new album, w h o k i l l
, here once before
. But today, the whole album's up on NPR for you to stream
. We recommend you do. With w h o k i l l
, Oakland-based Merril Garbus has blown way past her project's lo-fi roots and into a fascinating musical space between R&B, folk, rock, jazz, and Afro-pop. Yet none of those labels fit the music she's making, which is challenging, danceable, complex, and also kind of confounding.
We've already sung the praises of
Also, there's Garbus' voice, which is amazing. Aaaaamazing. Just trust us.
A few especially recommended tracks to check out on w h o k i l l:
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