By: Sarah Besnard and Lee Cahill
Artist : Tasseomancy
Listen: Soft Feet
From: Toronto, Canada
Label: Turf Records/Out Of This Spark
Sounds Like: Dreamy, haunting folk in the vein of Julianna Barwick.
Reason to listen: Sari and Romy Lightman are back vocalists of electro-goth band Austra. Their first full length debut ‘Ulalume’ is to be released today via Out Of This Spark.
Artist : The Parish of Little Clifton
Listen: “It’s okay, Roseanne”
From: Vancouver, Canada
Label: Cultus Vibes
Sounds Like: A mix of electronica and freak folk
Reason to listen: This band is signed to a label that’s dedicated to giving people free digital music. As the band says, “This is more free than oxygen”. So why not breathe it in?
Artist : Former Belle
Watch/Listen: “To See About A Girl”
Sounds Like: Soft Indie folk
Reason to listen: With childhood inspirations from James Taylor, Rickie Lee Jones, Cat Stevens, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, this band makes music that sounds like Bright Eyes without making you want to cry yourself to sleep at night.