The glorious PJ Harvey returns with new single “The Wheel”, taken from her forthcoming album The Hope Six Demolition Project. The video for the track was directed by Seamus Murphy and finds Harvey exploring Kosovo.
Amber Arcades is the moniker of Dutch musician Annelotte de Graaf and she will release her debut album on Heavenly Recordings this spring. Check out the excellent new Ben Greenberg-produced track “Right Now”.
“Red Forest” is the debut single from Landside, a collaborative effort between Italian production duo Hunter/Game and Icelandic band Kúra. We can’t wait to hear what else they have in store for us! The track is available for free download via XLR8R.
Young Galaxy have shared a bonus track from last year’s impressive Falsework lp. “Were You Ever A Dreamer?” is a bubbly, mid-tempo synth-pop jam that continues a long line of excellent singles from the Montreal band.
Young Galaxy are heading out on a brief tour later this month, with a kick-off show at NYC’s Le Poisson Rouge on January 28. Watch a teaser trailer below.
TSR fave Samantha Urbani (Friends) has announced the formation of her new label URU, whose first release will be the re-issue of the rare 1981 album Running Out of Time by British pop duo Rexy. Additionally, Urbani has recorded her own cover of the Rexy track “Alien”.
Running Out of Time is out March 18 on URU, in conjunction with Lucky Number. Pre-order is available via Rough Trade and you can give the original version of “Alien” a spin below.
Brooklyn electronic duo Beacon continue the build-up for the release of their new album Escapements, with this video for the opening track “IM U”. Featuring Rory O’Connor (Nitemoves/Tycho) on drums, the slow-burner builds into something very lush and beautiful.