First Aid Kit - My Silver Lining
The Söderbergs are turning into proper expansive country storytellers, the influence of producer Mike Mogis and arranger Nate Walcott from the Bright Eyes family giving it the aura of the desert road to the horizon as the ultimate aim, fleshing out the sound in a similar way to how Laura Marling developed, and her accent seems to be creeping in too. Third album Stay Gold is out 9th June.
Honeyblood - Killer Bangs
A rush of two-piece sugarcrush frenzy and shades-in-promo-picture attitude out of Glasgow, a straining at the seams nature lending it a neat Vaselines reflection via Best Coast or the Dum Dum Girls. Single out 12th May, album 14th July, in between a tour supporting Courtney Barnett.
King Post Kitsch - Veronique
Second track from the upcoming Sheep On A Beach album as first mentioned here last week is wiry, agitated and quite the driven shamble.
Fickle Friends - Play
Second song from the much touted Brightonians. Turns out they're the new Summer Camp!