Chinatown Slalom: Where U At?

Off Liverpool-based Chinatown Slalom’s debut album, Who Wants to Be a Millionare? comes “Where U At?,” a collage-like highlight reel of the band’s sound. The four-piece (Liam Nolan, Jake Brettell, Mikey Woods and Ricky Crawford) leans into the madness of their psych influences and displays an uncanny ability to create a dynamic sound. “Where U At?” features strange samples, filtered-until-unintelligible vocals, stunning harmonies and plenty of …

Alexis Neon: Sink Into It

From the Canadian duo’s forthcoming Seven Windows EP, “Sink Into It” is a grainy and cinematic track made for gloomy days. “Your skin is like sand / I sink into it,” the melody emphasizes. Though subdued, the song is precise and expansive, and there’s significance to the omnipresent melancholy—even when keys, a slow strumming guitar or strings are all that surface.