Beat the Delete #0039 (weekly new music recommendations)

 

BTD0039

 

Welcome all… we hope you enjoy this weeks new music recommendations….remember a couple of bucks here and few likes and mentions for the bands you like on social media helps keep our favourite indie artists around for much longer!

 

Ratboys

Track:  I Go Out At Night From: Printer’s Devil (album) Label:  Topshelf Records Out: Out now

Sounding a bit more decadent and altogether more velvet than their previous work, this is the Chicago based two piece showing their fans their indulgent ‘ear candy’ side. It will be interesting to see  whether this is an aesthetic they explore further when the album is dropped in Feb…I hope so!

 

Huevos II

Track:  Memories From: Huevos II “III” (EP) Label:  Sophomore Loungue Out: Out now

Subtle early The Chills dulcet jangled riffs backed by the vibrancy off  Dude York style structured mayhem.

 

Sewer Or Later

Track:  Still in the Garden From: Old Places (EP) Label:  Self Released Out: Out now

This solo project of Melbourne based Ricardo Potoroo jangles with the absolute lack of intensity of the best of lo-fi Australiana mixed with Nap Eyes.

 

The Pedaljets

Track:  Sleepy Girl From: Twist The Lens (album) Label:  Self Released Out: Out soon

Veterans return to give us the salacious jangled sounds and melodies that formed the height of the college rock era, mixed with a vocal delivery that conjures the feeling of Nick Cave gaining a heart.

https://open.spotify.com/track/0h6LyDiCfLlXCqjCripbPF

 

Hause Plants

Track:  City Vocabulary From: City Vocabulary (single) Label:  Self Released Out: Out now

Hause Plants is the solo project OF Guilherme Correia from Portugal. Fans of earlier Foliage, High Sunn and DIIV are going to love the intense jangled riffs and tempo that are woven through dream and gaze sensibilities.

 

Steve Buscemi’s Dreamy Eyes

Track:  Forever From: Sweetie (album) Label:  Self Released Out: Album Out 24.02.20

This Swedish outfit add modern crystalline chiming jangle to the uncluttered atmospheres of late 80’s dreamy post-punk. Their back catalogue is always an enthralling listen and the February release of their ‘Sweetie’ album is much anticipated.

 

Contra Party

Track:  Heather From: Over Your Shoulder (album) Label:  Self Released Out: Album out now

The Contra Party aesthetic is one of muted fuzz. Whilst many current bands are seeing the current revival of all things fuzz as an excuse to bang out grinding guitars and gaze style vocals, this act remain subtle in their lo-fi employment of the fuzz art and beautifully rounded The Reds, Pinks and Purples style vocals.

 

Jody &The Jerms

Track:  Today From: Today (EP) Label:  Self Released Out: EP out now

Newly formed three-piece playing the sort of latter-era Kirsty Macoll meets 28th Day vibe. Unfettered, insistent jangly indie-pop directly from where the best of the 90’s started off before it’s potential was consumed by the shouty oafs of Britpop.

 

 

Teini-Pää

Track:  Kassajonossa From: Täynnä kysymyksiä (EP) Label:  Self Released Out: Out now

Imagine the Buzzcocks as the fairer sex and with the very sweetest of jangly buzz/noise pop sensibilities…I might not understand a word that this Finnish act are saying, but they do it with so much infectious energy.

 

Moonguys

Track:  Tired of Myself From: Tired of Myself (single) Label:  Self Released Out: Out now

Bedroom pop / lo-fi struggles against itself these days with so many acts taking to the home recording studio that the genre has become somewhat saturated.

As such it is only acts like Moonguys who are able to add that extra special something, in this case beautiful spacious jangled ambience, that are able to stick their head above the crowd….potentially the 2020’s Grandaddy.

 

Yakima

Track:  It Helped From: Go Virtually Label:  Self Released Out: EP out March 2020

Scottish act delivering Thirteen era Teenage Fanclub as an underlay to the fluttered, wispy beauty of Big Star vocals.

 

Hanya

Track:  I’ll Do It Tomorrow From: I’ll Do It Tomorrow (album) Label:  Outré Disque Out: Out now

Following closely on from the equally brilliant ‘Dream Wife’ single, this Brighton based four piece provide us with yet more layered slices of jangle and dream-pop, that are all held together by the smooth clarity of Heather Sheret’s amazing voice.

 

Morningless

Track:  By My Fireside From: Sunrise on the Moon (album) Label:  Self Released Out: Album out now

Think the plinking, subtle guitar pop of acts like Super 8 and The Late Pioneers, add an even greater sense of urgent laconic and 60s melodies and you will be just about in the right sun-drenched ball park of this Swiss act.

https://open.spotify.com/track/0JIe43HAjEAupEKuM3LTOz

 

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