Alex G: Runner

Twinkling piano and playful guitar open Alex G’s new track “Runner,” a pleasant indie-rock song enriched by the singer’s enthralling and shapeshifting vocals. These vocals span from baritone to yelps, altogether making a bright, melodious listen. It is the second track from the artist’s upcoming album God Save The Animals (out 23 September) and is accompanied by an Aldo Fisk-directed music video.

Little Cub: Hypnotise

With found footage implying a dystopian, violent and advertising-driven future, Kim Taylor’s video for South London band Little Cub’s “Hypnotise” carries substantial force. The track at its heart delivers a dark dreaminess, inspired by lead singer Dominic Gore’s lyrical assessment of the world’s undoing. That said, both the song and video impress with their beauty and messaging. Little Cub’s debut album Still Life will be …

Motion Graphics: Anyware

With a lush electronic landscape and an appropriately matched digitally-animated video, “Anyware” by Motion Graphics rides upon electro-pop elements with jazz-like tendencies. The debut solo project of Joe Williams, Motion Graphics’ tracks were all made with custom randomized software instruments. The album was produced between NY, LA, and Baltimore over the course of two years, and Williams attention to detail at every juncture is ever-present. …