We previously wrote about Growl’s garage-pop packed album, Gallery, and we’re happy to see they have yet another release to sink our teeth into. No Years is a fun and retro tinged album for those of us who want shed the pageantry found in much of the music today and just get to the good stuff.
Indie rock with a jazz flair is how we would describe Sleepy Mean. Their latest release, Transpondering, is a solid album full of jamming guitars and mellow vocals. It’s hard to pick a favorite on this album but we’re drawn to ‘The Story.’ They describe themselves as four silly boys in their twenties but we’d call their music pretty serious stuff. Grab the album at a name your price option.
Let’s talk about those albums you hear and immediately know you’ve got something special. When we came across HIGHS, it was an instant must-have for us. The afro-pop five piece from Toronto have a monstrously huge EP that is perfect for warmer days and just about any other time you need relief from drab moments.
Seville, Spain is a city full of rich architecture and culture. A place to be inspired by sights and sounds alike. Blusa captures that energy and puts it into their latest release, ¡Toca breakbeat, pedro!, this airy instrumental album is sure to kickstart thoughts of distant travels and adventure. Grab the album and your passport, but try to avoid Instagramming that airplane wing.
Axons (Adele Nicholas) has been creating electro indie songs for some time now. Her latest release, Inter Vivos, features ethereal vocals paired with catchy synthesizer lines and drum loops. The five song EP is currently available at a name your price option so be sure to pick it up. If you’re in the Chicago area, be sure to check out Axons live; featuring Nicholas playing guitar, keys, and various other bleeps and bloops.
Let’s throw it back to the 90’s with Suburban Serfs. The Long Beach, CA outfit has a sound that is reminiscent of Pavement, Built to Spill, and others. If you’ve been missing the days when MTV played music and mobile phones hadn’t ruined social interaction, give this album a listen. 10 tracks for $4 sounds good to us!