mark this as the third week in a row that the eau claire music scene has offered up something exceptional.
alvvays released one of the summer’s most dependable albums, and their self-titled debut gets better with every listen.
evelyn taylor and nicholas frampton began crafting the salient sounds of field division amidst iowa’s endless cornfields, but relocated to nashville to fully realize the project’s potential.
on tuesday mike hadreas is slated to release too bright, his third album as perfume genius.
kip berman re-shuffled personnel in the pains of being pure at heart and released days of abandon
most anticipated albums of fall 2014sea oleena – shallow
september 30th (lefse)
charlotte loseth’s first full-length album as sea oleena is a welcomed and overdue contribution to the field of minimalist pop. armed with “if i’m” and “paths,” two singles that bookend shallow, loseth has manufactured a handy craft to accompany the dreary and desolate winter looming in the distance.
field report – marigolden
october 7th (partisan)
with a handful of acclaimed mixtapes and a pair of similarly lauded eps under his belt, milo’s debut full-length album is sure to be nothing short of a spectacle.
angel olsen’s latest album is just a youthful seven months old, but burn your fire for no witness
she keeps bees – eight housessince their inception in 2006, she keeps bees has adhered to a simple but strict instrumentation: jessica larrabee plays guitar and sings while andy laplant plays drums. on their first three albums, there wasn’t any need to deviate from this structure. larrabee is an incredibly capable guitarist, just as adept at drawing emotions from an acoustic, finger-picked line as she is at punishing…