Oh happy day! It’s not often two of your favorite bands release new singles on the same day, but today is one of those rare, bountiful days.
First up is The Apples in Stereo. Robert Schneider and crew are getting ready to release their new album, Travellers in Space and Time on April 20th (insert 4/20 joke here…). Schneider has said this album is going to be a bit of a departure from New Magnetic Wonder, and judging by the first single I think he’s right; “Dance Floor” doesn’t sound like anything on that album. Check it out:
The only thing this has in common with New Magnetic Wonder is the vocoder. This one may take a while to grow on me.
Not so with the new song from The New Pornographers. The Canadian indie superstars will release Together on May 4th, and if the first single is any indication it will be a strong, strong effort. “Your Hands (Together)” is vintage New Pornographers. Give it a listen: