We’ve got a big one today! New albums from Destroyer and Frog Eyes means that we’ve got debuts from two of New Weird America’s heaviest hitters. It’s not a competition, but if it were, they’d both be winning as far as I’m concerned. We’ve also got new tunes from Panda Bear, BOTANY, and The Diamond Center for you today. And don’t forget to like BTR on Facebook!
Destroyer / Photo by Destroyer
Frog Eyes / Photo by Frog Eyes
Julianna Barwick / Photo by Derrick Belcham
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