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 Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is "Specs" by Lithics, from the 2018 album Mating Surfaces on Kill Rock Stars.
Today’s song, featured on The Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is "Ruins" by Collections of Colonies of Bees, from the 2018 album HAWAII on Polyvinyl Records.
Today’s song, featured on The Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is "gb/ol h/of" by Oso Oso, a 2018 single on Triple Crown Records.