Labyrinth Ear – Amber [mp3] (from upcoming EP, release date TBD)
Blissed-out electro-pop from London.
Gem Club – Twins [mp3] (from Breakers, out Sept. 27)
Wistful dream pop for piano and cello.
Lid Emba – Dawning [mp3] (from Terminal Muse: Blue, out now)
From Atlanta comes intense electronica with jagged edges.
The Migrant – The Hurricane [mp3] (from Amerika, out Oct. 26)
Beautiful, ominous track w/ vivid imagery – a tribute to Hurricane Irene.
The Gifted Children – Dark Heart [mp3] (from The Portable Sun, out now)
Melancholic indie rock with a whammy (pedal, that is).
The Japanese War Effort – Summer Sun Skateboard [mp3] (from Surrender to Summer)
Mesmerizing acid pop akin to the Flaming Lips.
Richard Swift – Whitman [mp3] (from Walt Wolfman EP, out Oct. 18)
Freak folk tribute to the great American poet.
Sea Pinks – FountainTesserae [mp3] (from Dead Seas, out Today)
Bouncy retro rock from Belfast.
Trwbador – Sun in the Winter [mp3] (from Sun in the Winter EP)
Welsh avant garde pop.