[Editor’s Note: House Playlist is a weekly round-up of all the new music we think you need to hear.]
St. Vincent, “Birth in Reverse”: “Birth in Reverse” is the first taste of singer-guitarist Annie Clark’s forthcoming self-titled album, the follow-up to last year’s Love This Giant, a collaboration with David Byrne, and her first solo effort since 2011’s Strange Mercy. Described by Clark as “a party record you could play at a funeral,” St. Vincent is due February 25th.
Burial, “Come Down to Us”: Burial’s Rival Dealer drops next week, but you can stream the three-track EP in advance here. The chill, 13-minute closer, “Come Down to Us,” samples transgender filmmaker Lana Wachowski’s speech from last year’s Human Rights Campaign San Francisco gala:
Phantogram, “Fall In Love”: Phantogram has kept themselves busy since their 2009 debut album, Eyelid Movies, with a series of EPs, including last year’s Nightlife, and most recently, a contribution to the Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack. On February 18th, however, the New York duo will finally release their sophomore LP (and major label debut), Voices. “Fall In Love,” co-produced by John Hill, is the first single:
EMA, “Satellites”: EMA (short for Erika M. Anderson) will follow up her beguiling debut, 2011’s Past Life Martyred Saints, with The Future’s Void sometime next spring. Listen to the first single, “Satellites,” below: