Creative New Music Friday: 20/8


It's that time of the week! Here are five of the very best artworks for this week's Creative New Music Friday including credits for all the creators involved.

1. Ester Poly – Wet

WET, the second album from Ester Poly, expands the performance possibilities of the bass and drum in tandem. Topics explored include racism, lust, diversity and our performance-obsessed society.

2. quickly, quickly – The Long and Short of It

With The Long And Short Of It, quickly quickly reinvents his project straddling jazz, hip hop, R&B, and psych-pop while suggesting a wholly genre-less path forward. 

3. Bnny – Everything

Everything, the debut album from Chicago quartet Bnny, was written over several years by singer Jess Viscius as she processed the death of her partner. The album is a chronicle of love at its most complex and loss at its most persistent. 

4. Witchcryer – When Their Gods Come For You

Their Gods Will Come For You is a new conceptual album from Texas classic doom band Witchcryer, featuring songs about gods across various ages of civilization throughout time.

5. Angel Olsen - Aisles

Aisles is a new covers EP from singer-songwriter Angel Olsen, re-imagining tracks from Billy Idol, Laura Branigan, Men Without Hats, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark and Alphaville.

6. Angus & Julia Stone - Life Is Strange

Singer-songwriter siblings Angus & Julia Stone’s EP Life is Strange is a soundtrack for the upcoming video game Life is Strange: True Colours, created in collaboration with renowned producer Rick Rubin.

7. Orla Gartland - Woman On The Internet

Woman on the Internet is an album about emotional learning, swiftly moving from easy-listening to music to obsess over. To be able to relate to the messiness of Gartland’s emotional journey is to feel at one with a talented artist.