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Sowing's Q1 [2021]

Here are my top 10 albums of Q1 2021 along with song recommendations from each release.
10Cloud Nothings
The Shadow I Remember

Summary: Raw, catchy punk featuring plenty of guitar riffs. // Status: IMMEDIATE // Songs to check: Oslo, A Longer Moon, Nothing Without You
9Fruit Bats
The Pet Parade

Summary: Highly melodic indie-pop a la Shins // Status: IMMEDIATE // Songs to check: The Balcony, Holy Rose, The Pet Parade
8Julien Baker
Little Oblivions

Summary: Ambitious coming-of-age indie-folk/pop // Status: IMMEDIATE. // Songs to check: Hardline, Bloodshot, Relative Fiction
7The Antlers
Green to Gold

Summary: Placid, seasonal mood music // Status: GROWER // Songs to check: Just One Sec, Green To Gold, Wheels Roll Home
6Valerie June
The Moon And Stars: Prescriptions for Dreamers

Summary: Bluesy, Americana-laced soul // Status: IMMEDIATE // Songs to check: Call Me A Fool, Colors, Stay
5Cassandra Jenkins
An Overview on Phenomenal Nature

Summary: Stream-of-consciousness indie-folk // Status: IMMEDIATE // Songs to check: Hard Drive, Ambiguous Norway, Crosshairs
4Nick Cave and Warren Ellis

Summary: Dramatic, orchestral gothic opus // Status: IMMEDIATE // Songs to check: White Elephant, Hand of God, Old Time
3The Notwist
Vertigo Days

Summary: 90s-influenced experimental indie-rock // Status: GROWER // Songs to check: Where You Find Me, Ship, Oh Sweet Fire
2Leon III
Antlers in Velvet

Summary: Psychedelic country-rock with lush production and outstanding guitar work // Status: IMMEDIATE. // Songs to check: This Whisper is Ours, Faint Repeater, Rumors of Water
Etemen Ænka

Summary: Riffy, progressive sludge metal with a ton of energy and diversity // Status: IMMEDIATE // Songs to check: Omega Severer, Court of the Matriarch, Sì-XIV
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