New Music: Late 2022 & Early 2023

New (ish) music we like

New Music: Late 2022 & Early 2023

I hope everyone is having a lovely start to 2023, I for one am feeling incredibly optimistic about the future. I mean. As much as one possibly could.

Anyway, while I despise the idea of only listening to music from those I'm more closely ideologically aligned with, this project by default has lead me to some excellent independent musicians that unlike many of their peers, do not appear to be openly hostile towards freedom.

The bar for this prerequisite is very low, but the music is very good and there's something for everyone!

Erik Harris — Back To The Bottom [EP]

RIYL: GOLDpny, indie rock, Ariel Pink, being nice to your wife

CHARBELLE — Your One and Only Best Love [Album]

RIYL: haunted appalachia, bedroom pop, Lana Del Ray, Beach House, female vocals, attractive women with great hair

Casey Sabol — "All True Poets" [Single]

RIYL: Periphery, Def Leppard, Bryan Adams, power metal

Ariel Pink — "Rudolph's Laptop" [Single] +  [Substack]

RIYL: Animal Collective, satire, historically accurate and extremely catchy indie pop  

Blissful Wizard
music; work(s) in progress. writing, voice memos, proof of concept, mood board, musings. and correspondence, some art, and memorabilia. Click to read Blissful Wizard, by ARIEL PINK, a Substack publication with thousands of readers.

Surrealist Temple Band — Music For The Poorly Educated [Album]

RIYL: Fat White Family, Lev Parker, cults

Music For The Poorly Educated, by Surrealist Temple Band
13 track album

Mimi Stockland — A Dog Screaming Cody [Album]

RIYL: cute and or weird things, lo-fi, bedroom pop

A Dog Screaming Cody, by Mimi Stockland
7 track album

M.I.A. — MATA [Album]

RIYL: IDM, Diplo, experimental pop  

An aggressively pro-freedom album, deemed "aimless" by Rolling Stone.

oOoOO — "Gone Fishin'" [Single] + [Drab City Patreon]

RIYL: witch house, chillwave

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Also this commentary really resonated with us.

GRAND PUNK FAILROAD — practice tapes

Last but not least, super excited to hear more from these fellas

RIYL: punk rock, Mainstreet Blake, MUSICIAN, Fetal Pig