Welcome to the first edition of WVUM Radio’s Playlist of the Week, with our recommendations for this week’s poppin’ tracks. Find the full Spotify playlist at the end.
Guerilla Toss – “Meteorological” from Twisted Crystal (DFA)
There is no band in today’s indie rock landscape that is more flamboyant, free-wheeling and fun than art punk heroes Guerilla Toss. Slap bass, swirling rhythms and hypnotic vocals converge to form a perfect storm.
Masego – “Lady Lady” (EQT Recordings/ Trap House Jazz)
Masego releases his debut album and will be a hit among new era R&B/soul lovers with a Stevie Wonder plus hip hop influence.
Aphex Twin – “T69 Collapse” from Collapse EP (Warp)
Flawlessly executed experimental techno from the genre’s greatest master.
Bob Moses – “Back Down” (Domino)
The Vancouver-bred, Los Angeles-based duo is back with an internal and external battle-based album. The electronic duo is Grammy nominated for Best Dance Recording and this album did not disappoint.
Brandon Coleman – “All Around the World” (Brainfeeder)
Brandon Coleman’s debut album on Flying Lotus’s label is successful in delivering a funky soul message with electric lyrics. Coleman puts a soft, jazzy beat behind insane keyboard work.
The Babe Rainbow – “Supermoon” from Double Rainbow (30th Century)
The Babe Rainbow, one of the latest bands to come out of Australia’s psychedelic rock renaissance, spread a tasty jam over a warm, crispy song.
Les Louanges – “Tercel” (Bon Sound)
Sultry upcoming R&B artist releases a funky all-encompassing track in FRENCH.
Spesh – “Teflon” from Famous World (Killroom)
Evoking post-punk royalty like The Psychedelic Furs and New Order, Spesh capture the sound of classic college radio.
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This week’s playlist by WVUM music directors Jordan Abrams and Peter Melero.