At the end of an exceptionally rich month in terms of amazing new indiepop music released, here’s our selection of 12 new songs, featuring Say Sue Me, Neutrals, Belle & Sebastian, and more. Tracks from way back completing this month’s episode are from Rhesus and Paul Haig. Little under 50 minutes of uplifting entertainment – enjoy!
Seattle-based jangle four-piece Flying Fish Cove is the musical child of illustrator, songwriter and vocalist Dena Zilber. Zilber formed the band, which is currently completed by lead guitarist Jake Jones, bass player Sean Canfield and Jigsaw Records mastermind Chris McFarlane on drums, in 2017 and they released a first, self-titled EP on Jigsaw a year ago, the tracks of which also ended up on their debut album At Moonset. Read on
We don’t really know what twee is anymore, do we? Not at least since Marc Spitz in his 2014 book tried to portray it as a wide-ranging cultural movement, vaguely drawing a line from JD Salinger to Kurt Cobain and beyond, but effectively killing any distinctive use the term may have had before (still a good book though, mind), be it pejorative or affirming. Read on