Three years ago, The Quietus described Toronto-based quintet The Autumn Stones as “like The Smiths covering Roxy Music, or vice versa.” It’s a fairly apt description of the chamber pop band, who just released their third full-length, Emperor Twilight, last week. Our song of the day, “Mandatory Love,” is the album’s jangly lead single. Their last album, 2015’s Escapists, garnered the band a ton of buzz and Emperor Twilight should be no different. Emperor Twilight was recorded in early 2018 at House of Miracles in Cambridge, Ontario.
Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is "Seventeen" by Sharon Van Etten, from the 2019 album Remind Me Tomorrow on Jagjaguwar.
Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is "Basquiat" by Ibibio Sound Machine, a digital bonus track from the 2019 album Doko Mien on M...
Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is "Getting in a Van Again" by Fruit Bats, a 2018 single on Merge Records.