Image: Big Thief by Shervin Lainez.
At 60 bands, we’re almost at the end of our journey. Until then, lets soak up some quality acts by some amazing creatives from all around the world.
Less than a year after their majestic debut record, Big Thief are releasing their second LP, Capacity, today. Known for their roaring and relentless guitar sounds with vulnerable yet fierce vocals, Big Thief are powerfully cathartic and endlessly brave.
Swirling yet substantial tune from Seattle-based Mega Bog, featuring members of Big Thief and Hand Habits. At just under two minutes, it’s a total earworm.
Mysterious and eclectic sounds from Wales-via-Los Angeles enigma, Cate Le Bon.
Shimmering and soulful sounds courtesy of Jane Weaver’s brand-new album.
Detroit artist Stef Chura combines quirk and lo fi to make catchy pop tunes.
Subdued yet upbeat number from Jess Locke (Aus) set to release her second album mid-year.
Shimmering pop gem from Brooklyn-based Sunflower Bean, currently taking the world by storm.
Warped and crunchy shoegaze swirls from Pennsylvania group Youth In Bloom.
Many Voices Speak out of Sweden creates resonant and crystalline sounds.
A soulful pop song with an edge from talented Melbournite Ainslie Wills (Aus).
Get the whole story by reading ‘Adventures in A&R – Girls To The Front’ here.
And the full feature at Catalogue Magazine here.