Alex G is a Philadelphia-based singer-songwriter who built his reputation creating intimate lo-fi rock with strong melodic sensibilities. This is Sarah, a bonus track on his third LP Trick (Haze tapes 2013).
Garland of Hours is a duo from Washington D.C., and this is the glorious Word Versus, from their debut LP Garland of Hours (Arrest records 2003), buy here.
Next, our UK pop-psyche gem from 1969 comes from The Good Ship Lollipop. Formed in Bideford Devon in1965 they only managed one single, an incongruous cover of The Beatles track Maxwell’s Silver Hammer (Ember Records 7” 1969), easily the weakest track on 1969’s Abbey Road. This is the far superior B-side, How Does It Feel.
Hoops are an indie shoegaze dreampop band from Bloomington, Indiana. This is Sun's Out, from their third album Routines (Fat Possum 2017), Buy here.
We conclude with Boston Massachusetts finest Quilt, and their official videos for Young Gold, from their third LP Quilt (Mexican Summer 2011) and then Eliot St., from their fifth Plaza (Mexican Summer 2016). Enjoy. Until next week …