Nightjars Modjeska Bandcamp stream

Nightjars – ‘Modjeska’


Nightjars, the project of San Francisco Bay Area musician AJ Matias Bell, has shared new single ‘Modjeska’ ahead of the release of their debut album of the same name on 7 May. Written between 2013 and 2019, the album tells a coming-of-age story while also exploring the close bond and relationship between memory and place.…

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Floral – ‘This Year’


Hailing from the San Francisco Bay area, math rock duo Floral have shared ‘This Year’ – their first new single in half a decade – ahead of the release of their new self-titled LP on 15 February (pre-order via Bandcamp here). Recorded and produced by Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Jeff Rosenstock), ‘This Year’ is a twisting,…

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Lofi Legs – ‘Dreamin’


San Francisco band Lofi Legs live up to their name with the short and sweet ‘Dreamin’. Appearing on their upcoming debut album ‘Lamb’, the song finds the real-life couple of Maria Donjacour and Paris Cox-Farr sharing their love in a way that is reminiscent of Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) or The Moldy…

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SOAR – ‘dark/gold’ album review


Signed to the ever-reliable Father/Daughter Records, San Francisco’s SOAR came together in 2015 when four queer and femme friends who fronted their respective bands decided they wanted to try their hands at something a little more collaborative. ‘dark/gold’ is their debut album and it’s one flourishing with creativity. The opener ‘Fort Funston’ has a slow…

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Beach Moon/Peach Moon – ‘Philosophy at 23/at 24’ stream


With its experimental glitch-filled opening, Beach Moon/Peach Moon’s ‘Philosophy at 23/at 24’ instantly brings to mind Baths, but it soon moves into something really quite different. Gorgeously melancholic guitars glide over the reflective vocals that state ‘the glass is always full of something’ over and over again. Chiming drums and glockenspiel are then added into…