The Know – Hold Me Like You Know Me
Los Angeles dream-pop duo The Know recently released their self-titled EP with Brighton, UK’s Shore Dive Records. “Hold Me Like You Know Me” is a waltzing slow dance that sways under slo-mo disco lights during its verses before being fed into a kaleidoscopic wind tunnel for a chorus that scrapes the boundaries of the stratosphere.
SUNDERWORLD – PSEUDODEVOTION
Siesta Key, FL singer SUNDERWORLD trades in the kind of murky, melancholy R&B pioneered by The Weeknd on his Trilogy mixtape series, in which the people are duplicitous, the clock always reads 4:00 AM, and cooing vocal samples flit into and out of the mix. “PSEUDODEVOTION,” from ORLANDO/LLORANDOO VOL II, sees SUNDERWORLD sitting “encased in memories” with “dark circles in his eyes,” waiting for someone who may not come home that night/morning.
PINK CANDIES FOREVER – MY EARS HURT
Israel’s PINK CANDIES FOREVER makes noisy indie pop. “MY EARS HURT,” a droning cut from the album Well, might make your ears hurt, too, but I’m guessing you’ll enjoy it if you like slightly discordant guitar music with DIY production values.