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13 Best Songs of the Week: Ratboys, Madeline Kenney, Alan Palomo, This Is the Kit, and More

Plus Lightning Dust, Glasser, Julie Byrne, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 09, 2023

Welcome to the 21st Songs of the Week of 2023. The theme this week was horns, three of the songs in the Top 4 feature some sort of brass instrument (saxophone, etc.). Stricken with indecision, we settled on a Top 13 this week. More

Lightning Dust Share David Lynchian Video for New Song “Wrecked”

Nostalgia Killer Due Out This Friday via Western Vinyl

Jun 08, 2023

Lightning Dust are releasing a new album, Nostalgia Killer. Now they have shared its third single, “Wrecked.” More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Westerman, Alex Lahey, Little Dragon, Modern Woman, and More

Plus Strange Ranger, Lightning Dust, High Pulp, Sen Morimoto, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

May 05, 2023

Welcome to the sixteenth Songs of the Week of 2023. There weren’t any tracks this week that screamed, “This is the very best song of the week!” But still there was plenty to like. More

May 01, 2023

Lightning Dust (Amber Webber and Joshua Wells) are releasing a new album, Nostalgia Killer, on June 9 via Western Vinyl. Now they have shared its second single, “Different War,” via a lyric video. They have also announced some June tour dates in British Columbia, Canada. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Alex Lahey, boygenius, Jess Williamson, Hand Habits, and More

Plus The Beths, Jenny Lewis, Lightning Dust, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 31, 2023

Welcome to the twelfth Songs of the Week of 2023. The pickings were a little slimmer this week, but we found enough singles (and one album track) to come up with a solid Top 10. More

Lightning Dust Announce New Album, Share Video for New Song “Run”

Nostalgia Killer Due Out June 9 via Western Vinyl

Mar 31, 2023

Lightning Dust (Amber Webber and Joshua Wells) have announced a new album, Nostalgia Killer, and shared its first single, “Run,” via a music video. More

Album of the Week: Angel Olsen

Plus Stream the New Albums from DIIV, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Wilco, Chromatics, that dog., Lightning Dust, and Danny Brown

Oct 04, 2019

Angel Olsen released a new album, All Mirrors, today via Jagjaguwar and it’s our Album of the Week. Find more info on the album here. Also here are streams of other notable albums released today: DIIV, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Wilco, Chromatics, that dog., Lightning Dust, and Danny Brown. More

11 Best Songs of the Week: DIIV, Field Music, Wilco, Soccer Mommy, and More

Plus Brittany Howard, Julien Chang, Georgia, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 20, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. We’ve got a Top 11 this week, we couldn’t quite narrow it down to a Top 10. And #1 could’ve very easily been any of the Top 3. More

Lightning Dust Share New Song “Run Away”

Spectre Due Out October 4 via Western Vinyl

Sep 19, 2019

Lightning Dust (Amber Webber and Josh Wells) are releasing a new album, Spectre, on October 4 via Western Vinyl. Now they have shared another song from the album, “Run Away.” More

13 Best Songs of the Week: Jay Som, Luke Temple, DIIV, Lightning Dust, and More

Plus Lana Del Rey, Elbow, Thom Yorke, First Aid Kit, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 23, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. It was another incredibly strong week for new songs. Last week we ended up with a Top 12, instead of our usual Top 10, and here we are again, except this time with a Top 13. Like last week, there are also a whole lot of honorable mentions. More

Lightning Dust Share Ghostly Video for New Song “Led Astray”

Spectre Due Out October 4 via Western Vinyl

Aug 19, 2019

Lightning Dust (Amber Webber and Josh Wells) are releasing a new album, Spectre, on October 4 via Western Vinyl. Now they have shared another song from the album, “Led Astray,” via a quirky video for the track. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Thom Yorke, Lightning Dust, San Fermin, and More

Plus serpentwithfeet, Friendly Fires, Lucy Dacus, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 28, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. The Top 2 are by the same artist, which rarely happens, if ever. This week was a challenge, as there were less immediately obvious tracks to make the Top 10, but then we dug deep and ended up with too many tracks (there are an additional 10 honorable mentions). So there are lots and lots of songs to listen to below. More

Lightning Dust Announce New Album, Share New Song “Devoted To”

Spectre Due Out October 4 via Western Vinyl

Jun 28, 2019

Lightning Dust have announced a new album, Spectre, and shared its first single, album opener “Devoted To.” Spectre features Stephen Malkmus and Destroyer’s Dan Bejar and is due out October 4 via Western Vinyl. More

Lightning Dust Announce New Album, “Fantasy”

Listen to First Single "Diamond"

Apr 10, 2013

Canadian musical duo Amber Webber and Joshua Wells, as known as Lightning Dust, have announced the release of their third full-length album Fantasy. More




Reviews

Jul 02, 2013

The third album from Black Mountain members Amber Webber and Joshua Wells takes a stylistic turn, tossing their sparse psychedelia to the wind in favor of aloof synthpop. You could lose yourself in the absorbing, stark atmospheres of Infinite Light and its predecessor; these songs feel comparably sterile. More

Aug 14, 2009

Fact: there are enough Black Mountain side projects to make Black Mountain seem like a side project. Other fact: said side projects are consistently worthwhile. More