Marissa Nadler – “Janie in Love”


Marissa Nadler has announced a new album called Strangers, the followup to July and its companion album Before July. The LP is out May 20 on Sacred Bones (Bella Union in the U.K.) Listen to lead track “Janie in Love” below.


James – “To My Surprise”


James have returned with new single ‘To My Surprise’ from their upcoming album ‘Girl At The End Of The World’.

‘Girl At The End Of The World’ – James’ 14th studio LP – will be released on March 18, 2016. The record was produced by Max Dingel (The Killers, Muse) and features a cameo from Brian Eno. It follows on from 2014’s ‘La Petite Mort‘.Listen in here:

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – “Hell EP”


New York indie pop outfit the Pains of Being Pure at Heart have announced a new EP. Titled Hell, it’s out via their own label, Painbow.  The EP tracklist (which also includes a cover of Felt’s “Ballad of the Band”) is Hell, Ballad of a Man; and Hell. Art by Manuel Bujados. Lisen in here:

José Gonzalez – “”Leaf Off / The Cave”


José Gonzalez has shared a visual for “Leaf Off / The Cave”, from his forthcoming album Vestiges & Claws (which is out February 17 via Mute). Directed by Mikel Cee Karlsson and shot in Gothenburg, Sweden, the video features González and his band performing the song in front of a congregation, eventually sparking a celebration complete with a full choir. Watch below:

Tour dates:

José González:

02-18 Madrid, Spain – La Riviera
02-20 Barcelona, Spain – L’Auditori
02-21 Santiago de Compostela, Spain – Sala Capitol
02-22 Murcia, Spain – Auditorio Y Centro de Congresos Victor Villegas


Jens Lekman – “”Postcard #2”


Jens Lekman’s New Year’s Resolution is to write and share a new song each week. Last week, he posted the first in the series, “Postcard #1”, and today he’s shared this week’s entry, “Postcard #2”. The song incorporates a sample of South African composer Abdullah Ibrahim’s “Mamma”. Listen below: