New music from Warpaint and Ben Ross, plus a handful of stunning animated music videos this week

Warpaint: New Song When Jenny Lee Lindberg made her solo debut last year as jennylee, and with Theresa Wayman in a side project called BOSS, we thought it was silently signaling an end to Warpaint. That said, the LA-based rock band has finally announced a follow-up to their second LP from two years ago. Heads Up releases 23 September 2016 off of Rough Trade—the band …

Ben Ross: Wool

Lyrically powerful, at times vocally haunting, and altogether beautiful, “Wool” by LA-based singer Ben Ross further affirms the emerging artist’s talents. Nothing more than voice (sometimes layered) and piano, the track gently envelops listeners, rising and falling along the emotional spectrum. It’s a love song, yes, but an uncommon one—and worth a listen.