Each and every week here at INHAILER, not only are we always on the lookout for amazing new music to play for our listeners, we’re sent music from ref
ord promoters and label reps in hopes of getting their artists on the NACC (North American College & Community Radio) charts. Think the Billboard charts but with more of a focus on not only up and coming indie artists but those big name mainstays that are now headlining music festivals around the world. Listening to all of this music is a large undertaking and there is a lot of stuff that doesn’t quite make the cut. Here are the best of our new adds:
1.Interpol - "The Rover" - Single - (Matador)
Post-punk group Interpol are back with their first single since 2014’s "El Pintor." This is essential Interpol. It’s gloomy, it’s punchy, it’s got Paul Banks’ distinctive vocals. Their upcoming record Marauder is produced by Dave Friedman who is best known for his work with The Flaming Lips, as well as Spoon and Mogwai.
Recommended If You Like: The Horrors, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Franz Ferdinand
2. Shannon Shaw - Shannon In Nashville (Easy Eye Sound)
Shannon Shaw, best known as the lead singer of 50’s-esque Shannon and the Clams, just released her debut solo record with help from Black Keys front man and producer Dan Auerbach. With an oldie aesthetic influenced by surf, doo-wop, rockabilly, and the classic sounds of Nashville, Shaw takes you on a journey of love and heartbreak with her signature raspy voice.
Recommended If You Like: Shannon and The Clams, The Growlers, La Luz
What We’re Playing Off The Record: Cryin’ My Eyes Out, Freddies ‘n’ Teddies, Broke My Own
3. Melody’s Echo Chamber - Bon Voyage (Out 6/15 on Fat Possum)
Made up of seven expansive tracks, Melody Prochet is back with her second album which she collaborated on with Dungen’s Reine Fiske and The Amazing’s Fredrik Swahn. This is her dreamiest work to date with lyrics switching from English to French to Swedish. There is an enchanted feel to the entire record. It’s experimental, it’s strange and it’s beautiful.
Recommended If You Like: Tame Impala, Pond, Unknown Mortal Orchestra
What We’re Playing Off The Record: Breathe In, Breathe Out, Shirim
4.The Ophelias - "General Electric" - Single - (Out 7/13 on Joyful Noise)
Cincinnati’s The Ophelias upcoming album Almost was produced by Why?’s Yoni Wolf and you can definitely feel his touch on the tracks they’ve put out so far. General Electric is a gentle and warm indie-pop jam, something that is perfect to listen to while laying in the grass soaking up the summer sun.
Recommended If You Like: Ó (formerly Eskimeaux), Sidney Gish, Snail Mail
Oids - Golden Age - Single - (Self-Released)
One of Cincinnati’s newest and most exciting groups, Oids recently released their debut record. However, it was only available to those who were at their album release show at the Northside Yacht Club. Everyone else will have to wait to stream or buy the rest of the album. For now, we have their newest single ‘Golden Age’. Leaning heavily on 80’s post-punk and pop, Oids are going to be the next strange earworm you can’t escape. Not that you’ll want to.
Recommended If You Like: Future Punx, Devo, Omni