Tuesday, 5 March 2013

New Music: Great New Tracks From Empress Of, Imaginary Cities & Saturday Looks Good To Me

A lot of really good new songs coming into my E-mail inbox the last couple of days. Can't ignore them........

Brooklyn songstress Lorely Rodriguez, aka Empress Love, continues her impressive output of releasing shimmering and swooning indie pop songs and her expansive new track "Hat Trick" is no exception. This song is the first single from her Systems EP, out April 2nd via Terrible Records.

For fans of St. Vincent, Beach House

Winnipeg indie pop duo Imaginary Cities are set to release their new album, Fall Romance, out May 28th on Votiv.

If you are unfamiliar with Imaginary Cities they a are collaboration between Weakerthans/Waking Eyes member Rusty Matyas and singer-songwriter Marti Sarbit The couple gained critical acclaim a couple of years ago with their LP Temporary Resident and a college hit with the song "Say You."

Download Imaginary Cities' new single "Chasing The Sunset" below:

For fans of The Weakerthans, Library Voices, Kathryn Calder.

Saturday Looks Good To Me is the indie project of Detroit native Fred Thomas, who is about to release his first album in six years. In the ten years the project has been in existence Thomas has employed an ever changing line up of musicians that have explored everything from noise to afrobeat.

"Imaginary Friend" is the first track from One Kiss Ends It All which will be available May 21st on Polyvinyl. The low-fi blissful track makes use of the the beautifully voiced Carol Catherine. Listen below:

For fans of Girls, Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Allo Darlin'

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