One of 2018’s breakout bands (in either hemisphere), Auckland, New Zealand’s The Beths exploded with their debut album Future Me Hates Me, a collection of clever, shimmering, and resonant rock songs. Liz Stokes and co. join DJ Cheryl Waters in the KEXP Live Room for four songs from the new LP. Recorded 10/2/2018.
1. Future Me Hates Me
2. Uptown Girl
3. Little Death
4. Happy Unhappy
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With songwriter Meg Duffy at the helm, Hand Habits' sophomore album Placeholder explores ambiguity and the undefinable on a bed of lush folk instrumentation.
The Budos Band's fifth album V is another solid collection of classic R&B; from the Daptone Records retro heroes.