Madeline Kenney has released a new track with Nate Brenner of Tune-Yards, out now on Carpark.
“Still Learning” is glitchy and calming, with all the fresh reserve of a computer rebooting itself. There’s some of the stop-and-start rhythm that Brenner brings to his work with Tune-Yards, but it reminds me more of Sylvan Esso and some of the loopier tracks on Night Night At The First Landing, the minimal electronics providing ample space for Kenney’s voice to double back on itself. There’s about five different hooks rolled into this one, a gorgeous mutated guitar line holding them all down in place. “So easy for you to lie… to yourself/ So easy for you to lie… alone,” Kenney sings, her phrasing deliberately taut.” – Stereogum (read more here)
Listen below, and catch her opening for Soccer Mommy at The Echo on April 10th! Tickets here.