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10 Best Songs of the Week: The Good, The Bad, & The Queen; Piroshka; Cherry Glazerr; and More

Plus Murray A. Lightburn, Julia Jacklin, Nil├╝fer Yanya, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 09, 2018

There might still be nearly two months left in 2018, but 2019 album announcements have been coming hard and fast of late. The Top 10 of this week's Songs of the Week is packed with first and second singles from albums due out next January or February, although not our #1, that album is due out next week. More

Nov 08, 2018

Australian singer/songwriter Julia Jacklin has announced her sophomore album, Crushing, and shared another song from it, "Head Alone." She has also announced some North American tour dates.  More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Courtney Barnett, Phosphorescent, Julia Jacklin, and More

Plus Moonface, Thom Yorke, Sharon Van Etten, Kurt Vile, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 05, 2018

This week Sharon Van Etten and Moonface announced new albums and their lead singles both made this week's Songs of the Week list. Joining them are new standalone singles from Julia JacklinJessie Ware, and SOAK, as well as some singles from upcoming albums, and an eight-minute album track. But our #1 this week is a bonus track that probably shouldn't have been cut from an album released earlier this year. More

Julia Jacklin Shares a Video for the New Song “Body”

New Album Due Out Early Next Year via Polyvinyl

Oct 04, 2018

Australian singer/songwriter Julia Jacklin has shared a new song, "Body," via a video for the track. Jacklin co-directed the video with Nick Mckk and it features her driving out into the Australian wilderness.  More

Phantastic Ferniture Share Silly Video for New Song “Bad Timing”

Phantastic Ferniture Due Out July 27 via Polyvinyl

Jul 11, 2018

Phantastic Ferniture is a trio led by Julia Jacklin (who released a well-received solo albumDon't Let the Kids Win, on Polyvinyl in 2016). The band also features Elizabeth Hughes and Ryan K Brennan and on July 27 they are releasing their self-titled debut album, also via Polyvinyl.  More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Wild Nothing, Suede, Anna Calvi, Matty, John Coltrane, and More

Plus Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Tomberlin, Interpol, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 08, 2018

This was a strong week for new tracks, so much so that we almost expanded this week's Songs of the Week list to a Top 13. Instead we decided to include three honorable mentions. The full list includes two legendary artists who we will soon be getting previously unreleased posthumous albums from. More

First Aid Kit Announce Fall North American Tour Dates

Ruins Out Now via Columbia; Support Acts Include Julia Jacklin and M. Ward

May 09, 2018

Swedish sister alt-country/folk duo First Aid Kit released a new albumRuins, back in January via Columbia. Now they have announced some fall North American tour dates. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 11, at 10 a.m. local time. Julia Jacklin will support some of the dates, with M. Ward on one date. More



Reviews

Don’t Let the Kids Win

Don’t Let the Kids Win

Polyvinyl

Nov 15, 2016

By her own admission, Julia Jacklin is a nostalgic soul. The danger of looking through a rose tinted lens for too long is that fatalism can take hold. More