Kiss And Make Up

Jun CenCaroline Polachek (The Boy Who I’ll See Again)
The Blue Jean Committee (Gentle And Soft)
Felicia Douglass (Might)
Tiger Waves (In Retrograde – feat. Jana Horn)
Steady Holiday (Your Version Of Me)
Tallows (Sprawl – feat. Samantha Crain)
Verydeadly (Wolves)
The High Llamas (Here Comes The Rattling Trees)
Dralms (Shook)
Seamus Fogarty (Ducks & Drakes)
The Burning Hell (What You Want)
Stroik (Lonely Feather)
Tim Calleja (Hold Up A Line)
Monk Parker (Sadly Yes)
Lenparrot (Amadeo’s Wife)
Vita Bergen (Schoolyard)
Khruangbin (White Gloves)
Richard Dick (You Know I Love You)

Photo credit: Illustration by Jun Cen – Wissen Greece Issue

Perceive Yourself

Shiori MatsumotoFrugal Father (Lucid)
Girl Friend (Arrive Alone Leave Alone)
The Phoenix Foundation (Give Up Your Dreams)
Anne-Marie (Boy)
Corsica Arts Club (Don’t You Drift On By)
Little Wolves (Cigarettes And Geminis)
Dev09 (You Made Me)
Roman Scott (Honey Don’t Go – feat. Kwame)
Jesse Davidson (Laika)
Briana Marela (Surrender)
The KickDrums (Home)
Wovoka Gentle (Seventh Day)
Harrison Brome (Midnight Island)
North Arm (Careless)
Huxlee (Teammate)
Stay Bless (Paradise)
London O’Connor (Nobody Hangs Out Anymore)

Photo credit: Invisible feeling, oil on canvas by Shiori Matsumoto

Not Merely Survive

Rebecca Leveille GuayFrankie Cosmos (Young)
Radiation City (Juicy)
Jane Weaver (Mission Desire)
Eleanor Friedberger (He Didn’t Mention His Mother)
Fern (It Comes Slow)
Lowly (Fire)
Doe Paoro (Hypotheticals)
Pale Honey (Youth)
Flint Eastwood (Find What You’re Looking For)
Nova Heart (We Are Golden)
The Drink (No Memory)
Laser (Leaving It Too Late)
Mr Little Jeans (Waking Up)
Mini Dresses (Are You Real)
Elvett (Home)

Photo credit: Rebecca Léveillé-Guay

 

Salt In The Wound

Nicholas Mottola JacobsenThe Goon Sax (Sometimes Accidentally)
Magic Potion (Booored)
Mooncreatures (Guilt Chills)
Hidden Charms (Dreaming Of Another Girl)
The Mantles (Doorframe)
Drinks (Laying Down Rock)
Ulrika Spacek (I Don’t Know)
Anthonie Tonnon (Railway Lines)
Zooz (I Can See The Sunshine)
Trudy (Behave)
Spires (Nothing More)
Finnmark! (Transpennine Express)
Triptides (Clementine)
The Honeydrips (Gamlestan)
Martha Ffion (No Applause)
Breakfast Muff (I Want To Want To)
Thousand (The Kill)
Frog Eyes (Joe With The Jam)

Photo credit: Nicholas Mottola Jacobsen

Your Answer Was Goodbye

I make a date for golf, and you can bet your life it rains.
I try to give a party, and the guy upstairs complains.
I guess I’ll go through life, just catching colds and missing trains.
Everything happens to me…

Donald ChristieBig Haunt (Under Your Skin)
Plastic Flowers (Now She’s Gone)
In Tall Buildings (Flare Gun)
Sondre Lerche (Bad Law)
The Rosebuds (In My Teeth)
Mirage (Do You Remember)
Gordi (Nothing’s As It Seems)
The Antlers (Hotel)
Montaigne (I Am Not An End)
J Fernández (Close Your Eyes)
Summer Camp (Beyond Clueless)
Holy Family (My Kayfabe Babe)
Tessera Skies (Droplet)
Alex K. Wisner (The Hunt)
Matt Kivel (Insignificance)
Tomas Barfod (True To You – feat. Gruff Rhys)
S. Carey (Crown The Pines)

Photo credit: Donald Christie for i-D magazine

Songs I Used To Sing For You

To my lovely son with all my heart

Denis DuboisOpal (Hear The Wind Blow)
The Shins (Those To Come)
Broadcast (Before We Begin)
The Ladybug Transistor (Song For The Ending Day)
The Sea And Cake (Jacking The Ball)
Blueboy (Sea Horses)
Sigmatropic (The Jasmine – feat. Steve Wynn)
Apostle Of Hustle (Baby, You’re In Luck)
The Radio Dept. (Your Father)
My Morning Jacket (Golden)
Holly Golightly (Walk A Mile)
Grandaddy (I’m On Standby)
M. Ward (Fuel For Fire)
Clem Snide (I’ll Be Your Mirror)
Sparklehorse (More Yellow Birds)
The Elected (Greetings In Braille)
The Handsome Family (The Sad Milkman)
Sufjan Stevens (Flint, For The Unemployed And Underpaid)
Arthur Russell (A Little Lost)
The Clientele (Losing Harringey)

Photo credit: Hypocampe by Denis Dubois

We Are All Poets

Natalie FossTobi Lou (New Bish)
Pell (Queso)
A. Chal (Round Whippin)
Okenyo (Just A Story)
Benny Sings (You And Me – feat. Goldlink)
Grizzly City Boys (Early 2000s)
S’natra (Feeling Good – feat. Synead)
Broderick Batts (Wavey)
Emaad (Motion City)
Kweku Collins (Kings)
JuJu Rogers (Dreams – feat. Oddisee)
Iris Gold (Goldmine)
Smino (Raw)
Noah Sims (She Gets The Best Of Us – feat. MC Tree)
Salomon Faye (Tell Your Friends)
Danny Winter (Too Cold – feat. Ibn Inglor)
Marcus (Cellular II – feat. Baro)
Mizan (7 Billion)

Photo credit: The Observer, illustration by Natalie Foss

Bridges Worth Burning

Bo BartlettThe Big Moon (The Road)
Old Mate (Atmospheric Pressure)
Heather Woods Broderick (Up In the Pine)
Appendixes (Persian Rugs)
Unloved (Guilty Of Love)
Death And Vanilla (Follow The Light)
Chris Staples (Cheap Shades)
Sharon Van Etten (Words)
Kevin Morby (Moonshiner)
Shelf Life (The Curse)
Alden Penner (Candy)
Helvetia (A Dot Running For The Dust)
Fever The Ghost (Peace Crimes)
Hayden (Nowhere We Cannot Go)
Paul de Jong (This Is Who I Am)
Amy Bezunartea (New Villain)
Leithauser Maroon (Proud Irene)

 

Photo credit: Signal, oil on linen painting by Bo Bartlett

Froth On The Daydream

Ana VenturaSpires (Parallel Lines)
Moses Gunn Collective (Hole In The Wall)
Sunbeam Sound Machine (Getting Young)
Screaming Peaches (Regina)
Akiine (Paranormal Activity)
New Pharaohs (Empire)
Sego (Towland)
Crepes (Size Of Your Town)
Oberhofer (Sun Halo)
Here We Go Magic (Dancing World)
Parks, Squares And Alleys (We’re Just Not Friends)
Saltwater Sun (Making Eyes)
Company Of Selves (Presidential Model)
Stephen Steinbrink (I Don’t Know How To Deal With It)
Jesse Davidson (Lagoon)
Hd Hausmann (Old Satellites)

Photo credit: Take Care, print by Ana Ventura

The Greatest Secrets Are Always Hidden In The Most Unlikely Places

Kajsa KlaesenBabes (I’ve Got A Reason To Keep On Living)
Terribly Yours (Answered Prayers)
Mezko (Golden)
Air Waves (Horse Race – feat. Jana Hunter)
Gold Celeste (Open Your Eyes)
Level & Tyson (Tied Up)
Gabriella Cohen (I Don’t Feel So Alive)
Grass House (Unknown In The Scene)
M.I.L.K. (Everything You Know)
Le Printemps (Can’t Have You)
Gardens & Villa (Everybody)
Pearl Charles (I Ran So Far)
The Color Waves (Chirology)
Luke Reed (Across The Room)
Teenagre (Peace Out)
Good Try (Get Me)
Early Ghost (Now I Always Wonder If I Like It Here)

Photo credit: Beach Treasures, illustration poster by Kajsa Klaesén