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Local lo-fi popsters America Hearts have a couple of vinyl releases to their name. But while their latest project invokes one of the more cherished traditions of indie pop—-the subscription singles club—-it’s friendly to the vinyl-averse. Beginning this month, the Jess Matthews-led quartet will release three digital EPs of mostly new jams. The first EP, Angsty (tagline: “Songs about being the only one in the room in a 311 shirt”), is available April 23. Then comes Messy on May 24 and Country on June 27.
The band (full disclosure: WCP contributor Justin Moyer is a member) performs at the Black Cat on all three release dates. Any lingering questions about the singles series are answered in this video, featuring adorable narration from guitarist Kristina Buddenhagen‘s niece.
Scope the tracklists and stream a few of the songs after the jump:
1. Lose you
2. You don’t fit in
3. Running red lights
1. I don’t wanna settle down
2. A whole lotta love
1. Train tracks
2. My raft