Weekly Playlist: Current Rotation #5

This week, Julien Baker and The Twilight Sad give us a couple of gems from Tiny Changes, a celebration of Frightened Rabbit’s classic The Midnight Organ Fight. Plus new music from Bleached, Tycho, Khruangbin, Devendra Banhart, Blood Orange & Toro y Moi, METZ, Lower Dens and more. …

Stonechild

These days, the fate of the world seems to depend on how much we care about each other. Gun violence, abortion rights, mental health awareness—everything comes back to whether or not we can collectively pause and listen. …

Japanese Breakfast Shares Cover of Tears For Fears’ “Head Over Heels”

Japanese Breakfast (Michelle Zauner) has shared a cover of the Tears For Fears classic “Head Over Heels” (from 1985). It was recorded for W Records, which is an imprint of W Hotels, and all proceeds are going to the ACLU, and follows “Essentially,” a brand new song Japanese Breakfast released via W Records back in April (it was one of our Songs of the Week). …