Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine team up for their first outing together on the excellent A Beginner's Mind. It’s a concept album that transcends the concept—in this case, popular film—which is no mean feat, even if Sufjan fans know they can rely on
The album was produced by the multi-Grammy Award winning Ariel Rechtshaid (Vampire Weekend, Haim, Adele) and contains 10 tracks informed by everything from lo-fi post-punk to indie-folk to early-'90s dance-pop psychedelia.
In Ants From Up There, Black Country, New Road creates a singular sonic middle ground that traverses classical minimalism, indie-folk, pop, alt rock with a distinct tone that is already unique to the band.
Daisy the Great is a Brooklyn-based band formed by Kelley Nicole Dugan and Mina Walker. From their delicate, harmony-laden pop-folk songs to their powerhouse indie rock ballads, Daisy the Great is recognized for their killer vocals and playful spirit.