Daily Discovery 01.23.20

Tosser - Wishful Thinking Washingtnon, DC's Tosser makes music for those who like their guitars woolly and their vocals slack-jawed. The group is back with "Wishful Thinking," the first single released from their upcoming album, Total Restraint. Overtop moody, chugging chords, frontman Eric Zidar admits, "I'm sure no more," dazed. It's a slacktastic garage remedy … Continue reading Daily Discovery 01.23.20

Daily Discovery 01.10.20

Shō - First Snow Berlin musique concrète artist Shō's new album, Infinity Plus One, is out today on Antwerp's Audio Visuals Atmosphere label. The track "First Snow" features gleaming ambient textures that recall both the austerity and the opalescence of Harold Budd and Brian Eno's The Pearl. Listen and hope for some snow in our … Continue reading Daily Discovery 01.10.20

Daily Discovery 11.11.19

Seo - Citrus Paradisi Nigerian/Irish artist Seo sounds like she's had a strong cup of coffee or two since September's Pink Noise. Where that album floated, "Citrus Paradisi" flows, gliding along atop the world's chillwaviest reggaeton beat. Switching between English and Spanish, Seo asks, "Can you take me home to paradise?", also murmuring about grapefruits … Continue reading Daily Discovery 11.11.19

Daily Discovery 11.06.19

Inchoate - sommeil raisonné Toronto's Inchoate (defined by Merriam-Webster as "being only partly in existence or operation, imperfectly formed or formulated") creates improvisational "audio sculptures" using "component chains of signal generation, effect, and decay." I'm not entirely sure how that works, but what I do know is that "sommeil raisonné," the first track on Inchoate's … Continue reading Daily Discovery 11.06.19

Daily Discovery 11.05.19

K.Burns - Mafioso Status Brooklyn rapper K.Burns is back with Mob Ties, another gritty collection of tales from the underbelly of the Big Apple. "Mafioso Status," produced by Kheyzine, sees Burns breaking out flows both menacing and melodic overtop neo-noir strings and piano. He remembers trading the stoop for the streets at twelve years old, … Continue reading Daily Discovery 11.05.19