Fatigue Vinyl

Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist L’Rain’s experimental album Fatigue sonically and conceptually ponders the meaning of change—and is out now on vinyl via Mexican Summer. L’Rain (aka Taja Creek) draws from an array of styles—including jazz, synths, floaty vocals, gospel and even recordings of dishes being washed—to form a genre that defies categorization. While supplies last, this transformative album contains a limited risograph fold-out print of remedies by …

Mood Valiant (Deluxe Glow in The Dark LP)

Mood Valiant is Australian jazz-funk band Hiatus Kaiyote’s first new record since 2015’s Choose Your Weapon, and it’s available to pre-order as a limited edition glow-in-the-dark vinyl. Officially released 25 June via Brainfeeder/Ninja Tune, the album was made after frontwoman Naomi “Nai Palm” Saalfield’s diagnosis and treatment for breast cancer. She says, “When you think your life is going to be taken away from you, it …

Leonard Cohen: Happens To The Heart

The first single from Leonard Cohen’s posthumous album, Thanks for the Dance, “Happens To The Heart” is gentle, mesmerizing and a somber reminder that the beloved artist is gone. On the contemplative song that dissects our universal outcome, Cohen sing-speaks, “I’ve broken every window / But the house, the house is dark / I care but very little / What happens to the heart.” The …