Mister Lies - Align, from the new album "Mowgli."
Gliss - Blur, from the new album "Langsom Dans."
The Cave Singers - No Tomorrow, from the new album "Naomi."
Ladyfinger (ne) - Dark Horse, from the new album "Errant Forms."
Dark Dark Dark's Nona Marie started her Anonymous Choir back in 2011, featuring a rotating cast of female musicians and close friends, some of which had never performed in a band before. The result is a gorgeous, stirring and stripped-down project focused solely on covers of their favorite musicians.
This week on New Hot, read about a young band from Chicago signed to a major label, a musician who brought back the "freak-folk" style and a living legend who has sold over 140 million albums. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, March 12.
Bad Bad Hats - Super America, from the "It Hurts EP."
James Hunter Six - Minute By Minute, from the new album "Minute By Minute."
Jose James - Do You Feel, from the new album "No Beginning No End."
DRGN KING - Wild Night, from the new album "Paragraph Nights."
Dog Bite - Forever Until, from the new album "Velvet Changes."
One of the fastest rising local bands right now is Carroll, a quartet that graduated from Macalester College last year and got their name from the street they lived on. A mix of psych-pop and Alec Ounsworth-esque vocals, Carroll just released their debut EP and has subsequently gathered all sorts of press and accolades.
When it comes to loud bands, it's difficult to out-do STNNNG. For 10 years, this local quintet has released some of the most acclaimed Minnesota albums and consistently challenged the strength of venues' sound systems across town.
Van Stee - Color In The Paper Planes, from the new album "We Are."
Big Harp - You Can't Save 'Em All, from the new album "Chain Letters."