Daily Discovery 04.27.20

Wavvyday - Infinite Waters West Palm Beach's Wavvyday makes music for pool parties, outdoor couch sessions, and summer daze. "Infinite Waters," off the duo's self-titled debut, reminds me of the balmy, lightweight beach tunes created by high school favorite Aer, the languorous guitar 'n beats format elevated here by Matt Brown's enticing falsetto. It's almost … Continue reading Daily Discovery 04.27.20

Daily Discovery 04.23.20

Self Defense Family - Florida Trip The members of Cohoes, New York (shouts out to my dude Kilgore Trout) emo-adjacent collective Self Defense Family are scouring the depths of their hard drives in order to spice up your social distancing times with some deep cuts. One of these is "Florida Trip," off a two-parter dubbed … Continue reading Daily Discovery 04.23.20

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 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