“There’s an aggressive purity to Disq’s music. The Madison outfit filters sincere, bittersweet songwriting through vast guitars, and the result is a whiplash of good-natured pop. The five-piece band, whose members range in age from 19 to 24, have generated noticeable buzz.” – Paste Magazine Disq, the Wisconsin-native, alternative band recently released a music video for their second single, “Loneliness” from their upcoming album, “Collector” which is due for release on March 6, 2020. Watch “Loneliness” below. Catch Disq with Girl Friday at The Echo on April 21st. Tickets here.
Laetitia Tamko, professionally known as Vagabon, released her new single “The Wild” which was featured in the 2020 horror film, “The Turning.” Be sure to listen to “The Wild” below. Recently, Vagabon was also featured on Song Exploder where she talks about her collaboration with producer, Eric Littmann, to create the song, “Water Me Down.” On the podcast, the pair broke down the creative process that went into producing “Water Me Down.” You can listen to their Song Exploder episode here. Grab Tickets to see Vagabon at The Echo on May 16 here.
Folk artist M. Ward is coming back this spring with the new solo album Migration Stories. His newest single “Unreal City” is ‘a soft and expansive midtempo number that’s driven by luxuriant synth-wobbles and ba-ba-ba backup vocals. There are some nice handclaps in there, too.’ – via Stereogum Listen below & catch M. Ward at The Regent on May 22. Tickets here
Of Montreal, the project of Kevin Barnes, are releasing a new album, UR FUN, on January 17 via Polyvinyl. Now Barnes has shared another song from the album, “You’ve Had Me Everywhere.” Listen to it below, and be sure to catch them w/ Dis Fantasy at The Regent on April 5th! Tickets here!
Destroyer has released the third single from his forthcoming album, Have We Met. “Cue Synthesizer” arrives with a music video directed by David Ehrenreich. Described by Dan Bejar as “maybe the most audacious piece of music Destroyer’s laid to tape,” “Cue Synthesizer” adds a bit of humor to the bandleader’s trademark wordplay. “Cue synthesizer, cue guitar,” he commands over a build-up of instrumentation. Self-aware and much more relaxed, the groover is unlike anything heard on Have We Met so far. Watch the video below and grab tickets to see Destroyer at The Regent Theater on February 23. Grab tickets here. The visuals for “Cue Synthesizer” set it further apart from …