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Mousa ushers in nostalgia in new record "Mousatron X"

If you are in the nostalgic mood most of us are in after the decade came to a less-than-spectacular end, then we recommend a surefire stimulant: Maine’s Mousa has just released Mousatron X, a solid record worth the six-year wait. The album is a short treat that hits all the right spots as it fluctuates from galactic-noise themes like those in the opener “Silent In” to bedroom pop/psych-infused synth swells that complement a sonorous croon. The record captures the intimacy and infinity of its concept: the music found in tracks like “Cower” drains into the listener’s mind to create nostalgic images so infinite. Stream the delicate balance of grand sounds and homely vocals that is the album’s closing track “In Between Dreams” below. Happy New Year, New England! - Rene Cobar





Dear Banshee release Viva Guernica

On December 27, the San Francisco experimental rock group Dear Banshee released their latest, Viva Guernica. Title track has an accompanying video with dark synth feels and creepy vibes—in a good way. Catch them playing in Oakland at The Golden Bull January 23. -Lucille Faulkner

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Groove into the new decade with Gold Casio at Mercury Lounge 12.31

Since their relocation to NYC, Portland-bred indietronica outfit Gold Casio has been persistently tearing it up at venues throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn, and while the band has been quietly at work at their next forthcoming effort, their performances are something to behold. Witnessing tracks from their most recent EP SINNERS at Berlin this past September, it’s hard not to be impressed by the band’s ability to render the breadth of their nudisco in real time, from the breakbeat four-on-the-floor of “Make You Mine” to the start-stop stutter of “Love vs Logic.” Perfect for fans of Chromeo (or their Pacific Northwest compatriots Yacht), the band’s true magic can only be captured in a live setting; as such, you should stream them below before catching them at Mercury Lounge on New Year’s Eve, supporting Pink Flamingo Rhythm Revue and French Horn Rebellion, but only if you want to start the decade in an undisputedly funky fashion —Connor Beckett McInerney

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rook&nomie electrify with coldwave mastery on "me&you"

On Twitter, rook&nomie advertise themselves as a "gay girl band from the cutest hell", but their ghostly coldwave suggests something more grim than cute. That's not to say that their new album me&you isn't a wonder of sound; the duo create webs of haunting melodies and spectre-like backbeats that provide gut punches of intensity even in their quieter moments. The album's lyrics invoke images of cruelty -- as well as love -- towards oneself and between two people, creating scenes of darkness where little specks of light fight to shine through. On me&you, rook&nomie sing in search of that light. Take a look at the music video for "azure paler than the sky", a track from me&you, below. - Will Sisskind

 

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Ambient artist Ana Roxanne named one of Bandcamp's best of 2019

Ambient artist Ana Roxanne began her debut album ~~~ several years ago as a private project, a personal reflection on spirituality and art as an act of healing. Upon its rerelease in March by Leaving Records, the record took on another life, particularly as Roxanne had since explored more about identity and gender, having come out herself as intersex late last year. The record caught attention from a slew of new fans, which led Bandcamp to name it one of their top 10 records of 2019. Its blend of field recordings, droning synths, and minimalist percussion keeps the music simple while allowing the listener to open their mind in vast and unpredictable ways. Roxanne will head out east in January to introduce New York audiences to her music; take another listen to ~~~ for yourself below. - Will Sisskind

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