The Alt Weekly Roundup (12/9)

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The Alternative Weekly Roundup is a column where our staff plugs a variety of new releases in a concise, streamlined format. Albums, singles, videos, and live sets. Check back each Monday to see what we were jamming the week prior.

Emily Yacina — Remember the Silver 

Emily Yacina’s new album Remember the Silver has been one of my constant companions as the weather has gotten colder. The indie-pop songwriter and longtime (Sandy) Alex G collaborator is all over the place musically, but the spacious “Arcades & Highways” is one of the record’s best tracks. 

Zac Djamoos | @gr8whitebison

No Tongues for Quiet People — “Corridor”

“Corridor” is scraping and gruff, evoking comparisons to Pile. Partway through, it allows for a chugging interlude of incessant drumming and vocals that steadily spill out. The full album by No Tongues for Quiet People will be out Jan. 5. 

Bineet Kaur | @hellobineet

Winter — Hazy EP

Winter is the project of L.A. songwriter Samira Winter, and her new EP Hazy is a promising collection of downtrodden twee and buzzing slowcore. Comparisons to Jay Som, SASAMI and even Frankie Cosmos are apt, but Winter’s gloominess—which likely stems from personal influences like Red House Painters and Elliot Smith—separates her in the current landscape of drab, dreamy indie-rock.

Eli Enis | @eli_enis


The pop-punk band SWMRS shared a grainy, scratchy video for “Too Much Coffee” with both audio and footage deriving from their live show in France. The track is from their album Berkeley’s on Fire that was released earlier this year.

Bineet Kaur | @hellobineet

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