Cale has shared the video for a new song called “Night Crawling.” It’s a track written in reference to his time in 1970s New York with David Bowie. Cale plays the majority of the instruments, with additional drums by Deantoni Parks and backing vocals from Dustin Boyer. Watch the animated video from Mickey Miles.
UNDER THE RADAR:Watch Panda Bear and Sonic Boom’s Video for New Song “Edge of the Edge”.
Panda Bear and Spacemen 3’s Sonic Boom have released the latest single from their upcoming album Reset. “Edge of the Edge” samples Randy & the Rainbows’ 1963 song “Denise” and arrives with a trippy music video directed by longtime Animal Collective and Panda Bear collaborator Danny Perez.
“Ty Segall takes a bare-bones approach on his latest record, Hello, Hi. Departing from his usual heavy psych-rock sound, he tones it down with finger-plucked riffs and fragile acoustics. A surprisingly gentle album, Segall’s latest proves that beneath the fuzz and distortion that tends to define his albums, his sentimental songwriting and no-frills vocals hold up. ” paste magazine