Well – this took a lot longer to get up than I would have liked. September is nearly over at this point, so let’s just wrap up August quickly.
ALEXALONE – ALEXALONEWORLD [Polyvinyl]
A comforter filled with concrete slowly crushes you the longer you hide in your room.
Badge Epoch – Scroll [Telephone Explosion]
An ageless wizard spends their time in a remote mountain shack testing out mythological runes on themselves, reaping strange and mysterious side effects and distorting their sense of time and self.
Indigo De Souza – Any Shape You Take [Saddle Creek]
A screaming cannonball jump into the community pool after dark and seeing your life’s most impactful moments play out in front of you in the deep end.
Ka – A Martyr’s Reward [Iron Works]
A trench coat-wearing black market seller opens up shop to reveal caches of glazed clay busts of suffering figures of history.
Laura Stevenson – Laura Stevenson [Don Giovanni]
Watching the patch of dirt outside your front window start to grow little weeds and flowers at the start of spring.
Lingua Ignota – SINNER GET READY [Sargent House]
A monolithic statue of a nameless saint watches over a sleepy, Appalachian town, visible from every angle and always watching.
Pink Siifu – GUMBO’! [Dynamite Hill]
Dense Southern humid heat warps all reality, mixing the consciousnesses and memories of the residents of a large artists residence.
Shannon & The Clams – Year of the Spider [Easy Eye Sound]
A paranormal western saloon where a brawl happens every night hosts an 80s movie night.
Turnstile – GLOW ON [Roadrunner]
Doing a bunch of flips on a trampoline and getting really light-headed, then going down a mile-long waterslide.
Water From Your Eyes – Structure [Wharf Cat]
A picturesque US suburb exists haphazardly on an asteroid hurtling through space.