Oakland's PARENTZ have just released a new single as part of Popgang Records' Last Fridays series in which they drop a new track every last Friday of the month. The aptly titled, "Single" is about the perils of being into someone when they're already taken. Buzzing synths and a catchy as hell chorus light the way for the track, creating a bouncy lament that you can still jam to. Check it out below or over on their SoundCloud page.
Nashville's Becca Richardson has just premiered her new single, "Wanted" over at Breathe Heavy. The track is sleek electro pop, with Richardson's honey sweet vocals taking center stage above the simmering groove of the instrumentation. This track is taking from her upcoming LP, We Are Gathered Here, which will be self-released. Take a listen below and head over to Breathe Heavy to read more about Becca and the track-- you can pick up the single here.
Electric Djinn, the part musical, part performance art, project of NY's Neptune Sweet, has just dropped a new video that will probably be the most far-out thing you'll watch all day. Tiny Mix Tapes has the premiere of the video, which was a year long culmination of creativity and reworking. The result is "Deer X-ing;" a visual companion to the the sonically different, yet totally transfixing synth-centered song. Take a peek below and head over Tiny Mix Tapes to read more.
LA synth pop duo, Flood Coats, are well on their way to releasing their new album, Vaquita. Today they've shared a new single from that release at Atwood Magazine. The track is a bubbling pop hit, with cascading synth riffs that burst into life under the honeyed vocals. Atwood Magazine calls the track "an enchantingly colorful exploration of introspective thought that touches on deeper meaning and emotion." Go take a listen!
Be sure to mark your calendars for the July 28 release of their debut full-length, Vaquita. Pre-order it here.
KRON have released a new video for their track "Arcane Sanctuary" and the folks over at Noise Porn have given it some love. They're digging the new song, praising "Arcane Sanctuary" for its "retro-futuristic horror synth sound." The new video is the perfect companion for the heavy synth track, with flashing lights and trippy visuals that will have you yearning to step out onto the dance floor. Go check out the video over at Noise Porn or below.
Their new EP, Raptoid, will be out August 11 on Ring The Alarm.
We're wishing a very happy release day to Athens, GA slack/pysch rock band Wieuca as they share their new Guilt Complex LP along with a new video for opening track "Snitches Get Stitches." The album is streaming in full at Vents Magazine and available for purchase on Bandcamp. The video, which you can scope below, premiered at Surviving the Golden Age, who describe the song as "Pavement-esque slack rock with some psychedelic flourishes. "