The Alt Weekly Roundup (2/13)

Music The Editor February 13, 2023

A soaring, resonant power ballad from Indigo De Souza, a taste of CA hardcore upstarts Initiate's second LP, and a shadowy dream pop track from Keep were some of our favorites this week. Check out all thirteen releases we consider 'must-hear':

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Video Premiere: Cicala – Truck Stop

Music admin November 12, 2020

Cicala, one of the most original post-country bands formulating that genre, are gearing up to release their self titled third LP. If you’ve never listened to Cicala, imagine what the sad cowboy emoji sounds like, and you’re pretty spot-on. Alternately, check out “Truck Stop,” the first single off their new album out January 5, we’ve got an exclusive premiere of it's video.

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Album Review: Cicala – “Post Country”

Music The Editor April 30, 2019

'Post Country' by Cicala radiates authenticity through rambling anecdotes, dreamy visions, and warm harmonies. The South Carolina natives echo the conversational sound of bands like The Front Bottoms and McCafferty but with a pinch of country twang, Post Country is like a storybook of vivid memories that are recited with an ease and flow to create a beautifully catchy summer record.

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