Femme Schmidt

People start to fade, SINGLE: FEMME SCHMIDT – “Communicate” + video [Connor Ellmann, director]

Femme Schmidt – Communicate is available @ Apple Music. by Walter Price While soaking in Femme Schmidt’s latest single “Communicate”, if you get a sense that the lurking beauty is reminding you of Hope Sandoval and Ian McCulloch, there’s purpose supporting those thoughts. “Written between the bedsheets of the Hollywood Hills with an old electric…

Lasers Lasers Birmingham

Like you’ve been out all night, VIDEO: LASERS LASERS BIRMINGHAM – “Wild Animals”

Lasers Lasers Birmingham – Warning is available @ Apple Music. by Walter Price With parts, Bakersfield sound and hints of Red Dirt and a whole lotta honky-tonk shuffle, Lasers Lasers Birmingham’s “Wild Animals” is the life-of-the-party anthem, a true celebration of being young and free that your weekend get-loose shindig is calling for. To bring…

Meet me there, VIDEO: HELLSINGLAND UNDERGROUND – “Carnival Beyond the Hills”

Hellsingland Underground – ”Carnival Beyond The Hills” is available @ Apple Music. by Walter Price Much of the world’s evergreen problems are finding folks increasingly stuck in suspended progress. Political uneasiness coupled with hopes for one’s future fastened in daunting ruts. The monotony of trying to make ends meet in mundane perpetuity turning us into…

Black Pumas

Paint the picture, VIDEO: BLACK PUMAS – “Black Moon Rising” [David McKay, director]

Black Pumas are available @ Apple Music. by Walter Price Directed by David McKay, the film for Black Pumas’ “Black Moon Rising” is a Lynch-esque noir affair. Bewitching late-night psych prowl, with the seductive and dangerously unknown lurking in the shadowy edges of your conscious. Cameos by the symbolism of a scavenging wolf and haunting…

Merging Your Dualities Through Dreampop

KT EMMERSON: Merging Your Dualities Through Dreampop

Merging Your Dualities Through Dreampop: Bedbugs And Ballyhoo. by Kt Emmerson Have you witnessed the delicious melding of melancholia and beach-y surf sounds in dreampop? Like this little sparkle fest: Wray – “Hypatia” Nothing says ‘sad’ like California sunshine, right? Those tans, the waves, Hot-Dog-on-a-Stick, it really brings out your inner hopelessness. But, I guess that’s…