Kindred - Passion Pit
Passion Pit's fourth album, Kindred, shows no sign of veering off from the band's feel-good electropop path. The album artwork of a little boy at a dinner table and its latest single "Lifted Up (1985)" signal Kindred will be delving into singer and producer Michael Angelakos' upbringing. Stream it now via iTunes First Play.
Synesthesiac - Jack Garratt
Singer-producer Jack Garratt has released his latest EP, four songs that show off Garratt's deepening sense of his own style, a combination of classical, R&B, electronica, and experimental pop. Stream it here and purchase it here, also watch our interview with Jack Garratt.
Verde - Tei Shi
Tei Shi's newest Verde EP is as ethereal and mystical as the Brooklyn-via-Colombia artist's prior work, but with intentionally dance-ier overtones. It's vibey, rare, and otherworldly - and definitely a must-listen. Stream it here and purchase it here, also read our Q&A with Tei Shi.
Foil Deer - Speedy Ortiz
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Grunge rock quartet Speedy Ortiz have released their sophomore album, a vivid 12 tracks of introspection, musing, and humorous accounts of moving through the worlds of college and post-grad slumming. Stream it via NPR First Listen here.