Stella Donnelly – Tricks
Shura makes a stunning return today with new song “BKLYNLDN.” Available now on her new home of Secretly Canadian, this is the first taste of Shura’s much-anticipated second album, which she is currently working on in the wake of 2016’s celebrated debut, Nothing’s Real.
“BKLYNLDN” marks the start of a new chapter (musically, geographically, emotionally) for Shura. That timeless look at long-distance romantic longing – if told through the modern lens of apps, texts, and anxiety-inducing silences – it’s a cinematic, exquisitely intimate examination of what presence and absence means in modern relationships; a passionate, tactile record about connection in volatile times; and, despite its cleansed sonic palette, still the unmistakeable sound of Shura. The track’s tender visual was directed by Woman’s Hour frontwoman Fiona Jane Burgess.
Describing her new music for the first time today, Shura says, “With ‘BKLYNLDN’ I wanted to explore having both a sonic and lyrical evolution. It’s about desire – playing with the idea of it being all consuming and at times overwhelming. It begins with the immediacy of physical desire – ‘this isn’t love’ and yet as the song unfolds that sentiment begins to unravel; I am clearly in love and instead of my girlfriend coming to London, I end up moving to Brooklyn. I wanted to capture that reversal musically and the final section of the track encapsulates my summer, that feeling of skipping through Brooklyn, holding hands with my girlfriend and singing out loud, without caring about how ridiculous you might look to the rest of the world.”
Wed. Oct. 23 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg
Thu. Nov. 14 – London, UK @ Roundhouse
Today Alex Cameron announces 'Alex Cameron Live in San Francisco,' out April 19th via Secretly Canadian and Castle Face Records. An intimate evening with Alex and his indispensable sax man,Roy Molloy (beard in briefcase) performing at the Swedish American Hall in San Francisco, a classy and lovingly maintained venue originally built in 1907 on Market Street.
Today Jade Bell, ANOHNI, and J. Ralph release new single "KARMA.” The track is available for purchase now via Bandcamp. All proceeds from record sales and donations go directly to Jade’s KIDS, a non-profit foundation, to help support its initiative to creatively inspire youth.
Stella Donnelly is a proud, self-proclaimed shit-stirrer. Her electrifying debut album, 'Beware of the Dogs,' is out today.
Faye Webster, the 21-year-old Atlanta-based singer-songwriter and decorated photographer, announces her third full-length album, Atlanta Millionaires Club, out May 24th via Secretly Canadian. Atlanta Millionaires Club is an album stitched together by intimate songwriting about lonesomeness in spite of Webster’s connection to a larger community.