August 20, 2022.
Welcome to our round up for 9 Albums/EPs you should listen to this week. Turn for week 33, if this is your first time on this your blog Less Than 1,000 Followers let me tell you that we price ourselves that week in and week out keep bringing a lot of talent for you to discover, not only in this blog post but al around the website, I’m sure that if you take a look at the different categories you’ll find some gems that you are going to love, these categories are thinking on helping you to find the things you’re interested the most.
This week I want to invite you to visit the category “Debut Bands (Off The Radar)” I have two options for you, the first one is the playlist with the newest debuts (more or less one the last 30 days), I’m trying to have only 50 so you can handle easily, but if you’re mental or have tons of free listening time you can go for the whole 2022, so far over 330 tracks here.
Don’t forget to support these artists with the actions that you can, for mention a few: stream, follow, add to your playlists, pre-save, and if you can support them buying their music you can do it directly from Bandcamp, you can find those links in the articles we have on the blog as you can see in the image below shows the Bandcamp player:
Most of these albums are recently released (and important to say that you always can take a look back at our previous week recommendations The Disarmed, Hush Bewlay, Lindsay Rose Black, and more…, for the whole 2022 or 2021).
ALL ALBUMS/EPS SUBMITTED AND DISCOVERED VIA MUSOSOUP
1.- Becca Starr In her own words: “ “Overall, Speak No Evil is an exploration through the peaks and troughs of what makes me tick, makes me think and makes me suffer. It’s groovy for a reason, no matter how crazy the world gets, it’s still beautiful. It’s still groovy.” You can read our review here
2.- Fletcher, James This album is a brilliant collection of beats and sounds you’ve never heard before. Covering from R&B, to Hip-Hop, to Pop, and even EDM, “All We’re Meant To Do” embodies an uncommon work of art that deserves to be heard. You can read our review here
3.- Zechariah Lloyd The title track that gives name to this EP “Heart In a Notebook is a window into Lloyd’s first-person perspective and movement through heartbreak and the struggle to move on. Here the songwriter ends with a bittersweet note of acoustic melodies, wrapping up this fantastic EP. You can read our review here
4.-Bright Young Future is an experimental progressive electronic / collage-pop project consisting of Rune Risager (Vibrant as Fuck, Den Fjerde Væg) and Jacob Abildgaard (Black Horse). Combining ambient, sample music, noise, glitch, doom and pop music, BYF is contemporary, playful and spontaneous post-genre music best described as a photogram of moods: Abstract and colorful musical montages, saturated, synthetic, chemical-like – with sound sources such as synths, organs, laptop, guitars and field recordings – shifting between expressions of strange warm hazy nostalgia and harsh digital futuristic explorations; ultimately engaging us in a tremendously personal, dream-like and surrealist musical universe. Listen now their brand new album “Life on the Bridge”
5.- Future West Watters takes up the story – “Is it a concept album? No! But a lot of the songs do revolve around similar themes and the track running order, coincidentally, does tell a somewhat cohesive story depending on what way you interpret the words. For me, it’s a project that I felt I had to do to help lay some of my inner demons to rest. And also with the hope that other people can listen to the music and words and realize that even at one’s lowest point, things will always get better. There is always hope, no matter what.” Listen now Who Will Forgive All My Sins
6.- Louie Miles talks about the EP Wander in his own words: “Childhood reminiscence, growing up, and musically capturing the thrill, wander, innocence, neuroticism and imagination associated with youthfulness.”
7.- Carbon Memory presents their sophomore EP, Tourist, with a self-crafted animated music video for their single “The Only One”. Meticulously animated by the band’s lead guitarist Demian Abal and hand-drawn by vocalist Dennis Neves, the music video plays out an intergalactic quest for the inception of creativity.
8- Pseudoseason “Truth Tables” brings the band into a lush new indie rock-folk sound. Consisting of a single, a B-side, a cover, and an ambient teaser track, the diverse bundle of songs encompasses a major leap forward for the band since welcoming guitarist Leith Jehu (18) and trumpet player Will Cerier (19) to the group earlier this year. With pianist Sam O’Brien (18) and drummer Matthew Linkkila (19) at the lyrical helm and a vast blend of production and instrumentation behind them, listeners can expect a fiery, passionate delivery in a bite-sized package.
9.- Elena Levy in her own words: “Green is a live-recorded, Acoustic singer/songwriter song about chasing your dreams. The inspiration behind it was from the saying “the grass is always greener”, though this rendition twists it in a unique way. The lyrics acknowledge that sometimes we look around us and realize we’re not in the best space mentally and/or physically; the grass isn’t so green over here,” but despite our surroundings, it doesn’t mean it’s impossible for us to make a positive change for ourselves by stepping outside of our comfort zone: “but it’s blooming on the other side of fear”. It’s relative to the other songs on the EP as well because as a whole this project includes three songs that share my take on what it really means to be alive (That’s why it’s also called A Live).”
The bonus this week is for Faded by HIRAD and HAK3N in their own words: “Faded is about a girl trying to talk with his boyfriend, but he was not answering for a while. After a few days in the middle of the night, the girl was spending time with her friends and she saw his boyfriend with another girl in the club together, then she realized why he was not answering for few days. She immediately ran to her car and drove home. That night she texted him that she saw him with the girl and we should talk, but he didn’t text back at all. The girl hardly accepted the truth but her heart broke into pieces. This EP is so special for us because we tried to express our feelings with this EP and in the form of music.
I hope not only you can enjoy these artists but also remember to support them, streaming and sharing their work that obviously you can find in the Playlist Less Than 1,000 Followers, Fresh Singles, Indie Only, Alterindie State of Mind, Female Rising Stars, 12 New Songs This Week, Sickest & Dopest, and Unknown but Essentials!
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Here is a guide (Playlist) with one track from each of the albums presented in this round up: