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Locate S, 1 – “Personalia”

By Will Oliver, January 28th 2020

Photo by Ebru Yildiz

Christina Schneider, the brainchild behind Locate S, 1 has signed to Captured Tracks who will release her sophomore album Personalia on April 3rd. She’s recently let go of the artful first single from the record, the title track “Personalia.” The track has a glossy atmospheric art rock feel to it with some dance-grooves that are bubbling just under the surface with some early colorful Of Montreal vibes, which makes sense as the album was produced by their very own Kevin Barnes.

Named after a poem by Mary Ruefle, “Personalia,” is a retelling of an emotional night in 2018 when she nearly quit. The track is a therapeutic triumphant that moves expertly with confidence and ease.

Find the music video for “Personalia” available to watch below and find the album available to pre-order at Bandcamp.
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Sam Seeger has returned with his brand new single “The Day After an All-Nighter” and he’s given us the privilege of presenting the exclusive premiere of its awesome music video.

The track is a groovy and atmospheric rock effort that sounds like a spooky mix of Beck and The Strokes. This vibe is perfectly captured by Max Seeger of The Mayor of Bad News, who both produced and directed the video which was shot in his neighborhood in South Orange and features a cast of local artists and musicians.

Enjoy your first look at the music video for “The Day After an All-Nighter” below.
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Molina – “Venus”

By Will Oliver, January 27th 2020 — with 1 comment

On Friday, Copenhagen-based producer & musician Molina returned with her brand new EP Vanilla Shell via Danish indie label Tambourhinoceros. One of its highlights is the ethereal and dreamy single “Venus” that sounds perfectly pure and cinematic, produced to allow it to shine towards its highest power.

Molina recently released a video of a stunning live performance of the track, which perfectly captures the magical quality that is on full display. You can also stream and buy the whole EP now on Bandcamp.
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Grumpy – “Davy Jones”

By Will Oliver, January 26th 2020

Grumpy are an indie rock outfit out of Nashville, Tennessee, who has returned with their brand new single “Davy Jones,” which was released via Acrophase Records.

The track mixes elements of some country-themed garage rock with a lighter more emo-based sound vocally. The combination is one that sounds like pieces of many genres, forming something that is very much in their own unique little wheelhouse but reminded of some modern acts like Snail Mail and Frankie Cosmos.

Enjoy a stream of “Davy Jones” posted below.
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Cami Petyn – “Static”

By Will Oliver, January 26th 2020

Los Angeles artist Cami Petyn has just released her debut single “Static, an alt-pop track that balances some weighty topics on its mind.

With a soulful and strong vocal performance, Petyn floats above some icy electronic synth production behind her. Lyrically she talks about overcoming anxiety finding catharsis within the electronic soundscapes.
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Sarah Schonert – “All This Noise”

By Will Oliver, January 26th 2020

Sarah Schonert is a musician out of Peoria, Illinois who also is a multi-instrumentalist who writes, record and produced all of her music. This includes her most recent effort, Songs About Sounds, which was released last October.

On it Schonert showcases her ability to craft unique synth-drive pop songs that are colorful and etheral, while totally creating a unique vibe that can only come from an artist with a distinct vision.
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