Thanks for visiting us once more for Beat The Delete #0121, hoping you find a bag load of stuff that will augment your musical likes in the 15 acts below:
Track: Colors From: Colors (single) Label: Self released Out: Now
This solo project of San Diego’s Drew Pelisek (Fall of Troy, Weatherbox) drifts Torrey style melodic through a subtle fuzz, power-pop filter. Truly sumptuous stuff.
Track: Still Life From: Still Life (single) Label: Self released Out: Now
The Secret Towns aesthetic never really rests anywhere. However, it threads fluttering jangle through indie rock muscularity and slightly lush, gaze textures. A truly stunning sound from this Atlanta based foursome.
Track: I’m With You From: Magic Potion (album) Label: Self released Out: Album out 01.09.21
Stunning The Cry style chiming jangle, mixed with the indie-chic brilliance of Babehoven style vocals. This California duo of Sally Jati from Starry Eyed Cadet and Ken Aki from HeroNoHero have obvious and immense, jangle-pop credentials.
Track: Igloo From: Igloo (single) Label: Self released Out: Now
Beautiful Mt.Misery style melodies coursed through a jangly bedroom-pop sense of gorgeous. These three New Yorkers have their own distinguished sense of laconic beauty.
Track: Dress Up From: Dress Up (single) Label: Self released Out: Now
For fans of Girl on Red, Babygirl, Soccer Mommy etc, this is among the best that jangly slowcore has to offer.
Soft Top Intrepid
Track: Some Same From: Some Same (single) Label: Self released Out: Now
Fuzzy, dreamy, gaze-laden mixture, with a constant thread of subtle chiming jangle that acts as sublime foundation. A superb jangle-gaze sound from this Ottawa, Canada, based duo.
The Foreign Films
Track: A Photograph Of You From: Starlight Serenade (album) Label: Sonic Envy Out: Now
With the jangly intent of The Shop Window aesthetic married to the smoothness of the Prefab Sprout sound, this solo project of Hamilton’s (Ontario, Canada) Bill Majoros, is retro guitar-pop heaven.
Track: Echo The Dusk From: Echo The Dusk (single) Label: Unmanned Aerial Vinyl Out: Now
This London duo take Kurt Vile jangly laconic and add that lived in ‘cool’, that acts like Wilco impart upon the world. Seven albums have not diminished this acts ideas and quality.
Track: Fables of the Deconstruction From: The Way It Will Be (album) Label: Self released Out: Album release date TBA
This long distance Mitch Armbruster and Gary Hornseth alt pop project is a beguiling mix of Tullycraft style dynamic twee and all manner of jangly 80/90s indie-pop retro.
Track: All Summer Long From: The Willows (album) Label: Self released Out: Album release date TBA
Slide guitars, reverb, fuzz and synth, make this this the perfect marriage of retro sounds and that lo-fi rock essence that screams analogue.
Track: Failing Upwards From: Failing Upwards (single) Label: Royal Mountain Records Out: Album release date TBA
Catchy Alvvays styly jangled riffs, meets the dynamic tempos of the best that indie rock / folk has to offer. This new signing to the always impecabble Royal Mountain Records label, promises the world.
The New Preservation Society
Track: Big Pink Escalade From: Big Pink Escalade (single) Label: Self released Out: Now
Reminds me so much of the better parts of the 60s The Monkees vibe. With the extra augmentation of British invasion retro riffs. Lovers of all things 60s…will love this sense of all things 60s !!!
Track: Smoking Sun From: Perennial (album) Label: Nice Guys Records Out: 16 July 2021
Somewhere equidistant between bedroom-pop, power-pop and all manner of fuzzy persuasions, Vern Matz always enables the most gorgeous, laconic melodies, to simper through.
Track: California Games From: California Games (single) Label: Self released Out: 16 July 2021
Indulging this Blogs’ passion for early 60s The Growlers / Dick Dale surf rock, The Leonites add the perfect amount of melodic-pop inclinations in their riffs to subdue the era’s grumbling retro and add the slightest sense of modernity.
Track: Sad Year From: Sad Year (album) Label: Classless Records Out: Now
This fuzzy, jangle-gaze has a real sense of Seventeen Years Old and Berlin Wall meets The BV’s in their sonic textures. Lush style stunning from start to finish.